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Profiles of key Japanese cabinet ministers in new posts

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe reshuffled his cabinet on Wednesday, keeping allies such as Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga and Finance Minister Taro Aso in their posts.....

Profiles of key Japanese cabinet ministers in new posts

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Poland: Cabinet reshuffled after some ministers win EU seats Poland's president has sworn in new members of Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki's Cabinet after several government ministers won mandates to the European Parliament....
12:34, 2019-06-04

Karnataka Chief Minister Expands Cabinet By Inducting 2 Ministers Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy today expanded his cabinet by inducting two Independent MLAs into the ministry in an apparent move to give stability to his 13-month-old wobbly government....
11:17, 2019-06-14

Japan’s leader taps new Cabinet ministers to freshen image Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has shuffled his Cabinet, adding two women and a son of a former leader, to freshen his image while maintaining continuity on U.S.-oriented trade and security policies....
09:00, 2019-09-11

Rajnath Singh Meets Ministers After Late Inclusion In Cabinet Panels Defence Minister Rajnath Singh was seen to be making a point on Friday as he held an informal meeting of ministers, just a day after he was belatedly added to the Cabinet Committee on Parliamentary......
00:17, 2019-06-08

Federal cabinet ministers visit Edmonton, Calgary in wake of Trans Mountain approval Two federal cabinet ministers are making appearances in Alberta Wednesday following the Trudeau government's second approval of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion....
16:34, 2019-06-19

2 Arrested For Social Media Posts Against Assam, Tripura Chief Ministers Police from Assam and Tripura arrest BJP supporters on charges of making defamatory Facebook posts about Chief Ministers Sarbananda Sonowal and Biplab Kumar Deb, respectively...
07:17, 2019-06-14

Japan's Aso, Suga to retain posts in cabinet reshuffle - Yomiuri Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso and Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga will likely retain their posts at a cabinet reshuffle in September, the Yomiuri newspaper reported on Wednesday....
04:00, 2019-08-28

Reach On Time, Hand-Hold New Ministers: PM Modi To Council Of Ministers Reach office on time and avoid working from home to set an example for others -- these were some of the instructions Prime Minister Narendra Modi gave to the council of ministers on Wednesday....
01:00, 2019-06-13

Why celebrity profiles have turned into self-serving gush fests The celebrity profile is dead. There is no more point, it seems, in commissioning one or researching and writing one or participating in one — not for the journalist and certainly not for the celebrity, who now can control his or her narrative to an unprecedented and thuddingly boring degree. If thi...
03:51, 2019-06-18

Japanese Restaurant Bans Japanese Customers, Says They're Rude This is a change. For years, there were stories of Japanese establishments with “Japanese-only” policies, refusing foreigners. But now, one noodle restaurant in Okinawa is refusing to serve Japanese customers, saying that they are ruder than the foreign patrons....
16:51, 2019-07-16

Microsoft's LinkedIn loses appeal over access to user profiles A federal appeals court on Monday rejected LinkedIn's effort to stop a San Francisco company from using information that users of the professional networking website have deemed public....
21:34, 2019-09-09

Signpost raises $52 million to boost local business profiles Signpost, a New York-based startup developing automated marketing and customer relationship tools for small businesses, has raised $52 million.Read More...
18:51, 2019-07-09

I created 38 crazy, fake dating profiles — and guys loved them It started seven years ago, with a favor: One of Robyn Lynne Norris’ friends had signed up with OkCupid and asked her to review her online dating profile. Back then, Norris, a 20-something “hopeless romantic,” knew nothing about online dating. Newly arrived in Los Angeles and lonely, the writer-come...
07:34, 2019-08-15

Court Rules Startup May Collect Workforce Data from LinkedIn Profiles SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal appeals court has affirmed the right of a startup company to collect information from people’s public profiles on networking service LinkedIn. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in San Francisco upheld a previous ruling Monday siding with hiQ L...
16:34, 2019-09-10

Facebook: We Will Half-Heartedly Apply Our Rules Against Fake Profiles to the Feds Too After the Department of Homeland Security’s U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services reversed a policy prohibiting officers from creating fake social media profiles to monitor people entering and leaving the country last week—something that would amount to a middle finger pointed directly at many t...
04:51, 2019-09-04

Singles furious after matchmaking site for Orthodox Jews makes profiles public Matchmaker, matchmaker — don’t steal my dating profile! A new service to help Orthodox Jews make love connections posted unauthorized profiles of hundreds of singles, exposing their private information to would-be suitors. The matchmaking group, based in Far Rockaway and called ShidduchLine WhatsApp...
02:17, 2019-09-01

Tinder’s new safety feature hides profiles of LGTBQ+ people in discriminatory countries Yesterday, Tinder announced the release of its new feature, “Traveler Alert,”  which aims to protect its LGTBQ+ users when they travel to countries where they may be at risk. The safety feature automatically hides users’ profiles, including sexual orientation, when they travel to 70 listed countries...
10:51, 2019-07-25

EU ministers fail to reach migration agreement The inability to strike a deal at a meeting in Paris has been met with criticism from NGOs. Tensions have escalated in recent months over Italy's hard-line stance toward rescue operations in the Mediterranean Sea....
20:00, 2019-07-22

German ministers urge crackdown on far-right crime BERLIN (AP) — German government ministers have called on Germans to stand up against far-right extremists. In remarks published Saturday in the German daily newspaper Bild, Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said “looking away can be fatal — we must call out far-right terrorism by its name.” An...
15:34, 2019-06-22

Three British ministers set to resign if Johnson becomes PM: The Times Three British cabinet ministers are set to resign the day Boris Johnson, if as expected, becomes Britain's next prime minister, The Times newspaper reported on Thursday....
00:51, 2019-07-19

EU Ministers Select Georgieva as Candidate for IMF Chief European Union finance ministers have selected their nominee to be the next chief of the International Monetary Fund in a move that would require a change of the institution’s rules....
18:51, 2019-08-03

UK's May discussed Brexit legislation with two ministers: spokesman British Prime Minister Theresa May held separate meetings with her foreign and interior ministers on Thursday to discuss legislation to enact her Brexit deal, May's spokesman said....
19:17, 2019-05-23

51 Of 56 Union Ministers In New Central Government Are Crorepatis Out of the 56 ministers in the newly formed Cabinet of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, 51 are crorepatis, with Harsimrat Kaur Badal -- Shiromani Akali Dal lawmaker from Bathinda in Punjab -- being the......
01:00, 2019-06-01

E.U. Foreign Ministers Scramble to Save Iran Deal “There is no alternative” to the 2015 deal that President Trump has rejected and Iran is backing away from, the European Union’s foreign policy chief said....
19:00, 2019-07-15

Theresa May to hold talks with ministers in bid to stave off exit PM clinging on despite extreme pressure from her party to quit as soon as EU elections are overFollow all the latest updates – politics liveTheresa May is trying to slow her departure from No 10 by meeting cabinet ministers to discuss rewriting her withdrawal bill, despite extreme pressure from her ...
20:17, 2019-05-23

UK ministers could resign in battle over suspending parliament: BBC reporter Some British cabinet ministers could resign on Thursday to vote to block Theresa May's successor as prime minister from suspending parliament, the political editor of BBC's Newsnight program said....
23:51, 2019-07-17

Seven Former Congress Chief Ministers Lose Polls, Two Trailing As the Congress suffered another debacle in Lok Sabha polls, several senior leaders of the party including seven former Chief Ministers lost their contests and two were trailing with big margins....
02:34, 2019-05-24

Finland's new proposed coalition government names ministers Finland's proposed new center-left coalition government has named candidates for Cabinet posts including the first-ever foreign minister from the Greens environmentalist party....
20:34, 2019-06-05

The Latest: Euro ministers reject new Greek PM’s appeal Greece’s bailout creditors have rejected a call by the country’s new government to ease strict budget targets that were agreed to after Athens received billions in rescue loans...
23:51, 2019-07-08

First Meet Of Council Of Ministers Of New Government To Be Held Tomorrow The first meeting of the new council of ministers will be held on Wednesday in which Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to outline the roadmap of his government, sources said Tuesday....
12:17, 2019-06-11

Museum Of Prime Ministers Goes Beyond "Political Untouchability": PM Modi Prime Minister Narendra Modi today announced that a grand museum for all former prime ministers will be built in Delhi and called on the families and friends of the former PMs to share aspects of......
22:34, 2019-07-24

Bengal Ministers Take Oath In Lok Sabha, Cheered With "Jai Shri Ram" Union Ministers Babul Supriyo and Debashree Choudhury, who are from West Bengal, were greeted by fellow BJP lawmakers with "Jai Shri Ram" slogans when they were called to take oath as Lok Sabha......
16:17, 2019-06-17

Austria: All far-right ministers leave government after video scandal Austria's far-right Freedom Party (FPÖ) says its ministers will step down from the Cabinet. The move came as Chancellor Kurz proposed the ouster of FPÖ member Herbert Kickl as interior minister after a video scandal....
15:34, 2019-05-21

UP Ministers To Start Paying Tax, Four-Decade-Old Practice Ends The Uttar Pradesh government on Friday decided that ministers will start paying their own income tax, ending a four-decade-old practice of the state exchequer shelling out the amount annually for......
07:17, 2019-09-14

Omar Abdullah's Twitter Reminder As Ministers Get Portfolios As the names of the new ministers in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's cabinet were announced, Jammu and Kashmir politician Omar Abdullah urged them to update their Twitter handles....
14:17, 2019-05-31

Ministers urged to delay porn 'block' for third time The government is under pressure to delay its controversial online pornography age verification scheme for a third time, or risk "nefarious" companies "using this opportunity to harvest and manipulate user data"....
20:34, 2019-06-19

Austria: Interim ministers sworn in after video scandal Austria's president has sworn in new, technocratic ministers to replace politicians from the far-right Freedom Party who left the government amid a scandal surrounding its leader, but it remains unclear whether Chancellor Sebastian Kurz will survive a no-confidence vote next week....
14:34, 2019-05-22

New Order Paves Way For Disclosure Of Corruption Cases Against Ministers The Central Information Commission (CIC) has paved the way for disclosure of corruption complaints against Union ministers by terming objections of the Prime Minister''s Office (PMO) as "not correct"......
14:34, 2019-07-04

In PM Modi's New Government, 22 Ministers Face Criminal Cases: Report Of the 56 ministers who took oath on Thursday and are part of either the Lok Sabha or the Rajya Sabha, 51 are crorepatis and 22 have declared criminal cases against themselves, according to election......
20:51, 2019-05-31

Kamal Nath Asks Ministers To Look After MLAs To Prevent Poaching Days after the Lok Sabha poll results, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath has moved swiftly to keep his flock of Congress MLAs together to thwart any poaching attempt by a resurgent BJP....
00:51, 2019-05-28

"Proud Moment": Ministers Praise PM Modi's 'Man vs Wild' Show Prime Minister Narendra Modi's appearance on popular adventure TV show "Man vs Wild" on Monday sparked a range of reactions. Union Home Minister and BJP chief Amit Shah praised the episode on Twitter,......
01:51, 2019-08-13

Salman Khan Congratulates PM Modi On "Splendid" Team Of Ministers Days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi took oath along with his ministers in a grand ceremony, actor Salman Khan on Sunday congratulated him for choosing a "splendid" team of ministers and wished......
00:00, 2019-06-03

Centre reconstitutes Ministers Group On Sexual Harassment At Workplace The government has reconstituted the Group of Ministers (GoM) looking after the issues of how to prevent sexual harassment at workplace and strengthen legal frameworks with Home Minister Amit Shah......
15:00, 2019-07-24

Consensus among G7 ministers to tackle Facebook's Libra - French chair G7 ministers meeting in France on Wednesday agreed on the need to confront the emergence of digital currencies following Facebook's plans to launch its Libra digital coin, a French G7 presidency source said on Wednesday....
20:17, 2019-07-17

Ivory Coast president appoints new finance and agriculture ministers Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara named a new government on Wednesday in which Adama Coulibaly will assume the role of finance minister, the government said in a statement....
21:51, 2019-09-04

Consensus among G7 ministers to tackle Facebook's Libra: French chair G7 ministers meeting in France on Wednesday agreed on the need to confront the emergence of digital currencies following Facebook's plans to launch its Libra digital coin, a French G7 presidency source said on Wednesday....
22:51, 2019-07-17

Ministers agree £300m British Steel support package The government has agreed to provide financial support to British Steel potentially worth hundreds of millions of pounds, paving the way for Turkey's military pension fund to secure the company's immediate future....
21:17, 2019-08-09

Rahul Gandhi To Meet Congress Chief Ministers Today Rahul Gandhi will meet the chief ministers of the Congress-ruled states today, for the first time since he offered to resign as the party chief last month....
01:17, 2019-07-01

EU interior ministers seek compromise on Mediterranean refugee rescue Nothern and southern Europe have been at loggerheads over how to handle migrants crossing from northern Africa. Despite criticism, Italy has refused to open its ports to rescue vessels....
13:34, 2019-07-18

PM Wants Names Of Absentee Ministers On Parliament Duty Today: Sources Prime Minister Narendra Modi today tore into ministers who had skipped parliament duty and asked for a list of absentees to be given to him every evening. At a weekly meeting of the BJP parliamentary......
08:34, 2019-07-16

All 9 of Sri Lanka’s Muslim Ministers Resign, as Bombing Backlash Intensifies The resignations were in response to a hunger strike by a Buddhist monk who said he would fast until he died unless one of the ministers, as well as two Muslim governors, were removed from office....
00:51, 2019-06-04

Alexa, Siri and Co.: German ministers want to use recordings as evidence in trials Voice assistants, smart TVs and even refrigerators could soon play a role in investigating crimes in Germany, if a group of interior ministers passes a proposal allowing collected data to be used as evidence in court....
15:17, 2019-06-05

UP Lawmaker Niranjan Jyoti Retained In PM Modi's Council Of Ministers Saffron-robe clad Niranjan Jyoti was a minister in the first Narendra Modi government in 2014. She is back in the House after winning from Fatehpur parliamentary constituency in Uttar Pradesh,......
00:51, 2019-05-31

Boris Johnson's Brexit plans under threat from ministers' resignations Likely new PM could find no-deal option thwarted by senior Tories such as Philip HammondBoris Johnson’s hoped-for triumphant march into Downing Street this week is set to be dampened by a carefully timed series of resignations by senior ministers, who will retreat to the backbenches with a vow to th...
03:17, 2019-07-22

J&K Lockdown, Ex-Chief Ministers' Arrests Challenged In Supreme Court Activist Tehseen Poonawalla has approached the Supreme Court against the continuing lockdown in Kashmir Valley to prevent any backlash over the government's decision to strip Jammu and Kashmir of......
10:00, 2019-08-08

S Jaishankar Holds Talks With French, Turkish Foreign Ministers External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar has held telephonic conversations with his French and Turkish counterparts with a focus on enhancing the bilateral ties with the two countries....
07:17, 2019-06-06

Ministers, BJP Lawmakers To Attend RSS's Annual 'Guru Dakshina' Event The RSS called the ruling BJP's ministers and parliamentarians to its annual 'guru dakshina' programme, where they will attend hymn sessions and debates, and talks by RSS leaders like general......
14:34, 2019-07-23

Trudeau meets with U.K., Japan prime ministers ahead of G7 summit It's in spite of that superheated atmosphere that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is hoping to build consensus on the virtues of free trade and strengthen Canada's trade ties with its G7 partners....
20:51, 2019-08-24

Pak PM Issues Warning Letter After Ministers Miss Deadlines: Report Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has started seeking accountability from his Ministers, as his office issued a 'red letter' to 27 Ministries over their failure to submit reports....
07:00, 2019-09-06

German finance minister says G20 ministers agree on minimum taxation Finance Ministers at a Group of 20 meeting in Japan are agreed that minimum taxation is a good idea, German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said on Saturday, adding that it would come....
23:51, 2019-06-08

PM Modi Asks Ministers To Work On Development Schemes, Projects For J&K Pitching for development initiatives in Jammu and Kashmir, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday asked Union ministers to work on schemes and projects for the region, and also called for engaging......
22:34, 2019-08-28

Farmer Tries To Commit Suicide At Event Attended By Maharashtra Ministers A 39-year-old farmer allegedly tried to commit suicide at an event in Buldhana district of Maharashtra where two state ministers were present, as he was upset over not getting a power connection,......
10:34, 2019-06-16

Yogi Adityanath, UP Ministers Turn Students, Take Lessons At IIM Lucknow Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and his ministerial colleagues on Sunday took lessons in governance and leadership at the Indian Institute of Management in Lucknow. The lessons were part......
19:34, 2019-09-08

Former Brazilian ministers slam budget cuts to science and technology A manifesto of 10 previous incumbents warned that drastic reductions in science and technology spending will undermine the country's competitiveness....
22:34, 2019-07-03

G20 environment ministers agree to tackle marine plastic waste Reduction of marine plastic trash was one of the major issues at the G20 summit of environment ministers in Japan. Delegates also discussed the future of energy security following the tanker attacks in the Gulf of Oman....
00:34, 2019-06-17

Asaduddin Owaisi Slams BJP Over Ministers' Support For Kathua Convicts All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen president Asaduddin Owaisi on Monday said the Bharatiya Janata Party should answer why its ministers in the previous Jammu and Kashmir government attended a......
17:51, 2019-06-10

Ministers plot moves to back post-Brexit lending Ministers are to establish a new business finance council to support small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs) in the wake of complaints that the government has done too little to help them prepare for Brexit....
20:34, 2019-09-05

Former Canadian ministers who clashed with Trudeau to make political announcements Two former cabinet ministers who accused people close to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of interfering in a corporate corruption case and were later ejected from the ruling Liberal Party will make announcements about their political futures on Monday....
03:51, 2019-05-25

EU finance ministers agree Italy should face debt action BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union finance ministers say Italy’s high debt contravenes EU rules and that the country should face penalties for failing to comply. Mario Centeno, who chairs meetings of finance ministers from the 19 countries using the euro currency, said Friday that they agree with ...
11:17, 2019-06-14

Energy ministers of Russia, Iran discuss investment projects Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak and his Iranian counterpart, Reza Ardakanian have discussed the development of joint energy investment projects during their meeting in Moscow on Monday, the Russian ministry said in a statement....
23:17, 2019-09-02

Dutch ministers push for cryptocurrency regulation to fight money laundering Dutch ministers want to regulate cryptocurrencies as part of a wider effort to tackle money laundering in the country. According to a note sent to parliament on Monday, Minister of Finance Wopke Hoekstra and Ferdinand Grapperhaus, Minister of Justice and Security, want to limit the risks associated ...
22:51, 2019-07-01

PM Modi, Amit Shah Meet For 3 Hours On New Ministers Ahead Of Swearing-In Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP chief Amit Shah met for nearly three hours this evening, a day ahead of the new government's grand oath taking ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan....
22:51, 2019-05-29

Explosions In 3 Places In Bangkok Amid ASEAN Foreign Ministers' Meet Several small explosions were heard in Bangkok in at least three locations on Friday and police said that two street cleaners had been hurt by what appeared to be a homemade bomb. There were no other......
10:00, 2019-08-02

EU interior ministers fail to find compromise on Mediterranean refugee rescue Northern and southern Europe have been at loggerheads over how to handle migrants crossing from northern Africa. Despite criticism, Italy has refused to open its ports to rescue vessels....
15:34, 2019-07-18

Most OPEC+ ministers back nine-month deal extension: Kazakh minister Kazakh Energy Minister Kanat Bozumbaev said on Monday that most ministers representing OPEC and non-OPEC countries at talks in Vienna favor extending their global oil output deal by nine months....
14:17, 2019-07-01

Nirmala Sitharaman Holds Pre-Budget Meeting With State Finance Ministers Nirmala Sitharaman had earlier reviewed the state of the economy and discussed various budget-related suggestions and proposals at a meeting with financial sector regulators....
10:17, 2019-06-21

List Of Ministers Who Took Oath With Prime Minister Narendra Modi Today Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday took the oath of office, along with his Council of Ministers, at the swearing-in ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan....
17:34, 2019-05-30

U.S., China did not raise trade at G20 finance, health ministers meeting: Japan Aso Neither the United States nor China raised the issue of trade at Friday's joint session of finance and health ministers of the Group of 20 major economies, Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso told reporters after the meeting....
15:17, 2019-06-28

Austria's Sebastian Kurz to face no-confidence vote as far-right ministers quit Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz will face a no-confidence vote in the wake of an undercover video scandal that has blown apart his coalition with a far-right party....
19:51, 2019-05-21

In Letters To Union Ministers, Rahul Gandhi Seeks Help To Rebuild Kerala Congress MP Rahul Gandhi has written to three Union Ministers asking for help to rebuild Kerala, recovering from floods, as he prepares to visit his constituency - one of the worst hit - Wayanad for......
07:34, 2019-08-27

Ministers reject plans for 1p per garment levy to tackle fast fashion Government backs only voluntary measures for clothing industry despite rising environmental costs Ministers have rejected recommendations from MPs to clean up the huge environmental impact of fast fashion, which sees 300,000 tonnes of clothing burned or buried in the UK every year.MPs on the Environ...
08:34, 2019-06-18

EU ministers 'more positive' toward West Balkan countries' EU membership talks: Finnish FM Finland's foreign minister Pekka Haavisto said EU colleagues had more expectations of proceeding toward EU membership talks with North Macedonia and Albania as the bloc's leaders met in Helsinki....
16:34, 2019-08-30

Live Updates: PM Modi, Amit Shah At Ministers Meet In BJP Office The Union Council of Ministers is meeting today at the Bharatiya Janata Party's office in New Delhi. The meeting is also being attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP president Amit Shah. The......
15:00, 2019-05-21

Arab ministers to discuss financial support for Palestinian Authority: agency Arab finance ministers will hold an emergency meeting in Cairo on Sunday to discuss helping the Palestinian Authority cope with a deepening cash crunch amid a persistent dispute with Israel over payments to families of jailed and deceased militants....
01:00, 2019-06-23

Madhya Pradesh Spends On Ministers' Bungalows As Anganwadis Risk Shutdown A cash crunch may have put 20,000 critical child-care centre at risk of shutting down in Madhya Pradesh but when it comes to the facelift and renovation of the ministers' bungalows, government funds......
20:34, 2019-07-12

Trade Wars Stoke Economic Fear as G-20 Finance Ministers Gather in Japan Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin will meet China’s central bank governor in the first meeting of senior officials from the countries since trade talks broke down....
11:17, 2019-06-07

Japan, U.S. ministers meet for trade talks as hopes for early deal fade Japan and the United States will seek to narrow gaps on trade when their top negotiators meet this week, but hopes for a deal in September are fading as both sides fail to make concessions on agriculture and automobiles, sources say....
13:17, 2019-08-21

Tamil-Speaking Ministers Join Firefight As Anti-Hindi Uproar Swells Hindi will not be thrust upon any state, the government said on Sunday, stepping up its damage control amid a controversy over the draft version of the National Education Policy 2019, which is seen by......
00:00, 2019-06-03

Brexit news: Geoffrey Cox under pressure to say whether ministers will comply with law aimed at blocking no deal Attorney General Geoffrey Cox was today being urged to say whether the Government believed in following the rule of law after ministers cast confusion over whether they would abide by a bill aimed at blocking no deal....
17:51, 2019-09-02

Canadian and Chinese ministers meet amid tensions, pledge to continue talks Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said on Friday that she met her Chinese counterpart, Wang Yi, to discuss tensions following Canada's December arrest of a Huawei Technologies Co executive on a U.S. warrant, and the subsequent detention of two Canadians by China....
16:51, 2019-08-02

France, Germany to increase efforts to reduce Iran tensions, avert war: ministers France and Germany will increase their efforts to reduce tensions over Iran, but time was running out and the risk of war could not be ruled out, their foreign ministers said on Wednesday....
14:00, 2019-06-19

Amit Shah To Visit North East Next Month, Will Meet Chief Ministers In his first visit to the North East as Home Minister, Amit Shah will meet chief ministers and governors of the eight states for two days next month and would review the security situation and......
18:17, 2019-07-18

ANALYSIS: In this pre-writ period, Liberal ministers find a fondness for visits to battleground ridings As they do every summer, cabinet ministers are criss-crossing the country, making speeches and spending money. But in this pre-election period, their travel is coming under new scrutiny....
06:00, 2019-07-10

Manmohan Singh Meets Congress Chief Ministers Ahead Of NITI Aayog Meeting Four Congress chief ministers and Karnataka's HD Kumaraswamy met former prime minister Manmohan Singh this morning to discuss issues of their respective states, especially those related to farmers and......
11:51, 2019-06-15

'Too painful': Kyoto anime fans join prime ministers in mourning fire victims Sense of loss spreads beyond fans of the genre as Justin Trudeau and Tim Cook voice their shock“I have watched animation since I was a student, and this was a terrible event,” says Jun Shin, a 30-year-old fan from Osaka who visited the site of the Kyoto Animation fire in Japan to say a prayer. “I wa...
07:51, 2019-07-19

The Five Ointments That Everyone Needs In Their Medicine Cabinet Fun story! Last Friday night I got a text from a friend, shortly after I’d gotten home from happy hour and while I was cooking dinner: “JOLIE! I need a drink.” (I’m the one who gets the text when things go wrong, which is basically how I got into this line of work in the first place.) All is fine, b...
04:51, 2019-08-22

McVey: I'll only have Brexiteers in my Cabinet Conservative leadership contender Esther McVey has said she will only have "committed" Brexiteers in her top team until Britain's EU exit is sorted out....
00:17, 2019-06-06

Factbox: Who has UK PM Johnson appointed to his cabinet? British Prime Minister Boris Johnson began appointing his senior ministers on Wednesday shortly after taking office, naming the team he hopes will help him to deliver Brexit by Oct. 31....
02:34, 2019-07-25

Ramaphosa names cabinet for his 'clean-up' South Africa's President Cyril Ramaposa has picked a new cabinet that is largely devoid of the taint of corruption and incompetence and warned they will be 'closely monitored'....
19:51, 2019-05-30

Add An Arcade Cabinet To Your Game Room For $165 Clear out a corner of your garage, because this Arcarde1Up 3/4 sized arcade cabinet is down to $165. It’s billed as the Asteroids cabinet, but it also includes Lunar Lander, Major Havoc, and Tempest, no quarters required....
02:17, 2019-08-02

| Sudan PM to announce new cabinet 'within 48 hours' Sudan's new premier will unveil the first cabinet since veteran leader Omar al-Bashir's overthrow within 48 hours, the country's ruling body says, after the transition process was hit by delays....
19:51, 2019-09-03

Boris Johnson to be hit by dozens of new Tory rebels as sacked ministers join forces to stop a no-deal Brexit Getty Conservative MPs plotting to prevent a no-deal Brexit believe they will receive a major boost to their numbers when Boris Johnson becomes prime minister. Rebels believe Johnson's plans to remove those opposed to a no-deal Brexit, from the government, will swell the ranks of those determined ...
02:51, 2019-07-07

Ram Vilas Paswan - New Cabinet Minister Who Has Worked Under 6 PMs A politician with an uncanny knack for sensing which way the wind is blowing, Lok Janshakti Party chief Ram Vilas Paswan has a rare distinction of serving as a minister in the cabinets of six prime......
00:51, 2019-05-31

3 Former Congress Lawmakers, One From BJP May Join Goa Cabinet: Report Four Goa legislators, including three Congress rebels who joined the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) recently, would be inducted in the state cabinet on Saturday, sources told news agency PTI......
11:51, 2019-07-12

|Sortoute-tollsbyAugust-Cabinet'sinstructiontoMbalula,MboweniandMakhura Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula, Finance Minister Tito Mboweni and Gauteng Premier David Makhura have been tasked by cabinet to come up with a solution – or "workable outcomes" in government-speak – for e-tolling on Gauteng freeways by the end of August....
12:51, 2019-07-11

Sudan swears in new Cabinet, first since al-Bashir ouster Sudan's military dashed initial hopes of democracy when it seized power following the ouster of autocratic ruler Omar al-Bashir in April. But a new Cabinet means representative rule remains within reach....
17:34, 2019-09-09

"Every Father Wants It...": Ram Vilas Paswan On Son's Place In PM Cabinet Ram Vilas Paswan's Lok Janshakti Party winning six seats in Bihar in the national election has put the BJP ally in a pole position to seek for Chirag Paswan, the party chief's son, a place in Prime......
19:00, 2019-05-26

How to grow your own medicine cabinet | Alys Fowler Sore throat? Hungover? Anxious? Don’t reach for the tablets; you could find the cure in your own garden or local parkI recently walked into a tree. I didn’t mean to, but I was, as usual, looking at what was growing around my feet and not where I was going. The result was a messy scrape of torn skin,...
15:17, 2019-07-06

Who’s in charge? Many months of acting Cabinet secretaries. The Department of Defense will finally have a confirmed secretary after more than seven months with acting positions at the top. The situation is far from being an isolated case. Acting heads of Cabinet-level positions have become common under President Trump....
09:00, 2019-07-24

New treasurer for Papua New Guinea in cabinet reshuffle The prime minister of Papua New Guinea replaced his treasurer in a surprise cabinet reshuffle on Tuesday that brought seven opposition members into government, while neighbouring Nauru declared Lionel Aingimea its president....
13:00, 2019-08-27

Boris Johnson's cabinet cull: the departures As the new prime minister entered No 10, a succession of ministers headed for the exitsBoris Johnson appoints new government – live updatesOn a busy day for ministerial departures, these are the people who have left the government so far. Continue reading......
21:34, 2019-07-24

Shripad Naik - Key BJP Man In Goa Inducted In PM Modi's Cabinet Shripad Naik, the BJP's North Goa Member of Parliament who was inducted in the new Union Council of Ministers, has played a key role in growth of the party in Goa....
00:51, 2019-05-31

BJP's Go-To Man Piyush Goyal Retains Cabinet Post From the BJP's treasurer to its go-to man who has held coal, power, railways and finance portfolios, 54-year-old Piyush Goyal's rise has been phenomenal....
00:51, 2019-05-31

Rajyavardhan Rathore Not To Join PM Modi's Cabinet Olympian Rajyavardhan Rathore is one of the most prominent exclusions from Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government, which has a mix of old and new faces....
16:51, 2019-05-30

Ukrainian lawmakers vote against Cabinet resignation KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian lawmakers have refused to accept the Cabinet’s resignation in a snub to the nation’s newly sworn-in president. Volodymyr Zelenskiy, the comedian who won a landslide victory in last month’s presidential election, faces a hostile parliament dominated by...
13:51, 2019-05-30

Here’s what an Apple TV and Alexa look like on an old TV and record player cabinet Enlarge / Apple TV on a vintage TV cabinet. (credit: Thomas Martin Lewins V) Consumer and household tech obviously looks quite different today than it did years ago—there's a significant analog and digital divide, for one thing. Among other things, bridging that gap makes integrating the latest te...
09:51, 2019-06-14

Another Term In PM's Cabinet For Prakash Javadekar, Man Of Many Roles Human Resource Development, Environment, Information and Broadcasting, Parliamentary Affairs and party spokesperson too, BJP leader Prakash Javadekar is the man who has played many roles for his party......
00:51, 2019-05-31

Morrison names 1st indigenous Australian in Cabinet CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s reelected Prime Minister Scott Morrison has named his Cabinet that includes the first indigenous Australian. Morrison named Ken Wyatt as the indigenous affairs minister on Sunday, a week after his conservative coalition won a surprise victory. He also ann...
09:17, 2019-05-26

Germany's 'climate cabinet' delays action again The special committee met in Berlin to discuss future climate action after the issue featured prominently in Sunday's EU elections. But critics say the government is dragging its feet on an urgent topic....
10:51, 2019-05-30

A secret pay raise by Cabinet angers Palestinian public Leaked documents showing the Palestinian Cabinet secretly gave itself a generous raise have rocked the West Bank, where the cash-strapped government has been forced to slash the salaries of its employees...
18:00, 2019-06-04

UK's Mordaunt quits as defense minister, will not be in PM Johnson's cabinet Britain's Defense Secretary Penny Mordaunt is leaving the role and will not serve in new Prime Minister Boris Johnson's team of senior ministers, she said on Wednesday....
18:34, 2019-07-24

Transportation Cabinet Urges Caution During The US 68 Yard Sale LEXINGTON, Ky. (KYTC) – As Central Kentucky participates in the US 68 Yard Sale, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has some reminders for shoppers and other motorists: No sales or parking on state right of way.  It is a safety hazard and also illegal under KRS.177.106.  The Cabinet wants to ensur...
18:00, 2019-06-07

| India's PM Modi makes major cabinet changes for second term Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has named his new cabinet, handing the powerful home affairs portfolio to the president of his Hindu nationalist party credited with delivering him a thunderous re-election....
18:34, 2019-06-01

Cabinet Approves Bill Banning Commercial Surrogacy The Cabinet Wednesday approved a bill that bars commercial surrogacy and allows only close relatives to act as surrogates to needy infertile couples for "altruistic" reasons....
21:34, 2019-07-03

A ‘Bridge’ to China, and Her Family’s Business, in the Trump Cabinet Elaine Chao has boosted the profile of her family’s shipping company, which benefits from industrial policies in China that are roiling the Trump administration....
03:51, 2019-06-03

"Will Take JDU On-Board When Cabinet Expands": Ram Vilas Paswan Party The Lok Janshakti Party on Wednesday said it will try to persuade the JD(U) to join the Narendra Modi government on expansion of the Union cabinet, which is likely within six months....
01:00, 2019-06-13

Cabinet Nod For Leasing Out Three Major Airports To Adani Group The Union Cabinet gave its approval on Wednesday to the proposals for leasing out three major airports -- Ahmedabad, Lucknow and Mangaluru -- of the Airports Authority of India (AAI) through......
01:51, 2019-07-04

Thai leader names new Cabinet with military colleagues Thailand’s prime minister has named to his new Cabinet a mix of members of the former military government and key politicians who helped him assemble a House majority after the March elections...
04:17, 2019-07-11

Israeli Cabinet minister suggests gay conversion therapy 'is possible' An Israeli Cabinet minister has sparked outrage from politicians, medical professionals and the country's gay community by suggesting conversion therapy "is possible" and saying he "did it" in the past....
19:34, 2019-07-14

Malaysian cabinet minister denies links to sex video Malaysia's economic affairs minister Mohamed Azmin Ali on Wednesday denied links to a sex video purporting to show him with a man, saying the allegation was an attempt to end his political career....
15:01, 2019-06-12

Trump Has Now Had More Cabinet Turnover Than Reagan, Obama and the Two Bushes Donald Trump has now had more turnover in his Cabinet in the first two and a half years of his presidency than any of his five immediate predecessors did in their entire first terms. According to data collected by the Brookings Institution, the resignation of Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta marks t...
20:17, 2019-07-13

Trump's Cabinet and the true cost of high turnover With the departure of Alexander Acosta as labor secretary, President Trump now owns the record for the highest turnover in his first two and a half years than his five immediate predecessors did in their first term....
08:00, 2019-07-17

Italian PM sets seal on new government, unveils cabinet Roberto Gualtieri, an influential member of the European Parliament from the Democratic Party (PD), will be economy minister in Italy's new government, Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on Wednesday....
17:51, 2019-09-04

"A Man With No Enemies": Rajnath Singh Appointed Cabinet Minister Again One of the top leaders of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Rajnath Singh is a man of all seasons who maintains cordial relations with leaders across the political spectrum and enjoys wide......
17:34, 2019-05-30

BJP's Rita Bahuguna Joshi Among New Faces In PM Modi's Cabinet Rita Bahuguna Joshi, BJP leader from Uttar Pradesh, is among the leaders who will be a part of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's new cabinet that takes oath this evening at 7 in a grand ceremony at......
16:51, 2019-05-30

South Africa Cabinet Excludes Several Embroiled in Scandals South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosaon appointed a new, leaner cabinet that no longer includes several ministers embroiled in corruption scandals but reveals the limits of his power to clean up the African National Congress....
10:51, 2019-05-30

Judge won’t stop Florida Cabinet from meeting in Israel TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A judge in Florida denied an emergency motion from the First Amendment Foundation seeking to prevent Gov. Ron DeSantis from convening a Cabinet meeting during a trip to Jerusalem. The judge said he couldn’t stop the Wednesday morning meeting because attorneys for DeSan...
15:00, 2019-05-29

Italy opposition says it is ready for cabinet deal with 5-Star Italy's opposition Democratic Party (PD) said on Wednesday it was ready to form a coalition with the 5-Star Movement, setting aside years of hostility to avert a snap election and ease economic uncertainty....
18:34, 2019-08-28

Austria's Löger in charge until interim cabinet formed Austria's finance minister Hartwig Löger has been elevated to run government business after the toppling of Sebastian Kurz. Other ministers are to stay on until an interim chancellor is picked, preceding fresh polls....
21:34, 2019-05-28

Lebanese leaders to meet, paving way for cabinet session Lebanese leaders will meet on Friday aiming to resolve a political crisis that has paralysed government, paving the way for cabinet to convene for the first time since a deadly June 30 shooting, senior officials said....
15:17, 2019-08-09

| Sudan awaits new cabinet as premier mulls line-up Sudan's new prime minister was locked in talks to form the first cabinet since the ouster of veteran leader Omar al-Bashir, as the country transitions from decades of autocratic rule....
18:00, 2019-08-30

In His First Cabinet Reshuffle, Yogi Adityanath Retains 37 Departments Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Thursday allocated portfolios to ministers inducted into the expanded cabinet, keeping 37 departments with him....
21:51, 2019-08-22

India's Modi begins talks for new cabinet after big election win Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold talks on Friday to form a new cabinet to tackle a stuttering economy and other challenges facing his second term after winning a big majority....
06:51, 2019-05-24

Sudan's PM chooses 14 members of first cabinet since Bashir's ouster Sudan's prime minister has approved 14 members of his cabinet, the first to be appointed since the fall of long-term leader Omar al-Bashir in April, a source said on Tuesday....
15:51, 2019-09-03

S Jaishankar: From Government's Pointsman For China To PM Modi's Cabinet Former foreign secretary S Jaishankar, a surprise pick in Narendra Modi's council of ministers, is a seasoned diplomat who was the Indian government's pointsman for China and the US....
00:51, 2019-05-31

Ram Shinde To Get Cabinet Berth If BJP Comes To Power: Devendra Fadnavis Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Monday hinted that Karjat Jamkhed legislator Ram Shinde will be fielded again. He could be given a Cabinet seat if the BJP-Shiv Sena alliance comes to......
07:34, 2019-08-27

Nitish Kumar's "Delusional" Jibe For BJP After Cabinet Disappointment Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, who rejected Prime Minister Narendra Modi's offer of a single cabinet spot for his party, said today that there was "no question" of joining the government now. He......
14:17, 2019-05-31

Nitish Kumar Turns Down BJP Offer For One Spot In Cabinet Nitish Kumar has turned down an offer to join Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government, his party has confirmed just ahead of the oath-taking ceremony today....
16:51, 2019-05-30

Italy's 5-Star, opposition at loggerheads over roles in putative new cabinet Talks on forming a new Italian government ran into trouble on Tuesday as the ruling 5-Star Movement and the opposition Democratic Party (PD) traded accusations over key jobs, including that of interior minister....
16:34, 2019-08-27

Sudan forms first Cabinet since fall of Bashir: prime minister Sudan's prime minister announced on Thursday the formation of the first government since the overthrow of longtime ruler Omar Hassan al-Bashir in April....
00:00, 2019-09-06

EU's Moscovici prefers dialogue to sanctions against Italy: cabinet member European Economic Commissioner Pierre Moscovici is not in favor of using financial sanctions against Italy as a tool to enforce European Union budget rules, but the option exists if needed, a senior member of Moscovici's cabinet said on Tuesday....
20:17, 2019-05-28

Mamata Banerjee Reshuffles Bengal Cabinet After Poll Debacle West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee made major changes in her cabinet on Tuesday following the drubbing her party, Trinamool Congress, received in the Lok Sabha elections....
20:51, 2019-05-28

Israel’s Netanyahu fires hawkish cabinet minister rivals JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has fired his education and justice ministers, days after parliament voted to hold new elections. An official in Netanyahu’s office confirmed that Naftali Bennett and Ayelet Shaked, two hawkish former allies, were dismissed from the in...
18:51, 2019-06-02

Rajnath Singh Not In Key Cabinet Panel In Big Revamp, Amit Shah In All 8 Home Minister Amit Shah is in all eight key cabinet committees announced after Prime Minister Narendra Modi started a second term last week. PM Modi is in six of them and Defence Minister Rajnath......
07:17, 2019-06-06

In new blow, Cabinet minister quits Boris Johnson government Embattled British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has suffered a new blow with the resignation of a Cabinet minister, who says she does not believe Johnson is sincere about getting a Brexit deal with the European Union...
02:34, 2019-09-08

"Drama": Akali Dal On Navjot Sidhu's Resignation From Punjab Cabinet Dubbing Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu's decision to quit the Punjab cabinet a "drama", opposition Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) on Sunday asked why he had sent his resignation letter to Rahul Gandhi......
18:17, 2019-07-14

Amit Shah, S Jaishankar To Be Part Of Cabinet Committee On Security There will be two new faces in the all-powerful Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) with the induction of BJP president Amit Shah as the home minister and career diplomat S Jaishankar as the external......
14:17, 2019-05-31

MAME for the masses? “Legends” arcade cabinet could thread that needle I'm told this cabinet art isn't final, but it gives some idea of what the cabinet might look like. [credit: AtGames ] For gamers of a certain age, a real, playable arcade cabinet is one of t...
21:51, 2019-05-31

Goa Chief Minister May Drop Some Coalition Members From Cabinet: Report The 10 Congress lawmakers move of merging with the ruling BJP in Goa Wednesday triggered speculations that Chief Minister Pramod Sawant may drop some coalition members from his cabinet....
03:17, 2019-07-11

Israeli TV show says Black Cube spied on Cabinet minister An Israeli investigative TV show is reporting that one of the country's richest men hired Israeli intelligence firm Black Cube to spy on a Cabinet minister....
02:17, 2019-06-07

Snap election speculation mounts as No 10 calls emergency cabinet No 10 says vote on bill to delay Brexit will be treated as ‘expression of confidence’ Latest Brexit developments – live updatesSpeculation is mounting that Boris Johnson could call a snap general election if backbench rebels succeed in passing a bill to delay Brexit, with a Downing Street source say...
18:51, 2019-09-02

Italy's 5-Star, opposition, clash over potential cabinet roles Talks on forming a new Italian government ran into trouble on Tuesday as the ruling 5-Star Movement and the opposition Democratic Party (PD) traded accusations over key jobs, including that of interior minister....
15:34, 2019-08-27

China has shown 'shortcomings' in bid to contain African swine fever: cabinet China has shown shortcomings in some aspects of preventing African swine fever, and the situation remains complicated and severe, the country's cabinet said on Wednesday....
13:34, 2019-07-03

Pakistan Cabinet Approves Flat Tax On Cigarettes, Soft Drinks Pakistan's cabinet has approved a flat tax on all cigarette packets and soft drinks to try to plug a gaping budget deficit and discourage tobacco consumption, a document seen by Reuters said....
01:34, 2019-06-11

India's prime minister names Cabinet after decisive election India's newly sworn in Prime Minister Narendra Modi has named a Cabinet of ministers, handing the powerful home affairs portfolio to the president of his Hindu nationalist party credited with delivering him a thunderous reelection....
14:51, 2019-05-31

Ajit Doval Stays As NSA, Gets Cabinet Rank With 5-Year Term Ajit Doval has been granted cabinet status and five more years as the National Security Adviser (NSA). "He has been given cabinet rank in recognition of his contribution in the national security......
13:34, 2019-06-03

With New Cabinet, Italy’s Head-Spinning Political Turmoil Ends, for Now Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte, who salvaged his position with an unlikely coalition with the rival Democratic Party, presented his new cabinet to the president....
20:17, 2019-09-04

Nigeria's president may name cabinet nominees this week: senate leader Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari could name his cabinet nominees as soon as this week, the senate president said on Wednesday, a move that could end more than a month without ministers....
15:34, 2019-07-10

PM Modi's New Cabinet's First Meeting Shortly, Farm Distress On Agenda 24 hours after the grand swearing-in ceremony, Prime Minister Narendra Modi's new cabinet will hold its first meeting this evening. Sources say the meeting may emphasise on farm distress....
14:17, 2019-05-31

A Would-Be Trump Aide’s Demands: A Jet on Call, a Future Cabinet Post and More Those are among 10 conditions that Kris Kobach, the former Kansas secretary of state, has given the White House if he is to become the administration’s “immigration czar.”...
19:00, 2019-05-21

German cabinet approves bill to shoot protected wolves Until 20 years ago, wolves had been wiped out in Germany. The population is growing again. When can farmers shoot them? And how can they be protected? The government has come up with new rules....
13:51, 2019-05-22

India’s prime minister names Cabinet after decisive election NEW DELHI (AP) — India’s newly sworn in Prime Minister Narendra Modi has named a Cabinet of ministers, handing the powerful home affairs portfolio to the president of his Hindu nationalist party credited with delivering him a thunderous reelection. BJP president Amit Shah was named the home mi...
13:17, 2019-05-31

On Sudip Roy Burman's Removal From State Cabinet, Biplab Deb's Response After the removal of Tripura health minister Sudip Roy Barman from the state cabinet, Chief Minister Biplab Deb on Sunday said a leader should not forget the organisation, which selects him as a......
06:00, 2019-06-03

South Africa’s new Cabinet sees gender balance for first time ever South Africa’s president announced a new cabinet Wednesday that for the first time in the country’s history will be made up of 50 percent women – and one of those women is from the opposition....
21:17, 2019-05-30

Stepping into power, Britain's Johnson seeks more diverse cabinet Taking over as Britain's prime minister on Wednesday, Boris Johnson is expected unveil a more diverse top team in a government to be tasked with delivering Brexit by the end of October, with or without a deal....
02:34, 2019-07-24

Karnataka Cabinet To Be Expanded Tomorrow Amid Discontent In Coalition The expansion of the Karnataka cabinet will take place at the Raj Bhavan in Bengaluru on Friday afternoon. The ruling Congress-Janata Dal Secular (JDS) coalition is expected to use the occasion to......
17:51, 2019-06-13

Spain's Podemos party rejects Sanchez's plan for cabinet Spanish Socialist leader Pedro Sanchez's hopes of staying on as prime minister suffered a setback on Thursday when supporters of the far-left Podemos voted to back him only if the party gets key roles in his future cabinet....
22:17, 2019-07-18

Japan's Shinjiro Koizumi: rising star to be tested in PM Abe's new cabinet Japan's new Environment Minister Shinjiro Koizumi, the son of charismatic former Japanese prime minister Junichiro Koizumi, is regularly rated by voters as the lawmaker they'd like most to see in the top job when Abe steps down....
09:34, 2019-09-11

From UP BJP Chief To Cabinet Minister: Chess Enthusiast Mahendra Pandey Leading the charge of the BJP's Uttar Pradesh unit in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, chess enthusiast Mahendra Nath Pandey has been rewarded for his checkmate against a united opposition in the state....
00:51, 2019-05-31

Shinzo Abe promotes rising star Koizumi in cabinet reshuffle Speculation rises over Abe’s successor as PM set to become Japan’s longest-serving leaderJapan’s prime minister, Shinzo Abe, has brought one of the country’s rising political stars into his cabinet, sparking speculation over his successor as he prepares to mark a record-breaking period in office.But...
12:00, 2019-09-11

Boris Johnson takes his revenge and sacks over half the cabinet New PM shows ruthless streak as he packs team with Brexiters and rightwingersBoris Johnson has signalled his ruthless determination to deliver Brexit and stoked speculation about an early general election by sacking more than half of Theresa May’s cabinet and packing his team with Vote Leave veteran...
06:51, 2019-07-25

Japan PM Shinzo Abe To Carry Out Large-Scale Cabinet Rejig Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will likely pick a former Olympic speed skater to prepare for the 2020 Games and keep allies in key posts in a cabinet reshuffle on Wednesday as he readies a tax......
11:34, 2019-09-10

Top cabinet member quits over Boris Johnson’s Brexit strategy A top cabinet ally of Boris Johnson has quit over the prime minister’s purge of anti-Brexit conservatives — and said six other ministers could bolt as well in what is emerging as a major challenge to the British leader’s government. Amber Rudd, Johnson’s work and pensions secretary and till now a st...
03:00, 2019-09-08

Amber Rudd quits cabinet and attacks PM for 'political vandalism' Work and pensions secretary also leaves parliamentary Conservative party and sends excoriating letter to No 10Boris Johnson’s government was in danger of imploding last night as the work and pensions secretary, Amber Rudd, dramatically quit the cabinet and resigned the Conservative whip, saying shou...
07:34, 2019-09-08

Saudi cabinet affirms desire to avoid war, stabilize oil markets Saudi Arabia's council of ministers reiterated the country's commitment to balancing global oil markets and preventing regional conflict amid tensions between Iran and the United States, state media reported on Wednesday....
02:34, 2019-05-22

Spanish Socialists woo far-left party, offer no Cabinet jobs MADRID (AP) — A senior official in Spain’s center-left Socialist party says her party has offered “important administrative posts” to the far-left We Can party to secure its parliamentary support for a new government. Carmen Calvo, deputy prime minister in the current caretaker Soc...
18:17, 2019-06-19

From BCCI To Union Cabinet, Anurag Thakur's Rise Through The Ranks Former BCCI chief Anurag Singh Thakur entered the big leagues today after being assigned as a Minister of State in the Finance Ministry. He was also picked as a Minister of State in the Ministry of......
14:01, 2019-05-31

Will Discuss Cabinet Expansion With Amit Shah Today: BS Yediyurappa Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa on Tuesday said he will meet BJP President Amit Shah on August 7 and discuss about induction of ministers in his cabinet....
03:00, 2019-08-07

Nripendra Misra, PK Mishra To Remain PM's Aide With Cabinet Minister Rank Nripendra Misra and PK Mishra were on Tuesday re-appointed as Principal Secretary and Additional Principal Secretary respectively to Prime Minister Narendra Modi with cabinet minister rank....
21:51, 2019-06-11

Chicago bank CEO bribed Manafort for a Trump cabinet post: feds The CEO of the Federal Savings Bank of Chicago, who served as a Trump 2016 campaign economic adviser, abused his power to issue $16 million in loans exchange to then-Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort for a high-level position in the Trump administration, federal authorities alleged Thursday. Ste...
21:51, 2019-05-23

Cabinet Approves Increase In Minimum Support Price For All Kharif Crops Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar made the announcement after a meeting of the Union Cabinet and the CCEA chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi....
19:34, 2019-07-03

'Cabinet plot to ensure Johnson wins Conservative leadership' - report Some members of the cabinet have reportedly hatched a plan in an effort to ensure that Boris Johnson is the only candidate on the ballot paper when party members vote for their new leader....
06:51, 2019-06-15

Thai coup leader completes transition to elected PM, cabinet unclear Thailand's king formally endorsed former army chief General Prayuth Chan-ocha as an elected prime minister on Tuesday, five years after he seized power in a military coup, though the makeup of his coalition government's cabinet is unclear....
11:51, 2019-06-11

Brexit: Amber Rudd, UK work and pensions secretary, resigns from Cabinet Amber Rudd, the UK work and pensions secretary, has resigned, citing her disagreement over a possible no-deal Brexit as the reason why she chose to leave Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government....
03:34, 2019-09-09

Brexit: Amber Rudd, UK work and pensions secretary resigns from Cabinet Amber Rudd, the UK work and pensions secretary, has resigned citing her disagreement over a possible no-deal Brexit as the reason why she chose to leave Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government....
01:00, 2019-09-08

Trump slams contempt vote against Cabinet officials, says Dems have gone 'Loco' President Trump issued a warning to House Democrats Thursday following a committee vote to hold Attorney General Bill Barr and Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross in contempt,  blasting the move and vowing "Republicans will remember!"  ...
15:17, 2019-06-13

Nitish Kumar's Party Was Denied Its Share In New Cabinet: Sanjay Singh Senior Aam Aadmi Party leader Sanjay Singh on Tuesday charged the BJP with having "denied" an honourable share in the Union Council of Ministers to its alliance partner Janata Dal (United), headed by......
21:51, 2019-06-11

Senior U.K. Cabinet Member Resigns in Latest Brexit Blow for Theresa May (LONDON) — A senior member of Prime Minister Theresa May’s Cabinet has quit over Brexit, in a new blow to the embattled British leader. Leader of the House of Commons Andrea Leadsom says she is resigning because she does not believe May’s Brexit plan delivers on voters’ decis...
21:34, 2019-05-22

Thai coup leader's new cabinet sworn in pledging loyalty to king Thai King Maha Vajiralongkorn on Tuesday swore in the cabinet of Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha, a former army chief who seized power in a 2014 coup....
15:17, 2019-07-16

Rameshwar Teli, 2-Time Winner From Assam, To Join PM Modi's Cabinet Rameshwar Teli, who won from Assam's Dibrugarh Lok Sabha constituency for the second time in a row, will be rewarded with a ministerial position in PM Modi's cabinet today....
16:51, 2019-05-30

Sushma Swaraj Not In PM Modi's Cabinet, Sits Among Audience At Oath Event Sushma Swaraj, who was External Affairs minister in the previous government, was seen taking a seat in the audience at Prime Minister Narendra Modi's oath ceremony today, an indication that the......
16:51, 2019-05-30

Woodstock photos forgotten in filing cabinet are displayed for first time, 50 years later Mark Goff, a photographer for an underground paper, took hundreds of pictures at Woodstock. The negatives were filed away and barely mentioned.        ...
10:51, 2019-08-09

Ram Vilas Paswan Says Cabinet Berths Non-Issue, "Spoke To Amit Shah" NDA ally Ram Vilas Paswan today claimed he has spoken to BJP chief Amit Shah regarding cabinet berths that have created a rift between the party and Nitish Kumar. Calling himself the "cementing force......
18:34, 2019-06-02

Cabinet Approves Setting Up Of ISRO's Technical Liaison Unit In Moscow The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the setting up of ISRO Technical Liaison Unit in Moscow to enable effective technical coordination for timely interventions on diversified matters with Russia......
21:00, 2019-07-31

Youth Politician To Cabinet Minister: Giriraj Singh, PM Modi Loyalist A staunch loyalist of Narendra Modi since the days he was the chief minister of Gujarat, BJP leader Giriraj Singh has seen his political stock rise dramatically in the past one decade....
00:51, 2019-05-31

Malaysia cabinet to discuss residency of controversial Indian Islamic preacher Malaysia's cabinet will discuss the permanent residency of controversial Indian Islamic preacher Zakir Naik on Wednesday, said a minister who believed Naik should return to India to face charges of money laundering and hate speech....
07:51, 2019-08-14

Doctor-Turned Politician Harsh Vardhan Minister Again In PM Modi Cabinet Doctor Harsh Vardhan, who handled three portfolios in the last NDA government and initiated a crucial national programme to tackle air pollution, has made his way to the Narendra Modi cabinet for a......
00:51, 2019-05-31

Cabinet Secretary Calls For Meet On $5 Trillion Economy Roadmap: Report Cabinet Secretary P.K. Sinha has called for a meeting on Monday to discuss the vision, policy intervention, investment and departmental responsibilities towards achieving the target of a $5 trillion......
09:51, 2019-07-07

Trump unveils immigration and border security bill in Cabinet meeting U.S. President Donald Trump presented a bill to his Cabinet on Tuesday aimed at boosting border security and overhauling the current immigration system to make it more merit-based, a senior administration official said....
20:51, 2019-07-16

Kannauj "Giant-Killer" Subrat Pathak To Join PM Modi's New Cabinet Subrat Pathak, the BJP paliamentarian from Kannauj, will be one of the fresh faces to be inducted into Prime Minister Narendra Modi's new cabinet today. He had defeated Dimple Yadav -- the wife of......
16:51, 2019-05-30

Boris Johnson faces Tory fury after brutal cabinet purge Boris Johnson will make his Commons debut as prime minister after a cabinet massacre that saw 17 ministers lose their jobs and hardline Brexiteers appointed to top roles....
03:34, 2019-07-25

Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-Ocha Names a New Cabinet (BANGKOK) — Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha on Wednesday officially named his new Cabinet, a mix of members of the military government he headed after leading a 2014 coup and key politicians who helped him assemble a majority in the House of Representatives after March elections. Prayuth...
04:17, 2019-07-11

Boris Johnson 'convinced' he can reach Brexit deal; forms Cabinet Boris Johnson said he's "convinced we can do a deal" on Brexit Wednesday in his first national address as British prime minister outside 10 Downing St. in London....
09:17, 2019-07-25

Netanyahu holds cabinet meeting in occupied West Bank ahead of election Government meeting is the first in Palestinian territories for almost two decadesBenjamin Netanyahu has held his final pre-election cabinet meeting in the Palestinian territories, in a clear appeal to hardline nationalists two days before a vote in which he is fighting for his political life and pos...
18:34, 2019-09-15

House Panel to Investigate Report That Cabinet Official Coerced NOAA Chief The House Science Committee opened an inquiry into a report that the commerce secretary threatened firings at the agency after some forecasters contradicted President Trump....
05:34, 2019-09-12

Narendra Modi Takes Oath As PM For Second Term, Amit Shah Joins Cabinet Narendra Modi was sworn in as Prime Minister for the second time after his spectacular victory in the national election in a ceremony held at the Rashrapati Bhavan in the presence of 8,000 guests......
16:51, 2019-05-30

House panel backs contempt citations for two Trump Cabinet members over census A U.S. House committee voted on Wednesday in favor of holding two of President Donald Trump's closest advisers in contempt of Congress for defying congressional subpoenas related to an effort to add a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. Census....
00:34, 2019-06-13

Uttar Pradesh BJP Chief Selection Puts Focus On Cabinet Reshuffle: Report The appointment of OBC leader and Uttar Pradesh minister Swatantra Dev Singh as the new state BJP chief has once again put the spotlight on reshuffling of the cabinet headed by Chief Minister Yogi......
12:34, 2019-07-17

Japan's Abe drafts rising star Koizumi, allies in broad cabinet reshuffle Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe drafted the popular son of charismatic ex-premier Junichiro Koizumi in a broad cabinet reshuffle on Wednesday that kept allies in key posts, as Abe faces a tax rise and aims to amend the pacifist constitution....
09:34, 2019-09-11

Japan's Abe to draft rising star Koizumi in broad cabinet reshuffle: media Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will draft the son of ex-premier Junichiro Koizumi in a broad cabinet reshuffle on Wednesday that will keep allies in key posts, media said, as Abe faces a tax rise and aims to amend the pacifist constitution....
03:51, 2019-09-11

New U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson Fires Members of Former Leader Theresa May’s Cabinet (LONDON) — New Prime Minister Boris Johnson seems to be clearing out top ministers, firing several members of former leader Theresa May’s Cabinet. So far, May’s secretaries in defense, business, education, transport, local government and international trade have all announced they ...
19:34, 2019-07-24

British MP Amber Rudd quits Cabinet amid Conservative Party fallout British Member of Parliament and Secretary of State for Work and Pensions Amber Rudd resigned from the Cabinet on Saturday, citing Prime Minister Boris Johnson's expulsion of 21 Conservatives this week....
14:34, 2019-09-08

Amber Rudd resigns from UK cabinet, says she can't support Boris Johnson's 'political vandalism' Amber Rudd, the United Kingdom's Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, resigned Saturday in a letter to Prime Minister Boris Johnson, saying she could not support his handling of Brexit or his treatment of Conservative Party members that amounted to an 'act of political vandalism."...
07:34, 2019-09-08

May close to abandoning Brexit bill amid growing cabinet backlash – as it happened Rolling coverage of the day’s political events as they happen as the UK votes in the European elections 2019 and pressure continues on Theresa May to resignLunchtime summaryWhen will Theresa May resign? An analysisAfternoon summary 6.06pm BST 5.53pm BST This is from ITV’s Robert Peston.I expect the...
20:17, 2019-05-23

House panel weighs holding Trump Cabinet members in contempt over census The U.S. House Oversight Committee plans to vote next week on holding Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt of Congress for stonewalling a probe into an alleged scheme to politicize the 2020 U.S. Census....
00:00, 2019-06-08

Cabinet Clears Rs 9,300-Crore Capital Infusion In IDBI Bank; Shares Jump The Cabinet on Tuesday approved a capital infusion plan worth Rs 9,300 crore for IDBI Bank. The Cabinet cleared the IDBI Bank recapitalisation plan with a one-time infusion of funds by the government......
16:51, 2019-09-03

Trump defends cabinet member Acosta embroiled in Epstein sex-abuse case U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday defended his Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta, who is under pressure from Democrats to resign over his handling of a decade-old sex abuse case against financier Jeffrey Epstein, but said he, too, would look into it....
00:00, 2019-07-10

Green Party leader calls for 'all-women cabinet' to stop no-deal Brexit The leader of the Green Party is calling on leading female politicians to join her in a "cabinet of women" to "stop the dangerous pursuit of a crash-out Brexit"....
12:17, 2019-08-13

Caroline Lucas calls for emergency female cabinet to block no-deal Brexit Green MP urges 10 top female politicians to form cabinet of national unity to deliver fresh referendum The Green MP, Caroline Lucas, has thrown down the gauntlet to 10 high-profile female politicians over blocking a no-deal Brexit, proposing a cabinet of national unity including Labour’s Emily Thorn...
06:00, 2019-08-12

PM Modi, Amit Shah Hold 5-Hour Meet to Discuss Members of Cabinet Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP chief Amit Shah on Tuesday met for five hours to finalise the members of the Union cabinet, who will take oath with the PM on Thursday. There have been talks about......
21:34, 2019-05-28

There's a climate crisis – but Trump's cabinet continues to backtrack on science | Kate Aronoff Conservative donors and fossil fuel companies have the most to lose from large-scale decarbonization – and they know itIn an effort to suppress federal climate research, the Trump administration will direct state agencies to no longer consider worst-case scenarios of global warming. Climate modelers...
15:51, 2019-05-29

Fortnite Fortbyte 74 Found in a filing cabinet inside assassin's basement location Fortbyte 74 of 100 is now live in the game with a clue that reads "Found in a filing cabinet inside an assassin's basement on the desert coast". Here's the location to help you locate this latest Fortbyte challenge puzzle piece....
17:34, 2019-05-29

Boris Johnson cabinet: Mordaunt, Clark and Fox all sacked from government – live news Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as the new PM chooses his cabinetPMQs: May gives Johnson frosty welcomeHammond quits as chancellorBarnier says Johnson must decide if UK wants deal or notPMQs - Snap verdict 5.35pm BST Here is some comment on the reshuffle from journalists.From Sk...
18:51, 2019-07-24

Japanese politicians can cosplay, too, you know Each year that the World Cosplay Summit is held in the city of Nagoya in Aichi Prefecture, Japan, the mayor of Nagoya and governor of Aichi Prefecture are there, too. They attend not only to show support for an event that celebrates the talents of cosplaying worldwide—an event that has representati...
21:17, 2019-08-05

The Japanese art of flower arrangement CNN explores the influence of ikebana -- floral arrangement -- on Tokyo's traditionalists and disruptors alike, from sparsely elegant compositions to abundant arrangements....
22:51, 2019-08-23

Facing farmer anger, Trump scrambles Cabinet to brainstorm on biofuel policy: sources U.S. President Donald Trump, faced with mounting anger in the farm belt over policies that allow oil refineries to use less corn-based ethanol, summoned Cabinet members on Thursday to discuss ways to boost biofuel demand, four sources familiar with the matter said....
01:17, 2019-08-23

Like May, the first woman in cabinet faced a lonely battle in a male-dominated world | Rachel Reeves Ninety years after Margaret Bondfield was appointed, the challenges for female politicians are different but realThe imminent departure of Britain’s second female prime minister reminded me of Margaret Bondfield. Unlike Theresa May, the former shop worker and union organiser is far from a household ...
15:51, 2019-06-08

Theresa May clings to power after Cabinet resignation as Tories brace for European election wipeout Theresa May is clinging to power after Andrea Leadsom quit the Cabinet over her Brexit plans as the Tory party braces for a total wipeout in the European elections....
05:00, 2019-05-23

Saturday's Best Deals: Sunday Scaries, Arcade Cabinet, Trendy Furniture, Prime Pantry, and More A great sale on your next Prime Pantry box, Sunday Scaries CBD gummies, and a discounted 12-in-1 arcade cabinet lead off Saturday’s best deals from around the web....
16:51, 2019-06-01

May refuses to quit as cabinet in revolt and Tory calls for her immediate resignation escalate – live news Tory ministers and backbenchers conspicuously absent as Theresa May makes statement about her proposed Brexit billTheresa May’s Brexit statement - Summary 6.34pm BST From the Spectator’s James ForsythUnderstand that if necessary, 22 exec will talk again on Friday. So, that Friday meeting looks like ...
19:51, 2019-05-22

Man stabs four people at Japanese hospital A knife-wielding man stabbed three nurses and a policeman at a hospital in western Japan on Friday, police said, the latest stabbing incident in the country....
16:51, 2019-08-09

Japanese Banks Are Circling the Drain Banking in a country where almost nobody defaults sounds easy. For Japan’s lenders, it is anything but. After almost three decades of near-zero, zero, and now negative interest rate policies, Tokyo has pushed its banking system to its limit....
19:51, 2019-08-06

Doi, Hibino set up rare all-Japanese WTA final Misaki Doi upset second-seeded Veronika Kudermetova 6-4, 6-3 Saturday to set up a rare all-Japanese final at the Japan Women's Open        ...
15:00, 2019-09-14

Former top Japanese gov't official arrested in son's killing A former top Japanese government official has been arrested in his son's killing and media reports say the retired bureaucrat told investigators he had feared his reclusive son might harm others....
14:51, 2019-06-03

Japanese Man Arrested With Wario Drugs A 27 year-old man has been arrested in Tokushima having been found with 50 MDMA/ecstacy tablets in his possession, most of them shaped like Wario....
17:34, 2019-06-19

I Might Have a New Favorite Japanese Kei Van-Costume Company I’ve always admired the Japanese car market’s unique ability to not take itself too seriously, and to be open to having actual, honest fun with their cars. One of the best ways to see how this manifests itself is in the thriving industry of aftermarket kits for Kei-class cars and vans to turn them i...
18:00, 2019-06-13

Wiz make Hachimura 1st Japanese player ever in NBA 1st Rd WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington Wizards have made forward Rui Hachimura from Gonzaga the first Japanese player ever taken in the first round of the NBA draft, picking him ninth overall Thursday night. The 6-foot-8, 235-pound junior averaged 19.7 points and 6.5 rebounds last season. He is capable of...
03:51, 2019-06-21

Former top Japanese gov’t official arrested in son’s killing TOKYO (AP) — A former top Japanese government official has been arrested in his son’s killing and media reports say the retired bureaucrat told investigators he had feared his reclusive son might harm others. Media reports had described the attacker in the stabbings of schoolchildren last week...
12:00, 2019-06-03

This Japanese Burger Costs $1,000 - Here's What It Tastes Like One thousand dollars is the cost of one of the world's most expensive burgers, served at The Oak Door Steakhouse at the Grand Hyatt at Tokyo, Japan. A video explores what makes it worth the price tag....
05:17, 2019-06-20

How traditional Japanese candy art is made Amezaiku is a traditional Japanese craft. Delicate sculptures, usually of animals, birds and fish are molded out of a starchy syrup. Artist Shinri Tezuka practices this craft at Asakusa Amezaiku Ameshin in Tokyo. At 30 years old, he is one of the youngest remaining Amezaiku artists. There are only ...
17:17, 2019-08-08

Boris Johnson officially becomes Prime Minister, pledges 'modern Britain' cabinet with pro-Brexit tilt Boris Johnson officially became Britain's Prime Minister after meeting the Queen Elizabeth II and will form a “cabinet for modern Britain” as outgoing Prime Minister Theresa May took a parting shot at opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn, urging him to quit....
19:00, 2019-07-24

Japanese stocks eke out gains, defensives sought Japanese shares posted modest gains on Wednesday, led by buying in defensives such as telecommunications and consumer-linked firms, though concerns about Sino-U.S. relations kept a lid on gains....
08:51, 2019-08-28

Creating a Japanese-Italian megasupplier was just Step 1 CEO Beda Bolzenius' immediate task is stitching together 2 complex supplier giants: Nissan-controlled Calsonic Kansei and FCA-controlled Magneti Marelli. After that, acquisitions are part of the plan....
13:51, 2019-07-01

Former Japanese Bureaucrat Stabs 44-Year-Old Son to Death Tokyo metropolitan police arrested Hideaki Kumazawa, 76, on Saturday for attempted murder for allegedly stabbing his son with a knife. The stabbing followed an argument in which he scolded his son for......
10:51, 2019-06-03

A rare collection of Japanese whisky could be auctioned off for more than $700,000 Bonhams The world's most expensive and rare collection of Japanese whisky is going up for auction. The collection consists of 54 bottles of Scotch-style malt whisky from the acclaimed distillery of Hany, which has been closed for almost 20 years. The entire collection is expected to sell for over ...
01:51, 2019-07-24

Boycott of Everything Japanese Mushrooms Across South Korea What began as an obscure, tech-supply trade fight between Tokyo and Seoul has erupted into a boycott mushrooming across South Korea, a backlash targeting Japanese apparel, travel and electronics....
18:34, 2019-07-18

Japanese fleet restarts commercial whaling Japanese whalers have restarted commercial whaling after a 31-year break. The decision prompted outrage among activists, but experts say it might actually seal the fate of Japan's whaling industry....
07:00, 2019-07-01

Japanese cargo mission to ISS scrubbed after fire Sending stuff to space is very, very difficult. It can be easy to forget that, especially with the seemingly constant stream of rocket launches we see these days, but for as many successful launches as there are, there are always at least a few that hit snags along the way. Such is the case for Japa...
05:00, 2019-09-12

Sex Toy Maker Proves You Can Buy Nearly Anything From A Japanese Vending Machine While the vast majority of vending machines in Japan sell drinks, there have been examples of a wide variety of goods offered ranging from bananas to books. Now there is a new vending machine selling masturbatory aids....
19:34, 2019-08-07

Man sets himself on fire outside Japanese embassy in Seoul A man set himself on fire outside the Japan embassy in Seoul, South Korea on Friday amid tension between the two countries. The man, who was in his 70s, started the fire inside his car as it was parked in front of the building where the Japanese Embassy is located, according to police in Seoul.......
18:00, 2019-07-19

How Japanese Forest Bathing Can Save Your Life Walking in the woods has measurable health benefits, and professor Yoshifumi Miyazaki is studying how to spread those benefits to as many people as possible. According to his research, spending time in nature can lower your blood pressure and decrease stress hormones, with the effects of a hike last...
23:34, 2019-06-10

Japanese Artists Keep Showing Off Their Work Spaces A few years back, Japanese artists began posting photos of their work spaces on Twitter. They have not stopped. Thank goodness for that!...
16:17, 2019-05-29

Donald Trump calls for more Japanese investment in US At the start of a four-day visit, US President Trump has called on Japanese business leaders to boost investment in the US. Trump is hoping to secure a trade deal to curb what he described as Japan's "substantial edge."...
02:34, 2019-05-26

Doi, Hibino set up rare all-Japanese final in Hiroshima "Japan\u0027s Misaki Doi upset Russian second seed Veronika Kudermetova 6-4 6-3 on Saturday to set up a final with compatriot and doubles partner Nao Hibino at the Hana-cupid Japan Women\u0027s Open in Hiroshima."...
14:34, 2019-09-14

UBS looks to Sumitomo Mitsui tie-up to crack Japanese wealth UBS signed a joint venture deal with Sumitomo Mitsui Trust on Friday, aiming to crack a Japanese wealth management market where it has struggled to grow over the last 15 years....
22:34, 2019-06-07

Spatial disorientation likely cause of Japanese F-35 crash, review says A pilot's spatial disorientation likely caused the crash of a Japanese F-35 fighter jet this spring, Japan's defense minister said after the release of a preliminary report....
18:34, 2019-06-10

Beware the Kitsune, The Shapeshifting Fox of Japanese Folklore Kitsune (狐狸精), the Japanese fox-spirit, is also known as the Kumiho (구미호) in Korea and the Huli Jing (狐狸精) in China. They are basically the same creature but with a few differences based on region. ...
15:34, 2019-06-02

Japanese shares dip after activation of U.S-China tariffs Japanese shares dipped on Monday as the weekend activation by the United States and China of tariffs on some of each other's goods deepened the ongoing trade war between the pair....
08:17, 2019-09-02

The Ultimate Japanese Tuning Shop That Disappeared There was a golden age of imports and tuning in Southern California, and Riki Yoshida was lucky enough to have been there for it. Born in Japan, Yoshida and his family emigrated to the United States when he was three, settling down in Torrance, California. While attending university, he also started...
18:00, 2019-06-21

I played all the way through Judgment in Japanese earlier this year. I played all the way through Judgment in Japanese earlier this year. Now it’s time to play its Western release on our Twitch channel, and judge the quality of the English dub. Something tells me it’s going to be good. Uh-oh: did I just pre-judge it? Shout your loudest objections in the chat!...
04:34, 2019-06-22

S&P 500 Posts Best First Half in 22 Years Stocks notched solid gains during a second quarter defined by an escalation in the U.S.-China trade fight and a perceived shift in the Federal Reserve’s appetite for interest-rate cuts....
05:00, 2019-06-29

Brexit news latest: Cabinet member Nicky Morgan slammed for admitting she would vote Remain in second referendum Cabinet member Nicky Morgan has been slammed for admitting she would vote Remain in a second referendum, despite serving under Brexit hardliner Boris Johnson....
18:00, 2019-09-14

Japanese airline plans to power flights with the help of rabbit poo A Japanese airline could soon power their aircraft with the help of rabbit poo. All Nippon Airways (ANA), partnered with LanzaTech, are hoping to introduce the greener fuel choice by 2021. The new fuel would use recycled emissions, such as from steel plants, which are then converted into ethanol usi...
21:34, 2019-06-21

Japanese Man Dies Mid-Flight With Stomach Full Of Cocaine A Japanese man with 246 packets of cocaine in his stomach and intestines died mid-flight on his way from Bogota to Tokyo, authorities said Monday in northern Mexico, where the plane made an emergency......
05:34, 2019-05-28

Japanese town celebrates first whale catch of the season As Misako Komiya watched a crew of men in rubber boots peeling skin and blubber off a whale with long knives, she was already planning how to prepare the five kilos (10 lbs) of meat she intended to buy....
17:00, 2019-07-18

The Best Japanese Car Show of the Early Internet Is On Amazon Prime It’s informative. It’s entertaining. It’s an introduction to how cars work, how they should be driven, and how weird they can be. It’s not Top Gear or The Grand Tour; it’s Best Motoring’s Hot-Version and it’s on Amazon Prime....
21:17, 2019-05-22

Japan urges traditional order for Japanese names TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s government wants the world to begin using the country’s traditional order for Japanese names, with family names first. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe would become Abe Shinzo, as he is known in Japan, ending the Westernized name order the country adopted for use with forei...
15:51, 2019-05-22

Japanese shares inch up, weaker yen props up exporters Japanese shares inched up on Tuesday as a weaker yen propped up exporters, although negative factors including the U.S.-China trade war and Brexit concerns curbed market gains....
05:00, 2019-09-03

#KuToo no more! Japanese women take stand against high heels A social media campaign against dress codes and expectations that women wear high heels at work has gone viral in Japan, with thousands joining the #KuToo movement....
08:51, 2019-06-04

At Least 20 Dead in Suspected Arson at Japanese Anime Studio Officials said more people were feared to have been killed in the blaze at Kyoto Animation. Reports said a man had ignited flammable liquid at the studio....
12:51, 2019-07-18

Japanese team dominates New York SailGP race High-tech racing sailboats navigated high winds and unpredictable conditions as they raced across the Hudson Bay this weekend for the New York SailGP....
01:34, 2019-06-23

How Japanese RPGs Inspired A New Generation Of Fantasy Authors When I think back to my childhood and teenage years, when my literary tastes were being forged in the crucible of youthful emotion and impressionism, particular scenes come to life: Sam carrying Frodo up Mt. Doom. The Reaper chasing Wil Ohmsford through the Westland. Marle hugging Crono on top of De...
20:34, 2019-07-17

S. Korea proposes UN probe over Japanese sanctions claims South Korea has proposed an investigation by the United Nations or another international body as it continues to reject Japanese claims that Seoul could not be trusted to faithfully implement sanctions against North Korea...
08:51, 2019-07-12

Finally Try Out This Cult-Favorite Japanese Sunscreen While It’s On Sale Does your skin turn a nice tomato red after only five minutes of sun exposure? You better stock up on some sunscreen now before you’re assaulted by UV rays all summer long. Thankfully, a cult-favorite Japanese sunscreen is currently on sale....
17:34, 2019-05-23

| Genia, Cooper swap Rebels for Japanese club Melbourne Rebels halfbacks Will Genia and Quade Cooper have joined the exodus from Australian rugby after signing deals with Japanese club Kintetsu Liners....
15:34, 2019-07-11

Trump arrives for ceremonial Japanese visit of Reiwa era President Donald Trump landed in Japan on Saturday for a mostly ceremonial visit as the first state visitor since Emperor Naruhito ascended to the throne....
00:51, 2019-05-26

Japanese entertainment tycoon Johnny Kitagawa dies at 87 Johnny Kitagawa, who produced famous boybands such as Arashi and SMAP, has died of subarachnoid cerebral hemorrhage after serving as kingpin of Japan’s entertainment industry for more than half a century...
13:17, 2019-07-10

Powerful Japanese boy-band producer Kitagawa dies at 87 Johnny Kitagawa, one of the Japanese entertainment industry's most powerful producers and the Guinness record-winning brain behind many of Japanese pop music's most popular boy bands, such as SMAP, died on Tuesday at 87 after a stroke, his office said....
05:51, 2019-07-10

RetroArch uses AI to translate Japanese to English in classic games RetroArch is an incredible tool for playing classic games, and now it is even more powerful thanks to an AI feature that translates Japanese.Read More...
19:17, 2019-08-26

UPDATE 3-Trump not considering U.S. tariffs on Japanese autos 'at this moment' U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday said the United States would not imminently impose new tariffs on autos imported from Japan as the largest and third-largest economies continue negotiations to firm up a preliminary trade agreement....
02:17, 2019-08-27

Using their loaf: Japanese elevate humble art of making toast From a £220 toaster that makes one slice to loaves designed to crisp up better, the nation is being gripped by a new culinary obsessionBreakfast at Galant, a cafe in the Ueno neighbourhood of Tokyo, has a decidedly retro feel: a boiled egg, salad, plain yoghurt with a swirl of blueberry jam and a cu...
15:00, 2019-07-12

Japanese share slip as U.S., China impose more tariffs Japanese shares slipped on Monday after the United States and China imposed more tariffs on each other's goods, escalating a dispute that is increasingly weighing on export-reliant Asia and disrupting global trade....
11:51, 2019-09-02

Trump hails recent Japanese auto investments in the U.S. Although the president has labeled Japan's automakers a looming national security threat, he is now hailing them for their sizable spending on "magnificent plants" across the U.S....
09:17, 2019-07-15

Trump meets with families of Japanese abducted by N. Korea TOKYO (AP) — Families of Japanese who were abducted by North Korea in the 1970s and 1980s have thanked President Donald Trump for his sympathy and for meeting with them while visiting Japan. Trump, on a four-day state visit, met the relatives on Monday. He appeared to listen intently to their accoun...
12:51, 2019-05-27

Japanese firms prefer to use 5G networks of domestic carriers An overwhelming majority of Japanese firms have no plans to use 5G mobile networks by China's Huawei or other foreign firms, preferring instead to rely on domestic telecom carriers due to security concerns, a Reuters poll showed....
03:51, 2019-05-23

Yu-Gi-Oh! Creator Apologizes After Criticizing The Current Japanese Government Yesterday, Yu-Gi-Oh! creator Kazuki Takahashi uploaded an original illustration to Instagram, urging his fellow Japanese citizens to vote in the upcoming election. But that wasn’t all he posted....
16:17, 2019-07-17

Japanese fleet gears up to restart commercial whaling Japanese whalers were preparing to set to sea after Tokyo pledged to resume commercial whaling. The decision prompted outrage among activists, but experts say it might actually seal the fate of Japan's whaling industry....
19:34, 2019-06-30

Japanese urged not to see rare fish as omen of earthquakes Theory linking seismic activity and appearance of rare oarfish fails to hold waterPeople in Japan hoping to predict the next big earthquake should ignore mysterious deep-sea fish after experts said rare sightings of the creatures on the country’s beaches did not, as some had believed, foretell a sei...
04:34, 2019-08-15

Japanese fleet prepares to resume commercial whaling Japanese whaling ships prepared on Sunday to set to sea, with crews gathering on decks in a northern port a day ahead of Japan's first commercial whaling hunt in more than 30 years....
13:01, 2019-07-01

Magic and Mayhem of Japanese Legend: Don’t Try To Out-Trick A Tengu! The Tengu were not only protectors of the mountains and the Buddhist faith, they were also known to be mischievous tricksters who, much like their Kitsune cousins, were capable of using magic such as glamour to change their shape. ...
17:00, 2019-07-15

Asleep at the wheel: Japanese rental cars used for anything but driving Surveys shed light on unusual habits of drivers who return cars with zero mileage on clockCar rental companies in Japan have figured out why some customers are returning their vehicles with barely a mile on the clock.Rather than travel from from A to B, as many as one in eight “drivers” are using th...
16:51, 2019-07-15

Watch Me Translate The Japanese Version of Judgment While I Play It Judgment, the new game by the creators of the Yakuza series, came out in Japan on December 18 last year. On June 25, the English version of the game will swoop in with its subtitles and optional English voiceover. So I have only one more month to impress you, dear viewer, with my skill at translatin...
21:17, 2019-05-24

Wizards' Hachimura 1st Japanese player drafted in NBA 1st Rd Rui Hachimura has become the first player from Japan to get chosen in the first round of the NBA draft; he was taken by the Washington Wizards       ...
04:51, 2019-06-21

Japanese man dies on plane with 246 cocaine wraps in stomach A man has died mid-flight after suffering convulsions triggered by a drugs overdose. He was on his way to Tokyo from Bogota; his plane was forced to make an emergency landing....
09:34, 2019-05-28

Japanese flying car takes flight briefly in test run A flying car made by a Japanese electronics company lifted about 10 feet off the ground in a test run with no passengers Monday, a first step in hope it will see passenger use by 2030....
19:17, 2019-08-05

Japanese shares struggle on trade, economic uncertainties Japanese share prices struggled to make headway on Monday as uncertainties over the global economy, U.S.-China trade frictions and the U.S. Federal Reserve's policy stance kept many investors on sidelines....
09:51, 2019-06-17

Japanese PM Abe's ruling coalition keeps majority in low-turnout election Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling coalition is projected to maintain its majority in Japan's upper house of parliament, according to exit polls shortly after voting closed Sunday evening....
17:34, 2019-07-21

Japanese Man Arrested For Stabbing, Stealing Gun Of Police Officer Japanese police today arrested a man on charges of stabbing a police officer and grabbing a loaded handgun in a western city near Osaka, which hosts a summit of the G20 grouping next week, police......
13:51, 2019-06-17

| Japanese man dies mid-flight with stomach full of cocaine A Japanese man with 246 packets of cocaine in his stomach and intestines has died mid-flight on his way from Bogota to Tokyo, authorities say in northern Mexico, where the plane made an emergency landing....
03:01, 2019-05-29

These Japanese Dared to Take Paternity Leave. It Cost Them Dearly. The men bucked norms that parental leave is for women and say that, when they returned to work, their companies punished them with demotions and pay cuts....
23:17, 2019-09-12

US military releases new images of Japanese oil tanker attack The Pentagon said that the crew of one of the tankers, the Japanese Kokuka Courageous, found an unexploded limpet mine on its hull following an initial explosion....
00:51, 2019-06-18

Japanese flying car hovers for a minute during test flight Japanese electronics manufacturer NEC Corporation unveiled a prototype flying car that stayed in the air for almost a minute during a test in Japan this week....
13:17, 2019-08-06

Japanese And Taiwanese Flags Removed From Maverick's Jacket In New Top Gun Top Gun: Maverick takes place decades after the original film, but in the trailer (and promotional poster), Maverick dons his old leather jacket. It might look like it did in the original film, but it’s not....
15:17, 2019-07-23

Tsunamis expected in Japanese coastal regions after earthquake Japan's meteorological agency has issued a tsunami warning after a 6.8 magnitude earthquake was recorded at 10:22 p.m. local time Tuesday (9:22 a.m. ET) off the coast of Yamagata Prefecture in the north of the country....
21:01, 2019-06-18

Nikon to launch mirrorless equivalent to D5, according to Japanese newspaper Nikon's newest mirrorless Z system will be welcoming a Nikon D5-level camera, according to Japanese business newspaper.In an interview with Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun, Nikon President Toshikazu Umatate stated that a model on the same pegging as the D5 was in the works.  These are the best mirror...
17:17, 2019-06-18

Factbox: Key facts and numbers to watch in Japanese election Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's Liberal Democratic Party and its junior coalition partner, the Komeito party, look set to retain a solid majority in parliament's upper house in Sunday's election, media surveys show....
13:51, 2019-07-21

Blast-hit Japanese tanker anchors off UAE coast - operator One of two oil tankers crippled in attacks in the Gulf of Oman last week that Washington and Riyadh have blamed on Iran is now anchored off the coast of the United Arab Emirates with crew on board, the ship's operator said on Sunday....
13:51, 2019-06-16

Blast-hit Japanese tanker anchors off UAE coast: operator One of two oil tankers crippled in attacks in the Gulf of Oman last week that Washington and Riyadh have blamed on Iran is now anchored off the coast of the United Arab Emirates with crew on board, the ship's operator said on Sunday....
12:17, 2019-06-16

Former Japanese fisherman finds profit in whale-watching Masato Hasegawa is the fourth generation of his family to be a fisherman on Japan's northern oceans, but now his cruises focus on admiring sea life instead of catching it....
03:17, 2019-07-09

Have Japanese Ornithologists Cracked the Mystery of the Nazca Lines? The Nazca Lines are among the most mysterious archaeological sites in all of Latin America. However, a team of Japanese experts has published a study in the Journal of Archaeological Science ...
20:17, 2019-06-20

| Serena picks up steam, crushes Japanese qualifier Serena Williams put her nervy start to the French Open behind her by thrashing Kurumi Nara to step up her bid for a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam title....
17:51, 2019-05-30

Japanese celebrate landmark Goodwood win by Deirdre in Nassau • Japan racing’s 19-year wait for second Group One winner is over• Dettori foiled in attempt to win four consecutive Group OnesJapan racing’s 19-year wait for its second Group One winner in Britain finally came to an end here on Thursday as Deirdre, a five-year-old mare trained by Mitsuru Hashida, b...
10:17, 2019-08-02

Naruto-Themed Ride At Japanese Amusement Park Amusement park Fuji-Q Highland is opening the closest we’ll see to a Naruto-land, filled with attractions based on the popular ninja anime and manga....
12:34, 2019-06-14

Gyotaku: A Unique Japanese Tradition in Which a Fish Becomes a Work of Art Gyotaku is a traditional Japanese art form that is highly unique, and some may even say bizarre. The word Gyotaku itself is a combination of two separate words – Gyo, which means ‘fish’, and Taku, which means rubbing. As its name indicates, Gyotaku is an art that produces imprints of fish through th...
22:34, 2019-08-06

Japanese police officer stabbed in possible targeted attack: NHK A Japanese police officer was stabbed several times in the chest with a kitchen knife and his loaded handgun stolen while on patrol on Sunday morning in the western city of Suita, in a rare case of violent crime in Japan, public broadcaster NHK reported....
07:00, 2019-06-16

Angels’ Shohei Ohtani first Japanese player to hit for cycle ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Los Angeles Angels star Shohei Ohtani has become the first Japanese player to hit for the cycle in the majors. Ohtani completed his cycle with a single in the seventh inning of a game Thursday night against the Tampa Bay Rays. He is the first Angels player to accomplish the fe...
05:51, 2019-06-14

Japanese fans aren’t getting Ohtani-Kikuchi matchup SEATTLE — Brad Ausmus disappointed countless Japanese baseball fans Thursday with one decision. “Japanese baseball fans don’t like me right now. Tell them I’m sorry,” Ausmus said jokingly. The first-year Los Angeles Angels manager ruined the potential matchup between Japanese...
08:34, 2019-05-31

Microsoft posts a record $29.1 billion Q1. Same old, same old (credit: Julien GONG Min / Flickr) Microsoft has posted the results of the first quarter of its 2019 financial year, which runs up until September 30, 2018. Revenue was $29.1 billion, up 19 percent year on year, to set a new record for the company's first quarter. Operating income rose 29 percent ...
17:34, 2019-05-21

It’s Esper’s Pentagon now. Job one is getting more civilians in top posts CONFIRMED!: There will likely be a little extra spring in his step as Mark Esper ascends the stairs at the Pentagon’s River Entrance around 7:30 this morning. Esper coasted to easy confirmation on a strong bipartisan 90-8 vote on the Senate floor just after noon yesterday....
17:01, 2019-07-24

Honeywell Posts Higher Profit Honeywell’s second-quarter profit jumped 22% on lower taxes, but the conglomerate remained cautious on the remainder of the year, citing uncertainty around the economy....
21:51, 2019-07-18

Snapchat Looks to Let Users Add Music to Posts Snap is in talks with major record labels to expand the ways users can include music in posts on its flagship Snapchat app, as the company faces competitive pressure from Facebook and TikTok....
18:51, 2019-05-24

Two Top Treasury Officials Promoted to New Posts President Trump intends to promote the Treasury Department’s top lawyer, Brent McIntosh, to the position of its top financial diplomat, the White House said Monday....
23:51, 2019-05-21

Brexit news latest: Boris Johnson fuels general election speculation as he gathers cabinet before addressing Tory MPs Boris Johnson's inner circle will gather for a crunch cabinet meeting this evening to consider their response to MPs attempting to wrangle control of the Commons....
17:51, 2019-09-02

Tory leadership: Johnson and Hunt talk Brexit, Iran and cabinet positions in latest hustings - live news Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including the G20 summit and Tory leadership contestMay and Putin exchange cool handshake at G20 meetingJohnson refuses to rule out forcing through no-deal Brexit 1.09pm BST Hunt believes “it is wrong for parliament to take no deal...
15:00, 2019-06-28

400-year-old Japanese temple puts faith in robot priest A 400-year-old temple in Japan is attempting to hot-wire interest in Buddhism with a robotic priest it believes will change the face of religion.       ...
22:51, 2019-08-14

South Korean Man Dies After Self-Immolation In Front Of Japanese Embassy A South Korean man died on Friday after setting himself on fire in front of the Japanese embassy in Seoul, police said, amid ongoing trade and diplomatic disputes with Tokyo....
09:17, 2019-07-19

Japanese space probe Hayabusa 2: Second touchdown on asteroid Ryugu Hayabusa 2 has landed on the asteroid and is collecting rocks and dust to take back home to Earth. Landing on a moving object in outer space is not an easy feat. Researchers are celebrating the achievement....
11:00, 2019-07-11

Japanese airport hotel puts flight simulator in room Haneda Excel Hotel Tokyu in Tokyo, Japan, has a flight simulator in one of its rooms. For an extra fee, guests can have the experience of piloting a Boeing 737-800....
15:34, 2019-07-11

Japanese partners not left in the dark on Renault talks with FCA, Mitsubishi says The Japanese partners of Renault SA have not been left in the dark by the automaker over its merger talks with Fiat Chrysler, the chairman of Mitsubishi Motors Corp said on Wednesday....
19:34, 2019-05-29

A South Korean Man Died After Setting Himself on Fire Outside the Japanese Embassy (SEOUL, South Korea) — A 78-year-old South Korean man died hours after setting himself ablaze near the Japanese Embassy in Seoul on Friday, police said, at a time of worsening tensions between Seoul and Tokyo. The man, surnamed Kim, ignited a fire inside his car parked in front of the building...
10:00, 2019-07-19

Suspected arsonist believed his novel was stolen by Japanese studio: media A man suspected of torching an animation studio in Japan, killing 33 people in the country's worst mass killing in two decades, planned the attack because he believed his novel had been plagiarized, media said on Friday....
11:17, 2019-07-19

Japanese minister admonishes South Korea's envoy as row deepens Japan's foreign minister publicly admonished South Korea's ambassador on Friday in a deepening row over compensation for Korean forced laborers that has spilled over into their trade in high-tech materials used to make memory chips and screens....
11:17, 2019-07-19

Japanese curbs seen as chance for South Korean chipmakers to cut stockpiles Shares in South Korean memory chipmakers Samsung Electronics Co Ltd and SK Hynix Inc rose on Wednesday as investors bet on production cuts due to curbs on the export of key materials from Japan, analysts said....
09:17, 2019-07-10

The 2019 Toyota Crown Is the RWD Japanese Luxury Cruiser the Avalon Should’ve Been Since 1955, the Toyota Crown has been a staple of Toyota’s lineup. It’s not only one of the automaker’s oldest models, but also one of the oldest car nameplates still around today. Only a handful of models outdate it, such as the Volkswagen Beetle, Chevrolet Corvette, Mercedes-Benz SL, and of course...
01:17, 2019-05-31

Report: Japanese sushi chef in North Korea seen alive and well A Japanese national who once served as sushi chef to former North Korean leader Kim Jong Il is well and alive, according to a pro-Pyongyang newspaper based in Japan....
18:00, 2019-07-18

Trump rejects new tariffs on Japanese auto imports ‘at this moment’ A proposed trade deal, announced over the weekend, would slash Tokyo’s tariffs on American agricultural products while delaying for now the threat of additional levies on Japanese auto exports to the U.S....
20:51, 2019-08-26

South Korean Dies After Self-Immolation at Japanese Embassy in Seoul Anti-Japanese sentiment in South Korea has often led to dramatic protests in front of the embassy. The two countries are currently locked in a bitter trade dispute....
08:17, 2019-07-19

Japanese operator: Sailors saw ‘flying objects’ before oil tanker attack The Japanese ship operator says sailors on board the Kokuka Courageous, one of the vessels attacked near the Strait of Hormuz, saw “flying objects” just before the attack, suggesting the tanker wasn’t damaged by mines. That account contradicts what the U.S. military has said as it ...
10:17, 2019-06-14

Give me a break: Japanese coach takes heat for resting ace A decision by a high school baseball coach to rest his star pitcher in a crucial qualifying game for the prestigious national tournament has the Japanese sports fraternity up in arms....
22:00, 2019-07-31

'Appalling' arson attack on Japanese animation studio kills at least 33 A man shouted "die" as he doused an animation studio with fuel and set it ablaze in Japan on Thursday, public broadcaster NHK said, killing at least 33 people in the nation's worst mass murder in nearly two decades....
04:17, 2019-07-19

Fire leave more than two dozen dead at Japanese animation building A fire at the Kyoto Animation building in Japan has left more than two dozen people dead, according to officials.        ...
21:00, 2019-07-18

South Korea to spend $6.5 billion on R&D to cut reliance on Japanese imports South Korea on Monday announced plans to invest about 7.8 trillion won ($6.48 billion) in research and development for local materials, parts and equipment over the next seven years in an effort to cut the reliance on Japanese imports....
11:00, 2019-08-05

60% Flight Attendants Of Japanese Airlines Filmed Secretly On Duty About 60% of flight attendants have fallen prey to surreptitious photographing and filming while on duty, but many of them face difficulties in charging offenders over such acts in the sky....
11:00, 2019-08-12

Climbing: Mori, 15, becomes youngest Japanese medalist in World Championships Teenager Ai Mori made history after becoming the youngest Japanese medalist at the International Federation of Sport Climbing (IFSC) World Championships, winning the bronze medal in the women's lead competition in Hachioji on Thursday....
19:00, 2019-08-16

Japanese researchers build robotic tail to keep elderly upright Millions of years after the ancestors of humans evolved to lose their tails, a research team at Japan’s Keio University have built a robotic one they say could help unsteady elderly people keep their balance....
15:34, 2019-08-14

Japanese women call for ban on mandatory high heels at work Thousands of people have backed a campaign in Japan calling for the government to ban workplaces from including high heels in their mandatory dress codes for women. ...
17:17, 2019-06-04

Japanese women want a law banning high heel dress code A social media campaign against dress codes and expectations that women wear high heels at work has gone viral in Japan, with thousands joining the #KuToo movement....
17:17, 2019-06-04

Reclusive Japanese man killed by father who feared he might run amuck: media Fearing that his reclusive son might cause the public harm, a former top bureaucrat in Japan stabbed the 44-year-old to death, domestic media said, days after a mass stabbing by another recluse shook the nation....
10:51, 2019-06-03

Watch as thousands of happy Pikachus dance across this Japanese city Pikachu as voiced by Ryan Reynolds is pretty good, but you know what screams “party”? Hundreds of Pikachu overrunning a city, dancing and just being their cute selves. Now that’s a good time, and it’s exactly what’s consuming the Japanese city of Yokohama this week, according to Sora News 24. On Yok...
22:51, 2019-08-07

Moon Jae-in praises ‘civic understanding’ between South Koreans, Japanese South Korean President Moon Jae-in said the state of "mature civic relations" or people-to-people exchange between South Korea and Japan is important....
07:00, 2019-08-13

Japanese researchers want to give your grandma a robotic monkey tail Japanese researchers at Keio University have unveiled a robotic tail that has been designed to be worn by elderly people who struggle to maintain their balance....
14:17, 2019-08-20

New Yorker Re-examines Article on Japanese 'Family Rental' Service The New Yorker magazine is reviewing an article it published after public broadcaster NHK apologized for what it said was an inaccurate program on the subject....
19:51, 2019-06-01

S.Korean YouTubers lure Japanese audience with attacks on Moon Japanese citizens angry at South Korea's role in a diplomatic row over their wartime history that has spilled into trade have found some unlikely allies: South Korean commentators using YouTube to attack their own president, Moon Jae-in....
02:51, 2019-07-24

Suspected Arson in Japanese Anime Studio Leaves Up to 13 Dead (TOKYO) — A man burst into an animation production studio in Kyoto and set it on fire early Thursday, killing one person, leaving 12 others presumed dead and a dozen possibly trapped inside. The blaze injured another 36 people, some of them critically, Japanese authorities said. The fire broke...
09:17, 2019-07-18

Trump Opens Tokyo Visit With a Tweet Sure to Unnerve the Japanese President Trump played down North Korea’s recent tests of short-range ballistic missiles, undercutting declarations by both Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and the president’s own national security adviser....
05:17, 2019-05-26

10 killed, 30 injured in suspected arson at Japanese anime studio At least 10 people were killed and 38 others were injured in a fire Thursday at an animation studio in Japan that police suspect was caused by arson....
10:17, 2019-07-18

South Korean man dies after setting fire to his car near Japanese Embassy A man in his 70s died after setting fire to his car as it was parked in front of a building housing the Japanese Embassy in Seoul on Friday, police said....
14:01, 2019-07-19

Japanese minister responds to #KuToo campaign by saying high heels 'appropriate' Japan's health minister said in response to a petition seeking a ban on requiring women to wear high heels at work that such dress code expectations are "necessary and appropriate" in the workplace....
12:17, 2019-06-06

Samsung asks partners to stockpile Japanese components -source South Korea's Samsung Electronics has sent letters to local partners urging them to stockpile more Japanese components in case Tokyo expands its export restrictions, a source with knowledge of the matter said on Thursday....
13:34, 2019-07-18

'Fear' and 'favor' chill newsroom at storied Japanese paper (This January 25 story corrects to specify the three goals cited by Japan Times management for the style change in the December meeting and to revise the description of management's expectations for the relationship to advertising revenue.)...
08:51, 2019-07-19

South Korea says it will file complaint with WTO over new Japanese export restrictions SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea says it will file complaint with WTO over new Japanese export restrictions. The post South Korea says it will file complaint with WTO over new Japanese export restrictions appeared first on LEX18.com....
11:00, 2019-07-01

Watch: Shohei Ohtani becomes first Japanese-born player to hit for cycle Los Angeles Angeles designated hitter Shohei Ohtani became the first Japanese-born player to hit for the cycle during a 5-3 win against the Tampa Bay Rays....
04:17, 2019-06-15

U.S., Japanese military leaders address growing 'number of challenges' The Japanese minister of defense and the commander of U.S. Forces Japan met Wednesday at Yokoto Air Base to discuss bilateral cooperation and the complex security challenges in the region....
21:51, 2019-06-20

Two melons sold at Japanese auction for $45G to first-time bidder: report Two melons were sold at an auction in the Japanese city of Yubari last month for a record-breaking $45,600 to a first-time bidder, according to reports....
13:17, 2019-06-19

Japanese media call for resolution to Japan, Korea dispute Opinion is growing in Japan that disputes between Tokyo and Seoul need to be settled, citing South Korean boycotts of Japanese goods and a significant decline in Korean tourism to Japan....
17:51, 2019-09-13

The Latest: Japanese leader seeks to cool US-Iran tensions The Latest: The leader of Japan is visiting Iran to warn that an “accidental conflict” could be sparked amid heightened tensions between Iran and the U.S....
00:00, 2019-06-13

Centre's Expert Panel To Help Fight Japanese Encephalitis In Meghalaya The Union Health ministry has rushed an expert to Meghalayas West Garo Hills district to assist the administration fight outbreak of Japanese Encephalitis there, officials said today....
20:00, 2019-06-20

MLB Draft prospect Carter Stewart signs with Japanese team Eastern Florida State Junior College pitcher Carter Stewart, who was the No. 8 overall pick in the 2018 MLB Draft but did not sign with the Atlanta Braves, is forgoing this year's draft to instead play in Japan....
23:34, 2019-05-21

Immigrant Children Will Reportedly Be Housed at a Former Japanese Internment Camp Just another one of those ‘America is great because America is good’ stories that we love: Time reported last night that the Trump administration has chosen Fort Sill in Oklahoma, the former site of a Japanese incarceration camp, as the site of a “temporary emergency influx shelter” to house immigra...
17:34, 2019-06-12

US Navy: Mine used against Japanese tanker similar to Iranian mines The US Navy on Wednesday displayed fragments of limpet mines it said had been removed from one of two oil tankers that were attacked in the Gulf of Oman — saying the devices bore a “striking resemblance” to Iranian ones. “The limpet mine that was used in the attack is distinguishable and also ...
19:17, 2019-06-19

Meet The Quiet Japanese Tuner Who Makes Your Old Mercedes Sound Like An F1 Car In the city of Kawasaki, south of Tokyo, you’ll be lucky to find this one nondescript garage. There’s no signage, branding, or any indication that magic happens here. This is Technical Garage Sasaki, home to the man behind Brilliant Exhaust, one of the wildest exhaust tuners anywhere in the world....
22:17, 2019-09-11

The Latest: SKorea summons Japanese envoy over export curbs TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on Japan’s tightening of restrictions on technology exports to South Korea (all times local): 5:50 p.m. South Korea’s Foreign Ministry says the vice foreign minister has summoned the Japanese ambassador to Seoul to demand that Japan withdraw restrictions on export...
11:00, 2019-07-01

Lockheed to build F-35 maintenance, repair facility for Japanese fleet Lockheed Martin Co. will build a maintenance repair and upgrade facility in Japan for its F-35 fighter plane fleet under a $25.2 million contract issued this week by the Pentagon....
23:00, 2019-08-28

Hideo Kojima Explains How Spider-Man Is Similar To Japanese Superheroes Out of all American superheroes, there is one that many in Japan seem to like best: Spider-Man. But why? In a recent interview, Hideo Kojima explains how Spider-Man is like Japanese heroes, which might explain the character’s appeal to local audiences....
15:51, 2019-07-05

Kim Kardashian slammed for exploiting Japanese culture for Kimono line Kim, oh no. “I’ve been passionate about this for 15 years,” Kim Kardashian tweeted Tuesday alongside an announcement for her new shapewear line, controversially named Kimono. Japan, however, has been passionate about the kimono since it originated there in the Heian era, beginning ...
20:51, 2019-06-27

Five Japanese automakers sign on to SoftBank-Toyota self-drive venture Five Japanese automakers including Suzuki Motor Corp and Mazda Motor Corp on Friday said they would each invest 2% in the on-demand, self-driving car service venture set up by SoftBank Corp and Toyota Motor Corp....
07:00, 2019-06-28

Five Japanese automakers invest in SoftBank-Toyota self-drive venture Five Japanese automakers including Suzuki Motor and Mazda Motor on Friday said they would each invest 2% in the on-demand, self-driving car service venture set up by SoftBank and Toyota Motor....
07:51, 2019-06-28

Japanese crown prince, wife begin tour of Poland WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The Polish president and first lady have welcomed Japanese Crown Prince Akishino and his wife Crown Princess Kiko as the royal couple begins a tour of Poland. An official welcoming ceremony took place Friday at the Presidential Palace in Warsaw. Akishino and Kiko also laid a wr...
15:51, 2019-06-28

Scientists Discover New Beaked Whale Species Off Japanese Coast Scientists have confirmed that small, black-beaked whales spotted by Japanese whalers are an entirely new species, according to a new study.Read more......
11:17, 2019-09-05

Japanese man sues Asics, saying he was punished for taking paternity leave Father says he was transferred from personnel to warehouse role and given ‘meaningless’ tasks after returning from leaveA worker at a major sportswear maker in Japan is suing his employer, claiming he was unfairly treated after taking paternity leave, in a rare legal challenge to the country’s conse...
09:17, 2019-09-13

Amber Rudd slams Boris Johnson for lack of effort in trying to secure Brexit deal after quitting Cabinet and Tory party Amber Rudd has slammed the government for the lack of work going into getting a deal with the EU after she sensationally quit in protest of the Prime Minister's handling of Brexit....
12:00, 2019-09-08

Why are celebrities 'trademarking' their Instagram posts and is it a hoax? From Julia Roberts to the US energy secretary, people are sharing a strange copyright message on Instagram. One Guardian Australia staffer asked another to explain what it meant ... quicklyHi Naaman. Perhaps you can help me. I hear that it’s apparently really important that I trademark, copyright an...
18:17, 2019-08-22

EU leaders enter third day of summit to carve up top posts The European Union's leaders gathered on Tuesday for a third consecutive day of arm-wrestling over the 28-nation bloc's key posts, with little sign that fundamental differences had narrowed....
12:34, 2019-07-02

Neymar Says He's Fit, Posts Mischievous Barcelona Video PSG were upset at Neymar's no-show at the resumption of training last week, an absence that fuelled speculation of his possible departure back to Barcelona....
09:51, 2019-07-14

Peru's Credicorp posts 12.3% yr/yr rise in net profit in Q2 Peruvian financial holding company Credicorp posted 1.099 billion soles ($325.7 mln) in net profit in the second quarter, up 12.3% from the same period a year earlier thanks to growth in loan balances, the company said on Thursday....
06:34, 2019-08-09

The Latest: EU leaders getting closer to filling key posts BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on the European Union summit (all times local): 10:45 a.m. A European Union official says leaders are moving closer to filling a handful of the block’s key posts. The official say Dutch socialist Frans Timmermans is in prime position to succeed Jean-Claude Juncker as...
11:00, 2019-07-01

Uruguay opposition posts big win in presidential primaries Uruguay's conservative opposition has posted a big win in presidential primaries, firing a warning at the ruling coalition ahead of national elections in October as the South American nation grapples to revive economic growth....
14:17, 2019-07-01

Facebook to test removing the ‘like’ counter from posts Facebook is finally testing a much-needed change to its social network – hiding Like counts on posts. App researcher Jane Manchun Wong posted this development with screenshots on Twitter. Wong’s post suggests the social network is testing this feature in its Android app. However, the feature isn’t l...
12:51, 2019-09-03

Uber Posts Its Largest Quarterly Loss Uber reported its largest-ever quarterly loss, weighed down by heavy competition in Latin America and elsewhere, as well as a large expense related to its initial public offering....
18:17, 2019-08-09

Canada Goose posts better-than-expected revenue Canada Goose Holdings Inc's first-quarter revenue beat analysts' estimates on Wednesday, as the company sold more expensive jackets and parkas to department stores and opened several retail outlets....
14:00, 2019-08-14

EU leaders pull all-nighter at summit on key posts BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union officials say leaders pulled an all-nighter at a summit but failed to agree on the list of candidates for the bloc’s key posts, with the marathon talks entering a second day. The leaders trickled in for bilateral contacts through Sunday before officially convenin...
11:00, 2019-07-01

CBP investigating Facebook posts of 70 current, former employees U.S. Customs and Border Protection said it is investigating 62 current and eight former employees connected to posts on Facebook involving derogatory sexual and racial content....
13:34, 2019-07-16

Snap Posts Record User Growth Snap reported its strongest user growth as a public company and accelerating revenue, signs that long-awaited Snapchat app improvements and a leadership overhaul are translating into gains for the business....
02:17, 2019-07-24

Paige VanZant says she earns more through Instagram posts than UFC "I make way more money sitting at home, posting pictures on Instagram than I do fighting," the UFC star said in an interview.       ...
13:00, 2019-08-28

Boeing posts its biggest loss ever because of the 737 Max crisis Boeing reported its largest loss ever -- a $3.7 billion adjusted loss in the second quarter -- because of the grounding of the 737 Max, its bestselling jet....
18:17, 2019-07-24

Woods posts 1st round under par at US Open in 7 years Tiger Woods overcame an early double bogey and some errant shots on the back nine to post his first round under par at the U.S. Open in seven years        ...
09:00, 2019-06-14

Fox posts highest US Open ratings since 2013 LOS ANGELES (AP) — This year’s U.S. Open was the most watched since Fox started televising the event in 2015. Nielsen ratings show Sunday’s final round averaged 7.31 million viewers and peaked at 10.17 viewers from 9:15 to 9:30 p.m. EDT, when Gary Woodland clinched his first major. Sunda...
01:34, 2019-06-18

FCA posts strong N.A. performance in Q2, powered by Ram, Jeep Fiat Chrysler painted a robust picture for its truck and SUV business in North America, powered by the Ram brand, with second-quarter margins rising by nearly a full percentage point to 8.9 percent. FCA CEO Mike Manley also left the door open for renewed merger talks with Renault. ...
18:01, 2019-07-31

How Your Facebook Posts Might Reveal Your Medical Status Researchers were able to correctly guess some people’s medical conditions by analyzing their Facebook posts, according to a new study. The people involved had consented to the research, and the results are private, but let this be a warning: You’re potentially telling the world a lot more than you l...
01:17, 2019-06-20

New Saudi ambassadors take up posts in Washington and London Saudi Arabia's new ambassadors to the United States and the United Kingdom have taken up their posts after several months' vacancy amid tensions with Western allies over the Yemen war and the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi....
13:34, 2019-07-04

Workday posts 32% rise in quarterly revenue Workday Inc reported a 32% rise in quarterly revenue on Thursday, as the financial and human resources software maker signed up more companies on its platform....
00:51, 2019-08-30

LendingClub posts smaller quarterly loss LendingClub Corp on Tuesday reported a smaller quarterly loss as the online lender originated more loans through its platform. The San Francisco-based company's net loss narrowed to $10.7 million, or 12 cents per share, in the second quarter ended June 30, from $60.9 million, or 72 cents per share, ...
01:17, 2019-08-07

GE Posts Quarterly Loss but Raises Forecasts General Electric reported a second-quarter loss and flat sales but said it was making progress in restructuring its power division. The company also raised its full-year financial projections....
00:17, 2019-08-01

Blind tennis ace wins £50,000 after home surveyor missed Japanese knotweed A visually impaired tennis champion has won £50,000 in compensation after a surveyor failed to spot "visibly present and growing" Japanese knotweed in the garden of his £1.2 million Highgate home....
15:01, 2019-05-21

75 years after Iwo Jima, US Marines storm 'Pacific' island with Japanese forces Three-quarters of a century ago they fought each other in a Pacific War of almost unbridled brutality. Now, U.S. Marines and Japan's new island-hopping troops are storming beaches together in military exercises....
19:51, 2019-07-31

South Korea boycott impacts sales at Japanese retailer Uniqlo A recent boycott on Japanese goods in South Korea has had an impact on casual clothing chain Uniqlo's sales in the country, owner Fast Retailing said on Friday....
15:17, 2019-08-09

Suspected Japanese arsonist is ex-convict who believed studio stole his novel: media A man suspected of torching an animation studio and killing 33 people in Japan's worst mass killing in two decades had been convicted of robbery and carried out the attack because he believed his novel had been plagiarized, media said on Friday....
15:17, 2019-07-19

Japanese Americans detained as kids plan Fort Sill protest LAWTON, Okla. (AP) — Demonstrators including Japanese Americans who were detained as children by the U.S. government during World War II are speaking out against the Trump administration’s plans to house migrant children at an Oklahoma Army base. Groups including the Japanese American National...
07:17, 2019-06-22

23 feared dead in suspected arson attack in Japanese animation studio At least 23 people are feared dead and 36 injured in a suspected arson attack at a renowned animation studio in the Japanese city of Kyoto Thursday, fire officials said....
11:34, 2019-07-18

Microsoft releases new Windows 10 preview with Japanese IME and Snip & Sketch improvements Microsoft has released Windows 10 build 18950 from the 20H1 branch with Japanese IME and Snip & Sketch improvements, plus the usual bug fixes.Read More...
06:17, 2019-08-01

South Korean boycott of Japanese goods hits beer and carmakers Honda down 81% and beer sales fall 97% amid deepening spat over countries’ wartime legacySales of Japanese beer and cars have plummeted in South Korea amid a consumer boycott sparked by a deepening dispute over the countries’ wartime legacy that has hit trade and security cooperation.Japanese automa...
16:17, 2019-09-04

Slime on the line: slug blamed for power failure on Japanese railways Part of the country’s famously efficient network were plunged into chaos after the mollusc short-circuited electrical equipmentA slug has been blamed for a power outage that halted dozens of trains and delayed 12,000 passengers in Japan, the railway operator said on Sunday.The power failed on two li...
05:17, 2019-06-24

Thirty feared killed in arson attack on Japanese animation studio About 30 people were feared dead in a suspected arson attack on an animation studio in the Japanese city of Kyoto on Thursday, an official for the Kyoto City Fire Department said....
16:34, 2019-07-18

33 killed in fire at Japanese anime studio after man screaming 'you die!' set building alight A Japanese fire official says at least 12 people are presumed dead and more could be missing after they were trapped by fire at a popular animation production studio in Kyoto....
16:34, 2019-07-18

Japanese PM Shinzo Abe vows to keep children safe after stabbing attack kills 2 Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said he will take all necessary measures for children's safety after nearly 20 people were stabbed at a bus stop in Kawasaki....
19:51, 2019-05-28

Newly Discovered Japanese Duck-Billed Dinosaur Was a Cretaceous Beach Bum Introducing Kamuysaurus japonicus—an entirely new genus and species of hadrosaur from Japan. The location of its fossilized remains suggests these majestic herbivores browsed ancient shorelines, expanding our knowledge of this wildly successful group of dinosaurs.Read more......
23:00, 2019-09-05

AOC continues pushing 'concentration camps' label, calls out Japanese internment in US In case you thought Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., might back away from her decision to label U.S. migrant detention centers as concentration camps, she offered a fresh tweet on the issue....
19:17, 2019-06-20

Shohei Ohtani makes history as he becomes the first Japanese-born player to hit for cycle Angels designated hitter Shohei Ohtani collects home run, triple, double and single during his first four at-bats against Rays.       ...
06:34, 2019-06-14

UPDATE 1-Japanese automaker shares hit as Trump threatens Mexico with tariffs Shares in Japan's major automakers sank on Friday after U.S. U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to slap tariffs on Mexican imports next month, potentially affecting vehicles made in Mexico and sold north of the border....
06:01, 2019-05-31

#KuToo: Japanese women submit anti-high heels petition KuToo campaigners urge government to ban employers from forcing footwear on female staffA group of Japanese women have submitted a petition to the government to protest against what they say is a de facto requirement for female staff to wear high heels at work.The KuToo campaign – a play on words fr...
14:34, 2019-06-03