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Japan’s defense industry continues to grow. But is it in for rough seas?

17-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Defense News | 6:27 AM

Japan’s homegrown defense industry continues to secure significant amounts of contracts from the US government, but concerns linger over the high level of spending on [...]
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Tropical Storm Leepi to persist over Japan, Korea into Wednesday night

17-Aug-2018 Intellasia | ACCU Weather | 6:27 AM

The tropics remain full of life in the West Pacific as Tropical Storm Leepi takes aim at southern Japan and South Korea into Wednesday night. Once a Severe Tropical Storm, [...]
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China marks 73rd anniversary of Japan’s WWII surrender

17-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Xinhuanet | 6:27 AM

A peace assembly was held Wednesday in Nanjing, capital of east China’s Jiangsu Province, to commemorate the 73rd anniversary of Japan’s unconditional surrender [...]
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Japan volcano eruption: Japan prepares to evacuate island as eruption warning level rises

Japan volcano eruption: Japan prepares to evacuate island as eruption warning level rises

17-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Express | 6:27 AM

A VOLCANO warning on southern Japanese island Kuchinoerabu has been raised to the second highest level, asking residents to prepare to evacuate. The level four warning issued [...]
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Japan’s Toyota lays foundation to ramp up sales in China port city of Tianjin

17-Aug-2018 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:27 AM

Toyota Motor is likely to make 120,000 more cars a year in the Chinese port city of Tianjin as part of a medium-term strategy that’s gathering pace as China-Japan ties [...]
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Japan’s trade surplus with US slumps in July

17-Aug-2018 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:27 AM

Japan’s politically sensitive trade surplus with the United States shrank sharply in July, according to official data published Thursday, as the two allies continue to [...]
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Japan’s Abe sends offering to controversial shrine on World War Two anniversary

Japan’s Abe sends offering to controversial shrine on World War Two anniversary

16-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:36 AM

Emperor Akihito, in his last appearance as reigning monarch at an annual ceremony marking Japan’s World War Two surrender, expressed “deep remorse” over the [...]
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Japan activated an elite marine unit for the first time since World War II to counter China and it’s getting ready for its first naval exercise

16-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Business Insider | 6:36 AM

* Japan has been beefing up its military in recent years, diverging from the pacifist stance adopted after World War II. * That shift has included the activation of an elite [...]
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Japan’s port aluminum stocks rise to two-year high of 310,400 mt: Marubeni

16-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Sp Global | 6:36 AM

Japan’s stocks of aluminum products stored in three main port warehouses rose to a two-year high of 310,400 mt at the end of July, Japanese trading house Marubeni said [...]
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Railways formalises its agreement with Japan in rail safety

16-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Economic Times | 6:36 AM

Railways today formalised an agreement with Japan’s Ministry of Land, InfrastructureNSE 0.56 percent, Transport and Tourism (MLIT) for cooperation in improving railway [...]
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Japanese emperor tries to make amends for his father’s war

Japanese emperor tries to make amends for his father’s war

16-Aug-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:36 AM

For his last time, Japan’s Emperor Akihito addressed a memorial service Wednesday marking the end of World War II. Once again, he expressed “deep remorse” [...]
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Japan hikes volcanic warning level, prepares to evacuate island

16-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:36 AM

Japan hiked the volcanic warning level on one southern island to the second highest on Wednesday, mandating that residents should prepare for evacuation, though an actual [...]
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Japan weather: Tropical storm Leepi to SMASH southern Japan on Tuesday

16-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Express | 6:36 AM

TROPICAL storm Leepi remains full of life as the swirling winds approach southern Japan, where the storm is expected to hit this evening. Tropical storm Leepi is currently in [...]
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Severe Tropical Storm Leepi to slam southern Japan on Tuesday

15-Aug-2018 Intellasia | ACCU Weather | 7:13 AM

The tropics remain full of life in the West Pacific as Severe Tropical Storm Leepi takes aim at southern Japan Tuesday into Tuesday night. The small size of Leepi will limit [...]
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Japan’s cybersecurity must address gaps in IoT and cloud security

15-Aug-2018 Intellasia | East Asia Forum | 7:13 AM

In July 2018, the Japanese government released a new cybersecurity strategy to share its vision for strengthening Japan’s cybersecurity capabilities. This is the first [...]
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