"The first time is like your first love, you'll never forget it!"Ettore Scardecchia
Head of Product Engineering, Avio
""She has dedicated her life to improving the situation of people with intellectual disabilities and their parents in Lithuania and elsewhere.""Angelika Hild
"The bigger problem comes if the EC’s flawed approach becomes the basis for new global rules and norms around digital trade"Nigel Cory
Information Technology and Innovation Foundation
"Savita died because religious objections were given more value than her life."Shannon Kowalski and Susan Wood
International Women’s Health Coalition
""God willing, next year we will celebrate this event again, hoping that the reconstruction of the city will have progressed.""Najim al-Jibouri
Military Commander in Mosul
"“The substance is very stable. It can be washed away by rain, it can evaporate under the sun. But it won’t decompose.""Vladimir Uglev
""If we want the best for our children, we need to want the best for all our teachers too.""Małgorzata Kulesza
Teacher in Poland
"People in Europe worry about migration for sure. But their attitudes to it are complex and open to change"Benjamin Ward
Deputy Europe and Central Asia Director, Human Rights Watch
Japanese business morale improved in March according to a survey carried out by the Bank of Japan.
It is now at the highest level in more than a
A woman dressed in a cheerleader’s costume dances cheer routines outside a busy Tokyo train station.
Japanese companies won new export orders in March at a rate not seen in almost six years.
A survey showed the manufacturing sector is likely to
Tokyo residents enjoy cherry blossoms in full bloom.
The world’s biggest car manufacturer Toyota has appointed a task-force of troubleshooters to take charge of quality control after a massive safety
Japan’s central bank has increased the amount of money it is making available for commercial banks to lend.
The hope is that will keep Japan’s
Honda is to recall more than 410,000 Odyssey minivans and Element small trucks in the US due to a problem with their brakes.
No-one has been
The Japanese government has allowed itself a hint more optimism about the future prospects of its economy for the first time in eight months – saying
The world’s biggest car-maker Toyota has slashed production of its hybrid-powered Prius model according to a source within the group.
Sales in the
Japanese fish wholesalers have protested at a market in Tokyo after yesterday’s decision by the EU to support an international ban to stop trading in
An international research team has made some surprising discoveries about the sun’s magnetic fields. Strong magnetic areas have been observed around
Japan’s harpoon hunt of Dall’s porpoises continues despite growing international pressure for the country to cease the hunting of cetaceans.
Sony is to start selling 3D televisions in June, betting they will be the next hot product in the electronics industry.
The Japanese company said
Lending by Japanese banks to companies and individuals fell again in February from a year earlier. It was down by one and half percent. It was the
The US authorities have lifted a Pacific-wide alert, as fears of a giant tsunami provoked by Chile’s earthquake ease.
Though sea water flooded the
Japan has been evacuating tens of thousands of residents from coastal areas as it braced for an expected three metre tsunami provoked by Chile’s
Top executives at Toyota have promised a shake-up of its quality procedures as the US government said it would hold the carmaker’s chief to his
An internal memo which is extremely embarrassing for Toyota has surfaced.
It revealed that in 2007 the carmaker convinced US transportation