Myanmar to release detained Japanese journalist, state TV says

YANGON (Kyodo) – A Japanese freelance journalist detained by security forces in Myanmar in mid-April and accused of broadcasting “fake news” will be released after charges against him are withdrawn, state television reported Thursday . According to the report, the junta’s information office said Yuki Kitazumi, 45, had been arrested …

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Panasonic no longer manufactures televisions in Japan

Panasonic officials have confirmed that they no longer manufacture televisions in Japan. They say they will focus on overseas production. The latest Japanese-made Panasonic televisions stopped rolling off-line at a factory north of Tokyo at the end of March. Officials said small-batch manufacturing was expensive and hurt the company’s bottom …

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