Japan Rugby 2019 tournament organisers and World Rugby have launched a new logo in London - ‘symbolising the transition from future to current host as the land of the rising sun prepares to welcome the world to Asia’s first Rugby World Cup’. Photograph: Paul Childs/Reuters

The opening match of the 2019 Rugby World Cup will take place on September 20th and the final on November 2nd, it was announced on Tuesday. This year’(...)

A construction site in Qingdao in China’s Shandong province: Premier Li Keqiang has urged local officials to  avoid bureaucratic delays on infrastructure projects. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

It’s all about infrastructure spending in Asia at the moment, with many economies in the region expanding their investment in transport, communication(...)

Japan Self-Defence Force soldiers search for survivors in the rain at a site where a landslide swept through a residential area at Asaminami ward in Hiroshima, western Japan. Photograph: Toru Hanai/Reuters.

Heavy rain has delayed a search for more than 50 people believed buried under a deadly landslide on the edge of the Japanese city of Hiroshima, as op(...)

The air bags were supplied by Japan’s Takata, which has seen more than 12 million vehicles recalled over the past five years for related air bag issues

German carmaker BMW said on Wednesday it is recalling about 1.6 million cars worldwide to replace passenger-side front airbags made by Takata because (...)

Allsop Space has secured €475,000 – €70,000 above the guide price – for three adjoining retail units at the Merrion Shopping Centre at the junc(...)

 Chung Mong Koo, chairman and chief executive officer of Hyundai  and Kia,  arrives for a new year company meeting in Seoul, South Korea, yesterday.  Photographer: SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg

The man who led South Korea’s motor industry growth through the last decade says Hyundai and Kia Motors expect what will be their lowest annual sales (...)

Gadgets: making travel easier
  • Travel
  • December 14, 2013, 01:00

12-in-1 Multi-Tool Pen Ok, so I’m a sucker for the multitool. But 12 tools in one! A hole puncher, steel file, two blades, flat and Philips screwdrive(...)

Three adjoining retail units in the Merrion Shopping Centre at the junction of Merrion Road and Nutley Lane in Dublin 4, are for sale at a combined pr(...)

‘When will your business die’ is one of the intriguing questions posed in Rowland’s Smith thought-provoking book. Referencing Jim Collins’ bestselling(...)