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High-end rebrand makes life sweet for Japan’s ‘ice farmers’

20-Aug-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

In a mountainous area north of Tokyo, a priest blows a conch shell as Yuichiro Yamamoto bows and thanks the nature gods for this year’s “good harvest”: [...]
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Solar photovoltaic technology and its applications in solar energy in Japan

20-Aug-2019 Intellasia | CoinTelegraph | 6:02 AM

Japan’s Ministry of Technology and Industry (MITI) views solar photovoltaic power as an essential part of its digital economic transformation. Japanese science fiction [...]
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Govt to promote Indo-Pacific strategy at TICAD

20-Aug-2019 Intellasia | JapanNews | 6:02 AM

The government is making final arrangements to include the promotion of a Free and Open Indo-Pacific strategy led by Japan and the United States in a declaration at the [...]
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Korea and Japan Must Resolve Their Trade Spat

20-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Some foreign-policy disagreements are necessary and some are a matter of choice. The current low ebb of relations between Japan and the Republic of Korea (ROK) is more the [...]
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Japan to Solarise Its Burgeoning Digital Economy, Expert Take

20-Aug-2019 Intellasia | CoinTelegraph | 6:02 AM

Society is now witnessing the implementation of digital currencies, artificial intelligence (AI) and blockchain technology worldwide. These new digital technologies [...]
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US envoy in Japan, Korea amid deepening rift between neighbours

US envoy in Japan, Korea amid deepening rift between neighbours

20-Aug-2019 Intellasia | VaticanNews | 6:02 AM

A US-led effort to get North Korea to give up its nuclear weapons will continue this week as US envoy Stephen Biegun holds talks in Japan and South Korea, amid a deepening [...]
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Shippers experiment with wind, battery power to navigate tough new rules to combat their role in global warming

20-Aug-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Shipping companies in Europe and Japan are looking to their past the wind and the sun as they anticipate new regulations designed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The [...]
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Environmental, regulatory and tax policy in Japan

20-Aug-2019 Intellasia | CoinTelegraph | 6:02 AM

Japan has inadequate energy resources and imports 87.4 percent of its hydrocarbon energy. It is the world’s largest importer of liquefied natural gas and third-largest [...]
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China and Taiwan to Japan on alert for new tropical development later this week

20-Aug-2019 Intellasia | ACCU Weather | 6:02 AM

A new tropical threat may brew in the Western Pacific Ocean later this week. While AccuWeather meteorologists are keeping a close eye on other areas across the basin, the one [...]
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Chiba Bank, Bank of Yokohama may set up joint Tokyo outlet

20-Aug-2019 Intellasia | JapanNews | 6:02 AM

Chiba Bank President Hidetoshi Sakuma and Bank of Yokohama President Yasuyoshi Oya have revealed that they are considering the establishment of a joint outlet in Tokyo. In a [...]
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Chinese aircraft use Japan ships as targets in E. China Sea drill

20-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Mainichi | 6:02 AM

Chinese military aircraft likely used nearby Japanese destroyers as targets during a missile drill in international waters in the East China Sea in May, Japanese government [...]
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S. Korea-Asean summit in November to address free trade amid Japan’s export curbs: Cheong Wa Dae

S. Korea-Asean summit in November to address free trade amid Japan’s export curbs: Cheong Wa Dae

20-Aug-2019 Intellasia | KoreaHerald | 6:02 AM

South Korea plans to focus on seeking ways to bolster the free trade order during a November special group summit with Southeast Asian nations, Cheong Wa Dae said Sunday, as [...]
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Japan’s trade surplus with US soars ahead of talks

20-Aug-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Japan’s politically sensitive trade surplus with the United States grew more than 15 percent in July, data showed Monday, as negotiators from the two economic [...]
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Japan under pressure over past hunting of endangered whales

19-Aug-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Japan insisted Friday it no longer hunts endangered sei whales in international waters, but faced accusations of still violating a wildlife treaty by allowing [...]
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The village with dolls but no children and Japan’s existential crisis

19-Aug-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 6:02 AM

Its population ageing and declining, Japan must let go of some of its deep-set traditional values if it wants to avoid an economic crisis. Insight investigates. JAPAN: In the [...]
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