Beijing clears Japan's MUFG to streamline fund transfers

Japan Business News - 13 hours 29 min ago
Top Japanese lender MUFG Bank has won approval from Chinese authorities to conduct fund transfers out of the country for select clients in a way that reduces scrutiny by Beijing and slashes paperwork. (Nikkei)
Categories: Japan News

Support for Japan PM’s cabinet lowest since it was formed: NHK reports

Japan Politics News - 13 hours 31 min ago
Public support for Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida slid to the lowest level since he took office last October, with voters questioning his decision to hold a state funeral for former premier Shinzo Abe, public broadcaster NHK said on Monday. (
Categories: Japan News

Moscow Exchange suspends trading in Japanese yen

Japan Business News - 13 hours 33 min ago
The Moscow Exchange suspended trading in Japanese yen on Monday. (
Categories: Japan News

Japan tech giant SoftBank posts USD 23 billion quarterly loss

Japan Business News - 13 hours 36 min ago
Japanese technology company SoftBank Group posted a USD 23.4 billion loss in the April-June quarter as the value of its investments sank amid global worries about inflation and interest rates. (
Categories: Japan News

Japan's WORST Tourist Scam Explained | $6,000 Lost in a Day

Japan Society News - 13 hours 43 min ago
Japan is one of the safest countries in the world. But even then it's not free from scams. We explore two of the worst. ( Abroad in Japan)
Categories: Japan News

Heavy rains continue in Hokkaido, Tohoku

Japan Travel News - 13 hours 47 min ago
Heavy downpours will continue into Wednesday in the northern and northeastern regions of Japan due to a stationary rain front. (NHK)
Categories: Japan News

Ahmaud Arbery: Three sentenced for hate crimes over jogger's murder

BBC World News - 15 hours 26 min ago
The men - who are already serving life sentences for murder - are given additional federal sentences.
Categories: BBC World News

Actress and singer Olivia Newton-John dies aged 73

BBC World News - 15 hours 41 min ago
Olivia Newton-John, star of Grease and multi-platinum selling singer, dies aged 73, her Facebook page says.
Categories: BBC World News

Russia halts US inspections of nuclear arsenal under New START treaty

BBC World News - 15 hours 41 min ago
Russia "temporarily" suspends nuclear warhead inspections under the New START treaty with the US.
Categories: BBC World News

Blinken Africa trip: The world should not dictate to the continent

BBC World News - 18 hours 19 min ago
The US's top diplomat is trying to curry favour amid growing influence from Russia and China.
Categories: BBC World News

Russia using Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant as army base - Ukraine

BBC World News - 18 hours 33 min ago
Officials say Russia has been launching artillery attacks from the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant.
Categories: BBC World News

Israel-Gaza: Unusual pre-emptive hit by Israel pays off

BBC World News - 18 hours 59 min ago
The truth brings relief to Gazans, but the lack of a peace process means this is only temporary.
Categories: BBC World News

How I taught a vulture to fly with me

BBC World News - 20 hours 10 min ago
Brazilian tour guide Israel Mendes adopted Urú, a vulture, after finding him abandoned in a bin.
Categories: BBC World News

Amanda Todd: Dutch man convicted of sexually extorting teenager

BBC World News - August 8, 2022 - 23:28
Amanda Todd took her own life weeks after posting a video in which she detailed her harassment online.
Categories: BBC World News

In pictures: Drought hits Europe's rivers and crops

BBC World News - August 8, 2022 - 23:21
Weeks of baking heat have caused big problems for Europe's food producers and river traffic.
Categories: BBC World News

Climate change: Alps glaciers melting faster as heatwaves hit

BBC World News - August 8, 2022 - 22:44
Footage shows meltwater flowing from the glaciers, which may be set for the highest mass losses in 60 years.
Categories: BBC World News

Tighter export controls on electronics could hamper Russia's war effort - report

BBC World News - August 8, 2022 - 21:51
Russian weapons could be permanently degraded by tougher export controls in the West, a think tank says.
Categories: BBC World News

Roger E. Mosley: Magnum P.I. actor dies aged 83 after car crash

BBC World News - August 8, 2022 - 19:42
Roger E. Mosley starred opposite Tom Selleck in all eight seasons of the original Magnum P.I.
Categories: BBC World News

China resort lockdown: Escaping to Sanya only to face fresh curbs

BBC World News - August 8, 2022 - 19:15
Many in Sanya had arrived hoping for relief from strict Covid-control measures in bigger cities.
Categories: BBC World News

Ukraine: Any attack on a nuclear plant is 'suicidal', says UN

BBC World News - August 8, 2022 - 19:02
António Guterres says inspectors must be given access to the site, after it was shelled at the weekend.
Categories: BBC World News


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