Business Sep 7, 2018

Abe eyes ¥1 trillion extra budget for disaster relief measures

The government is set to compile a supplementary budget worth about ¥1 trillion ($9 billion) for the current fiscal year to fund recovery efforts related to recent natural disasters, sources with knowledge of the plans said Friday. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is aiming to submit ...

Business Aug 28, 2018

Japan to promote use of empty buildings as satellite offices

The land ministry aims to support efforts to utilize the country's empty buildings as satellite offices or shared workspaces, according to informed sources. The Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism Ministry hopes to have related costs included in its budget request for fiscal 2019, which starts ...