Tag - promotion



Japan Times
Mar 27, 2019
Takakeisho promoted to ozeki
Takakeisho was officially promoted to sumo's second highest rank of ozeki on Wednesday by the Japan Sumo Association.
Japan Times
LIFE / Style & Design
Oct 14, 2018
Good Design Awards go beyond industrial design
There's no shortage of transformative ideas in Japan, particularly in the field of design. This year's Good Design Awards showcased many surprising examples of innovation from Japan and abroad.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink
Jul 7, 2018
Restaurant chains are taking the smoking ban into their own hands
Although the anti-smoking laws recently passed by Japan's national government have yet to go into effect, several popular restaurant chains have already gone completely smoke-free. But will that be enough to help make Japan a smoke-free country by 2020?
Japan Times
Jan 20, 2018
Hino Red Dolphins earn promotion to Top League for first time
The NTT Docomo Red Hurricanes were demoted following a 20-17 loss to the Hino Red Dolphins in Saturday's Top League relegation-promotion playoffs.
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SOCCER / J. League
Nov 26, 2017
Simovic hat-trick fires Grampus into playoff final
Robin Simovic scored a hat-trick as Nagoya Grampus came from behind to beat JEF United Chiba 4-2 on Sunday to advance to the J. League first-division promotion playoff final.
Japan Times
Jul 21, 2017
Miyagi lawmakers ask governor to take down suggestive tourism video featuring Dan Mitsu
Seven female members of the Miyagi Prefectural Assembly asked the governor on Friday to remove a tourism promotion video the prefecture is using on the internet, claiming it portrays women as sex objects.
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SOCCER / J. League
Nov 29, 2015
Avispa, Cerezo advance to promotion playoff final
Avispa Fukuoka defeated V-Varen Nagasaki 1-0 in the semifinals of the J1 promotion playoffs on Sunday, booking a meeting with Cerezo Osaka in the final for a place in the top flight next season.
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JAPAN / Media / Japan Pulse
Mar 20, 2015
Is Burger King's 'Flame Grilled' fragrance a hoax in a bottle?
Burger King will launch its "Flamed Grilled" fragrance that allows fast-food lovers to smell just like their beloved burgers.
Japan Times
Jan 31, 2015
Japan Coaches' Awards recognize top coaches from throughout the nation
Sometimes, or perhaps many times, the success of athletes and sports teams can be achieved with an enormous amount of effort provided by those who give them instructions and strategies — coaches.
Japan Times
May 1, 2014
Ford names Fields CEO to replace Mulally on July 1
Ford Motor Co. promoted Mark Fields to Chief Executive Officer from Chief Operating Officer effective July 1 as CEO Alan Mulally retires from the second-largest U.S. automaker, the company said Thursday.
Feb 8, 2014
Democrat rocks Obama's boat
Opposition by U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, the top-ranking Democrat in the upper house of Congress, to executive Trade Promotion Authority is a blow to President Barack Obama's plans for the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
Japan Times
Dec 1, 2013
Lady Gaga gets dolled up in Tokyo
Leave it to Japan's humanoid robotics to outdo the world's most avant-garde diva.


Hideo Shimoju points to a possible site that his fellow neighbors may relocate to. Such relocations have happened before, but not preemptively.
In disaster-prone Japan, some communities consider major moves