Oct 28
A food delivery service run by Uber Japan, the Japanese arm of the major U.S. car service company Uber Technologies Inc., is attracting people's attention. (
Oct 27
Fierce competition in Japan's soft drink market has made the Coca Cola group and Kirin Holdings consider a business tie-up. (NHK)
Oct 27
A new office and shopping complex will open next April in Tokyo's historic Ginza district. The complex will offer the latest fashions as well as traditional Japanese food and culture. (NHK)
Oct 25
Japan's Kyushu Railway skyrocketed 20 percent as the former state-owned firm made its Tokyo trading debut on Tuesday, after one of this year's biggest initial public offerings. (Japan Today)
Oct 25
In a small coastal town on the Sea of Japan, Uber Technologies Inc. is deploying an unusual strategy. (

Oct 23
Japan will provide about 4 billion yen ($39 million) in loans to Sberbank of Russia by the end of the year to help construct facilities at a port in the Russian Far East, sources close to the matter said Saturday. (Kyodo)
Oct 22
Airbnb and the coastal city of Kamaishi in northeastern Japan signed a memorandum of understanding Thursday to join hands on tourism promotion, marking the first such partnership in the country for the American facilitator of short-term home rentals. (Nikkei)
Oct 22
Toyota Motor will pioneer Japanese sales of hydrogen fuel cell buses in 2017, broadening its offerings in zero-emissions vehicles. (Nikkei)
Oct 21
Nissan Motor Co. CEO Carlos Ghosn announced Thursday he will become chairman of Mitsubishi Motors Corp., vowing to help reform the struggling automaker. (Japan Times)
Oct 19
The suicide of a woman who worked excessive hours at Japan's biggest advertising agency has prompted the company to lower the amount of overtime employees can book. (Japan Times)