Event To Mark Takeshima Day Held In Japan

Event to mark Takeshima Day held in Japan

A senior Japanese government official has pledged to continue efforts to resolve a territorial dispute with South Korea over the Takeshima Islands in the Sea of Japan. South Korea controls the islands. Japan claims them.

Cabinet Office Parliamentary Vice-Minister Hiroshi Ando was speaking at an event on Friday to mark Japan's incorporation of the islands into Shimane Prefecture on February 22nd, 1905.

Japan Cautions S.korea Over Statue

Japan cautions S.Korea over statue

Japan is urging South Korea to take appropriate steps to prevent a symbolic statue from being set up outside the Japanese Consulate General in Busan.

The statue represents Koreans who a South Korean labor union group says were forced to work in Japan during World War Two.

Japan Govt. Panel To Ok Gene Therapy Drug

Japan govt. panel to OK gene therapy drug

An expert panel for the Japanese government has decided to give the green light for a gene therapy drug for the first time in the country.

Venture firm AnGes applied for approval of the trademarked drug "Collategene." It would be used to treat reduced blood flow that can cause tissue death in patients' legs.

Trump To Visit Japan In May, Meet New Emperor

Trump to visit Japan in May, meet new Emperor

Japanese government officials say US President Donald Trump is likely to visit Japan as a state guest in late May. He is expected to become the first foreign leader the new Emperor will meet after ascending the throne.

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Trump spoke over the telephone on Wednesday. The conversation came in conjunction with the second US-North Korea summit in Vietnam next week.

Event To Mark Takeshima Day Held In Japan

Event to mark Takeshima Day held in Japan

A senior Japanese government official has pledged to continue efforts to resolve a territorial dispute with South Korea over the Takeshima Islands in the Sea of Japan. South Korea controls the islands. Japan claims them.

Cabinet Office Parliamentary Vice-Minister Hiroshi Ando was speaking at an event on Friday to mark Japan's incorporation of the islands into Shimane Prefecture on February 22nd, 1905.

Japan Cautions S.korea Over Statue

Japan cautions S.Korea over statue

Japan is urging South Korea to take appropriate steps to prevent a symbolic statue from being set up outside the Japanese Consulate General in Busan.

The statue represents Koreans who a South Korean labor union group says were forced to work in Japan during World War Two.

Japan Cautions S.korea Over Statue

Japan cautions S.Korea over statue

Japan is urging South Korea to take appropriate steps to prevent a symbolic statue from being set up outside the Japanese Consulate General in Busan.

The statue represents Koreans who a South Korean labor union group says were forced to work in Japan during World War Two.

Japan Cautions S.korea Over Statue

Japan cautions S.Korea over statue

Japan is urging South Korea to take appropriate steps to prevent a symbolic statue from being set up outside the Japanese Consulate General in Busan.

The statue represents Koreans who a South Korean labor union group says were forced to work in Japan during World War Two.

Japan Cautions S.korea Over Statue

Japan cautions S.Korea over statue

Japan is urging South Korea to take appropriate steps to prevent a symbolic statue from being set up outside the Japanese Consulate General in Busan.

The statue represents Koreans who a South Korean labor union group says were forced to work in Japan during World War Two.

Japan Cautions S.korea Over Statue

Japan cautions S.Korea over statue

Japan is urging South Korea to take appropriate steps to prevent a symbolic statue from being set up outside the Japanese Consulate General in Busan.

The statue represents Koreans who a South Korean labor union group says were forced to work in Japan during World War Two.

Japan Urges S.korea Not To Set Up Wartime Statue

Japan urges S.Korea not to set up wartime statue

Japan is urging South Korea to take appropriate steps to prevent a symbolic statue from being set up outside the Japanese Consulate General in Busan.

The statue represents Koreans who a South Korean labor union group says were forced to work in Japan during World War Two.

Trump To Visit Japan In May, Meet New Emperor

Trump to visit Japan in May, meet new Emperor

Japanese government officials say US President Donald Trump is likely to visit Japan as a state guest in late May. He is expected to become the first foreign leader the new Emperor will meet after ascending the throne.

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Trump spoke over the telephone on Wednesday. The conversation came in conjunction with the second US-North Korea summit in Vietnam next week.

Apple's Iphones Are Crushing The Competition In Japan

Apple's iPhones Are Crushing The Competition In Japan

While Apple’s iPhones are currently not doing so well over in China, it appears that Apple is continue to dominate the Japanese market, and not in a small way either. According to the data from Canalys, it seems that Apple currently owns a 56% market share in Japan as of Q4 2018, putting it head and shoulders above the competition.

Based on those figures, Sharp comes in at second place with 9.8% market share, Sony at 8.6%, Samsung at 6.8%, and Kyocera at 6.2%. Like we said, Apple is very clearly dominating the market in a huge way. However it seems that despite Apple commanding a huge chunk of the pie, their 56% market share actually represents a slight dip in growth.

Malala To Visit Japan In March

Malala to visit Japan in March

Nobel Peace Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai will visit Tokyo in March for an international conference. This will be her first trip to Japan.

Foreign Minister Taro Kono says Malala will take part in the two-day World Assembly for Women, which will open on March 23rd. Other participants include the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, and foreign ministers.