This Indonesian drama set in Ehime & Hiroshima became a local phenomenon
RINDU BUKAN RINDU is an Indonesian soap opera (drama) that was also set in Ehime and Hiroshima, Japan. It has become a hot topic and went viral, with more than 3 million people watching the first broadcast. Filmed in collaboration with a Japanese TV station as a project subsidised by the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications, this drama features stunning Japanese landscapes such as Dogo Onsen, the Shimanami Kaido, the Atomic Bomb Dome and autumn foliage that cannot be seen in Indonesia. Have you watched the drama? When you...
First halal corner onboard! Don Don Donki now in Jewel Changi Airport, Singapore
Indoor artificial waterfall at Singapore Changi Airport 'Jewel' Pan Pacific Retail Management (Singapore), a member of the Pan Pacific International Holdings (PPIH) Group, has opened DON DON DONKI Jewel Changi Airport inside Changi International Airport's megamall, Jewel, on 20 December 2022. This marks its 15th store in Singapore. (more…)
The best from Japan! Halal Aomori-made fruit juices coming to Malaysia, more Muslim nations
The Japanese processor/supplier of Aomori agricultural products, JA Aoren (The Farm Village Industry Federation of Aomori Prefectural Agricultural Cooperatives), will export new halal apple and peach juice products from January 2023 to the Muslim world, starting with Malaysia, followed by Thailand and Singapore. Did you know that the famous Japanese apple, Fuji Apples, comes from Aomori? Not only is Aomori the NO.1 apple-producing prefecture in Japan, but its apples also have one of the best quality in the world.JR Aoren has been advancing its initiatives, obtaining halal certification for its...
Klook Visit Japan Promo, JNTO Asia Campaign kicked off in 11 Asian countries
Klook, Asia's largest attractions, tours, and activities booking platform, has launched a unique Japan tourist attraction promo "KonnichiWOW!" for 11 countries in the Asia-Pacific Region. The platform is also running a large-scale collaboration campaign "Asia Campaign" with Japan National Tourist Organisation (JNTO) for 9 Asian countries. ■ Targeted Countries・KonnichiWOW! Campaign: Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, South Korea, Hong Kong, Malaysia, the Philippines, Vietnam, Indonesia, Australia, New Zealand・Asia Campaign: Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, South Korea, Hong Kong, Malaysia, the Philippines, Vietnam, Indonesia As part of these campaigns, visitors can find out all kinds of sightseeing experiences...
Batik Air launches daily flights to Japan (Tokyo Narita) from 15 Dec
Batik Air Malaysia (formerly known as Malindo Air) will start flying directly on the Tokyo Narita-Kuala Lumpur route– its first regular route to Japan –4 times weekly from 15 December 2022. This route will also be available daily from 15 January 2023 onwards.The airline is currently offering a promo that offers passengers an all-inclusive one-way fare of RM1599 for Economy Class. Meanwhile, Batik Air (Indonesia) will serve its flights to Tokyo Narita (via Kuala Lumpur) through these 5 Indonesian airports starting on 15 December 2022.・Medan Kualanamu International Airport・Jakarta Soekarno-Hatta International...
Malaysians’ favourite preloved Japan store ‘Jalan Jalan Japan’ is now in Melaka
Jalan Jalan Japan (JJJ), selling preloved and imported items from Japan, opened its 10th branch, the Jalan Jalan Japan KIPMALL Melaka, in the World Heritage city of Melaka on 4 November 2022. (more…)
The Agriculture Counsellor Office of the Embassy of Malaysia in Tokyo (ACO) hosts durian sweets contest to explore ‘King of Fruits’ durian’s new potential
On 22 October, the Malaysian Durian Sweets Contest 2022 Final (co-organised by the ACO, Japan Durian Promotion Association (JDPA) and Kawori Orchard Inc.) was held at the Embassy of Malaysia, Tokyo. (more…)
Japan’s top sushi chain ‘Sushiro’ is opening in Indonesia
Image is for illustration purposes Sushiro, the largest kaitenzushi (conveyor-belt sushi) chain, is opening its first sushi chain in Indonesia, aiming to expand more branches as it anticipates a growing demand for conveyor-belt sushi. In a press release on 26 October, FOOD & LIFE COMPANIES Ltd. announced that it will set up a subsidiary there in December. (more…)
Japan’s famous Yoshinoya Beef Bowl now opens in Purwakarta
Japan's No.1 beef bowl (gyudon) restaurant, YOSHINOYA, opened a new branch in Purwakarta, Indonesia. This marks its 140th store in Indonesia alongside the branches in Jabodetabek, Surabaya, Bandung, Jogja, Semarang and more. (more…)
Malaysia Airlines increases flights on KL-Tokyo/Osaka routes
Following Japan fully reopened its borders to foreign travellers, Malaysia Airlines is increasing the number of flights from Kuala Lumpur to Japan. (more…)
3rd Don Don Donki Malaysia opens at Sunway Pyramid on 1 Nov
Pan Pacific Retail Management (HQ: Malaysia, Representative: Satoshi Machida), a Pan Pacific International Holdings (PPIH) Group company, is opening a JONETZ by DON DON DONKI outlet at Sunway Pyramid on 1 November 2022. (more…)
AirAsia X resumes Tokyo/Hokkaido flight services
The world-famous low-cost airline company, AirAsia Group has announced that it will resume its flights departing from Malaysia and Thai to countries like Japan. (more…)