BBC starts service in Japan to stream news

UK-Japan News August 2018

A new BBC news streaming service has been launched in Japan, bringing video news to online audiences, Japan Today reported on 19 July.

The service, which is being run through the Yahoo! JAPAN website, is available from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. on weekdays, and offers a selection of news and documentaries from the BBC’s World News channel, with either Japanese simultaneous interpretation or Japanese subtitles.

Programmes on offer include News Day, Asia Business Report and HARDtalk.