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Japan’s Suga: strongly protested to N Korea on missile launch

Japan’s Suga: strongly protested to N Korea on missile launch

23-May-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Japan has strongly protested to North Korea about the ballistic missile launch it conducted on Sunday as Tokyo cannot tolerate its repeated acts of provocation, Chief Cabinet [...]
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Japan Urges Unity Among 11 Nations Left in TPP Pact, Seko Says

23-May-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Japan still regrets the US withdrawal from a Pacific trade pact but is focused on promoting unity among the 11 remaining countries in order to salvage the agreement, [...]
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Japan’s Big Casino Plan Provokes Fury in Rural Towns

23-May-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Tokyo, Osaka and Yokohama are emerging as likely candidates for casino resorts under the Japanese government’s new bidding framework, triggering criticism from smaller [...]
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Don’t bank on Japan’s lenders making it easy to relocate abroad

23-May-2017 Intellasia | Japan Times | 6:00 AM

For a country with a reputation for cutting-edge technology, Japan can be surprisingly behind the times. Many ATMs still only accept cards issued in Japan and some shut [...]
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Is Japan out of sync with developments in the world?

23-May-2017 Intellasia | Nation Multimedia | 6:00 AM

Sunshine in US-China relations under Trump seems to extend beyond trade I spent March and April at Hong Kong University teaching my course on globalisation and Asia. This [...]
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Imperial engagement worsens Japan royalty shortage

23-May-2017 Intellasia | FT | 6:00 AM

Princess Mako’s betrothal to commoner shrinks imperial family and highlights gender woes The engagement of imperial princess Mako to her floppy-haired university [...]
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Korea and Japan condemn N Korea ‘missile launch’

Korea and Japan condemn N Korea ‘missile launch’

23-May-2017 Intellasia | Euro News | 6:00 AM

Both South Korea and Japan have voiced concerns following reports North Korea launched a medium-range ballistic missile from near its northwestern coast. South Korea’s [...]
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Bitcoin taps fresh record highs amid rising demand from Japan, China

23-May-2017 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

Bitcoin climbed above $2,000 for the first time Saturday on increased demand from Japanese and Chinese investors. The digital currency rose more than 4.5 percent to hit an [...]
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Bitcoin Price Hits $2087, Trading in Japan, Korea for $2350

23-May-2017 Intellasia | Coin Telegraph | 6:00 AM

Bitcoin price established its new all-time high at $2,087 earlier today after surging past its previous all-time high set at $2,050, with demand toward Bitcoin rising from [...]
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Exports propel Japan to third straight trade surplus

23-May-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Japan posted a trade surplus for the third straight month in April helped by a further rise in exports including to the United States, official data showed Monday. American [...]
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Japanese Exports Rise for Fifth Consecutive Month in April

23-May-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Japanese exports expanded for a fifth consecutive month in April, with shipments to China surging as global demand continued to support the nation’s economic recovery. [...]
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Japan Urges Unity Among 11 Nations Left in TPP Pact, Seko Says

23-May-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Japan still regrets the US withdrawal from a Pacific trade pact but is focused on promoting unity among the 11 remaining countries in order to salvage the agreement, [...]
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KakaoTaxi expands to Japan

23-May-2017 Intellasia | Zdnet | 6:00 AM

KakaoTaxi can now be used in Japan via an MoU with local counterpart JapanTaxi. KakaoTaxi can now be used in Japan through a partnership with local counterpart JapanTaxi, [...]
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Japan Protests Against UN Privacy Expert’s Queries on Contentious Bill

23-May-2017 Intellasia | US News | 6:00 AM

Japan on Monday protested against a letter to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe from a UN independent expert raising concerns that planned legislation targeting conspiracies to [...]
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Captain Japan and Kid Kiwi work to rescue TPP

23-May-2017 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

Like free-trade superheroes, Japan and New Zealand are spearheading efforts to make the Trans-Pacific Partnership a reality without the United States. Though the US accounted [...]
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