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Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc., the nation’s biggest bank, reported Thursday a smaller-than-estimated decline in first-quarter profit as lending income and fees rose, shrugging off an equity-market slowdown. Net income fell 5.8 percent from a year earlier to ¥240.5 billion in the three months ...
Drug-resistant malaria parasites have spread to border regions of Southeast Asia, seriously threatening global efforts to control and eliminate the mosquito-borne disease, researchers said on Wednesday. The scientists, who analyzed blood samples from 1,241 malaria patients in 10 countries across Asia and Africa, found ...
Golden-gai, a warren of tiny bars near Shinjuku’s Kabukicho entertainment district, has long been a refuge for writers, musicians, filmmakers and other artistic types, who congregate at drinking establishments with like-minded patrons. The area also has a seedier, less reputable side, which is graphically ...