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Japan, Not China, Is The Biggest Investor In Southeast Asia’s Infrastructure

28-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:02 AM

Japan is ahead of China in the Southeast Asia. In building the region’s infrastructure, that is. That’s according to a recent Fitch Solutions survey published by [...]
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Japan, a Big Plastic User, Fights Waste Ahead of the G-20 Summit

28-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Time | 6:02 AM

Japan has a plastic problem.In a country where cleanliness and neat packaging have long been considered good service, almost everything, from single bananas to individual [...]
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Japan watchdog to recommend $24 million fine for Nissan over Ghosn pay: source

28-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Japan’s markets watchdog will likely recommend that the financial regulator fine Nissan Motor Co up to 4 billion yen ($37 million) over the alleged underreporting of [...]
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Japan faces critics, conflict on environment issues at G20

28-Jun-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

G20 host Japan hopes world leaders will endorse a deal on marine plastic waste and find common ground on climate change, but its own environmental record is under increasing [...]
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Trump questions Japan defense pact, says if US is attacked, ‘they can watch on a Sony television’

28-Jun-2019 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:02 AM

* President Trump questions the fairness of Washington’s longstanding defense pact with Japan just as he is about to head there for the G-20 summit. * The defense [...]
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Japan faces critics, conflict on environment issues at G20

28-Jun-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

G20 host Japan hopes world leaders will endorse a deal on marine plastic waste and find common ground on climate change, but its own environmental record is under increasing [...]
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Osaka rolls out red carpet, not red-light district for G20

28-Jun-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Special quick-flushing toilets, granny rap and a self-imposed brothel ban: Japan’s Osaka is determined to paint itself in the best possible light for the G20 leaders [...]
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Trump criticises post-World War II military pact with Japan

28-Jun-2019 Intellasia | TheHill | 6:02 AM

President Trump on Wednesday criticised a post-World War II defense treaty with Japan hours before he departed for the Group of 20 Summit in Osaka, describing the agreement [...]
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Japan watchdog to recommend $24 million fine for Nissan over Ghosn pay: source

28-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Japan’s markets watchdog will likely recommend that the financial regulator fine Nissan Motor Co up to 4 billion yen ($37 million) over the alleged underreporting of [...]
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US, Japan have not discussed revising security pact: Japan

US, Japan have not discussed revising security pact: Japan

28-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Japan’s top government spokesman said on Thursday that Japan and the United States have not discussed revising the US-Japan security treaty after US President Donald [...]
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Japan to hold election for upper house on July 21 government

Japan to hold election for upper house on July 21 government

27-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Japan will hold an election for the upper house on July 21, the government said on Wednesday, effectively kicking off campaigning for half the seats in the less powerful of [...]
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Japan’s biggest opposition party shuns rival merger ahead of election

27-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

The leader of Japan’s main opposition party said on Wednesday he was happy to cooperate with other opposition groups in a July 21 upper house election, but brushed [...]
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Trump Reportedly Has Mused to Aides About Ending US-Japan Defense Treaty Because It’s Too ‘One-Sided’

27-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Slate | 6:02 AM

There is no American strategic alliance that President Donald Trump won’t seek to undo in the name of… a quick buck? After years of grousing about NATO, this week [...]
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Trump privately talks about ending Japan defense treaty: Bloomberg

Trump privately talks about ending Japan defense treaty: Bloomberg

27-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

US President Donald Trump has recently spoken privately about withdrawing from the defense treaty with Japan as he is of the view that the postwar pact treated the United [...]
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Trump official in charge of diplomatic protocol to resign ahead of Japan trip: report

Trump official in charge of diplomatic protocol to resign ahead of Japan trip: report

27-Jun-2019 Intellasia | The Hill | 6:02 AM

The State Department’s chief of protocol is expected to resign over allegations of discrimination and harassment and has been replaced just days ahead of President [...]
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