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Live and Eat at The Nation’s Kitchen, Osaka

If you’re planning on making your first visit to Japan, Tokyo may be your first choice and Kyoto may come a close second. Believe it or not, Osaka seldom appears when it comes to the number of places on tourist’s Japan bucket list. As a matter of fact, Osaka is ... Read More »

Japan’s Ancient Capital – Kyoto

What comes to your mind when you think of Kyoto? Is it a white face, red lips and dramatic thick eyebrows geisha disappearing behind a nameless wooden door? Or is it the breathtaking soaring green bamboo stalks? Or is it even the Zen gardens with bonsai and absolutely stunning rock ... Read More »

New type of washable solar cell developed

Tokyo: Scientists have developed a new type of water-proof solar cell which can provide electricity even after being soaked in water or stretched and compressed. The finding could open the way for wearable solar cells, which will provide power to devices such as health monitors incorporated into clothing, researchers said. ... Read More »

Telcoin gets funding from Mixi’s co-founder Batara Eto for new digital currency

Telcoin, a new cryptocurrency startup based in Singapore that promotes financial inclusion through telecom has secured an undisclosed investment from East Ventures Managing Partner and Mixi’s co-founder Batara Eto. Batara Eto is the Co-founder and Chief Technology Officer of Japan’s first social networking platform Mixi, a predecessor of Facebook which ... Read More »

AI firm Appier secures US$33 million in Series C to set up R&D unit in Singapore

Taiwanese artificial intelligence (AI) startup Appier has raised a US$33 million Series C investment in its latest fundraising, which includes an investment from Singapore’s Economic Development Board (EDBI). Other participating investors also include Japan’s SoftBank Group, South Korea’s LINE Corporation, and Hong Kong-based AMTD Group. This funding round brings the ... Read More »

Saina Nehwal assures herself of bronze at World Badminton Championships

GLASGOW: Saina Nehwaldished out a gritty performance to stave off the challenge from local favourite Kristy Gilmourand assure herself of a bronze by entering the semifinals of the World Championship here on Friday. The 27-year-old Indian, who won a silver medal at the last edition at Jakarta, dug deep into her reservoir ... Read More »

Huawei Mate 10 to sport bezel-less display, confirms CEO Richard Yu

Huawei is planning to launch its Mate 10 flagship smartphone with a bezel-less display, according to a new report. The company has apparently confirmed that its next-generation flagship will be launched at the same time Apple debuts the iPhone 8, one of the highly anticipated smartphones of this year. Speaking with Bloomberg, Richard ... Read More »

Malabar exercise to bring together Indian, US, Japanese warships

NEW DELHI: Power play on the high seas, with China firmly in the crosshairs, kicks off next week. India, the US and Japan have all deployed their largest warships for the top-notch Malabar exercise to be held in the Bay of Bengal from July 10. The tri-lateral exercise, with around 15 warships, ... Read More »

Toshiba Sues Western Digital in Feud Over Memory Unit Sale

Toshiba Corp. said Wednesday it is suing its joint venture partner Western Digital over the U.S. company’s opposition to a plan to sell the Japanese electronics and energy giant’s memory chip unit. Toshiba said in a statement that it was seeking a permanent injunction and 120 billion yen ($1.1 billion) ... Read More »

VST Tillers’ reports sales of 800 tractors in May

VST Tillers Tractors has reported sales of Power Tillers and Tractors of the company for month of May, 2017. The company has sold 800 units of Tractors for the month, while the Power Tillers sales of the company stood at 1857 units for the month ended May 2017. VST Tillers ... Read More »