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Since launching in 1961, the iconic Salone del Mobile furniture fair has firmly established Milan’s status as a leading force in the global design world
LIFE / Style & Design
Apr 18, 2024
Salone del Mobile’s Maria Porro: ‘Italy and Japan share many things’
Maria Porro became the leading global design fair's first female and youngest-ever president when she was named to the position in 2021.
Adal’s Look into Nature brand, on show at Salon del Mobile 2024, rethinks "igusa" (Japanese rush grass), traditionally used for tatami, as a sustainable material for furniture.
LIFE / Style & Design / ON: DESIGN
Apr 13, 2024
Japan’s best and brightest designers set to shine in Milan
The Salone del Mobile trade fair and its accompanying SaloneSatellite exhibition of up-and-coming talent attracts a pool of talented Japanese designers.
Estimated costs to rebuild the closed Eugenio Monti sliding sports track in Cortina, Italy, had risen to €80 million ($84 million).
Oct 17, 2023
Sliding events at 2026 Winter Olympics to be held outside Italy
Austrlia's Innsbruck, one of the nearest possible alternatives, has been suggested as a venue for the luge, skeleton and bobsleigh competitions.
Neither Neymar (left) nor summer signing Lee Kang-in appeared for Paris Saint-Germain in the team's friendly against Inter at Tokyo's National Stadium on Tuesday.
Aug 1, 2023
Neymar sits out PSG's last Japan game in defeat to Inter
The Brazilian star, who is recovering from ankle surgery, drew loud cheers at the National Stadium but was not brought on by new manager Luis Enrique.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Entertainment news
Jul 12, 2023
Czech novelist Milan Kundera dies at 94
Through his characteristic satire and poetic prose, Kundera had sought to express all that is compelling and absurd about life.
Japan Times
Jun 11, 2023
Manchester City is Europe’s champion, a title years and billions in the making
City is now only the second English team — and one of only a select handful of clubs across Europe — to have completed a domestic and European treble, soccer’s final challenge.
Japan Times
Jun 10, 2023
Manchester City wary of Inter Milan threat with Champions League title and treble within reach
Manchester City is a huge favorite to finally get its hands on the greatest prize in European club soccer.
Japan Times
Jun 6, 2023
Inter bids for Champions League glory as off-field problems persist
A resurgent team on the pitch, Inter's financial struggles exemplify the issues affecting Europe's grand old clubs.
Japan Times
Jun 5, 2023
Soccer great Zlatan Ibrahimovic announces retirement
The extroverted Swede's contract with Milan expires at the end of June and will not be renewed following a season plagued by injuries.
Japan Times
May 29, 2023
Daichi Kamada set for move to AC Milan
Japan attacker Daichi Kamada is set to move from German Bundesliga side Eintracht Frankfurt to AC Milan in Italy's Serie A, a source with knowledge of the matter said Sunday.
Japan Times
May 17, 2023
Inter wins Milan derby to reach Champions League final
Inter will undoubtedly be the underdog against either Real Madrid or Manchester City in the final in Istanbul on June 10.
Japan Times
Apr 30, 2023
Nordic combined skier Akito Watabe plans to retire after 2026 Games
The 34-year-old took silver in the normal hill event at both the 2014 Sochi and 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics.
Japan Times
Apr 19, 2023
Olivier Giroud sends Milan into CL semis despite late Napoli rally
Milan coach Stefano Pioli said he would welcome a potential semifinal against the team's city rival Inter.
Japan Times
LIFE / Style & Design / ON: DESIGN
Dec 17, 2022
Socially responsible Japanese design continued to evolve in 2022
From festivals based in rural factories to exhibitions in Milan's most elegant event halls, Japan was well represented across all areas of design this year.
Japan Times
Aug 13, 2021
'Reborn' Romelu Lukaku returns to Chelsea at peak of his powers
The Belgian hit his peak during two years at Inter Milan after leaving Manchester United, and was central to the Italian club's first Serie A title in 11 years last season.
Japan Times
Mar 3, 2021
Zlatan Ibrahimovic stands by LeBron James comments
The former LA Galaxy striker said in an interview last week that athletes shouldn't get involved in political matters
Japan Times
Jan 30, 2021
Yui Hasegawa joins AC Milan Women
Japan midfielder Yui Hasegawa is joining AC Milan Women in the Italian Serie A, Nippon TV Beleza said Friday.
Japan Times
May 22, 2020
Italy's heritage authority approves San Siro demolition
Italy's heritage authority raised no objections to tearing down Milan's 1920s-era San Siro arena, a document seen by Reuters showed, removing a major obstacle to plans by the city's top-flight soccer clubs to replace it with a new stadium.
Japan Times
WORLD / Science & Health
Jan 9, 2020
Italy slaps curbs on cars as pollution chokes cities
More than a dozen cities and towns across Italy introduced traffic curbs on Wednesday in a bid to cut harmful emissions following a spike in pollution.
Japan Times
Sep 30, 2019
Milan Macvan, Alex Kirk lead Alvark Tokyo to FIBA Asia Champions Cup title
Entering the 2019-20 season, the Alvark Tokyo recalibrated their roster in order to set off on an ambitious quest for a third consecutive B. League title.


Several support networks have launched to help startup founders in Japan whose native language isn't Japanese.
As Japan's startup ecosystem grows, so does a supportive community of entrepreneurs