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Australia backs Japan’s collective defence shift

Australia backs Japan’s collective defence shift

14-Jun-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Australia on Thursday backed prime minister Shinzo Abe’s drive to expand the use of Japan’s military, hailing it as a “more normal defence posture”, a [...]
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Japan Stocks Fall Second Day as Yen Hold Gains Before BOJ

14-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Japanese stocks dropped, with the Topix index heading for its first back-to-back loss in a month, after the yen gained yesterday and US shares fell amid disappointing retail [...]
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BOJ keeps policy steady, revises up view on overseas growth

14-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The Bank of Japan kept monetary policy steady on Friday and revised up its assessment on overseas economies, signalling confidence that the country can meet its price target [...]
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Japan mulls corporate tax cut; does it need it?

14-Jun-2014 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

Japan hopes to cut its corporate tax rate to below 30 percent in stages over a few years starting in the next fiscal year, Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe said on Friday. [...]
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New attractions draw larger crowds to Japan Festival

14-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Chicago Tribune | 6:00 AM

Attendance at Arlington Heights’ annual Japan Festival soared this year, as organisers partnered with a business group and added events geared toward younger [...]
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From Kyoto to Tokyo, along Japan’s ancient Nakasendo Way

14-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Washington Post | 6:00 AM

The moon in Japan is not like our moon. There is no man in there, for one thing. No man, no horn, no cow. It’s nighttime in Kyoto, and Shima Enomoto, one of my guides, [...]
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US, Japan Are Making ‘Some Progress’ In Talks on Difficult Auto Issues, Cutler Says

14-Jun-2014 Intellasia | BNA | 6:00 AM

The US and Japan are making “some progress” in bilateral negotiations on trade in automobiles being conducted on a parallel track with the Trans-Pacific [...]
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BOJ offers brighter view on global growth, keeps policy steady

14-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The Bank of Japan kept monetary policy steady on Friday and offered a slightly more upbeat view on overseas growth, signalling confidence the economy is on course to meet its [...]
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Japan denies brush with Chinese planes, demands China withdraws footage

14-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Japan on Friday denied Beijing’s claims that its Self-defence Force planes came “dangerously close” to Chinese aircraft in an incident over the East China [...]
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Japanese Eel Added to International Endangered Species List

14-Jun-2014 Intellasia | The Wall Street Journal | 6:00 AM

Rich with vitamins and minerals, eels are credited by many Japanese people for helping them stay in good health and maintain their skin complexion. But eel stocks have [...]
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Japan’s population target unlikely without migrants but door stays shut

14-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Four decades after the first forecasts that Japan’s population decline was inevitable, prime minister Shinzo Abe is drawing a demographic red line with a target to halt [...]
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Boeing, 5 Japanese suppliers ink 777X deal

14-Jun-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Boeing inked a deal Thursday for five Japanese companies to manufacture key components for its twin aisle 777X jets but the contract doesn’t include making the wings, [...]
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Japan pledges support for Vietnam’s coast guard

14-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Thanhnien News | 6:00 AM

Japan’s foreign minister Fumio Kishida has said he hopes that Japan and Vietnam can reaffirm their cooperation on maritime issues when he visits the country next month. [...]
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China, Japan blame each other for jet encounter

China, Japan blame each other for jet encounter

14-Jun-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

China and Japan are blaming each other for a close encounter between military jets over the East China Sea. China’s Defense Ministry said Thursday that Japanese F-15 [...]
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Japan’s Commercial Whaling Efforts Should Resume, Says prime minister

14-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Ntionalgeo Graphic | 6:00 AM

On Monday, Japan’s prime minister Shinzo Abe told a parliamentary committee that he would like to step up efforts to resume commercial whaling. “I want to aim for [...]
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