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Two killed in knife attack at Tokyo shrine

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

Two people, including a female priest, were killed and two others were wounded Thursday night in a knife attack at a Tokyo shrine, police and news reports said. A man and a [...]
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5 Ways Japan Might Have Won World War II

09-Dec-2017 Intellasia | The Nation | 6:00 AM

Let’s face it. Imperial Japan stood next to no chance of winning a fight to the finish against the United States. Resolve and resources explain why. So long as [...]
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Japan to launch one-year startup visa programme in 2018: Report

09-Dec-2017 Intellasia | zdnet | 6:00 AM

To make Japan a more accommodating environment for startup entrepreneurs, the government is reportedly set to launch a nationwide one-year visa programme, extending its [...]
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Japanese shares rally, bitcoin shoots for the moon

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

Asian shares rallied for a second session on Friday as investors awaited major economic data from China and the United States while marveling at the meteoric ascent of the [...]
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Japan Reports Economy Grew 2.5 pct Year-On-Year in July-Sept

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

Japan’s economy grew at a 2.5 percent annual pace in July-September, faster than the earlier estimate of 1.4 percent growth, the government reported Friday. The [...]
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Japan enforces new road rules for ‘Mario Kart’ drivers

09-Dec-2017 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

Japan is to introduce new traffic laws to deal with the fad for fancy dress go-kart tours on the streets of Tokyo, it’s reported. Tourists who go on the tours dressed [...]
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Japan’s 3Q GDP Growth Revised Up to 2.5pct on Capital Spending

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

Japan’s economy expanded a faster-than-expected 2.5 percent in the third quarter, as a nearly year-long recovery in exports helped fuel business investment. The [...]
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Toshiba, Western Digital agree in principle to settle chip dispute: sources

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

Toshiba Corp and business partner Western Digital Corp have agreed in principle to settle a dispute over the embattled Japanese conglomerate’s plans to sell its $18 [...]
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EU-Japan Relations: Time for a Boost

09-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Euractiv | 6:00 AM

The EU and Japan are cooperating on multiple fronts, but there is much more these two strategic partners could be doing together, writes Fraser Cameron. Fraser Cameron is a [...]
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Japan economy growing twice as fast as expected

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

Japan is growing twice as fast as previously estimated, official data showed on Friday, with the world’s third-largest economy posting its longest string of gains in [...]
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Japan economy gains momentum, grows 2.5pct in July-Sept

Japan economy gains momentum, grows 2.5pct in July-Sept

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

Japan’s economy is gaining momentum, expanding at a 2.5 percent annual pace in July-September, the government said Friday. The upward revision from an earlier estimate [...]
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Moon to visit China next week for talks on N Korea

08-Dec-2017 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:00 AM

South Korean President Moon Jae-in will visit China next week for talks on North Korea and other issues, his office said on Wednesday, amid tentative signs of diplomatic [...]
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Bitcoin Is Such a Frenzy in Korea That It Costs More There

08-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Fortune | 6:00 AM

Like thousands of South Koreans, Moonsung Bae is infatuated by bitcoin. The 35-year-old financial analyst got his first taste a year ago, before the cryptocurrency exploded [...]
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The US is testing a microwave weapon to stop N Korea’s missiles

08-Dec-2017 Intellasia | VOX | 6:00 AM

The US military is developing a weapon with microwave technology yes, microwave designed to stop countries like North Korea from launching missiles. According to an NBC News [...]
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Singapore Airlines changed US route because of N Korean missiles

08-Dec-2017 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

Singapore Airlines changed a flight route between Asia and the US earlier this year because of fears over North Korean missile launches. A spokesperson for the airline told [...]
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