Provoked by the four-year-long lawsuit between Rina Bovrisse and her former employer, Prada Japan, the United Nations is backing Bovrisse and pushing Japan to introduce legislation to make sexual harassment and discrimination in the workplace illegal. Read more...
Inspiration for I Love Ugly‘s May 2013 collection reportedly came from a recent trip to Tokyo. “We see Japan as a place that’s ahead of the curve when it comes to design and culture,” explains I Love Ugly. Vintage artwork… I Love Ugly May 2013 Collection is a post by Brian Farmer on Highsnobiety.
Having already received antitrust clearance from the U.S., Brazil, India, South Korea, Japan, Israel, Mexico, South Africa and Ukraine, H.J. Heinz said it has now obtained regulatory clearance from China as well to pave the way for its...Show More Summary
Fears over the global economy have re-emerged in a volatile week for Asia-Pacific financial markets. With China’s manufacturers lagging, doubts over Japan’s “Abenomics” and fears of recession in Australia, is the world economy’s growth...Show More Summary
Mike’s comments regarding his recent stopover in Japan struck a chord that has been resonating within me for a week...
No impact expected outside physics lab in Tokaimura in country's north, site of at least two previous accidents.
A delay in Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his wife moving into their official residence, the site of past assassinations, has revived talk of ghosts in the corridors.
We’ve always found products of Japanese designs to be fascinating. Recently, we came across yet another idea rooted deep in the Dotonbori Canal in Osaka, Japan, that could very well give way to one of the world’s largest swimming pools! ….
Japan attempts to reassert its position as country's biggest economic partner after decades of poor relations.
Marvelous USA (formerly Xseed) announced that it has secured the North American publishing rights for Game Arts' PlayStation 3 and PS Vita action-RPG Ragnarok Odyssey Ace. A European release is also in the works, courtesy of Japanese...Show More Summary
There aren't many kickboxers who know Mark Hunt better than World Series of Fighting promoter Ray Sefo. During his days inside the squared circle while competing in K-1 in Japan, "Sugar" had one of the all-time great kickboxing warsShow More Summary
. If you are a Lunasol fan, you might remember that spring 2007 was a big season for the brand. Its fall 2006 Scent Purification collection, featuring the beautiful Scent Form Eyes palettes, was very well-received, but it is the spring 2007 collection that elevated the brand to the very top of Japanese cosmetics. The [...]
According to the BoJ [Bank of Japan], a 100 basis-point increase in interest rates across all maturities would lead to mark-to-market losses equivalent to a fifth of tier one capital for regional banks, and 10 per cent for the major banks. At the same time, rising interest rates could undermine the government’s attempts to improve [...]
In America a dollar today is worth much less than a dollar in 1980. Americans marvel at how much cheaper things used to be in the past, when Coca-Cola and movies only cost five cents. In Japan the story is quite different. For long periods in the past two decades, nominal prices have in fact declined.
Bloomberg notes. We covered two Japan ETFs this week, EWJ and DXJ. Notably, DXJ was the best performing ETF in 2013 until this week. DXJ is interesting as it has a short-hedged position on the yen which benefits U.S. holders. EWJ is also popular but with the yen in sharp decline, it really hasn't benefitted U.S. Show More Summary
Ever wonder why Metal Gear Solid comes with the tagline “Tactical Espionage Action” printed right on the box? Well that’s simple. While it may be a tagline in the West, it’s actually the game’s official genre in Japan. Read more...
For a Japan exclusive release Billionaire Boys Club joined forces with Champion, who might be best known for their superior quality cotton garment. The collection is comprised of hoodies and t-shirts in five colorways each adorned by the BBC arch… Billionaire Boys Club x Champion – Japan Exclusive Collection is a post by Fritz Radtke on Highsnobiety.
Name: Risa Yoshiki Birthdate: July 27, 1987 Hometown: Chiba, Japan Measurements: 80/59/88 cm Hiroko continues to enjoy the breathtaking view that Puerto Rico has to offer, so she has left me in charge of monitoring Idol of the Week.Show More Summary
By Tom Lydon: Even with the Nikkei 225 plunging over 1,100 points Thursday, analysts remain positive that ongoing "Abenomics" will fuel economic growth, arguing that the temporary setback in Japanese equities and exchange traded funds is a healthy correction. Show More Summary