Japan Post begins sales of Reiwa's first New Year's postcards

National Nov 1, 2019

Japan Post begins sales of Reiwa's first New Year's postcards

Japan Post Co. began selling the first New Year's lottery postcards of the Reiwa Era on Friday. A ceremony for the 2020 nengajō (New Year's greeting cards) was held at JP Tower in Tokyo's Marunouchi district. At the event, Toshiaki Hirose, a former member of the ...

Deliveries of packages in Japan rose 1.3% in fiscal 2018

Business Oct 2, 2019

Deliveries of packages in Japan rose 1.3% in fiscal 2018

The number of packages handled by parcel delivery services in fiscal 2018 increased 1.3 percent from the previous year to 4.31 billion, hitting a record high for the fourth consecutive year, according to transport ministry data released Tuesday. Of the total, the number of items ...

Japan Post CEO vows to restore trust in wake of insurance scandal

Business Sep 30, 2019

Japan Post CEO vows to restore trust in wake of insurance scandal

Japan Post Holdings Co.'s top executive vowed Monday to restore public trust after thousands of customers were missold insurance policies. Chief Executive Officer Masatsugu Nagato made the remarks after bowing in apology at a news conference in Tokyo. In an interim report, Japan Post said it ...