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Japanese media call for resolution to Japan, Korea dispute

Japanese media call for resolution to Japan, Korea dispute

16-Sep-2019 Intellasia | UPI | 6:02 AM

Opinion is growing in Japan that disputes between Tokyo and Seoul need to be settled, citing South Korean boycotts of Japanese goods and a significant decline in Korean [...]
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Japan’s MUFG looks online to boost Africa, Middle East networks

14-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

MUFG Bank Ltd plans to roll out an online platform to help clients find business partners in countries outside of Asia where it does not have a strong network, an official [...]
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Japan should scrap nuclear reactors after Fukushima, says new environment minister

14-Sep-2019 Intellasia | TheGuardian | 6:02 AM

Shinjiro Koizumi says: ‘We will be doomed if we allow another accident to occur’ Japan’s new environment minister has called for the country’s nuclear [...]
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Landmark paternity case challenges Japan’s work culture

14-Sep-2019 Intellasia | CNN | 6:02 AM

A 38-year-old Japanese national has filed a lawsuit against his employer for alleged harassment after taking paternity leave, in a landmark case that looks set to challenge [...]
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Taiwan warns citizens not to travel to HK and China after businessperson detained

14-Sep-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Taiwan’s ruling party has warned citizens against travelling to Hong Kong or mainland China, saying the situation is “severe,” after a Taiwanese [...]
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US man in same-sex marriage sues Japan government for long-term visa

14-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

A US man whose marriage to his Japanese husband is legally recognised in his country sued the Japanese government on Wednesday for the same right to stay that a heterosexual [...]
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Japan struggles to deal with blackout after deadly Typhoon Faxai

13-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:02 AM

Nearly half a million homes left without power as of Wednesday morning after typhoon pummelled Tokyo and nearby regions. Japanese utility company, Tokyo Electric Power [...]
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Japan PM picks new foreign, defence ministers in reshuffle

13-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:02 AM

Shinjiro Koizumi, 38-year-old son of former premier Junichiro Koizumi brought in to head environment ministry. Japan’s prime minister Shinzo Abe on Wednesday, brought [...]
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BOJ’s Dilemma Spurs Speculation on Reverse ‘Operation Twist’

13-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:02 AM

Japan’s central bank, long a pioneer in pushing the envelope of monetary policy in its campaign to stimulate the economy, may yet add to its record of innovation. The [...]
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Yahoo Japan to acquire online fashion firm Zozo

13-Sep-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Yahoo Japan said Thursday it will acquire a majority stake in the online fashion retailer Zozo founded by billionaire Yusaku Maezawa, known for buying pricey art and his [...]
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Exiting atomic power unrealistic for Japan, minister says, disputing colleague

13-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Exiting nuclear power in Japan is unrealistic, the country’s new industry minister said on Thursday, in comments that reiterated the government’s line but are at [...]
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Korea will lodge WTO complaint over Japan’s export curbs

13-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

The move is latest in bitter trade dispute between the two countries stemming from a decades-old dispute. South Korea’s trade minister said the country plans to file a [...]
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Japan manufacturers’ mood hits 6-1/2-year low: Reuters Tankan

13-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Business confidence among Japanese manufacturers has soured to hit the weakest level in 6-1/2 years, the Reuters Tankan poll for September showed, underscoring fears that the [...]
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New environment minister says Japan should stop using nuclear power

13-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Japan’s newly installed environment minister, Shinjiro Koizumi, wants the country to close down nuclear reactors to avoid a repeat of the Fukushima catastrophe in 2011. [...]
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China’s imports of industrial robots from Japan continue to slide amid US-China trade war

13-Sep-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Japan’s industrial robots industry has become the latest victim of the trade war between the US and China, indicating just how interconnected the global hi-tech supply [...]
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