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Japan asks US publisher to change 'sex slave' textbook

TOKYO, JAPAN: Japan has asked a major US publisher to "correct" a school textbook that references WWII sex slaves, as Tokyo's bid to polish its history moves abroad...

16 Jan 2015


Huffington Post launches Japan edition

TOKYO, JAPAN: US news website and aggregator, The Huffington Post, launched a Japanese edition on Tuesday, 7 May 2013, the company's first site in Asia, hoping to shake up the media landscape and generate discussion with readers.

8 May 2013


D&AD Awards: The nominations

LONDON, UK: Here are the nominations for the D&AD Awards. See this year's In Book winners and Nominations below. Yellow Pencil winners will be revealed on Wednesday 12 June at the Awards Ceremony.

22 Apr 2013


Japanese firm prints needle-eye sized book

TOKYO, JAPAN: A book with pages the size of the eye of a needle has been printed in Japan, the publishing company said Wednesday, with each tiny page showing a microscopic flower.

15 Mar 2013


Wikipedia wants a billion users by 2015

TOKYO, JAPAN: Wikipedia is aiming to use mobile phones to reach a billion people by 2015, a senior executive has said, doubling the present number of regular users.

5 Feb 2013


New report reveals shifting trends in global Internet traffic

LONDON, UK: According to a recent report ( from Informa Telecoms & Media, Internet users will up- and download 1.2 million petabytes of data per year by 2015, around seven times more than in 2010.

26 May 2011