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Japan’s Hirohito ‘prevented from voicing remorse over war’

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

Japan’s wartime emperor Hirohito wanted to express his regret and remorse shortly after World War II but the prime minister at the time stopped him, local media [...]
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Japan stocks advance as stimulus hopes calm global recession fears

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

Japanese shares rose on Monday as signs central banks around the world are taking steps to support their economies helped ease immediate concerns about a global recession. [...]
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Japan’s exports slip for eighth month, sales to China drop as recession fears grow

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

Japan’s exports slipped for an eighth month in July, while manufacturers’ confidence turned negative for the first time in over six years as China-bound sales [...]
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Japan shrine for war dead vandalised by man claiming to be Chinese

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

Japanese police on Monday arrested a man claiming to be Chinese for throwing a black ink-like liquid on a curtain at one of the buildings of Tokyo’s Yasukuni Shrine for [...]
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Less bluster, but no compromise seen as Korean, Japan ministers meet in China

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

South Korea and Japan have toned down the rhetoric but show little sign of compromise in a bitter political and economic dispute as their foreign ministers prepare to meet in [...]
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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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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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