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Korea-Japan trade fight risks ‘further escalation’

18-Jul-2019 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:02 AM

In an escalation of trade tensions, Japan moved to impose trade restrictions on exports of three high-tech materials to South Korea, which are critical for manufacturing [...]
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Be afraid: Japan-Korea history war spirals toward trade war

18-Jul-2019 Intellasia | AsiaTimes | 6:02 AM

Grudge match could have ruinous consequences for the electronics sector, the global economy and Washington’s alliances A long-running history war between Japan and [...]
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Japanese national: Let’s clean up Baguio City together!

18-Jul-2019 Intellasia | UNTV News | 6:02 AM

Masakazu Nose used to run a small takoyaki store in Baguio City. Born in Tokushima, Japan, Masakazu is known to be a silent man in his 40′s. Some people would even [...]
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US diplomat visits Seoul as Korea, Japan dispute worsens

US diplomat visits Seoul as Korea, Japan dispute worsens

18-Jul-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

The United States will “do what it can do” to help defuse a worsening political and economic dispute between South Korea and Japan, a senior US diplomat said on [...]
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US, Japan eye possible small trade deal by September: Reuters

18-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:02 AM

More US farm goods could enter Japan and Japanese car parts to US would have reduced tariffs under deal, say sources. The United States and Japan are working on a trade deal [...]
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Groping for new tools, central banks look at Japan’s yield controls

17-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Japanese-style interest rate caps are drawing interest from global central bankers worried about a downturn, including US Federal Reserve officials grappling with how to [...]
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Korea calls Japan reports of N Korea sanctions breach ‘grave challenge’

17-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Monday Japan’s reported accusations that South Korea had exported banned goods to North Korea posed a “grave [...]
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Govt to subsidise fishermen’s disposal of ocean plastic

17-Jul-2019 Intellasia | JapanNews | 6:02 AM

The government plans to provide assistance for the collection and disposing of plastic waste in the ocean (see below) picked up by fishing vessels, according to sources. It [...]
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Japan’s trade minister criticises S Korea for ‘mistaken’ explanation after meeting

17-Jul-2019 Intellasia | JapanToday | 6:02 AM

Japanese Trade minister Hiroshige Seko said on Tuesday it was “regrettable” that the South Korean government had made what he said was an erroneous explanation [...]
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US ambassador to Japan to resign this month

17-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

US Ambassador to Japan William Hagerty is resigning this month after two years in office, the US Embassy said on Tuesday. Hagerty, who succeeded Caroline Kennedy as envoy to [...]
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No clear solution for Seoul as Japan tightens exports

17-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Time | 6:02 AM

Samsung boss demands contingency plan, business group warns of rising damage, as Tokyo readies next broadside As South Korean alarm mounts over Tokyo’s restrictions on [...]
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Virtual reality helps Japan’s elderly travel the world

17-Jul-2019 Intellasia | CNN | 6:02 AM

Travelling from the canals of Venice to San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge, a group of elderly people in Japan is seeing the worldwithout even leaving their seats. [...]
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Japan, 7 other nations start talks on northern Pacific saury fishing caps

17-Jul-2019 Intellasia | JapanNews | 6:02 AM

Japan and seven other Pacific economies on Tuesday started discussions in Tokyo on saury fishing regulations in the northern Pacific. During the annual meeting of the North [...]
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S. Korean leader says Tokyo’s trade curbs will hurt Japan more

16-Jul-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

In his strongest comments yet on a growing trade dispute, South Korea’s president urged Japan on Monday to lift recently tightened controls on high-tech exports to [...]
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Japan PM Abe’s ruling bloc set for solid upper house win: polls

Japan PM Abe’s ruling bloc set for solid upper house win: polls

16-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Prime minister Shinzo Abe’s ruling coalition is set to win a solid majority in an upper house election later this week, keeping alive his dream to revise Japan’s [...]
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