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Launchpad Fire Forces Japan to Postpone Cargo Ship Launch to Space Station: Report

12-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Space | 6:02 AM

Japan called off a planned cargo ship launch to the International Space Station today (September 10) after a fire erupted on the launch platform for the mission’s [...]
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Japan struggles to avoid Trump’s tariff threat as deadline looms

12-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:02 AM

Japan’s prime minister Shinzo Abe may have averted giving away too much in trade talks with United States President Donald Trump but Tokyo is struggling in advance of a [...]
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Cashier arrested in Japan for allegedly using ‘photographic memory’ to steal credit card information of 1,300 customers

12-Sep-2019 Intellasia | CNN | 6:02 AM

A store cashier in Tokyo been arrested on allegations of stealing the credit card information of 1,300 customers using just one toolhis memory. The part-time worker was [...]
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WTO top court backs Japan in case against Korea duties

12-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

The World Trade Organisation (WTO) Appellate Body on Tuesday broadly upheld an April 2018 panel ruling against South Korea’s anti-dumping duties on imports of pneumatic [...]
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Japan’s Tepco struggles to restore power after typhoon

12-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Japanese utility Tokyo Electric Power said on Wednesday it has not been able to restore electricity to about 400,000 homes after outages caused by Typhoon Faxai, while media [...]
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Japan’s Abe to draft rising star Koizumi in broad cabinet reshuffle: media

12-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe drafted the popular son of charismatic ex-premier Junichiro Koizumi in a broad cabinet reshuffle on Wednesday that kept allies in key [...]
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Japan’s Abe set to bring telegenic son of popular ex-PM into cabinet: media

Japan’s Abe set to bring telegenic son of popular ex-PM into cabinet: media

12-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe will draft the son of former premier Junichiro Koizumi into his cabinet and keep allies in key posts in a reshuffle on Wednesday, media [...]
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Japan’s Abe shakes up cabinet, brings in rising star

12-Sep-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Japan’s Shinzo Abe on Wednesday appointed new foreign and defence ministers and promoted a popular rising political star, in a cabinet reshuffle that fuelled [...]
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Pompeo looking forward to completed US-Japan trade deal at UN general Assembly

11-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Monday he was looking forward to a completed US-Japan trade agreement at the United Nations general Assembly in New York later this [...]
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Airfares from Japan to Korea drop to under $10

11-Sep-2019 Intellasia | CNN | 6:02 AM

If you’ve ever wanted to travel between Japan and South Korea, there’s no better time than nowair fares are as low as $8.38. As a trade spat between the two [...]
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Typhoon Faxai Rips Through Tokyo Area: At Least 2 Dead And 700,000 Without Power

Typhoon Faxai Rips Through Tokyo Area: At Least 2 Dead And 700,000 Without Power

11-Sep-2019 Intellasia | NPR | 6:02 AM

Typhoon Faxai tore through an area just east of Tokyo on Sunday night and Monday morning, killing at least two people and injuring dozens more. The area’s electrical [...]
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Japan downgrades second-quarter GDP as trade war hits business investment

11-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Japan’s economy grew at a slower pace than initially estimated in the second quarter as the US-China trade war prompted a downward revision of business spending, [...]
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Japan’s Abe, headed for longest premiership, seeks stability in cabinet rejig

Japan’s Abe, headed for longest premiership, seeks stability in cabinet rejig

11-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe will likely pick a former Olympic speed skater to prepare for the 2020 Games and keep allies in key posts in a cabinet reshuffle on [...]
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Deadline looming, Japan struggles to elude Trump tariff threat

11-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Japan’s prime minister Shinzo Abe may have averted giving away too much in trade talks with US President Donald Trump but Tokyo is struggling ahead of a late-month [...]
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TEPCO will have to dump radioactive Fukushima water into Pacific, minister says

11-Sep-2019 Intellasia | JapanToday | 6:02 AM

Tokyo Electric Power Co (TEPCO) will have to dump radioactive water from its destroyed Fukushima nuclear power plant into the Pacific Ocean as it runs out of room to store [...]
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