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Japanese Ambassador to Egypt Takehiro Kagawa said that the Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM) has a great potential to boost tourism in Egypt, expecting that the GEM will play an active role in promoting Egyptian tourism with its business-oriented planning to attract more people from all over the world. According to the International Monetary Fund (IMF)’s third review staff report, Egypt’s tourism …
Connectedness to rest of world, availability of a skilled, educated workforce, developed infrastructure, a well-developed legal framework, easy access to capital are all important factors in country to start a business in
Brazil will face Mexico on Monday at Cosmos Arena within the 2018 World Cup’s round of 16. It will be a special South American encounter, promising an interesting performance from both teams. Brazil qualified for the round of 16 after leading Group E with seven points, gained from two wins and a draw. The Samba …
There are six official sumo tournaments every year
We have put a plan to establish investment zones in all governorates of Egypt, says Minister of Investment and International Cooperation
The visit is the first of its kind of an Egyptian patriarch to Japan
Parliament Speaker Abdul Aal and a delegation of Egyptian MPs met with the Japanese PM during their visit to Japan
In its 21st round, the program witnesses screening top-hit food-themed Japanese films
Egypt postpones the establishment of wind and coal power plants due to bad economic conditions
US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has reassured Japan on Washington’s commitment to a defense treaty with Tokyo.
The Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS) recently issued its annual bulletin of trade exchange between Egypt and East Asian countries for 2015, including export and import statistics from Malaysia, China, India, Japan, Indonesia, Pakistan and South Korea The total value of imports from East Asian countries reached EGP 151.6bn in 2015 versus …
The Heliopolis Sporting Club (HSC) celebrated “Aikido Day” last week, featuring demonstration bouts by skilled Egyptian practitioners. HSC celebrates Aikido day every month, and invites other practitioners from different clubs to promote the martial art. Aikido is a modern Japanese martial art that utilises and redirects an opponent’s momentum. In attendance were several members of …
Germany and Korea to finance construction of 5 water desalination plants in South Sinai and Borg El-Arab airport expansion
Japan and Russia are pushing ahead with new plans to develop infrastructure and industry in the Russian Far East, but analysts believe that Tokyo’s hopes for the return of disputed islands off Hokkaido will be dashed.
A giant sinkhole has opened up in the middle of a five-lane road in Japan, consuming a busy thoroughfare.
Shares in three Japanese shipping firms have soared on news they’re merging their container businesses.
International Cooperation Minister Sahar Nasr and Japan’s ambassador to Egypt Takehiro Kagawa signed a $396m funding agreement for the electricity sector rehabilitation project. Egyptian Electricity Holding Company chairperson Gaber Desouky, representing Egypt, and Teruyuki Ito, the chief representative of the JICA Egypt office, signed the executive agreement for the project. Nasr said that the …
Minister of International Cooperation Sahar Nasr and Japanese ambassador to Egypt Takehiro Kagawa signed on Monday a $460m loan to finance the second phase of the Grand Egyptian Museum. Minister of Antiquities Khaled El-Anany also signed the loan agreement for the project with Teruyuki Ito, chief representative of the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA). Nasr …
The Ministry of International Cooperation and JICA signed the agreements on the sidelines of the annual meetings of the World Bank and International Monetary Fund
In the next few days, the prime ministers of Japan and China will visit Havana to talk about trade and investment. The two countries hope to gain a foothold in a market that is still off- limits to US companies.
China, Malaysia are most promising markets; onions, oranges, potatoes most demanded products
The two neighbors and long-time rivals have take steps to ease the pain of the past, although many in Korea have a long memory of their mistreatment at the hands of Japanese colonizers. Julian Ryall reports from Tokyo.
The number of Japanese without a job has fallen to a level not seen in over two decades. Still, the country faces tough challenges in the form of lackluster economic growth and stubbornly low inflation.