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Members-only Japanese sushi restaurant Sushi Namba and jazz bar lounge Listening Room will open in Miami next summer.
BUSINESS / Companies
Dec 7, 2023
Top Tokyo sushi chef brings unique flavors to Miami, members only
A $10,000 fee will give members access to monthly seats at the sushi counter, as well as the bar and jazz lounge.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jun 2, 2021
Japan's biggest business lobby gets new chief, first female vice chair
Under Masakazu Tokura, the federation is expected to draw up new action plans in October for reducing greenhouse gas emissions to net zero by 2050.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Mar 9, 2021
Japan's largest business body appoints first female vice chair
Tomoko Namba, founder of DeNA Co., will be the only woman to occupy one of Keidanren's 20 vice chair posts.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Feb 16, 2021
The next boss of the Tokyo Games — a savvy operator or a fresh face?
The organizing committee says it is looking for a successor that has a certain background in the Olympics as well as a strong awareness of gender equality and inclusiveness.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Music
May 29, 2020
Live-house culture won't cede the stage to COVID-19
Seiichi Yamamoto, founder of Osaka live music venue Namba Bears, is employing a range of methods to keep his stage open to touring musicians.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
May 13, 2020
BayStars owner says NPB facing unprecedented situation with pandemic
The owners of the 12 NPB clubs recognize the league could face a “critical situation” due to the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak, Yokohama DeNA BayStars owner Tomoko Namba said on Tuesday.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
May 5, 2019
Drop while they shop: Osaka firm offers room to weary dads in no mood for Golden Week shopping
In Osaka's busy Minami downtown district, a rental office company offered a special service targeted at fathers and children just for Golden Week — a special room for rent where they could rest while other family members shopped.
Japan Times
MORE SPORTS
Apr 2, 2019
Kengo Ida defends men's 50-meter butterfly national title in record-setting time
Kengo Ida set a national record in the men's 50-meter butterfly on Tuesday, the opening day of the Japan Swimming Championships.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Mar 13, 2017
Huge number of articles on DeNA info websites found to have plagiarism, copyright issues
A three-month probe uncovers problems with around 20,000 articles uploaded on 10 health and lifestyle information websites run by DeNA Co.
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Mar 10, 2017
BayStars, Yokohama government announce plans to promote sports, work to boost local economy
The Yokohama BayStars, along with the team's parent company and Yokohama Stadium Co., signed an agreement with the Yokohama municipal government to cooperate toward promoting sports and revitalizing the local economy.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Oct 16, 2016
Okamura takes helm as BayStars president after Ikeda bows out
The Yokohama BayStars announced Sunday that their president, Jun Ikeda, has stepped down at the end of his contract and Shingo Okamura, a former government official for the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communication, has replaced him.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / MLB
Oct 16, 2016
Passionate fans revel in Carp's success
Having waited nearly as long for their seventh pennant as they did for their first, Hiroshima Carp fans proved to be a force to be reckoned with this season, Hall of Famer Koji Yamamoto said Saturday.

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