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Japan slams Russia for laying cables to disputed island

12-Jun-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Japanese officials criticised Russia on Monday for its plans to lay fibre-optic cables to islands disputed by Tokyo and Moscow, calling the construction work [...]
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US, Japan decline to sign G7 agreement to reduce plastic waste in oceans

12-Jun-2018 Intellasia | the Globeand Mail | 6:02 AM

The United States and Japan declined to sign onto an agreement between the other G7 countries to reduce the amount of plastic waste in the world’s oceans and cut down [...]
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Beijing keeping close watch on ongoing Malabar wargames by India, US & Japan

Beijing keeping close watch on ongoing Malabar wargames by India, US & Japan

11-Jun-2018 Intellasia | Economic Times | 6:02 AM

Indian warships had the Chinese Navy for company for some time as they sailed across “five seas and two oceans” to the island of Guam for the Malabar war games [...]
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Japan Issues First Official Rejection of Crypto Exchange License Application

11-Jun-2018 Intellasia | CCN | 6:02 AM

Two business suspension orders and three on-site inspections later, Japan has handed down its first-ever official rejection of a cryptocurrency exchange application. [...]
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Japan, US eye ‘free, fair and reciprocal’ trade talks in July

Japan, US eye ‘free, fair and reciprocal’ trade talks in July

11-Jun-2018 Intellasia | Asahi | 6:02 AM

Japan and the United States plan to hold “free, fair and reciprocal” trade talks in July in an attempt to help ease frictions over Washington’s bulging [...]
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Up to 60,000 drivers in Japan suspected of having dementia, police report finds

11-Jun-2018 Intellasia | The Independent | 6:02 AM

Law requires elderly drivers who show signs of dementia to see a doctor to renew licenses Up to 60,000 elderly drivers in Japan showed signs of possible dementia, a police [...]
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Japan orders government mandarins to take sexual harassment courses

09-Jun-2018 Intellasia | Telegraph | 6:02 AM

senior Japanese government officials are to be required to take courses on sexual harassment in the workplace after a series of scandals involving the highest echelons state [...]
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Second jobs, once rare in Japan, are reshaping attitudes about work

09-Jun-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Kazuhiro Hasegawa has been driving a taxi in Tokyo for three years. It’s a job he enjoys, despite 18-hour shifts. But recently, he said, it has not been enough to make [...]
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Japan’s PM Abe and President Trump speak out before Kim summit

09-Jun-2018 Intellasia | Fox61 | 6:02 AM

Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe, unable to meet North Korea’s leader himself, is in Washington to try to make sure President Donald Trump doesn’t overlook [...]
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Japan confirms its economy shrank after two years of growth

Japan confirms its economy shrank after two years of growth

09-Jun-2018 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:02 AM

Japan’s economy slid into negative territory for the first time in two years at the beginning of the year, official data showed Friday, confirming preliminary figures [...]
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US, Japan, India, and Australia Hold Senior Official-Level Quadrilateral Meeting in Singapore

09-Jun-2018 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:02 AM

Senior officials from the United States, Japan, India, and Australia the so-called quadrilateral or ‘Quad’ group of countries held their second consultative [...]
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Japan, US are working on their first trade talks in July under new framework

09-Jun-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

* US President Donald Trump and Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe agreed in April to set up the new framework focusing on bilateral trade and led by US Trade Representative [...]
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Airbnb Freezes Swathe of Japan Listings Ahead of Stricter Laws

09-Jun-2018 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:02 AM

Airbnb Inc. has frozen a major portion of its home listings and guest reservations in Japan at the behest of local regulators, but promised to compensate travellers who find [...]
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Japan’s Lenders Need to Be More Nimble Investors, Ex-Banker Says

09-Jun-2018 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:02 AM

Japan’s regional banks need to stop their fixation with the old-fashioned buy-and-hold strategy and be more nimble to make the most of their investments, a three-decade [...]
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Japan sends officials on sexual harassment courses after high-profile scandals

09-Jun-2018 Intellasia | VNA | 6:02 AM

Senior officials in Japan will be required to attend sexual harassment awareness sessions or risk damaging their career prospects under a proposal being considered by the [...]
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