Suga Criticizes Moon's Wartime Labor Ruling Remark

Suga criticizes Moon's wartime labor ruling remark

Japan's top government spokesman has harshly criticized South Korean President Moon Jae-in for his remarks about South Korean court rulings on wartime labor.

Moon referred on Thursday to the ruling that ordered Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal to compensate South Korean plaintiffs who say they were forced to work for the Japanese company during World War Two.

Ex-prosecutor Comments On Road Rage Ruling

Ex-prosecutor comments on road rage ruling

A former prosecutor says a Yokohama court's handing down an 18-year-prison term to a man for dangerous driving will likely have deterrent effects.

The man was accused of tailgating a van, overtaking it, and forcing it to stop on an expressway. Shortly after the van stopped, a truck slammed into it, killing a married couple inside and injuring their 2 daughters.

Japan Draws Up English Text On S.korean Ruling

Japan draws up English text on S.Korean ruling

The Japanese government has compiled materials in English for the international community to present the facts surrounding the recent ruling by South Korea's Supreme Court on wartime labor.

Last month, South Korea's top court ordered a Japanese steelmaker to compensate 4 South Korean men who say they were forced to work during World War Two.

Kono: Seoul Ruling Is Challenge To Int'l Law

Kono: Seoul ruling is challenge to int'l law

Japan's Foreign Minister Taro Kono has condemned South Korea's Supreme Court ruling on wartime compensation, calling it a challenge against international law.

Kono made the remarks in a speech on Sunday in Takasaki City, Gunma Prefecture.

Abe: Japan To Respond Resolutely To S.korea Ruling

Abe: Japan to respond resolutely to S.Korea ruling

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has stressed again that his government will resolutely respond to a South Korean top court ruling on wartime compensation. He urged the South Korean government to positively deal with the issue.

Abe was responding to a question in the Lower House Budget Committee as the panel started deliberations in the extra Diet session on Thursday.

Kono: Ruling Is Unacceptable

Kono: Ruling is unacceptable

Japan's Foreign Minister Taro Kono says Tuesday's ruling by South Korea's Supreme Court on wartime labor is totally unacceptable, and that his country will respond resolutely.

The court on Tuesday ordered Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal to compensate 4 Korean men who say they were forced to work at steel mills during World War Two.

Nintendo Not Ruling Out Dlcs For Super Mario Odyssey

Nintendo Not Ruling Out DLCs For Super Mario Odyssey

When Super Mario Odyssey was announced, it revealed a new and different way that Nintendo had approached its Mario franchise. It proved to be a success where the game sold 2 million copies within its first 3 days of release, and by now we're sure that many gamers have probably finished the game as well.

The good news is that if you were looking forward to more content and challenges, it seems that Nintendo isn't completely ruling out the idea of DLCs for the game. Speaking in the latest issue of Game Informer, Super Mario Odyssey producer Yoshiaki Koizumi said that DLCs could be something that Nintendo might consider for the game.

Nissan Not Ruling Out Passenger Cars

Nissan not ruling out passenger carsNissan Australia has culled most of its non-SUV range, but the company says it’s still looking into bringing passenger cars here.

Speaking to CarAdvice at the local launch of the 2018 Qashqai (review this Friday), Stephen Lester, CEO for Nissan’s local division, said passenger cars haven’t been ruled out for our market.

Blizzard Isn't Ruling Out Hearthstone For The Nintendo Switch

Blizzard Isn't Ruling Out Hearthstone For The Nintendo Switch

Blizzard's Hearthstone is a game that seems to have struck a balance on all the platforms it is available on. It is perfect as a desktop game, but given the gameplay style, it also makes it a perfect game on the go, which is why Blizzard chose to launch it on mobile phones and tablets, but what about the Nintendo Switch?

According to a recent interview with Trusted Reviews at BlizzCon 2017, Hearthstone's senior game designer Peter Whalen said that launching it on the Switch was not outside the realm of possibility. He was quoted as saying, "I dunno, I don't think anyone is working on it, but I wouldn't rule it out either. Moving to tablets and phones was awesome. It made Hearthstone way more accessible for way, way more people, which is fantastic."

Toyota Isnt Ruling Out The Idea Of A Hybrid Pickup Truck

Toyota isn’t Ruling Out the Idea of a Hybrid Pickup Truck

The Toyota Tacoma could get a hybrid variant.

While Ford, Chevrolet, and Ram were busy showing off special edition models at this year’s State Fair of Texas, Toyota was noticeably missing from this year’s event. But that doesn’t mean the Japanese automaker isn’t working on making its trucks even better. Although it has nothing new to show off at the State Fair of Texas, Toyota still knows how important the market is considering the state is the country’s number-one truck market.

Okinawa Residents To Appeal Ruling

Okinawa residents to appeal rulingPeople living near the US Kadena Air Base in Okinawa say they will appeal Thursday's district court ruling, to seek a suspension of military aircraft flights.
The plaintiffs and their lawyers held a news conference after the court awarded them damages but rejected their demand for a ban on nighttime and early morning flights.

Ruling Bloc Ok’s Hokuriku Shinkansen Extension

Ruling bloc OK’s Hokuriku Shinkansen extensionThe ruling bloc has decided to adopt a plan to extend the Hokuriku Shinkansen line via Obama, Fukui Prefecture, and Kyoto, informed sources said Wednesday.
A subgroup of the project team of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party and its Komeito ally will draw up an interim report proposing the extension route on Dec. 17, and the project team will adopt it by year-end, the sources said.