NHK World is the international broadcasting service of NHK (Nippon Hōsō Kyōkai - Japan Broadcasting Corporation), Japan's public broadcaster. The service is aimed at the overseas market, similar to BBC World News, DW, France 24 and RT, and broadcast through satellite and cable operators throughout the world as well as online and through its mobile apps. The channel is based in Tokyo, Japan.
NHK World provides three services: NHK World Radio Japan, NHK World TV, and NHK World Premium. NHK World also makes most of its programming available through an online version of the television channel.
NHK World Television
NHK commenced international TV broadcasting services for North America and Europe in 1995. On April 1, 1998, NHK World Television started broadcasting. NHK's news and information channel broadcasts internationally via satellite and cable TV. Programming is broadcast in English. It began as a news channel in February 2009 using the traditional NHK World logo in their own digital on-screen graphic (DOG). Previously, NHK World TV used the traditional "3 Eggs" logo of NHK. The NHK World DOG in the news program, Newsline, is on the bottom left corner of the television screen. In other programming, the DOG is moved to the top left corner of the television screen. Some of the shows are produced by production studio JIB TV which is 60% owned by NHK with the remaining 40% owned by private investors like Microsoft and Japanese bank Mizuho. The NHK World DOG is not used at all when shows produced by JIB TV are aired.
NHK is an independent corporation chartered by the Japanese Broadcasting Act and primarily funded by license fees. NHK World broadcasting (for overseas viewers/listeners) is funded by the Japanese government. The annual budget of NHK is subject to review and approval by the Diet of Japan. The Diet also appoints the 12-member Board of Governors (経営委員会 keiei iinkai) that oversees NHK.
The blaze that ripped through the famous studio in July 2019 shocked Japan as well as the country's huge anime industry and its fans around the world. Public broadcasterNHK and Jiji Press said prosecutors had sought the death penalty ... apologising for the first time, NHK reported.
After years of injecting themselves with foreign-made mRNA injections, patriotic Japanese Covidians will finally get the chance to put some domestically made lipid nanoparticles into their bloodstreams. From NHKWorld.
From NHKWorld. ... This is the world’s first approval of a self-amplifying mRNA vaccine ... Because no other self-amplifying mRNA vaccine has previously been approved, the MHLW at least demanded the company do a large-scale randomised controlled trial to test the jab’s real-world effectiveness against infection and severe disease, right? Haha, no ... Tags ... 7.
OSAKA (AFP) -- Japan's Yuma Kagiyama stormed into the lead in the men's competition at figure skating's NHKTrophy after the short program on Friday, Nov. 24, with world champion Shoma Uno having to settle for second.Japan's Yuma Kagiyama (AFP).
Yuma Kagiyama upstaged two-time defending world figure skating champion and Japan compatriot Shoma Uno in Friday's NHKTrophy men's short program ... Japan's Yuma Kagiyama performs during the men's short program at the NHK Trophy in the Osaka Prefecture city of Kadoma, western Japan, on Nov.
Two-time World champion Shoma Uno will showcase his new programs at the NHKTrophy as he bids for a spot in figure skating’s Grand Prix Final. Now coached by Stephane Lambiel, himself a former two-time world champion, Uno has unveiled two new programs this season which will be on display in Osaka.