The Japan News (Japan)

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - The operator of Yahoo Japan, Z Holdings Corp. (ZHD), is set to reach a merger agreement with free messaging app provider Line Corp. as early as Monday.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - The construction site of the new Takanawa Gateway railroad station in Minato Ward, Tokyo, was opened to media organisations on Saturday.

​SEOUL (The Japan News/ANN) - South Korea stressed the withdrawal of Japan’s strict export controls to the country as a condition for the continuation of the Gsomia bilateral military intelligence-sharing agreement.

​YAMAGATA, Japan (The Japan News/ANN) - A group of Yamagata University researchers have discovered 143 new geoglyphs on and around the Nazca plateau in Peru, known for its Nazca Lines UNESCO World Heritage site.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - The government plans to set a return rate of 25 per cent for cashless payments made through a temporary point program linked to My Number ID cards.

​TOTTORI, Japan (The Japan News/ANN) - Guests at a hotel in Tottori Prefecture do not have to worry about noisy neighbours. 

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - The Tokyo metropolitan government building was illuminated in blue, which is the color of World Diabetes Day, in Shinjuku Ward, Tokyo.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - Due to the last-minute surge in demand before the October consumption tax rate hike, Japan’s real gross domestic product (GDP) maintained positive growth in the July-September period for four consecutive quarters.

TANEGASHIMA, Japan (The Japan News/ANN) - A large-scale amphibious training drill premised on regaining control of a remote island invaded by hostile forces from a nearby country, was conducted by the Self-Defence Forces.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - By capturing an overwhelming share of the market, the plan to merge Yahoo Japan operator Z Holdings Corp. and Line Corp. is aimed at strengthening their customer bases.