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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’s new emperor speaks of ‘deep remorse’ in 1st speech marking WWII

Japan’s new emperor speaks of ‘deep remorse’ in 1st speech marking WWII

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

Japan’s new emperor spoke Thursday of “deep remorse” over the country’s wartime past in his first speech to commemorate the end of World War II since [...]
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Nearly 600,000 advised to evacuate as storm makes landfall on Japan

Nearly 600,000 advised to evacuate as storm makes landfall on Japan

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

Heavy rains lashed parts of western Japan on Thursday as tropical storm Krosa made landfall, forcing the cancellation of hundreds of flights and trains as authorities advised [...]
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Japanese researchers build robotic tail to keep elderly upright

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

Millions of years after the ancestors of humans evolved to lose their tails, a research team at Japan’s Keio University have built a robotic one they say could help [...]
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The Japanese Air Force One is up for sale for $28 million

16-Aug-2019 Intellasia | CNN | 6:02 AM

It’s not every day you go shopping for a VIP jumbo jet, but one unique offering is attracting attention online. A Boeing 747-400 which has flown 14 Japanese prime [...]
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Japanese urged not to see rare fish as omen of earthquakes

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

People in Japan hoping to predict the next big earthquake should ignore mysterious deep-sea fish after experts said rare sightings of the creatures on the country’s [...]
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Japan PM Abe sends offering to Yasukuni shrine for war dead: Kyodo

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

Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe sent a ritual offering to the controversial Yasukuni shrine for war dead on Thursday, the anniversary of Japan’s World War Two [...]
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Japan’s new emperor echoes father, expresses deep remorse over war

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

Japan’s new emperor, Naruhito, expressed deep remorse over the country’s wartime past and prayed for global peace on Thursday, echoing his father’s words in [...]
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Japan’s Richest Man Sees Uniqlo Revenue Hit By Korea’s Boycott

16-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:02 AM

The largest Uniqlo store in Korea has displays of merchandise spanning four spacious floors that bear out the store’s reputation for selling smart casual clothing at [...]
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Powerful storm lashes Japan, snarls holiday travel

16-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’s Abe sends offering to controversial Yasukuni shrine

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

Japan’s premier sent a ritual cash offering to a controversial Tokyo war shrine to mark the end of World War II Thursday but did not visit in person amid heightened [...]
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Playing god: Japan temple puts faith in robot priest

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

A 400-year-old temple in Japan is attempting to hot-wire interest in Buddhism with a robotic priest it believes will change the face of the religiondespite critics comparing [...]
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US ‘understands’ Japan’s stance on wartime labour issue

15-Aug-2019 Intellasia | The JapanNews | 6:02 AM

The US government has shown its understanding of Japan’s position that the issue of South Korean former requisitioned workers had been “resolved under a 1965 [...]
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