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Investigation launched as 1,000 fish die in Tokyo aquarium

11-Nov-2017 Intellasia | The Telegraph | 6:00 AM

More than 1,000 fish have died in a tank at a popular Tokyo aquarium due to oxygen deprivation. An investigation has been launched at Sunshine Aquarium in Tokyo’s [...]
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Japan to build four radar stations for the Philippines to counter piracy surge: sources

11-Nov-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Japan will build four coast guard radar stations on islands in the Sulu Celebes Seas separating the Philippines and Indonesia to help Manila counter a surge in piracy by [...]
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Japan manufacturers’ mood slips but hovers near decade highReuters Tankan

11-Nov-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Confidence among Japanese manufacturers slipped in November from a decade high seen the previous month, a Reuters poll showed, but it remained strongunderscoring the [...]
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Japan and China Mock Trump With Over-the-Top Appeals to His Ego

10-Nov-2017 Intellasia | Mother Jones | 6:00 AM

President Trump and China’s President Xi Jinping were calling each other friend by the end of their springtime retreat at Trump’s Florida club, Mar-a-Lago a [...]
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IMF, BOJ member say Japan needs to keep stimulus running

10-Nov-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The IMF on Wednesday urged Japan to maintain its massive monetary stimulus to boost consumer prices, a view echoed by a central bank board member, reinforcing expectations [...]
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Japan Launches 10th Advanced High-Tech Attack Sub

10-Nov-2017 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:00 AM

The new diesel-electric attack submarine is expected to be commissioned into the Maritime Self-Defense Force in 2019. Japanese shipbuilder Kawasaki Heavy Industries (KHI) [...]
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Japan expanding free preschool, part of Abe’s $17.5bn spending

10-Nov-2017 Intellasia | Nikkei | 6:00 AM

Programme to cover 2 million more children; cost-benefit link unclear Japan will spend roughly 800 billion yen ($7.01 billion) to expand its free preschool programme, part of [...]
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Tokyo surge leads broad Asia gains, eyes on Trump-Xi talks

10-Nov-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Tokyo resumed its surge on Thursday, leading a broad Asia rally following another record close on Wall Street, while investors are keeping tabs on a key meeting between [...]
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Japan September core machinery orders tumble in dent to capex outlook

10-Nov-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Japan’s core machinery orders tumbled at their fastest pace in more than two years in September, a decline that companies expect to persist into October-December in a [...]
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Navy will carry out rare 3-carrier exercise in Sea of Japan

10-Nov-2017 Intellasia | ABC | 6:00 AM

The US Navy has announced that it will carry out a rare exercise this weekend in the western Pacific involving three aircraft carriers. The exercise will take place in the [...]
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Japan’s ‘black widow’ gets sentenced to death by hanging for murdering lovers

10-Nov-2017 Intellasia | NY Daily News | 6:00 AM

Japan’s “black widow” was sentenced to death by hanging Tuesday for killing her husband and two former lovers as well as the attempted murder of another [...]
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Japan in Talks With US on Buying Aegis Missile Defense

Japan in Talks With US on Buying Aegis Missile Defense

09-Nov-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

The Pentagon is providing Japan with initial pricing and technical data to decide if it wants to buy a ground-based version of the Aegis missile defense system used on US [...]
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Nissan cuts annual operating profit forecast after scandal

09-Nov-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Japanese car giant Nissan on Wednesday downgraded its annual operating profit forecast after a damaging inspection scandal in its home market Japan. The auto giant said it [...]
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Nissan’s profit flat over inspection scandal, legal costs

09-Nov-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Japanese automaker Nissan Motor Co.’s fiscal second-quarter profit slipped 3 percent despite growing sales because of costs related to improper vehicle checks in Japan [...]
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Trump, During Visit To Japan, Talks Trade And N Korea

09-Nov-2017 Intellasia | NPR | 6:00 AM

President Trump on Monday pledged to stand by Japan against the “menace” of North Korea and said he hoped the two nations could come to a “free, fair and [...]
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