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The Price of War With N Korea

08-Dec-2017 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:00 AM

During his first official trip to Asia last month, President Trump issued a stern warning to North Korea: “Do not underestimate us. And do not try us.” But for [...]
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Japan to help finance China’s Belt and Road projects

07-Dec-2017 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

The Japanese government plans to cooperate with China on its Belt and Road initiative by financially supporting private-sector partnerships, as Tokyo seeks to improve [...]
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Japan Wants Long-Range Missiles That Could Reach N Korea, Report Says

Japan Wants Long-Range Missiles That Could Reach N Korea, Report Says

07-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Newsweek | 6:00 AM

Japan is reportedly looking to acquire long-range missiles that could strike targets in North Korea as the reclusive state continues to threaten the surrounding region with [...]
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Japan May Turn Its F-15J Eagles Into Cruise Missile Carriers

07-Dec-2017 Intellasia | The Drive | 6:00 AM

Japan is at a strategic crossroads of sorts. The days of strict adherence to Article Nine of the country’s constitution are coming to an end as threats both new and old [...]
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San Francisco to Tokyo in under 6 hours? Japan Airlines bets on supersonic

07-Dec-2017 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

Japan Airlines is betting at least $10 million to bring back supersonic commercial flight at speeds that top those of the doomed Concorde. The sum is going to Boom [...]
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Mystery as more ‘ghost boats’ from N Korea wash up on Japan’s shores

Mystery as more ‘ghost boats’ from N Korea wash up on Japan’s shores

07-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Express | 6:00 AM

THREE bodies of people believed to be from North Korea have been discovered floating off the coast of Japan two days after authorities found a battered empty boat. A Japanese [...]
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F-35 fighter jet loses part during training flight near Japan

07-Dec-2017 Intellasia | The Hill | 6:00 AM

An F-35 fighter jet lost a two-foot-wide panel last week during a “routine training mission” off the Japanese coast, the Air Force said in a statement on Tuesday. [...]
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Japan throws cold water on US-led dialogue on N Korea

07-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Japan Times | 6:00 AM

In a rare split from its defense ally, Japan put a damper on plans for a multilateral meeting in December proposed by the United States and Canada to discuss North Korea. [...]
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UN adopts Japan’s nuke abolition motion, but perception of backpedaling in Tokyo lingers

07-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Japan Times | 6:00 AM

The UN general Assembly on Monday endorsed a Japanese anti-nuclear resolution by a wide margin, although fewer countries backed it than in previous years amid perceptions of [...]
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Foreign direct investment in Japan notched record in 2016

07-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Nikkei | 6:00 AM

Europe supplied nearly half of inbound investment Japan’s net inflows of foreign direct investment marked a record high of 3.8 trillion yen ($33.7 billion) last year [...]
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‘Everything gone’ from Japanese island after N Korean visit

07-Dec-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Everything metallic — including a door knob — has vanished from a remote Japanese island where a group of North Korean fisherman landed briefly to take refuge, a [...]
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Japan’s slide into war chronicled in Emperor Hirohito’s memoir

07-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Japan’s Emperor Hirohito did not veto his advisers’ decision to declare war on the United States in 1941 because he feared triggering an internal conflict that [...]
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Nissan undaunted by bid to stop electric vehicle tax credits

06-Dec-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

The head of Nissan Motor Co.’s operations in North America said Monday that the company is undaunted by congressional efforts to do away with a federal tax credit for [...]
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Foreign job seekers need better preparation for working in Japan: Experts

06-Dec-2017 Intellasia | The Jakarta Post | 6:00 AM

European universities and employers need to improve the assistance they provide to foreign graduates looking to work in Japan, according to delegates at a recent two-day [...]
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Japan November services growth slows but business confidence picks up: PMI

06-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Japan’s service sector activity grew at a slower pace in November due to a slowdown in outstanding business, but new orders remained relatively strong and business [...]
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