"The huge amount of spatial debris that is generated is a real problem for active satellites."
Italian Space Agency
""It was the start of the conquest of space by the Soviets, which nobody was expecting""
Former ESA Director of Science
"We need new initiatives at the European level to deepen the functioning of the monetary union."
Vice- President, ECB
"I agree with the Trump policy about putting additional requests to China, because China can do more."
Former US Secretary of State
"France and Germany shouldn't be bullying the other 26."
MEP, Christian Democrats
"The tradition comes from the shepherds, who cooked their meat with dasarashi, between two slates."
Chef, Gabala Khanlar
"There’s one thing architects and politicians have in common: they both love big, expensive projects."
"There is no war in Senegal. But when you wake up in the morning and you have nothing to eat, this, too, is a kind of daily battle."
Japan's economy unexpectedly picked up in the first three months of 2016 with annualised growth of 1.7 percent but that was partly due to a boost to consumption as this is a leap year.
Japan's Takata is going to recall and fix between 35 and 40 million additional airbag inflators in the United States.
A country of trends, Japan is one of the world’s top markets when it comes to lifestyle and luxury goods. In our special edition of Focus on Japan
In this Japan Special, Focus show host Serge Rombi examined how and why the world’s third largest economy continues to attract investors and
Why does the district of Marunouchi attract big multinationals as well as entrepreneurs from around the world? Target went there to take a closer look.
Japan's economy contracted less than initially estimated in the final quarter of 2015 but private consumption remained weak, underscoring the challenges facing government attempts to restore growth
In this first episode of “Focus” Special Japan we discover how the Tsunami-struck region of Tohoku has begun to recover, five years after the
Life never stops in Marunouchi, Tokyo's financial district.
The Bank of Japan tries to overcome deflation and stimulate the economy by forcing banks to pay interest on money they have on deposit with the central bank.
The Bank of Japan has tinkered with the country’s massive stimulus programme to try to counter the impact of the US Federal Reserve’s move tightening
The Japanese economy shrank by 0.2 percent between July-September, Japanese government data showed last Monday. Several reports have suggested
The Bank of Japan has decided not to expand its massive stimulus programme for the time being – even though it acknowledges its inflation target may
The Japanese capital wants to become the world's top financial center and is working hard to attract more foreign investors and firms.
Household spending rose in Japan in August for the first time in three months. The rise of 2.9 percent year-on-year was higher than estimated and
Japan has fallen back into deflation for the first time in two and a half years. It’s being seen as a setback to efforts to stimulate the economy. It
Japanese arbitrators have ruled in Suzuki’s favour and ordered German carmaker Volkswagon to sell its 19.9% stake in the company.
Consumer spending in Japan unexpectedly fell in July, threatening the country’s gradual recovery. The development puts more pressure on policymakers
Government data has revealed inflation in Japan rose for the first time in almost a year in March. The figures show a 0.2 percent growth in the core
Fitch Ratings have downgraded Japan’s credit rating by one notch to A, which is five notches below the top AAA rating.
The move comes after the
Japan has launched a new bullet train service linking Tokyo with Kanazawa.