Japan Inc. warily welcomes new economic dialogue with U.S.

Apr 19, 2017

Japan Inc. warily welcomes new economic dialogue with U.S.

Japanese companies are hoping the new Japan-U.S. economic dialogue will help them expand investment in the United States while bracing for tough demands from the administration of U.S. President Donald Trump. The dialogue is expected to “become a foundation for strengthening the two countries’ ...

Nozomi shinkansen marks 25 years as vital transport artery

Mar 14, 2017

Nozomi shinkansen marks 25 years as vital transport artery

The Nozomi bullet train service, a crucial transport artery connecting major cities — making more than 200 trips every day between Tokyo to Osaka alone — marked its 25th anniversary Tuesday. Nozomi trains from Tokyo to Shin-Osaka arrive every few minutes at major stations ...

May 17, 2016

JR Tokai subsidiary to work on Texas bullet train project

Central Japan Railway Co. has announced that it will set up a fully owned subsidiary in Dallas this month to support a bullet train project in Texas. Koei Tsuge, president of the firm better known as JR Tokai, told a news conference Monday that ...