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US Navy to hold Japan service for sailors killed in crash

US Navy to hold Japan service for sailors killed in crash

28-Jun-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The US Navy will hold a memorial service Tuesday for seven sailors killed in a collision with a cargo ship off the coast of Japan this month. The private gathering is being [...]
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Bankrupt Takata faces angry shareholders

28-Jun-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Takata executives faced angry investors Tuesday after the company at the centre of the world’s biggest auto safety recall filed for bankruptcy and said it was being [...]
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14-year-old excites Japan with record chess debut

28-Jun-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

A 14-year-old boy is taking his country by storm with a record-breaking start to his pro career in the Japanese version of chess. Sota Fujii broke a 30-year-old record with [...]
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Japan’s Home-Sharing Law Gives HomeAway Opening in Airbnb Fight

28-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Japan’s home-sharing market is poised for a shift away from couch-surfing toward professional services after the passage of a law regulating short-term rentals. The [...]
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Tesla’s Needs Transformed This Obscure Japanese Chemical Company

28-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

When Elon Musk last May announced he was speeding up his grand plan to produce 500,000 electric cars per year, shares of a little-known Osaka-based chemical maker jumped more [...]
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Japan Suffers Record Manufacturing Bankruptcy With Takata

28-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

The story of Takata Corp.’s tumble from its position as a Japanese manufacturing legend is told nowhere with more efficiency than in the multiple-choice question on [...]
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Japan seeks early free trade talks with UK amid Brexit fears

28-Jun-2017 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

PM Shinzo Abe concerned about impact on Japanese firms with UK operations if Britain leaves the single market Japan wants to hold early free trade talks with Britain, in a [...]
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Japan issues warning over N Korea nuclear missile strike with residents told to seek shelter or lie on ground in terrifying TV broadcast

28-Jun-2017 Intellasia | The Sun | 6:00 AM

In the event of a missile attackthe Japanese government will inform members of the public though speakers across the country RESIDENTS in Japan have been told to seek shelter [...]
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Japan, US to mull quicker missile defense upgrades, deployment of Aegis Ashore

28-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Japan Times | 6:00 AM

Japan will consider increasing the pace of upgrades to its ballistic missile defense system in cooperation with the United States as the allies race to meet the threat posed [...]
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Japan casts a wider net with its latest fintech initiatives

28-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Business Insider | 6:00 AM

This story was delivered to BI Intelligence “Fintech Briefing” subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here. Japan’s fintech efforts have [...]
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Share buybacks less popular with Japanese companies

28-Jun-2017 Intellasia | FT | 6:00 AM

Japanese companies have slammed the brakes on a record run of share buybacks, halving the pace of activity in what had been one of the clearest areas of progress on corporate [...]
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Japan’s airbag giant Takata says filed for bankruptcy protection

27-Jun-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Japan’s crisis-hit car parts maker Takata said it filed for bankruptcy protection on Monday, after deadly faults in its airbags triggered the auto industry’s [...]
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Japan ‘poised to begin informal trade talks with UK’

27-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Telegraph | 6:00 AM

apan is poised to begin informal trade talks with the UK to secure a swift trade deal after Brexit. Shinzo Abe’s government has signalled an intention to open a [...]
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Japan Regional Banks Face Further Delays in Merger Plans

27-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A proposed merger between two banks in southern Japan will likely be delayed for a second time over monopoly concerns, sources said, highlighting the difficulty regional [...]
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Japan marks 75 years of Vatican ties with Noh theater show

27-Jun-2017 Intellasia | The Daily Times | 6:00 AM

Japan has marked the 75th anniversary of diplomatic ties with the Holy See with a performance of ancient traditional Noh theater in Rome. At the performance Saturday in Rome [...]
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