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US, Russia bicker over US antimissile plans for Korea

US, Russia bicker over US antimissile plans for Korea

28-Jul-2014 Intellasia | RT | 7:32 AM

Washingtonhas brushed asideMoscow’s concerns that US plans to deploy a missile defense battery inSouth Koreawould have an impact on regional stability, saying the [...]
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S. Korea police arrest son of sunken ferry owner

S. Korea police arrest son of sunken ferry owner

28-Jul-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 7:14 AM

South Korean police arrested Friday the fugitive son of a business tycoon who owned the Sewol ferry which sank in April with the loss of around 300 lives, officials said. Yoo [...]
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Japan FM to visit Vietnam to boost tie-ups in maritime security

28-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Globalpost | 6:00 AM

Foreign minister Fumio Kishida said Friday he will visit Vietnam from July 31 to August 2 to boost cooperation in maritime security and other issues of mutual interest. In an [...]
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Japan shifting investments from China to Asean

28-Jul-2014 Intellasia | DW | 6:00 AM

Japanese companies are shifting their investments away from China and increasingly setting their sights on the Asean region as a result of growing tensions between the two [...]
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Slower Japan Inflation Highlights BOJ’s Reflation Task: Economy

28-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Japan’s inflation slowed in June, highlighting the task Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda faces in reaching the bank’s target. Consumer prices excluding [...]
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In China meat scandal, McDonald’s Japan switches to Thai chicken, no nuggets in HK

28-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

McDonald’s Corp has suspended sales of chicken nuggets and other items in Hong Kong after it said it imported products from Shanghai Husi Food, the US-owned Chinese [...]
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McDonald’s Japan halts sales of chicken from China over meat scandal

28-Jul-2014 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

McDonald’s said Friday that its restaurants in Japan had stopped selling products made with chicken from China, in a marked widening of a scandal that saw expired meat [...]
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Japan rejects UN watchdog’s call on ‘comfort women’

28-Jul-2014 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

Japan on Friday rejected a call by a UN watchdog to accept full blame for pressing Asian women into wartime sexual slavery in military brothels, saying it was not obligated [...]
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Fukushima study: Think about unthinkable disasters

28-Jul-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

A US science advisory report says Japan’s Fukushima nuclear accident offers a key lesson to the nation’s nuclear industry: Focus more on the highly unlikely but [...]
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Japan volcanic island smouldering and growing

28-Jul-2014 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

A volcanic island off Japan’s southern coast continues to smoulder with lava flowing from its craters into the sea, new aerial images showed Friday. Nishinoshima, some [...]
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A Troubled Outlook for China-Japan Ties

28-Jul-2014 Intellasia | NY times | 6:00 AM

China and Japan have seen historic disputes metastasize into present-day confrontations, and the possibility of resolution seems to be diminishing, according to a new study [...]
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Japan’s Human Rights Record Comes Under Scrutiny

28-Jul-2014 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:00 AM

Japan’s record on social and gender equality, as well as its wartime past, took quite a hit this week as several international bodies formally chastised Tokyo. While [...]
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Japanese PM opens LatAm tour with Mexico energy deals

28-Jul-2014 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe struck a series of energy deals on Friday (25 July) with Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto at the start of a five-country Latin American [...]
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Commentary: Dangerous for Japan to flaunt wartime ‘glory’

28-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:00 AM

The rise of Japan’s modern-era militarism could be traced back to 120 years ago when rulers in Tokyo, coveting the rich resources of its neighbours, launched the first [...]
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Time for US Forces to Leave Korea

26-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Waron The Rocks | 6:00 AM

American foreign policy towards the Republic of Korea (hereafter, South Korea) has focused on a substantial amount of military and economic support and is primarily based on [...]
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