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China tells Japan ‘negative’ moves prevent improvement in ties

China tells Japan ‘negative’ moves prevent improvement in ties

20-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China has told Japan that “negative” moves by Tokyo on major issues are preventing an improvement in bilateral ties, but there are now opportunities to improve [...]
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How Toshiba Lost $6 Billion

20-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Since its founding in 1873 as Japan’s first maker of telegraph equipment, Toshiba has survived a litany of challenges, from the Great Kanto earthquake of 1923, to [...]
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China admonishes Japan over bilateral ties

20-Feb-2017 Intellasia | DW | 6:00 AM

China has told Japan that “negative” moves by Tokyo on major issues are preventing an improvement in bilateral ties. But Beijing added that there are now [...]
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Why Japan is relieved about Trump

20-Feb-2017 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:00 AM

Despite the most awkward handshake in the history of Japanese-US relations, prime minister Shinzo Abe returned to Tokyo after his meetings with President Donald Trump in [...]
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Economic talks with US to start in April – Japan Fin. Min. Aso

20-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Nikkei | 6:00 AM

Japanese Finance minister Taro Aso said on Friday that Japan and the US will launch a new bilateral economic dialogue as early as April, covering areas such as [...]
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JGBs edge up on Treasuries, longer-end dip after BOJ

18-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Japanese government bonds edged up on Friday, taking their cues from rising prices for US bonds while super-long debt dipped slightly after the results of the Bank of [...]
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Japan finmin Aso: To start econ dialogue with US as early as in April

18-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Finance minister Taro Aso said Japan and the United States will kick off a bilateral economic dialogue as early as in April, focusing on issues such as economic policies, [...]
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Toshiba shares drop after S&P warns of downgrade risk

18-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Shares in Japan’s Toshiba sank 10 percent on Friday, after credit rating firm S&P Global said it could slash the conglomerate’s rating several notches if [...]
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Mnuchin Warned by Japan, Germany as G-20 Sees New Economic Order

18-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Boomberg | 6:00 AM

Within hours of being sworn in, US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin’s counterparts from Tokyo to Berlin started telegraphing warnings to him: Please don’t call [...]
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US pledges nuclear defence for Japan, Korea after N Korea missile launch

US pledges nuclear defence for Japan, Korea after N Korea missile launch

18-Feb-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Thursday pledged that Washington would use the full range of its arsenal, including nuclear weapons, to defend allies Japan and South [...]
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Japan Is Quietly Reflating, Buying Time for Reckoning With Debt

18-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Hidden beneath the headlines about Japan’s continual failure to reach its inflation target is a quiet reflation of its economy. It took almost two decades, but Japan [...]
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Race for Japan’s Melted Nuclear Fuel Leaves Trail of Dead Robots

18-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

The latest robot seeking to find the 600 tonnes of nuclear fuel and debris that melted down six year ago in Japan’s wrecked Fukushima Dai-Ichi power plant met its end [...]
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Blending Emerging Markets With Japan To Manage Volatility

18-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Seekingalpha | 6:00 AM

The last six years have brought no shortage of surprises, such as the bear market in commodities, divergent monetary policies and, most recently, the Trump presidency. From a [...]
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How to Boost Japan’s Shrinking Workforce? Redefine Old Age

18-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

When do you become a senior citizen? That’s an increasingly important question in Japan, the world’s oldest nation, where the challenge is to keep people healthy [...]
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Japan recycles old phones to make medals for 2020 Olympics

18-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Cnet | 6:00 AM

Gold, silver and bronze will be extracted from donated phones which will help make medals for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. The Japanese government has big plans for used phones. [...]
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