Kansai is in need of some youthful innovation

| Feb 20, 2016

Kansai is in need of some youthful innovation

In its latest report, released Feb. 12, the Kansai Economic Federation presented mixed news about the local economy. Looking at monthly sentiment in eight different areas ranging from industrial production to housing purchases to sentiment toward China, the report showed that, on the whole, ...

Feb 10, 2016

Ginowan mayor wants to lobby for base closure in Washington

Ginowan Mayor Atsushi Sakima hopes to visit Washington D.C. as early as April to press his case for closing U.S. Marine Corps Air Station Futenma as early as possible. Sakima won re-election last month with the support of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. Details of ...

U.S. presidential contenders vow status quo in Japan ties

| Feb 1, 2016

U.S. presidential contenders vow status quo in Japan ties

With the Iowa caucus Monday, the primary voting process that will select Democratic and Republican candidates to run in the Nov. 8 U.S. presidential election has begun. Over the next four months, American, and international, attention will be focused on the primary races, and ...