US Open in September as LPGA, Champions and Europe play on

UNITED STATES GOLF ASSOCIATION U.S. OPEN Site: Mamaroneck, New York. Course: Winged Foot GC (West). Yardage: 7,477. Par: 70. Pur...

Asian shares mixed as investors watch talks on US stimulus

Stocks were mixed in Asia on Thursday as investors watched to see if lawmakers will come ahead with fresh stimulus for a U.S. economy struggling with shutdowns as new coronavirus outbreaks flare. ...

Asia Today: Central Japan region put under virus emergency

The governor of Japan's Aichi Prefecture has announced a regional “state of emergency” seeking to curb the coronavirus. Gov. Hideaki Ohmura on Thursday (Aug 6) asked businesses to c...

The Latest: Australian hot spot state says don't panic-buy

MELBOURNE, Australia — The premier of Australia’s hot spot Victoria state has urged residents not to panic-buy as he announced reductions in meat productions. The state capital Melbo...

Chuo Spring adopts Infor ERP solution at overseas sites to improve business visibility and standardize operations globally

Provides governance and expands standardized model from Japan for manufacturing industries TOKYO, JAPAN - Media OutReach - 17 July 2020 - Infor Japan K.K., the Japanese subsidiary of Infor, a global l...

Japanese soccer and baseball to start allowing fans at games

TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s professional baseball and soccer leagues will begin allowing fans this week, the heads of both leagues said on Monday. Soccer and baseball officials said the fir...

Qatar, Saudi Arabia compete to host 2030 Asian Games

KUWAIT CITY, Kuwait (AP) — Regional rivals Qatar and Saudi Arabia will compete to host the 2030 Asian Games. The capital cities of Doha and Riyadh are the two bidders to meet the ent...

Banned comfort women art on display in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A contemporary art exhibition looking at forbidden artworks from Japan and Korea opened Saturday (April 21) at the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA Taipei) and will run th...

Japan announces national state of emergency over coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A rise in the number of Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) cases has prompted Japanese Prime Minister Abe Shinzo to announce the extension of the state of emergency from seven p...

The Latest: Easter observed at home, economies hit hard

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause m...

Easter observed at home as virus divisions surface in Japan

ALBANY, New York (AP) — People around the world began celebrating Good Friday and Easter from the safety of their homes, as rare divisions surfaced in Japan over how to tackle the growing coronavirus ...

Asian shares mostly higher, lockdown feud drags Tokyo lower

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares were mostly higher in Asia on Thursday though Japan’s benchmark fell as local leaders sparred with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s government over measures to contain the coronavirus...

Virologist: Tokyo Olympics probably couldn't be held now

TOKYO (AP) — A respected Japanese virologist on Wednesday said if the Tokyo Olympics were tomorrow, the games probably couldn't be held because of the fast-spreading virus from Wuhan, China. ...

Toyota raises annual forecast on cost cuts, healthy sales

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's top automaker Toyota raised its annual forecast Thursday after cost cuts and healthy sales quadrupled quarterly profits from the previous year. As with other bu...

China sentences former Japanese politician to life

BEIJING (AP) — A court in southern China has sentenced an elderly former Japanese politician to life in prison in a five-year-old drug trafficking case. Another man from the African ...