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Japan startup believes its cheap, light ‘touchable’ 3D tech could transform everything from VR to shopping

By Masumi Koizumi
- via The Japan Times    Jun 07, 2019

Miraisens Inc. CEO Natsuo Koda (right) and founder and Chief Technology Officer Norio Nakamura hold a palm-sized device equipped with 3D Haptics, which can recreate a variety of touch sensations in a three-dimensional space. | MASUMI KOIZUMI

A Japanese startup is betting that its “touchable” 3D technology will have a vast array of applications, potentially allowing smartphone shoppers to evaluate the fabric ...

China issues U.S. travel alerts, slams Washington’s ‘interference’

via The Japan Times    Jun 05, 2019

China issued a pair of travel warnings for the U.S. on Tuesday and slammed what it called “interference” in its internal affairs.Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng ...

Trump camp halts cruises, educational travel to Cuba under new rules seeking to cut cash flow

via The Japan Times    Jun 05, 2019

Tourists who have just disembarked from a cruise liner tour the city aboard a vintage American convertible, in Havana Tuesday. The Trump administration has imposed major new travel restrictions on visits to Cuba by U.S. citizens, banning stops by cruise ships and ending a heavily used form of educational travel as it seeks to further isolate the communist government. | AP

The Trump administration on Tuesday ended the most popular forms of U.S. travel to Cuba, banning cruise ships and a heavily used category of educational ...

Trump says Republicans would be ‘foolish’ to block his Mexico tariffs

via The Japan Times    Jun 05, 2019

U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday warned fellow Republicans in Congress not to block his efforts to impose tariffs on Mexico as part of his ...

Toyota warns U.S. dealers of negative impact from Trump’s Mexico tariff

via The Japan Times    Jun 05, 2019

A 2018 Toyota Tacoma TRD 4x4 pick-up truck is seen for sale at the Toyota Suburban auto dealership in Farmington Hills, Michigan, in 2018. | REUTERS

Toyota Motor Corp. is warning its U.S. dealers the Trump Administration’s proposed tariffs on Mexican imports could increase its auto-parts costs by more than $1 ...

Malaysia: A fresh start

   Jan 31, 2019

Ten months since historic elections that rocked the nation’s political landscape, Malaysia, once again headed by Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad, is focused on restoring the transparency and rule o...

ESMT: Honing future Asian business experts

By Francis Pacheco
-    Oct 11, 2017

With the prevailing influence of Asia on both the German and global economy, the European School of Management and Technology (ESMT) is going to open a satellite campus in Shanghai, the financial a...

City of Albuquerque: More competitive than ever

   Jun 07, 2016

Known by most as a tourist destination, the city of Albuquerque in New Mexico is stepping up efforts to market itself also as an ideal location for business and investment.

Panasonic bets big on Myanmar

By Karl Cryer
-    Apr 27, 2016

Among the first companies to begin business in Myanmar, Japanese electronics giant Panasonic has started to reap the benefits of its early investment as sales of its consumer products continue to s...

Lat War Group: All set for Myanmar’s takeoff

By Karl Cryer
-    Apr 25, 2016

One of the biggest and most diversified companies in Myanmar is anticipating the rapid influx of foreign capital as the government changes hands.




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