June 25, 2016

JR Tokai to Introduce New Shinkansen Train in 2020

Tokyo, June 24 (Jiji Press)--Central Japan Railway Co. <9022>, better known as JR Tokai, said Friday it will introduce a new Shinkansen bullet train model, the N700S, on the Tokaido and Sanyo lines in fiscal 2020.

G-7 Vows to Cooperate for Market Stability after Brexit Vote

Tokyo, June 24 (Jiji Press)--Top financial officials of the Group of Seven major industrial nations issued a joint statement Friday showing their determination to keep closely cooperating to stabilize financial markets shaken by Britain's vote to leave the European Union in Thursday's referendum.

HEADLINES

POLITICS
Japan Vice Foreign Min. Sugiyama to Visit London from Wed. following Brexit Vote
ECONOMY
10-Yr JGB Yield Briefly Sinks to Record Low of Minus 0.215% on Brexit Vote
SPORTS
Synchronized Swimming May Be Renamed "Artistic Swimming" as Early as Autumn 2017
OTHER
Ex-Actor Noboru Takachi Arrested for Alleged Violation of Stimulants Control Law