It was in December 2016 that casino gambling was first legalised throughout Japan, finally putting an end to a 15-year hiatus during which politicians basically argued with each other. (newsonjapan.com)
The former chairman of Sekisui House was ousted after his attempt to remove a sitting president over a land scam backfired, resulting in a stunning boardroom coup by his protege, The Nikkei has learned. (Nikkei)
Major Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck Inc. submitted to the Financial Services Agency on Tuesday a business improvement report following the recent theft of 58 billion yen worth of digital money. (Jiji)
U.S.-based Airbnb will start a comprehensive support service for hosts in Japan in an effort to ensure a sufficient number of local listings amid an upcoming regulatory change and growing competition. (Nikkei)
The expansion of Amazon.com into physical stores is driving partnerships between Japanese retailers and information technology companies looking to withstand the American e-commerce company's growing might in both online and bricks-and-mortar realms.