Jul 5, 2016

Many Osaka companies bracing for negative Brexit impact

A survey by the Osaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry found that more than half of the responding member firms doing business overseas think Britain’s exit from the European Union will negatively affect their operations. Thirty-seven of the 62 respondents expressed worry about the ...

Jul 4, 2016

Orix-Vinci team aims to improve Osaka airports

A consortium led by Orix Corp. has started operating two major airports in and around Osaka Prefecture under an unprecedented 44-year privatization contract through March 2060. Kansai Airports hopes to make Kansai International Airport and Osaka International Airport into “world-class airports,” said Yoshiyuki Yamaya, ...

Japan's tallest Ferris wheel opens in Osaka

Jul 1, 2016

Japan's tallest Ferris wheel opens in Osaka

Japan’s tallest Ferris wheel started operating Friday at a large commercial complex in Suita, Osaka, Ferris Wheel Investment Co. said. The Redhorse Osaka Wheel stands 123 meters high over Expocity, a retail and entertainment complex that opened last November at Expo ’70 Commemorative Park, ...