Business / Corporate Feb 20, 2018

Japanese drone service provider Terra taps Indian market

Tokyo-based drone service and solution provider Terra Drone Corp. will launch operations in India this year to apply unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) tech within the industry field of Asia's third-largest economy. Terra Drone India Pvt., a local unit of the firm, was incorporated last month ...

Abe wants to raise construction site productivity with drones, AI

Business Sep 12, 2016

Abe wants to raise construction site productivity with drones, AI

The government unveiled has unveiled a campaign to raise productivity at construction sites by 20 percent by 2025 through the use of drones and artificial intelligence. At an inaugural meeting of officials and private-sector experts tasked with formulating new growth strategy policies, Prime Minister Shinzo ...

Business Jan 31, 2016

Myanmar, Japan-linked consortium reach agreement on new airport plan

The Myanmar government and a consortium that includes Japanese engineering firm JGC Corp. has reached a broad agreement over a plan to construct a new airport on the outskirts of the country's largest city, Yangon. With the deal, the consortium, which also includes Singapore's Changi ...

National Nov 30, 2015

70% of residents at tilting condo complex want entire site rebuilt

Nearly 70 percent of condo owners in the Yokohama complex with a tilting building want the entire site rebuilt, according to a survey conducted by the management association. The results, revealed by the association Sunday, show that 476 of the 705 households want the developer ...