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S. Korea-Asean summit in November to address free trade amid Japan’s export curbs: Cheong Wa Dae

S. Korea-Asean summit in November to address free trade amid Japan’s export curbs: Cheong Wa Dae

20-Aug-2019 Intellasia | KoreaHerald | 6:02 AM

South Korea plans to focus on seeking ways to bolster the free trade order during a November special group summit with Southeast Asian nations, Cheong Wa Dae said Sunday, as [...]
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China and Japan see the future, and it’s not coal: why Australia will be stranded

19-Aug-2019 Intellasia | The Age | 6:02 AM

Scott Morrison was a lone voice at the Pacific Islands Forum in Tuvalu this week as his government warned that any condemnation of coal, or calls for a ban on new mines, were [...]
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Robert Kuok: Politicians who say Japanese invaders liberated us from British ‘racists’

19-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

Malaysian tycoon Robert Kuok today lambasted Malaysian politicians who claim that Japanese occupiers had liberated then Malaya from British colonialists, calling those who do [...]
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Japan under pressure over past hunting of endangered whales

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

Japan insisted Friday it no longer hunts endangered sei whales in international waters, but faced accusations of still violating a wildlife treaty by allowing [...]
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The village with dolls but no children and Japan’s existential crisis

19-Aug-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 6:02 AM

Its population ageing and declining, Japan must let go of some of its deep-set traditional values if it wants to avoid an economic crisis. Insight investigates. JAPAN: In the [...]
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Japan holds first National Memorial Service for War Dead in the Reiwa era

17-Aug-2019 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

Emperor Naruhito said he felt ‘deep remorse’ because of World War II and quoted his father during a speech to honor the fallen The first National Memorial Service [...]
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K supercomputer to shut down; successor Fugaku to replace it around 2021

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

The Japan-made K supercomputer, one of the world’s top supercomputers, which has been in operation for eight years at the RIKEN centre for Computational Science in [...]
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Japan surpasses China as largest foreign holder of US Treasurys

17-Aug-2019 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:02 AM

* Japan surpassed China as the largest foreign holder of US Treasurys in June. * Japan has $1.12 trillion Treasury securities, and China, $1.11 trillion. Japan surpassed [...]
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S. Korea expresses ‘deep concern’ regarding Abe’s ritual offering to Yasukuni Shrine

17-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Hani | 6:02 AM

Seoul calls on Tokyo to reflect on history to move forward in S. Korea-Japan relations The Korean government has expressed “deep concern” and called for [...]
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Efforts must be made to prevent war memories from fading away

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

It should be recognised anew that Japan’s peace and security is based on accumulated postwar efforts. The government-sponsored national memorial service for the war [...]
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Japan replaces China as largest foreign holder of US national debt

17-Aug-2019 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

Japanese investors held $1.12 trillion of US debt in June, as yields are higher than European and Japanese sovereign bonds Japanese investors are holding the second most US [...]
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Japan replaces China as largest foreign holder of US national debt

17-Aug-2019 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

Japanese investors held $1.12 trillion of US debt in June, as yields are higher than European and Japanese sovereign bonds Japanese investors are holding the second most US [...]
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Powerful Japan storm turns deadly, snarls holiday travel

Powerful Japan storm turns deadly, snarls holiday travel

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

A powerful tropical storm lashed Japan on Thursday, bringing strong winds and torrential rain that claimed at least one life, prompted warnings of landslides and flooding, [...]
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Japan exports seen shrinking for eighth month in July, core inflation weak: Reuters poll

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

Japan’s exports likely fell for an eighth straight month in July, a Reuters poll showed Friday, as a protracted US-China trade war and weak global demand hurt shipments [...]
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Govt mulling independently dispatching destroyer amid Hormuz tensions

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

Prime minister Shinzo Abe met with top officials at the prime minister’s Office on Thursday to discuss Japan’s response to a US-led maritime security mission [...]
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