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China denies naval snub for Japan over fleet review

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

China’s navy on Tuesday denied, in a roundabout way, that it snubbed Japan by not inviting it to join in a naval fleet review as part of an international symposium, [...]
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Japan bucks environmentalists and goes nuclear… again

17-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Daily Caller | 6:00 AM

Three years have passed since the 2011 Fukushima nuclear power plant disaster, and Japan is ready to once again ramp up its nuclear power sector in defiance of [...]
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Taiwan protests Japanese pamphlet claiming Diaoyutai Islands

17-Apr-2014 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Taiwan lodged a “serious protest” against new pamphlets published by Japan that list the disputed Diaoyutai Islands as part of Japan’s territory, the [...]
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From Kuala Lumpur to Osaka: A memorable day at Banpaku Stadium

17-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Goal.com | 6:00 AM

My interest in the J-League and Japanese football started in the mid-90s when I became addicted to a Playstation game called J-League Jikkyo Winning Eleven 3. There was no [...]
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Japan pro-whaling lobby vows to continue hunts

Japan pro-whaling lobby vows to continue hunts

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

Hundreds of pro-whaling Japanese officials, lawmakers and lobby group members vowed Tuesday to continue whale hunts despite a world court ruling that ordered the country to [...]
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Japan working to solve shortage of tour buses: Taiwan travel agent

17-Apr-2014 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

The Japanese government is making moves to increase the number of buses available to foreign tour groups amid a shortage that threatens to affect holidaygoers during the peak [...]
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Japan sounds out S. Korea on settling ‘comfort women’ issue by end of the year

17-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Japan Times | 6:00 AM

Japan has sounded out South Korea about putting an end this year to the issue of South Korean women forced to serve at brothels for the wartime Japanese military, government [...]
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Osaka set to designate site for Japan’s first proposed casino

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

The Japanese city of Osaka plans to invite operators to build a casino on a plot of reclaimed land on Osaka Bay, its governor told Reuters, pipping Tokyo in the race to [...]
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BOJ Kuroda maintains positive view on economy

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

Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said on Wednesday that he expects the economy to resume growth above its potential after weakening in the April-June quarter due to the [...]
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Japan’s Whaling Group Intends To Resume Hunts After UN Court Shutters ‘Research’ Institute

Japan’s Whaling Group Intends To Resume Hunts After UN Court Shutters ‘Research’ Institute

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

The group that conducts Japan’s whaling says it expects to resume scientific whaling in the Antarctic after this year’s hunt was cancelled following an order by [...]
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Abenomics Rout Makes Stocks Cheapest Versus Bonds: Japan Credit

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

Confidence in prime minister Shinzo Abe’s stimulus policies is faltering after foreign investors sold $24.2 billion of Japanese shares this year, leaving them the [...]
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Kuroda says BOJ’s bond buying keeping yields stable

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

Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said on Wednesday that long-term interest rates are moving stably due to the central bank’s massive bond buying, even as [...]
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Graying Japan Passes a Milestone

17-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Japan Real Time | 6:00 AM

Travel agents and theme park operators beware! A record percentage of Japanese is now eligible for senior discounts. For the first time ever, one in four of Japan’s 127 [...]
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Benchmark JGBs edge down as stocks rise, moves limited by auction

17-Apr-2014 Intellasia | IFR | 6:00 AM

Benchmark Japanese government bond prices edged down on Wednesday, against the backdrop of firmer equities, with JGB market moves limited by caution ahead of Thursday’s [...]
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The top five places to survive the zombie apocalypse in Japan

17-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Rocketnews24 | 6:00 AM

Japan is notorious for being one of the deadliest places to live in the world when it comes to natural disasters. Typhoons rip through the country every year and the island [...]
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