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McDonald’s Japan Withdraws Guidance, Citing Chinese Scandal

31-Jul-2014 Intellasia | The Wall Street Journal | 6:00 AM

McDonald’s MCD +0.04 percent Japan on Tuesday withdrew its financial guidance for 2014, citing lost sales and higher expenses caused by a scandal involving a Chinese [...]
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Escalating N Korean provocations call for military cooperation between Korea, Japan, US

31-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Arirang News. | 6:00 AM

“There’s desire for nuclear missiles and nuclear capabilities as we said over and over again are highly threatening to the global security environment.” [...]
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McDonald’s Japan unveils ‘tofu nuggets’ after China meat scandal

31-Jul-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

McDonald’s restaurants in Japan are turning to time-honoured Asian soul food – tofu – as the chain scrambles to minimise the damage from an embarrassing [...]
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China media: Japan-Latin America ties

31-Jul-2014 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

Chinese media are keeping a close watch on Japan-Latin America ties as PM Shinzo Abe visits the region. Abe started his 11-day tour to Mexico, Trinidad and Tobago, Colombia, [...]
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Toyota remains at top in sales after first half

31-Jul-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Toyota remains No. 1 in global vehicles sales after the first six months of this year, followed by Volkswagen which bumped general Motors out of second place as the US [...]
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Sino-Japanese War still stings China 120 years later

31-Jul-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

When China and Japan went to war on the first day of August 120 years ago, Beijing suffered a “national humiliation” that resonates to this day as tensions [...]
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Japan June output falls at fastest pace since March 2011 quake

31-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Japan’s June industrial output fell at the fastest rate since the earthquake and tsunami of March 2011 as companies slowed production to offset a build-up in [...]
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Japan prepares to impose new sanctions on Russia World July 30, 9:22

Japan prepares to impose new sanctions on Russia World July 30, 9:22

31-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Itar-Tass | 6:00 AM

Japanese government is preparing to impose new sanctions on Russia, Japanese Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga told a news conference on Wednesday. “We are [...]
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Japan Practices Amphibious Landing in Hawaii

31-Jul-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Japan has been practicing storming beaches with the US and other countries in Hawaii this month. The amphibious landing exercises, which are relatively new to Japan’s [...]
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Project Exporting Gas to Japan Set For Green Light

31-Jul-2014 Intellasia | The Wall Street Journal | 6:00 AM

The partners in a project that will ship natural gas to Japan from Louisiana plan to give the final go-ahead next week after securing $7.5 billion in loans, according to [...]
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3-month sentence for Japan-Hawaii flight assault

31-Jul-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

A Japanese man received a three-month sentence Tuesday for a drunken altercation with flight attendants during a trip to Hawaii for his honeymoon. Kenji Okamoto has been in [...]
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The diplomatic battle between China and Japan is taking a Latin American road trip

31-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Qz | 6:00 AM

When Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe appeals to officials and business people in Central and South America this week, his hosts will be comparing him to another recent [...]
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Goldman Trims Yield Forecast as Surge Hedging Ebbs: Japan Credit

31-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (GS) retreated from its forecast for a surge in Japanese government bond yields as options are signaling fading concern for a sudden increase in [...]
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Could India Be Japan Inc.’s Next Big Investment Target?

31-Jul-2014 Intellasia | The Wall Street Journal | 6:00 AM

Japanese companies appear to be expanding their focus to India this year, lured by the country’s giant market of young consumers, tensions with China and slow growth at [...]
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Japan, France agree on defence equipment cooperation

Japan, France agree on defence equipment cooperation

31-Jul-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Japan and France on Tuesday agreed to enhance defence cooperation, including the joint development of military equipment, Japanese officials said. Japan’s Defence [...]
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