Financial Times  1 hr ago  Comment 
Princess Mako’s betrothal to commoner shrinks imperial family and highlights gender woes
Wall Street Journal  May 20  Comment 
SoftBank is poised to launch a $100 billion technology fund as early as Saturday, capping months of arduous negotiations in which the Japanese tech giant haggled with the fund’s main Saudi investor over control of the money, investment strategy...
Reuters  May 20  Comment 
U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Japan's economy minister, Hiroshige Seko, expressed an interest in strengthening bilateral trade and fighting trade barriers on Saturday, a statement from the U.S. trade representative said after the...
DailyFinance  May 19  Comment 
Filed under: News, US, Art & Books Among American artists, living and departed, Jean-Michel Basquiat just bested them all. The auction of Basquiat's piece elicited gasps from an observing crowd, according to the Times. The winning bid...
TechCrunch  May 19  Comment 
 Twitter seems to be having some technical difficulties this morning, with the network going down for some folks. Down Detector’s live outage map shows Twitter suffering outages in Japan, the UK, and now parts of the East Coast in the United...
New York Times  May 19  Comment 
Tomoya Hosoda, a councilman in a Tokyo suburb, ran for office to help younger generations accept gender fluidity in a country where obstacles to it persist.
Channel News Asia  May 19  Comment 
Some six months after his visit to Donald Trump's Manhattan mansion cheered investors, Masayoshi Son, Japan's richest man, is set to follow his friend to Saudi Arabia as the new U.S. president makes his first overseas trip since taking office.
The Hindu Business Line  May 19  Comment 
The joint venture between India’s Larsen & Toubro (L&T) and Japan’s Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems ltd, L&T-MHPS Boilers Private Limited (LMB), has secured export orders worth around Rs...
Mondo Visione  May 19  Comment 
Notice of the 16th Annual General Shareholders Meeting (note) ・The Notice of the 16th Annual General Shareholders Meeting above is scheduled to be sent to shareholders on May 26, 2017.  The same notice was disclosed...
Forbes  May 19  Comment 
Toyota, Nissan, Honda join hands with energy suppliers to create the missing hydrogen infrastructure. Government money is behind it, Nissan maybe not completely.


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