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Girl Group Le Sserafim to Make Japanese Debut in January

Girl Group Le Sserafim to Make Japanese Debut in January

SEOUL, Nov. 25 (Korea Bizwire) — Rising rookie girl group Le Sserafim will make a debut in Japan with its first Japanese-language single, “Fearless,” on Jan. 25, the band’s agency said Friday. The single will contain three tracks — Japanese versions of “Fearless,” its hit debut song released in May, and “Blue Flame” and a [...]

‘Beyond #MissingJapan’ Campaign Takes Flight as Japan Reopens

‘Beyond #MissingJapan’ Campaign Takes Flight as Japan Reopens

TOKYO, JAPAN, Oct. 25 (Korea Bizwire) – Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO) and All Nippon Airways (ANA), Japan’s largest airline launched its “Beyond #MissingJapan” after news of Japan’s plans to reopen the country to international travellers. The “Beyond #MissingJapan” campaign was inspired by social posts of people missing Japan as a result of the pandemic and [...]

GA-ASI SeaGuardian® Begins Operations for Japan Coast Guard

GA-ASI SeaGuardian® Begins Operations for Japan Coast Guard

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — On Oct. 19, 2022, the Japan Coast Guard (JCG) commenced flight operations using an MQ-9B SeaGuardian® Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) from General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI). JCG is operating the SeaGuardian from the Japan Maritime Self Defense Force (JMSDF) Air Station Hachinohe. The RPA will primarily perform Maritime Wide Area Search [...]

Fellaz Named Official Partner of the NBA Japan Games 2022 Presented by Rakuten & Nissan and Presenting Partner of the Game 2 Halftime Show

Fellaz Named Official Partner of the NBA Japan Games 2022 Presented by Rakuten & Nissan and Presenting Partner of the Game 2 Halftime Show

SINGAPORE, Sept. 28 (Korea Bizwire) — Fellaz, a next-generation entertainment platform, announced its official partnership with Rakuten that will make Fellaz an Official Partner of The NBA Japan Games 2022 Presented by Rakuten & Nissan and the Presenting Partner of the Game 2 Halftime Show. NBA Japan Games 2022 will feature the 2022 NBA champion [...]

Celltrion Receives Approval to Sell Anticancer Biosimilar Vegzelma in Japan

Celltrion Receives Approval to Sell Anticancer Biosimilar Vegzelma in Japan

SEOUL, Sept. 27 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean biopharmaceutical firm Celltrion Inc. said Tuesday it has received approval to sell its anticancer biosimilar Vegzelma in Japan. According to the company, Japan’s Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare recently approved the sale of the biosimilar, also known as CT-P16, which referenced Switzerland-based Roche Holding’s blockbuster pill [...]

Japan Defies Seoul Court’s Order to Disclose Assets for Sexual Slavery Compensation

Japan Defies Seoul Court’s Order to Disclose Assets for Sexual Slavery Compensation

SEOUL, Sept. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — A local court’s order for Japan to disclose its state assets in South Korea to pay compensation to Korean victims of Japan’s wartime sexual slavery was aborted due to Tokyo’s refusal to comply, judicial sources said Friday. The Seoul Central District Court on Thursday dismissed the case pertaining to [...]