Archive for December 9th, 2016

China’s President and Trump’s Ambassador Pick Go Way Back

09-Dec-2016 Intellasia | NBC New | 6:00 AM

After a campaign filled with tough talk on China and some post-election ruffling of diplomatic feathers, President-elect Donald Trump Wednesday tapped Iowa Gov. Terry [...]
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Japan PM’s advisers urge annual review of drug prices

09-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Prime minister Shinzo Abe’s economic advisers, hoping to curb Japan’s ballooning healthcare costs, proposed on Wednesday reforms to the way drug prices are set, a [...]
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Japan sees an opportunity for a reset with Russia

09-Dec-2016 Intellasia | FT | 6:00 AM

The west should welcome Tokyo’s engagement with Moscow, writes Yoichi Funabashi During their November meeting in Trump Tower in New York, Japanese prime minister Shinzo [...]
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Search Underway for Marine Pilot Who Ejected Near Japanese Coast

09-Dec-2016 Intellasia | ABC | 6:00 AM

A search-and-rescue operation is underway for a US Marine Corps pilot who ejected from his F/A-18 aircraft today off the coast of Japan during a scheduled training mission. [...]
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US, Japan Extend Peace Offerings in ‘Blackened Canteen’ Ceremony

09-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Defense | 6:00 AM

American and Japanese representatives extended an offering of peace at the USS Arizona Memorial here yesterday, gently pouring bourbon whiskey from a World War II-era canteen [...]
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Japan’s defense chief thinks US alliance will survive Trump

09-Dec-2016 Intellasia | NY Post | 6:00 AM

Japan’s defense chief said Wednesday she believes her country’s alliance with the United States will endure in the Trump administration because it benefits both [...]
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Listed Japanese startups ride earnings bump

09-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Nikkei | 6:00 AM

Lesser markets poised to outpace Tokyo exchange’s first section in profit growth Total net profit at companies listed on five startup-focused Japanese equity markets is [...]
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Abe’s Pearl Harbor visit should be a final stage for Japan-US reconciliation

09-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Chicago Tribune | 6:00 AM

The following editorial appears in Wednesday’s Yomiuri Shimbun: Japan and the United States, which fought each other in a war, have made continuous efforts toward [...]
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Japan offers Iran $2.2 million nuclear safety deal

09-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Alaraby | 6:00 AM

Japan has decided to offer Iran a nuclear safety deal worth around $2.2 million, Japanese Foreign minister Fumio Kishida said Wednesday. The deal will help Tehran to carry [...]
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Pearl Harbour anniversary: Legacy of devastating WWII bombing lingers as US and Japan move towards reconciliation

09-Dec-2016 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

An American president in Hiroshima. A Japanese prime minister at Pearl Harbour. One long-time taboo has already fallen this year, and the other soon will. On December 27, [...]
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Japan offers Iran $2.2 million nuclear safety deal

09-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Alaraby | 6:00 AM

Japan has decided to offer Iran a nuclear safety deal worth around $2.2 million, Japanese Foreign minister Fumio Kishida said Wednesday. The deal will help Tehran to carry [...]
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Pearl Harbour anniversary: Legacy of devastating WWII bombing lingers as US and Japan move towards reconciliation

09-Dec-2016 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

An American president in Hiroshima. A Japanese prime minister at Pearl Harbour. One long-time taboo has already fallen this year, and the other soon will. On December 27, [...]
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Japan downgrades growth estimate for July-September to 1.3 pct

09-Dec-2016 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Japan’s economy grew at a slower pace than earlier estimated in the July to September quarter, expanding at an annual pace of 1.3 percent. The figure released Thursday [...]
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Search widens for US marine pilot after Japan jet crash

Search widens for US marine pilot after Japan jet crash

09-Dec-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Rescuers were scrambling on Thursday to find a US marine pilot who went missing after a jet crashed off the southwest coast of Japan. The pilot ejected from the Marine F/A-18 [...]
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Softbank Tycoon Who Met With Trump Is Japan’s Deal Maker

09-Dec-2016 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Japanese billionaire Masayoshi Son, who met with President-elect Donald Trump and then announced plans to create 50,000 jobs and invest $50 billion in US startups, has been [...]
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