Every morning, my Japanese wife Hiroko gets out of bed before dawn and boils hot water to make tea for her father. It hardly matters that he died six years ago. The household altar on which she also lays out his favorite snacks sits next to the boom box on which she’ll soon be blasting…
Men in Japan do fewer hours of domestic work than in any other wealthy nation. Mothers and fathers there told us how they’ve managed to buck the norm.
Lagging behind South Korea and the United States in 5G deployments, Japan has allocated spectrum to four top carriers while saying no to Chinese 5G gear.
In a video recorded before his most recent arrest, the former auto chief said executives responsible for the company’s slide had plotted against him.
It’s April 2019—and perhaps the month that will later be known as the dawn of the Age of Fungus. A concerning report in the New York Times this weekend detailed how multiple strains of Candida auris, a drug-resistant species of pathogenic fungus, have …
In an interview, his wife, Carole Ghosn, described aggressive tactics and a thorough home search. Experts called his latest arrest in Japan an unusually forceful move.
In Japan, eating ramen is a near goddamn religious experience.Read more…
Fresh from closing a notable investment from Airbnb, India’s OYO has expanded its footprint into Japan. The move comes through a joint venture with investor SoftBank — which led OYO’s $1 billion round last year through its Vision Fund — which will cover hotel-based accommodation and home rentals. Financial details around the joint venture were […]
The auto executive, who faces criminal charges in Japan, said he would hold a news conference next week “to tell the truth about what’s happening.”
A slump in exports raises questions about how effective Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s economic policies would have been without Chinese help.