The Tokyo-based firm said it aims to collect and analyse market trends for electric appliances while building ties with local and Japanese corporations based in Burma.
A local man in Burma may have discovered a massive cache of gold and jewelry that was buried during the waning days of World War Two – or so he claims
For the first time in 45 years, Burma has exported 5000 tonnes of rice to Japan. Japan is also set to begin investing in Burmese processing plants –which are due[…]
Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe pledges to provide Burma with USD$500 million in development aid and cancels the remainder of Burma’s debt, during his visit to the country to boost[…]
Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe met Aung San Suu Kyi on Thursday and expressed his support for the country’s reforms.
Aung San Suu Kyi emphasized the need for security in Burma while speaking to members of the Japanese and foreign media on Wednesday.
At a news conference for Japanese and foreign press Aung San Suu Kyi shares her aspirations of becoming president.
Aung San Suu Kyi says there is no easy answer to the sectarian violence that has rocked Burma. Speaking to students at Tokyo University she called for a dialogue and[…]
Burma’s opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi meets Japanese politicians and is welcomed with a standing ovation in parliament.
During her week-long trip to Japan, Aung San Suu kyi calls for investments and job creation in Burma.
Koichiro Gemba, the first Japanese foreign minister to visit Burma since 2002, met President Thein Sein and his counterpart Wunna Maung Lwin in the country’s remote capital of Naypyidaw
Environmental group urges Tokyo to investigate history of rights abuses surrounding dam project that Japan may resume financing of
Protestors and rights groups say top-level dialogue between Japan and Burma must not prioritise business over ongoing rights abuses
Official Burmese trip to Tokyo set against backdrop of efforts by Japan to reinvigorate bilateral relations in a bid to stem China’s dominance
Tussles with China push Japan to diversify supply of natural resources crucial to the country’s lucrative development of electronic devices
Release of Aung San Suu Kyi reinvigorates debate in Tokyo about whether development assistance should be channeled to Burma
Foreign ministry quells fears of acid rain as $100,000 is offered to victims of the Japanese earthquake, with the death toll nearing 7,000
People evacuate capital as fears of a nuclear cloud drifting south over Japan from the stricken Fukushima plant cause global panic
Burmese speak of Japan earthquake as 2,000 bodies are found this morning in Miyagi Prefecture and 10,000 remain missing in Minamisanriku
Foreign minister reasserts threats that continued aid to Burma is dependent on the release of the detained pro-democracy leader
Jan 18, 2010 (DVB), Japan's foreign minister has urged Burma's military rulers to release detained opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, adding that aid could be stepped up if elections[…]
Nov 24, 2009 (DVB), The Japanese prime minister has called on the United Nations refugee agency to assist in the resettlement to Japan of Burmese refugees currently in camps along[…]
Nov 19, 2009 (DVB), A Rangoon-based Japanese employment agency is facing charges after more than 100 customers failed to receive job offers or visas to Japan a year after first[…]