Discount travel agency Tellmeclub files for bankruptcy

/ Mar 27, 2017

Discount travel agency Tellmeclub files for bankruptcy

Tokyo-based travel agency Tellmeclub filed for bankruptcy with the Tokyo District Court on Monday with liabilities estimated at ¥15.1 billion, including ¥9.9 billion relating to 36,000 travel contracts. Tellmeclub is now set to be liquidated, with about 80 employees to eventually lose their jobs, ...

Tillerson calls for new approach on North Korea

/ Mar 16, 2017

Tillerson calls for new approach on North Korea

Visiting U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson indicated Thursday in Tokyo that Washington is ready to toughen its diplomatic approach toward North Korea, noting the futility of trying to convince it to abandon its nuclear weapons and ballistic missile programs. “It is important to ...

Abe stands his ground as Moritomo Gakuen scandal drags on

| Mar 13, 2017

Abe stands his ground as Moritomo Gakuen scandal drags on

More than a month has passed since nationalistic school operator Moritomo Gakuen first made headlines over a controversial land deal for its next school. With fresh revelations piling up daily against the Osaka-based company, the scandal has also engulfed the Diet, particularly the ruling ...