Base fare for Tokyo taxis lowered to ¥410

Jan 30, 2017

Base fare for Tokyo taxis lowered to ¥410

Hoping to drum up more business, including from overseas visitors and the elderly, base taxi fares were lowered Monday to ¥410 from ¥730 in central Tokyo and two suburban cities. The new base fare is for the first 1.052 km, while the one it replaced ...

Nov 22, 2016

Keidanren urges government to boost number of foreign workers

The Japan Business Federation, or Keidanren, is calling on the government to take measures to allow more foreign nationals to work in Japan in fields involving research and development as well as to ease labor shortages. In its policy proposal made Monday, the nation's biggest ...

/ Oct 13, 2015

Government to launch business dialogue in new investment push

The government decided Tuesday to launch a dialogue with business leaders, urging them to boost capital investment as Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's priorities swing from security back to the economy. The dialogue will take place on a regular basis between Abe, his ministers and business ...