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Quake of magnitude 6.1 strikes east of Japan’s Honshu: USGS

12-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

An earthquake of magnitude 6.1 struck east of Japan’s island of Honshu on Thursday, the United States Geological Service said. There were no immediate reports of damage [...]
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Japan’s Richest 2019: Former Tech Darling Drops Out Of Billionaire Ranks Amid Scandals And Slumping Sales

12-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

Falling sales of his company Mixi’s game Monster Strike combined with ticket and trademark scandals cost Kenji Kasahara $510 million of his fortune in the past year, [...]
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Fukushima: Residents return as Japan lifts evacuation order

12-Apr-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Residents return to Okuma as Tokyo declares 40 percent of town safe eight years after Fukushima nuclear plant accident. Japan partially lifted an evacuation order in one of [...]
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Japan’s Richest 2019: New Delivery Giant To Finally Emerge From SG Holdings And Hitachi Transport?

12-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

This could be the year that SG Holdings and Hitachi Transport System finally come together. When SG and Hitachi announced a tieup in 2016, the companies said that a full [...]
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Japan’s Richest 2019: Why Japan’s Zombie Economy Is Finally Staggering Back To Life

12-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

Nearly three decades after its own asset bubble burst in 1991, Japan is still characterised as economically stagnant, weighed down by mounting debts and increasingly [...]
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Wife of ousted Nissan boss Ghosn returns to Japan to testify

Wife of ousted Nissan boss Ghosn returns to Japan to testify

12-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The wife of ousted Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn returned to Japan on Wednesday and intends to testify to Tokyo prosecutors, a source close to her entourage said, days after she [...]
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Seoul cancels permit for new Japanese embassy building

11-Apr-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Authorities in Seoul have cancelled the permit for a new Japanese embassy building citing construction delays, local officials said Wednesday, with relations between South [...]
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Carlos Ghosn says he’s the victim of a conspiracy by ‘backstabbing’ Nissan execs

11-Apr-2019 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

Former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn has again professed his innocence in a new video and accused executives at the Japanese carmaker of conspiring to remove him from power. [...]
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Wreckage of missing Japan fighter jet found, pilot missing

11-Apr-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Wreckage from a Japanese F-35A stealth fighter jet has been found a day after it disappeared off the radar over the Pacific, the country’s defence minister said [...]
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Japanese teen who traded uranium online and even processed it into yellowcake was just a ‘chemistry geek’, analyst says

11-Apr-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

A 16-year-old Japanese boy is being investigated for dealing uranium online and even processing uranium ore into yellowcake. However, he was likely not a terrorist but rather [...]
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Japan seeks visit from British aircraft carrier to counter regional rivals: sources

Japan seeks visit from British aircraft carrier to counter regional rivals: sources

11-Apr-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Japan wants Britain to emphasize bilateral security ties by sending its newest aircraft carrier to the country as soon as possible, the South China Morning Post has learned. [...]
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Wreckage confirmed to be from crashed Japanese F-35 fighter

Wreckage confirmed to be from crashed Japanese F-35 fighter

11-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Search and rescue teams found wreckage from a Japanese F-35 stealth fighter that crashed over the Pacific Ocean close to northern Japan, but the pilot remains missing, [...]
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Japan’s defence ministry determines missing F-35 fighter has crashed: NHK

11-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Japan’s defence ministry has determined a Japanese F-35 stealth fighter jet that went missing on Tuesday has crashed, based on wreckage found, public broadcaster NHK [...]
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Japan February core machinery orders rise 1.8 pct mth/mth

11-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Japan’s core machinery orders rose 1.8 percent in February from the previous month, government data showed on Wednesday. That was less than the median estimate for a [...]
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Japan prepares ‘moonshot’ project to solve global problems

11-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Nature | 6:00 AM

The JPY 100 billion initiative could focus on challenges such as how to reduce carbon emissions and create a plastic-free society. Japan is launching a moonshot this year, [...]
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