New ‘glass-like’ orchid species discovered in Japan

A new species of orchid with delicate, glass-like blooms has been discovered by Japanese scientists, who found the pink and white plant hiding in plain sight.

Despite its presence in Japan's parks and gardens, it took researchers at Kobe University a decade to confirm that the plant, dubbed the "Spiranthes hachijoensis," was a previously unknown species.

Greece and Japan sign MoC on improving business networking and investments

A memorandum of collaboration (MoC) was signed by Greece's investments and export agency (Enterprise Greece) and the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) in Tokyo on Tuesday, in the context of Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis' official visit to Japan.