No time to rest for busy Rui Hachimura

Basketball / NBA Jul 22, 2019

No time to rest for busy Rui Hachimura

by Kaz Nagatsuka

Rui Hachimura has had to go through a hectic schedule since he was drafted by the Washington Wizards last month. Last week, the 21-year-old finally returned to his native Japan for the first time since the draft on June 20. But he won't have much ...

Business / Corporate Jun 20, 2018

Nissin Foods to enter China's vegetable juice market

Japan's leading instant noodle-maker Nissin Foods Holdings Co. will enter the vegetable beverage market in Hong Kong, Macau and mainland China, tapping its sales network to capture potential demand from health-conscious consumers. The company says Nissin Foods Co., its Hong Kong subsidiary, will establish a ...

Fork hides noodle-slurping sounds

National / Media | Pulsations Oct 28, 2017

Fork hides noodle-slurping sounds

by Natsumi Komiyama

Instant noodle producer Nissin Food Products has created a "noise-canceling" fork to mask the sound of someone exuberantly slurping down a mouthful of noodles. Named "Otohiko," the utensil has been developed in an attempt to disguise the excessive slurping sounds that can be found emanating ...