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Interpreters Say They're Vexed by ‘Trumpese': If We Translated Trump Verbatim, ‘We Would.Sound Stupid'

INTERPRETERS SAY THEY'RE VEXED BY ‘TRUMPESE': IF WE TRANSLATED TRUMP VERBATIM, ‘WE WOULD.SOUND STUPID'

The language used by President Donald Trump has flummoxed people who work with words for a living. Previously, we posted about a New...

Ending 'death by overwork' bad for Japan's economy - Deutsche Bank

ENDING 'DEATH BY OVERWORK' BAD FOR JAPAN'S ECONOMY - DEUTSCHE BANK

Efforts by Japan's authorities to curb long work hours could weigh heavily on the country's economic growth, a study by Deutsche Bank...

 
 
 
Pokémon Mega Construx Sets Coming To North America

POKÉMON MEGA CONSTRUX SETS COMING TO NORTH AMERICA

Pokémon fans jealous of Japan's pocket monster-themed Mega Bloks sets will soon have their own chance to build 'em all with the new...

SoftBank reportedly willing to cede control of Sprint to entice T-Mobile

SOFTBANK REPORTEDLY WILLING TO CEDE CONTROL OF SPRINT TO ENTICE T-MOBILE

Japan's SoftBank Group is prepared to give up control of Sprint to Deutsche Telekom's T-Mobile to clinch a merger of the two U.S. wireless...

 
 
 
Japan Demystified: Meet Your Japan Travel Sensei

JAPAN DEMYSTIFIED: MEET YOUR JAPAN TRAVEL SENSEI

Japan is a trip for the trophy case. Why? World-class food. Luxury accommodation. Ancient culture. Personal safety. First-rate local...

US, South Korea, and Japan condemned North Korean missile firing in a joint statement

US, SOUTH KOREA, AND JAPAN CONDEMNED NORTH KOREAN MISSILE FIRING IN A JOINT STATEMENT

Thomson Reuters BONN, Germany - The United States, South Korea and Japan on Thursday issued a joint statement condemning North Korea's...

 
 
 
Undecorated MAN Exemplifies Quality Over Quantity in its 2017 Fall/Winter Lookbook

UNDECORATED MAN EXEMPLIFIES QUALITY OVER QUANTITY IN ITS 2017 FALL/WINTER LOOKBOOK

Japan's own undecorated MAN is back to display an impressive selection of pieces for the 2017 fall/winter season. In its recent lookbook...

Japanese Sales Chart: Nioh Debuts in 2nd, Sells More Than 75,000 Copies

JAPANESE SALES CHART: NIOH DEBUTS IN 2ND, SELLS MORE THAN 75,000 COPIES

In its first week on the market, PlayStation 4 exclusive Nioh sold more than 75,000 copies, but it finished in second on the software...

 
 
 
Chinese Stocks Are Looking Great Right Now

CHINESE STOCKS ARE LOOKING GREAT RIGHT NOW

From Taki Tsaklanos : One of the few silent uptrends in global stock markets is the one in China. InvestingHaven forecasted almost...

104 new satellites are launching today to map every inch of your world

104 NEW SATELLITES ARE LAUNCHING TODAY TO MAP EVERY INCH OF YOUR WORLD

Getting a single satellite into space can be difficult - as Japan recently demonstrated - so consider the logistics of India' s plan...

 
 
 
Karlie Kloss Is Apparently In A Geisha-Themed Editorial - In Vogue's Diversity Issue

KARLIE KLOSS IS APPARENTLY IN A GEISHA-THEMED EDITORIAL - IN VOGUE'S DIVERSITY ISSUE

A set of images of Karlie Kloss in what appears to be a Japan-themed editorial, reportedly in Vogue 's March 2017 issue, are going...

Hair Salon in Nakazaki / Shimpei Oda Architect's Office

HAIR SALON IN NAKAZAKI / SHIMPEI ODA ARCHITECT'S OFFICE

© Norihito Yamauchi Architects: Shimpei Oda Architect's Office Location: Osaka, Osaka Prefecture, Japan Architect In Charge: Shimpei...

 
 
 
Ultra Street Fighter 2 on Nintendo Switch seems to have some kind of first person mode

ULTRA STREET FIGHTER 2 ON NINTENDO SWITCH SEEMS TO HAVE SOME KIND OF FIRST PERSON MODE

Boxes for Nintendo Switch games have been showing up in Japan, and the box for Ultra Street Fighter 2 seems to provide some new details...

Toranoko Nursery / Takashige Yamashita Office

TORANOKO NURSERY / TAKASHIGE YAMASHITA OFFICE

© Kenichi Suzuki Architects: Takashige Yamashita Office Location: Yamanashi Prefecture, Japan Architect In Charge: Takashige Yamashita Area:...

 
 
 
‘Trump is a good listener', should talk with Putin to resolve global issues, says Japan's Abe

‘TRUMP IS A GOOD LISTENER', SHOULD TALK WITH PUTIN TO RESOLVE GLOBAL ISSUES, SAYS JAPAN'S ABE

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has stressed the importance of dialogue between Russia and the US in resolving global challenges...

Donald Trump Crashed The Wedding Of His Super PAC Donor's Son At Mar-A-Lago

DONALD TRUMP CRASHED THE WEDDING OF HIS SUPER PAC DONOR'S SON AT MAR-A-LAGO

WASHINGTON ― In between entertaining the prime minister of Japan and handling a national security emergency in public view , President...

 
 
 
North Korea's latest type of missile would be a nightmare for the US to stop

NORTH KOREA'S LATEST TYPE OF MISSILE WOULD BE A NIGHTMARE FOR THE US TO STOP

KCNA/Handout On Sunday, North Korea launched a missile into the Sea of Japan for the first time since US President Donald Trump took...

The yen is tumbling after Japan's GDP miss

THE YEN IS TUMBLING AFTER JAPAN'S GDP MISS

Capital Economics The Japanese yen is weaker after a GDP miss. The currency is down by 0.6% at 113.91 per dollar as of 8:46 a.m. ET. Earlier,...

 
 
 
China is not happy the US is continuing to back Japan's claim to islands in the East China Sea

CHINA IS NOT HAPPY THE US IS CONTINUING TO BACK JAPAN'S CLAIM TO ISLANDS IN THE EAST CHINA SEA

Thomson Reuters BEIJING - China's Foreign Ministry expressed concern on Monday after Japan got continued U.S. backing for its dispute...

North Korea missile launch sparks calls for urgent UN security talks as Seoul predicts more tests

NORTH KOREA MISSILE LAUNCH SPARKS CALLS FOR URGENT UN SECURITY TALKS AS SEOUL PREDICTS MORE TESTS

The United States, Japan and South Korea have requested urgent diplomatic talks at the United Nations on Monday over North Korea's...