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US, Japan fail to bridge gap on trade in economic talks

18-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The United States and Japan agreed to work together against the rising threat from North Korea but failed to bridge differences on thorny issues of trade during economic [...]
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Abe sends ritual offering to Yasukuni Shrine for war dead

18-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Japan Today | 6:00 AM

Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe sent a ritual offering to the Yasukuni Shrine for war dead, seen in China and the two Koreas as a symbol of Japan’s past militarism, [...]
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China-Japan Rivalry Deepens as Abe and Xi on Pace for More Power

18-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Asia’s two biggest economies both have their most powerful leaders in decadesand neither one has much incentive to mend a relationship that has long been volatile. [...]
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Japanese Communist Party says dialogue, not pressure will work on N Korea

18-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Japan Times | 6:00 AM

The leader of the Japanese Communist Party says Japan should shift from pressure to dialogue in its effort to curb North Korea’s nuclear development programme. JCP [...]
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Japanese Defense Ministry: ‘Unusual’ Chinese Military Air Activities Increase Near Japan’s Airspace

18-Oct-2017 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:00 AM

Total Air Self-Defense Force scrambles dropped slightly from 2016, but Japan remains concerned. The Japanese Ministry of Defense released new data concerning the scope of [...]
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AirAsia Japan to relaunch next week

18-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 6:00 AM

Low-cost airline AirAsia Japan said yesterday that it would begin its first flights from Nagoya later this month, more than two years after Malaysia’s AirAsia Bhd [...]
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The Death of Liberalism in Japan

17-Oct-2017 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:00 AM

Last month, when prime minister Shinzo Abe of Japan dissolved Parliament and called a snap election for October 22, he seemed to be making the decision from a position of [...]
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Japan exasperated by Trump’s trade policies

17-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Politico | 6:00 AM

As US farmers suffer under high tariffs, Japanese officials are in no rush to cut a new trade deal with the United States. Japanese officials are expressing growing [...]
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Japan’s Internet Maverick Has a New Global Target: $180 Steaks

17-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Japan’s corporate enfant terrible Takafumi Horie built one of the country’s most successful Internet businesses, stood for parliament, went to prison and started [...]
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The need for more proactive communications

17-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Japan Times | 6:00 AM

Low trust and changing values mean Japan can no longer fall back on its homogeneity In his 1976 book “Beyond Culture,” anthropologist Edward T. Hall discussed the [...]
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Abe on course for landslide win in Japan vote: poll

17-Oct-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Prime minister Shinzo Abe is on track for a landslide win in Japan’s upcoming election, the latest survey suggested Monday, as a new party founded by Tokyo’s [...]
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Japan ruling bloc heads for big election win despite voter distaste for PM Abepoll

Japan ruling bloc heads for big election win despite voter distaste for PM Abepoll

17-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe’s ruling coalition is on track for a big win in Sunday’s general electioneven though almost half the country’s voters [...]
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An ICO Ban In Japan Is Still A ‘Definite Possibility’

17-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

With the cryptocurrency world recovering from the news of China’s sweeping ban on digital coin launches, Asian countries are taking sides. South Korea swiftly followed [...]
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Japan’s general election: all you need to know

17-Oct-2017 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

The North Korea threat looms large over the 22 October election, but Shinzo Abe plans to play the strong and stable card against challenger Yuriko Koike Why did prime [...]
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Japan Ground Self-Defense Force set to begin massive island-defense drills

17-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Stripes | 6:00 AM

With the cryptocurrency world recovering from the news of China’s sweeping ban on digital coin launches, Asian countries are taking sides. South Korea swiftly followed [...]
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