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Powerful Typhoon Unleashes Torrential Rain, Floods, Winds in Japan

Sep 19 2022 // A powerful typhoon barreled through southwest Japan on Monday, unleashing torrential rains and lashing winds that killed at least two people, triggered floods and caused thousands to evacuate to safety. Typhoon Nanmadol is...

Japanese Chemical Tanker Crashes Into Cargo Ship off Coast of Japan

Aug 22 2022 // A Japanese chemical tanker ship crashed into a cargo ship off the coast of southwestern Japan, the coast guard said Saturday. No one was injured among the six Japanese crew members aboard the tanker Ryoshinmaru and 14...

Japan Truck Manufacturer Hino Admits It Faked Emissions Data for 20 Years

Aug 5 2022 // TOKYO (AP) – Hino Motors, a truck maker that’s part of the Toyota group, systematically falsified emissions data dating back as far as 2003, according to the results of an investigation released Tuesday. President...

Japanese Insurers Sell Heatstroke Coverage as Temperatures Soar to Record Levels

Jul 26 2022 // As temperatures soar to unprecedented levels from Europe to Asia this summer, some Japanese insurance companies have begun selling policies to protect people struck down by the heatwave. Sompo Holdings Inc. and Sumitomo...

Markets/Coverages: Nexus Creates Financial Unit; PERILS Expands Its Japan Data; Amber Secures Digital Wallet Cover

Jun 23 2022 // Nexus Underwriting Establishes Financial Lines Division, Nexus Frontier Independent specialty managing general agent Nexus Underwriting reports it has formed a new division, Nexus Frontier. Frontier is a financial lines...

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