Japan Post Bank system glitch delays 1.2 million money transfers

Tokyo, 24 April, /AJMEDIA/ Japan Post Bank Co said Tuesday that a nationwide system failure has caused delays in receiving nearly 1.2 million money transfers from other banks. The bank… Read more

Japan eyes cashless tax refunds to stem illicit resale by tourists

Tokyo, 24 April, /AJMEDIA/ Japan is considering introducing cashless tax refunds for inbound travelers, as part of efforts to prevent them from illicitly earning money by reselling tax-free items before… Read more

Gov’t estimates Jan 1 quake cut Japan growth by ¥115 bil

Tokyo, 24 April, /AJMEDIA/ The government on Tuesday estimated that a deadly earthquake that hit central Japan on New Year’s Day had a negative economic impact of up to 115.0… Read more

Musk targets Australian senator, gun laws in deepening dispute over X stabbing content

Tokyo, 24 April, /AJMEDIA/ Elon Musk said an Australian senator should be jailed and suggested the country’s gun laws were meant to stop resistance against its “fascist government”, escalating his… Read more

Insider Q&A: Trust and safety exec talks about AI and content moderation

Tokyo, 24 April, /AJMEDIA/ Alex Popken was a longtime trust and safety executive at Twitter focusing on content moderation before leaving in 2023. She was the first employee there dedicated… Read more

Spotify swings to profit; paying subscribers rise

Tokyo, 24 April, /AJMEDIA/ Music and podcast streaming giant Spotify reported Tuesday an increase in the number of paying subscribers and a rare but lower-than-expected operating profit for the first… Read more

Tunisia, Algeria, Libya agree to advance cooperation

Tokyo, 24 April, /AJMEDIA/ Leaders of Tunisia, Algeria and Libya agreed on Monday to work together to fight irregular immigration and speed up electricity interconnection, according to Xinhua. Tunisian President… Read more

President of Turkic Culture and Heritage Foundation meets with UN Geneva Director-General

Tokyo, 24 April, /AJMEDIA/ As part of her working visit to Switzerland, President of the Turkic Culture and Heritage Foundation Aktoty Raimkulova has met with Director-General of the United Nations… Read more

Nar presents new books to a school in Fuzuli

Tokyo, 24 April, /AJMEDIA/ Distinguished by its affordable offers and social projects, Nar presented new books to the library of secondary school No. 1 named after Mirza Ulugbey, located in… Read more

Bahamian and Azerbaijani Gymnastics Federations sign MoU

Tokyo, 24 April, /AJMEDIA/ The Bahamian and Azerbaijani Gymnastics Federations signed a Memorandum of Understanding, AJMEDIA reports via the Azerbaijani federation. The memorandum was signed for the development and promotion… Read more