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Life-size granite statue of Shiba Inu Dog unveiled in Japan
... Tokyo's Shibuya district. The canine that is now known as Ishi was born in 1930. Its bloodline is responsible for all living Shiba Inu dogs, estimated at 600,000 around the world. Hachiko was a Japanese Akita Inu dog who died in 1935 and is revered in Japan for the loyalty it showed by waiting for its owner to return home each day for years after the man died. A life-size granite statue of Ishi is now standing beside the house where he was born. It is about 60 centimeters tall and 70 cm long and is ...
Updated: 08/11/2022
Softbank posts $23.4 billion loss as market sell-off spreads to tech stocks
... total revenue of $74.7 billion. The company has invested in a lot of startups, including Uber . Softbank Vision Fund has stakes in the following companies: Arm Holdings, Fortress Investment Group, Boston Dynamics , Sprint 85% Alibaba 29.5% Yahoo Japan 48.17% Brightstar 87.1% Uber 15% Didi Chuxing ca. 30% Renren 42.9% InMobi 45% Hike 25.8% Snapdeal ca. 50% of Paytm is ca. 20% OYO 42% Ping An Insurance 7.41% 6 Slack Technologies ca. WeWork ca. 5% 80% ZhongAn Online P&C Insurance 5% Compass ...
Updated: 08/11/2022
ThAAD deployment in South Korea is'self-defense,' says ROK
... DPRK missiles of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea. He has pledged to abandon the previous government's promises not to increase THAAD deployments, participate in a US-led global missile shield or create a trilateral military alliance involving Japan. On the campaign trail, conservative Yoon pledged to buy another THAAD battery, but since taking office in May, his government has focused on what officials call normalizing the operation of the existing US-owned and operated system. ALSO READ: ...
Updated: 08/11/2022
Euro, yen hold onto gains after less hot inflation data
... rallied on the news, which pushed it more than 20 per cent above its June low and the two-year treasury yield down to 3.2141 per cent, seven basis points lower than its previous close. MKTS GLOB U.S. Treasuries were not trading in Asia due to a holiday in Japan. According to the Fedwatch tool, markets are currently pricing in a 57.5 per cent chance of a 50 basis point interest rate rise at the Fed 's next meeting, though another 75 basis point increase remains possible. After the data showed that they ...
Updated: 08/11/2022
Flooding in North Japan as rivers overflow banks
On August 10, heavy rain from a stagnant front lashed North Japan's Akita and Aomori prefectures, flooding hundreds of buildings as nine rivers overflowed their banks. On August 10, heavy rain from a stagnant front lashed North Japan's Akita and Aomori prefectures, flooding hundreds of buildings as nine rivers ...
Updated: 08/11/2022
China overtakes US as world leader in scientific research output
According to a report published by Japan's science and technology ministry, China has overtaken the US as the world leader in both scientific research output and high impact studies. According to a report published by Japan's science and technology ministry, China has overtaken the US ...
Updated: 08/11/2022
Japan's new Defense Minister expresses concern over China's drills near Taiwan
... military forces, recent military activities by China have become a strong concern for our nation, the region and the international community, Hamada told a press conference after he took over his post in a Cabinet reshuffle earlier in the day. Hamada said Japan will beef up its defense posture by deploying more assets and personnel to remote southwestern islands in a visible manner to deal with an increasingly severe security environment. Hamada returned to the position he held for almost a year until ...
Updated: 08/11/2022
Japan's acetaminophen adjusting shipments of fever medication
... coronaviruses' pandiruses Tes TOKYO - Japanese drug company manufacturing acetaminophen has been adjusting shipments of the tablets to avoid shortages of the fever medication due to the country's seventh wave of coronaviruses. The drug, marketed in Japan as Calonal, is prescribed by medical institutions to treat fever and pain. It's said to have few side effects and is considered easy to use on children and pregnant women. The health ministry is urging medical institutions and pharmacies not to ...
Updated: 08/11/2022
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