The top domestic news stories of 2017

National Dec 26, 2017

The top domestic news stories of 2017

The Japan Times newsroom selected the following domestic news stories as the most important of 2017. Blast threat: An intermediate-range ballistic missile test is conducted by North Korea on May 14. | KNS / VIA KYODO 1. The tension builds: North Korea launched a spate of ...

Ukai shares up after leaders dine at Ginza restaurant

National Nov 6, 2017

Ukai shares up after leaders dine at Ginza restaurant

As policy experts scramble to interpret the significance of U.S. President Donald Trump's visit to Japan, there's already one standout winner in the stock market. Ukai Co., which operates an upmarket restaurant chain, surged as much as 7.3 percent on Monday following a local media ...