Japan thrashed South Africa 4-1 in its Rio Olympic send-off led by a first-half brace by Shoya Nakajima on Wednesday. South Africa’s Gift Motupa opened the scoring with a penalty midway through the first half, but Japan hit back with three goals, two of them by Nakajima, in the last nine minutes of the half […]
Sendai Airport in Miyagi Prefecture is set to be privatized on Friday. It will be the first among state-managed airports in the country that switches to private-sector operations. Sendai International Airport Co. will operate the airport located between the cities of Natori and Iwanuma under the contract of up to 65 years. The company was […]
A development plan for the proposed Bangsamoro region in the Philippines’ southern island of Mindanao has been completed despite a setback in the government’s peace process with the country’s largest Muslim rebel group, the Japan International Cooperation Agency said Wednesday. JICA’s Philippine office said the final report of Bangsamoro Development Plan 2, the crafting of […]
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Mitsubishi Motors Corp.’s domestic vehicle sales more than halved in May from a year earlier after the automaker was hit by a fuel economy manipulation scandal, data showed Wednesday. Meanwhile, Nissan Motor Co. also suffered a double-digit drop. Mitsubishi marked a 51.4 percent year-on-year fall to 2,766 units, as the automaker suspended production of four […]
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