Strong January storms tear deadly coast-to-coast path across U.S.

Jan 24, 2017

Strong January storms tear deadly coast-to-coast path across U.S.

From California to the Deep South to the Northeast, millions of Americans were contending with death and destruction from damaging January weather. Flooding, high winds and suspected tornadoes have rousted people from their homes. A deadly storm system tore across the Deep South, a ...

Improved social welfare sought through sport promotion

Jan 24, 2017

Improved social welfare sought through sport promotion

The International Sports Promotion Society (ISPS), which aims to promote charity and improve society through sports, has entered into a corporate partnership with Tokyo Verdy, a soccer club in the J2 League, becoming a uniform sponsor. ISPS, which is chaired by Haruhisa Handa, supports ...

China's Alipay to be accepted at all of Lawson's Japan stores

Jan 24, 2017

China's Alipay to be accepted at all of Lawson's Japan stores

Major Japanese convenience store operator Lawson Inc. said Monday that it will accept payments via the Alipay electronic payment platform, which is popular in China, at all its outlets in Japan. From Tuesday, the Alipay payment service will be available at some 13,000 stores, ...