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Japan effort to restart nuclear plants delayed until after summer

Japan effort to restart nuclear plants delayed until after summer

05-May-2014 Intellasia | FT | 7:21 AM

Moves byJapan’s government and electric utilities to restart nuclear power plants idled after the 2011Fukushimaaccident are facing further delays and appear unlikely to [...]
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Japan’s Worst Auto Sales in 16 Months Show Hangover Begins (1)

03-May-2014 Intellasia | Businessweek | 6:00 AM

Call it Japan’s Great Hangover. Vehicle deliveries last month in Asia’s second-largest auto market fell to the lowest since December 2012 after Japan raised its [...]
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Japan household spending hits four-decade high, wages key to outlook

03-May-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Japanese household spending soared at the fastest annual pace in four decades in March as consumers rushed to beat a sales tax hike, with early signs backing the central [...]
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Japanese patrol chases off Taiwanese fishing boat near Diaoyutais

03-May-2014 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Japanese fishery patrol vessels fired paintballs at a Taiwanese fishing boat and chased it away from an area near the disputed Diaoyutai Islands, where it allegedly entered [...]
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Japanese patrol paintballs Taiwanese fishing boat off Diaoyutai

03-May-2014 Intellasia | Wantchinatimes | 6:00 AM

Japanese fishery patrol vessels fired paintballs at a Taiwanese fishing boat and chased it away from an area near the disputed Diaoyutai (Senkaku or Diaoyu) islands, where it [...]
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Japan’s Abe, UK’s Cameron push Russia over Ukraine

Japan’s Abe, UK’s Cameron push Russia over Ukraine

03-May-2014 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe and his British counterpart David Cameron on Thursday urged Russia to help solve the crisis in Ukraine. Cameron and Abe – in Britain [...]
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Japan to conduct island defence drill amid tension with China

Japan to conduct island defence drill amid tension with China

03-May-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Japan will conduct a military exercise this month to practice defending an island, the Defence Ministry said on Thursday, underscoring concern about East China Sea islands [...]
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Japan’s consumption has not slowed as much as feared – Abe

03-May-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Japan’s consumer spending has not slowed as much as feared after a consumption tax hike in April, but such a risk warranted caution, prime minister Shinzo Abe said on [...]
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Japan Inc. Isn’t a Thing Anymore

03-May-2014 Intellasia | Businessweek | 6:00 AM

Japan used to be known for the harmonious relations between government and business – so harmonious that the two sectors were often described as a single entity: Japan [...]
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Why TCS wants to rise in Japan

03-May-2014 Intellasia | Timesofindia | 6:00 AM

Of the $5.2 billion revenue gap that separates IT industry leader Tata Consultancy Services from its nearest Indian rival Infosys, $1.2 billion comes from outside US and [...]
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Corporate governance in Japan

03-May-2014 Intellasia | Economist | 6:00 AM

The silence of large Japanese shareholders in Olympus in 2011-12 as the firm plunged into the country’s biggest accounting scandal in decades was one of the [...]
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Japan Props Up More Power Utilities to Avoid Rate Increases

03-May-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Japan moved to prop up another two unprofitable power companies after they posted losses of 159 billion yen ($1.6 billion), underscoring how the idling of atomic reactors is [...]
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Japan, China, Korea Cooperation And China’s Environmental Clean-Up Gold Rush

03-May-2014 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

Amid all the seriously disturbing and portentous news coming out of East Asia last week – and, yes, I am talking about President Obama’s four country imperial [...]
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JGBs firm, supported by buying ahead of holiday

03-May-2014 Intellasia | IFR | 6:00 AM

Japanese government bond prices were mostly firm on Friday, with most tenors supported by buying ahead of a long holiday weekend in Japan. Tokyo markets will be closed for [...]
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Boat found in US might be tsunami debris

Boat found in US might be tsunami debris

03-May-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

US authorities are working with the Japanese consulate to determine whether a small boat found on a beach in Washington state might have crossed the Pacific from the March [...]
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