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With ban lifted, importer initiates wagyu war in Indonesia

Business Nov 16, 2017

With ban lifted, importer initiates wagyu war in Indonesia

An Indonesian meat distributor is importing wagyu, long banned in the Southeast Asian country, in cooperation with the Japan External Trade Organization to test the local market, which has been dominated by the same breed from Australia. Johana Koswara, managing director of PT. Global Pratama ...

Business / Corporate Nov 16, 2017

Honda aggressively expands motorcycle operations in India

Honda Motor Co., the world's top motorcycle manufacturer, is strengthening operations in India by stepping up research and development and expanding its sales network. "Our global and Indian R&D teams are working together to strengthen our product portfolio for the Indian market which has become ...

Luxurious French cuisine in the heart of Osaka

Travel | HOTELS & RESTAURANTS Nov 16, 2017

Luxurious French cuisine in the heart of Osaka

Maison Tateru Yoshino, a French restaurant at the ANA Crowne Plaza Osaka that earned a star in the Michelin Guide Kyoto-Osaka 2018, is offering several courses commemorating the honor through Jan. 31 (excluding Dec. 22 to 25). Tateru Yoshino, the chef and creator of the ...

Hakuho whips Tochiozan with display of brute strength

Sumo / Basho Reports Nov 16, 2017

Hakuho whips Tochiozan with display of brute strength

Yokozuna Hakuho improved to 5-0 on Thursday, the fifth day of the Kyushu Grand Sumo Tournament. Seeking to extend his record for most career championships with his 40th, Hakuho showed more nerves than usual in dispatching winless No. 2 maegashira Tochiozan. The yokozuna gave the ...

Terunofuji pulls out of Kyushu tournament with knee injury

Sumo Nov 16, 2017

Terunofuji pulls out of Kyushu tournament with knee injury

Terunofuji pulled out of the ongoing Kyushu Grand Sumo Tournament citing a knee injury Thursday, ending the possibility of his immediate return to ozeki status. Terunofuji's withdrawal from the 15-day meet leaves him with an 0-5 record as he forfeits Thursday's bout against fellow sekiwake ...