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/ Jul 18, 2018

Japan's GS Yuasa to boost car battery output in Thailand

Major Japanese automotive and industrial battery-maker GS Yuasa International Ltd. will boost car battery production in Thailand to serve demand stemming from growing vehicle sales in Southeast Asia. Siam GS Battery Co., the Kyoto-based company's Thai joint venture, plans to invest 1 billion baht ($30 ...

Home DNA testing gains popularity in aging Japan

Jul 18, 2018

Home DNA testing gains popularity in aging Japan

DNA testing at home is starting to gain traction nationwide as more people age and seek answers about their risks for diseases. The market for consumer genetic tests is poised to reach ¥6.6 billion ($58 million) in sales by 2022, up from ¥4.3 billion last ...

Tokyo wants people to go to work earlier to ease train crush

Jul 18, 2018

Tokyo wants people to go to work earlier to ease train crush

Being pushed onto already jam-packed trains during Tokyo rush hour is never a pleasant commuter experience. It only gets worse during the humid summer months. That's why Tokyo Gov. Yuriko Koike has launched the Jisa Biz campaign to combat train overcrowding in the run-up to ...

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