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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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Fukushima nuclear statue ignites online furore

15-Aug-2018 Intellasia | AFP News | 7:13 AM

A giant statue of a child wearing a radiation suit in the Japanese city of Fukushima has touched off a storm of criticism online as the nuclear-hit area seeks to rebuild its [...]
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Abe hopes reciprocal visits improve Japan-China ties

15-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Nation Multimedia | 7:13 AM

Prime minister Shinzo Abe intends to accelerate the improvement of Japan-China relations through the realisation of reciprocal visits with Chinese President Xi Jinping. [...]
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Japan’s Akihito pushed imperial boundaries to reach out to Asia

15-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:13 AM

When Japanese Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko stood, heads bowed, at a seaside cliff on Saipan 60 years after a bloody World War Two battle, their silent prayers conveyed [...]
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Japan to provide Ecuador with disaster assistance

15-Aug-2018 Intellasia | WWW3 | 7:13 AM

Japanese Foreign minister Taro Kono has promised Ecuador that Japan will provide assistance to help the country prepare for natural disasters. Kono made the promise during a [...]
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Japan police step up search for missing French woman

14-Aug-2018 Intellasia | euro News | 6:02 AM

Japanese police and volunteers stepped up their their search for a 36-year-old French women who went missing two weeks ago. Tiphaine Veron has not been seen after leaving her [...]
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Fish fry: Japan heatwave threatens famed tuna auction

14-Aug-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Fishmongers at Tokyo’s famed Tsukiji tuna auction are feeling the heat as the ageing market’s air conditioners struggle to keep up with a heatwave blanketing the [...]
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Japanese man detained in N Korea thought to be Shiga Prefecture videographer

14-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Japan Times | 6:02 AM

A Japanese man recently detained in North Korea is thought to be a 39-year-old videographer from Shiga Prefecture, a Japanese government source said Sunday. The man may have [...]
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Tens of thousands rally for removal of US base from Japanese island

14-Aug-2018 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:02 AM

* Tens of thousands of protesters in Okinawa vowed to stop the planned relocation of a U.S military base. * Japan’s government says the current plan is the only [...]
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‘s Akihito pushed imperial boundaries to reach out to Asia

14-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

When Japanese Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko stood, heads bowed, at a seaside cliff on Saipan 60 years after a bloody World War Two battle, their silent prayers conveyed [...]
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Japan’s construction steel demand forecast to fall 8pct on year in Sep: MLIT

14-Aug-2018 Intellasia | SP Global | 6:02 AM

Demand for ordinary carbon steel from Japan’s construction sector is forecast to drop by 7.8 percent year-on-year in September, but remain unchanged from August at 1.65 [...]
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Factbox: Japanese Emperor Akihito remade monarchy’s image

14-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Emperor Akihito, 84, spent much of his three decades on the throne seeking to soothe wounds of war, reaching out to the those in need, and remaking the image of the imperial [...]
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Japanese man detained in N Korea, government officials say

13-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Japan Times | 6:02 AM

A Japanese man has recently been taken into custody in North Korea, government officials said Saturday, with Tokyo trying to gather information about the case. A Foreign [...]
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Japan, US to meet again on trade in September -Japan economy minister

Japan, US to meet again on trade in September -Japan economy minister

13-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Japan’s Economy minister Toshimitsu Motegi said on Friday he had had productive trade talks with US Trade Representative Robert Lighthiser and that they planned to meet [...]
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