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Japan jobless rate falls to 4.0 pct in September

30-Oct-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Japan’s jobless rate fell slightly in September and the availability of jobs held steady at the highest level in more than five years, government data showed, pointing [...]
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Gogo to provide Japan Airlines with domestic Internet

30-Oct-2013 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Gogo Inc said on Monday it had agreed to provide Japan Airlines Co Ltd with in-flight Internet service on the airline’s domestic fleet of 77 aircraft, marking [...]
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Panel says no cover-up in Japan’s Mizuho mob loans scandal

30-Oct-2013 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Mizuho Financial Group did not intentionally cover-up loans to “yakuza” mobsters, an outside panel said on Monday, a verdict that increases the likelihood [...]
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Toyota Outsells GM in Quarter as Abe Gives Edge to Japan

30-Oct-2013 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Toyota Motor Corp. (7203) outsold general Motors Co. (GM) and all other carmakers for the second time in three quarters, in the latest example of how Japan’s largest [...]
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China jeopardising peace in island row: Japan

China jeopardising peace in island row: Japan

30-Oct-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Beijing is jeopardising peace in a row with Tokyo over disputed islands, Japan’s defence minister said Tuesday, days after China warned any bid to shoot down its drones [...]
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JGBs subdued, markets turn focus to looming Fed, BOJ meetings

30-Oct-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Japanese government bond prices were largely unchanged in subdued trading on Tuesday morning, as traders kept to the sidelines ahead of the outcomes of meetings by US and [...]
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Nikkei eases 0.4pct, earnings disappointments hurt, Komatsu tumbles

30-Oct-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Japanese stocks slid on Tuesday morning, hit by Komatsu Ltd dropping sharply after the world’s second largest equipment maker issued a profit warning, dragging down [...]
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China criticises ‘self-deceiving’ Japanese politicians

China criticises ‘self-deceiving’ Japanese politicians

30-Oct-2013 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Japanese politicians are being provocative and are deceiving themselves about a territorial dispute, China’s Foreign Ministry said on Monday, a day after Japan’s [...]
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Japan’s PM warns China on use of force as jets scrambled

Japan’s PM warns China on use of force as jets scrambled

29-Oct-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Japan’s leader warned China on Sunday against forcibly changing the regional balance of power, as reports said Tokyo had scrambled fighter jets in response to Chinese [...]
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Nikkei bounces after sharp fall, investors still wary as earnings eyed

29-Oct-2013 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The Nikkei stock average bounced back on Monday, recouping some of its steep losses suffered at the end of last week, but investors remain cautious ahead of a big earnings [...]
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China warns Japan over ‘provocation’

China warns Japan over ‘provocation’

29-Oct-2013 Intellasia | Presstv | 6:00 AM

China says it will launch a ‘resolute’ counterattack if Japan takes ‘willful measures’ to shoot down Chinese planes. Chinese Ministry of National [...]
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Japan PM says ready to be more assertive against China – media

Japan PM says ready to be more assertive against China – media

29-Oct-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Prime minister Shinzo Abe, in an interview published on Saturday, said Japan was ready to be more assertive in guarding against what he said might be an attempt by China to [...]
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Report due on Japan’s Mizuho mob-loan scandal, serious penalty unlikely

29-Oct-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Mizuho Financial Group (TYO:8411) will try to put a loans-to-mobsters scandal behind it on Monday, but while Japan’s second-biggest bank by assets may escape serious [...]
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Vice premier touts Poland’s stability to Japan investors

29-Oct-2013 Intellasia | Japantimes | 6:00 AM

Poland has managed to construct an easy to predict and stable economy in response to the needs of Japanese investors, Polish vice prime minister Janusz Piechocinski said. [...]
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China coastguard keeps heat on Japan in island row

China coastguard keeps heat on Japan in island row

29-Oct-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

China on Monday kept up the pressure on Japan over the disputed Senkaku islands, sending its coastguard to the area following Beijing’s weekend mention of [...]
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