Click for Tokyo, Japan Forecast

Category: JapanSubscribe via RSS Feed

Uber to Renew Push to Expand in Japan With Taxi Partnerships

22-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Uber Technologies Inc. wants to forge partnerships with taxi companies in Japan because its go-it-alone approach in the country wasn’t working, Chief Executive Officer [...]
» More

Japan hopes US returns to TPP but overhaul tough: negotiator

22-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Japan welcomes a positive stance by the United States toward an Asia-Pacific trade pact, but indicated that altering the agreement at this point would be very difficult. [...]
» More

Japan’s cryptocurrency exchanges to form new self-regulating body: sources

22-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Sixteen Japanese cryptocurrency exchanges will fix plans as early as next week to create a self-regulating body in a bid to better safeguard investors after a $530 million [...]
» More

Japan task force echoes foreign minister calls to back renewables over coal, nuclear

22-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

An energy task force advising Japan’s foreign minister has proposed boosting renewable energy and shifting away from coal-fired and nuclear power at home, arguing the [...]
» More

Japan to resume aid for firms’ nuclear power plant exports

22-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Japan Times | 6:00 AM

Two government-affiliated bodies plan to resume financial support for Japanese companies’ nuclear power plant exports in fiscal 2018 at the earliest, according to [...]
» More

Japan exports grow, manufacturers mood sours as yen rise clouds outlook

21-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Buoyant sales of cars and electronics led Japan’s exports to a 14th straight month of growth in January but manufacturers’ business confidence slidhighlighting [...]
» More

Japan’s Sony Corp to form alliance to build taxi-hailing system: Nikkei

21-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Japan’s Sony Corp plans to form a joint venture to develop an artificial intelligence-based taxi-hailing system in Japan, the Nikkei Asian Review reported on Tuesday. [...]
» More

Japan plan to build world’s tallest wooden skyscraper

21-Feb-2018 Intellasia | The Independent | 6:00 AM

Plans have been drawn up to build the world’s largest wooden skyscraper. Japanese company Sumitomo Forestry is proposing to build a 350-metre 70-storey building in [...]
» More

The narrow latitude of Japan’s security policy

21-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Japan Times | 6:00 AM

As animals, the most important thing for human beings is that they have sufficient clothing, enough food, and can sleep well. In this sense, for any country, economic growth [...]
» More

Japan’s steel industry urges Trump to make careful trade decision

21-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Japan’s steel industry said on Monday the US Commerce Department proposal to President Donald Trump to impose curbs on steel imports violate the principles of free [...]
» More

Japan exports grow, manufacturers mood sours as yen rise clouds outlook

20-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Buoyant sales of cars and electronics led Japan’s exports to a 14th straight month of growth in January but manufacturers’ business confidence slidhighlighting [...]
» More

Japan books first trade deficit in eight months

20-Feb-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Japan logged a trade deficit in January, the first negative figure in eight months, as imports of fossil fuel overwhelmed the revenue from exports, government data showed [...]
» More

Japan’s export growth is pointing to a continued recovery

20-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Japan’s exports grew in January for a 14th straight month led by brisk shipments of China-bound hybrid cars and electronics parts, a sign solid global demand for [...]
» More

Here’s Who Really Matters at the Bank of Japan

20-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Masayoshi Amamiya could provide the central bank with much-needed room to maneuver. When Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe nominated Haruhiko Kuroda to a second term as [...]
» More

US, India, Australia, and Japan reportedly want to create their own version of China’s Belt and Road

20-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Australia, the United States, India and Japan are talking about establishing a joint regional infrastructure scheme as an alternative to China’s multibillion-dollar [...]
» More