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China slams ‘troublemaker’ Japan after Africa visit

China slams ‘troublemaker’ Japan after Africa visit

17-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

China launched a scathing diplomatic attack against Japan on Wednesday, warning African nations of an impending “resurrection of Japanese militarism” and branding [...]
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China condemns Japan leader on visit to Ethiopia

China condemns Japan leader on visit to Ethiopia

17-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

China’s diplomatic assault on Japan’s prime minister moved to another continent Wednesday, as China’s top official at the African Union called the Japanese [...]
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Warmer Pacific worsened cyclone risk for E. Asia

Warmer Pacific worsened cyclone risk for E. Asia

17-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

China, Korea and Japan have been placed in the firing line of powerful tropical cyclones by a warming of water in the western Pacific, according to a three-decade study [...]
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Thanks to Japan’s technology, soon the Philippines can receive disaster-related information through digital TVs

17-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

As we’ve seen over the years, the Philippines is frequently hit by disasters. Philippine startups and the government have used technology to help in information [...]
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‘Two dead after Japan navy collision’

‘Two dead after Japan navy collision’

17-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Two men died after their fishing boat collided with a Japanese naval vessel in waters between two of the country’s main islands, a report said Thursday. Television [...]
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BOJ’s Kuroda keeps upbeat view on Japan economy

17-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said on Thursday the economy will likely continue a moderate recovery and help accelerate the pace of rise in consumer prices for the [...]
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Japan looks for a few good women to revive economy

17-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Usatoday | 6:00 AM

When Makiko Fukui began working in the securities industry in the mid-1990s, she was one of the few women at her firm. Despite an economics degree from a top university, she [...]
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Japan November core machinery orders jump 9.3 pct mth/mth

17-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Japan’s core machinery orders rose a bigger-than-expected 9.3 percent in November, government data showed on Thursday, marking the second straight month of gains in a [...]
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Demolition Bonds Spell End for Japan’s Decaying Ghost Buildings

Demolition Bonds Spell End for Japan’s Decaying Ghost Buildings

17-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

After educating Japanese children since 1956, Kiyokawa Elementary School lies abandoned, its walls and roof crumbling because there are no longer enough pupils to fill it and [...]
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Japan JX cuts January crude refining further amid slow demand

17-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

JX Nippon Oil & Energy Corp said on Thursday it has cut its plans for crude refining for domestic consumption by another 50,000 barrels per day due to weak kerosene sales [...]
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Japan’s Obama problem

16-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Japantimes | 6:00 AM

When prime minister Shinzo Abe visited Tokyo’s controversial Yasukuni Shrine last month, Chinese leaders predictably condemned his decision to honor those behind [...]
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Yen Snaps 3-Day Rally as Japan’s Current-Account Deficit Widens

16-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Bloombeg | 6:00 AM

The yen fell the most in four weeks versus its US peer after a government report showed Japan’s current-account deficit widened to a record in November. The dollar [...]
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Japan Mulls Aircraft Carrier Future?

16-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Thediplomat | 6:00 AM

Japan’s Maritime Self-Defense Force may begin flying unmanned surveillance drones from destroyers at sea as a possible prelude to procuring aircraft carriers, local [...]
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Japan says it will approve Fukushima operator’s revival plan

Japan says it will approve Fukushima operator’s revival plan

16-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Japan’s trade ministry said it would approve on Wednesday a revival plan for the utility responsible for the Fukushima nuclear disaster, Tokyo Electric Power Co , its [...]
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JGBs mostly lower ahead of 30-year auction

16-Jan-2014 Intellasia | IFR | 6:00 AM

Japanese government bond prices edged lower on Wednesday morning as investors positioned for this session’s sale of 30-year bonds. Trading volume in both cash and [...]
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