A recent study indicates that fewer young men and women in Japan are going on dates or having sex than in the past, with ramifications for a nation already struggling with a falling birth rate and an aging population.
In the spirit of Christmas, hundreds gathered at Sofitel Phnom Penh Phokeethra on December 2 for a two-hour concert featuring a 30-person chorus dubbed Musica Felice.
4-star Hotel Emion Phnom Penh, operated by Japan-based firm, is officially launched.
Floyd Mayweather says he never agreed to come out of retirement to fight a Japanese kickboxer on New Year’s Eve.
A Japanese firm is now scouring Cambodia for suppliers of fragrant rice.
Tourism Ministry says it is consolidating existing offerings to Japanese tourists.
Exhausted Londoners are being offered an alternative to coffee breaks.
Cambodia’s newly-installed General Manager Keisuke Honda expounds on his methods to fix football in the kingdom.
Keisuke Honda coaching national team.
On August 16, the performance of ‘Bopha Suo Chomrieng Lorkei’ (Heavenly Flower, Earth Poem) will take place at the Royal University of Fine Arts.
Japanese footballer Keisuke Honda is swapping football for finance.
French wine lovers revolt against the deportation of “outstanding” winemakers.
Aeon, a Japanese retail conglomerate, officially opens its second mall in Phnom Penh, in a bid to capitalise on the Kingdom’s growing middle and upper classes.
Cryptocurrencies plunge in Asia after a hack on a South Korean exchange sparked fresh safety concerns.
‘Where words fail, music speaks,’ says Hans Christian Andersen. He surely is right.
First written in Japanese in 2001 by author Pen Ponnareth, “Rainbow Sky”, is a masterpiece that contains reflections of the good life children experienced in the 1960s and the miseries in the Khmer Rouge regime.
It has been more than 30 years since the twin sister of Japanese teacher vanished.
“The Elephant Vanishes” is a collection of short stories widely famous among Japanese novel lovers. A few of these short series made it to become comic and fairytale themes read by children around Japan.
Eileen McCormick recently caught up with Japanese DJ Aya Kurata who, on a shoestring budget, has a penchant for Adidas brand clothes and T-shirts.
With iPads and Samsung tablets more popular than ever, the humble e-reader has often been overlooked.
A Japanese climber, who lost nine fingertips to frostbite in a previous expedition, dies.
Japanese telecom giant SoftBank reports a surge in its annual operating profit.
Japanese baseball fans have been following every hit and pitch of Shohei Ohtani’s sensational rookie season.
A new condominium funded by Japanese breaks ground in Boeung Keng Kang.
Sigma, the Japanese manufacturer of cameras and lenses, is bringing its prominent Art series lenses to consumers locked into Sony’s E-Mount system.
The Japanese high school clerk wins the Boston Marathon with no coach or a sponsor.
Japanese carmaker Isuzu is planning to expand its presence in the kingdom after entering the market in June last year.
I have been reading and reviewing Haruki Murakami’s works for a while now, and I’ve resigned myself to the fact that I will never fully comprehend most of his works — aside from “Norwegian Wood”, which was his first “non-fiction novel”.
Japan’s tradition of welcoming spring that dates back to the 12th century is still going strong. It is arguably also the best time to meet and mingle with Japanese people, as Julian Ryal found out.