Archive for June 6th, 2019

Japan’s government must exit coal

06-Jun-2019 Intellasia | GulfTimes | 6:00 AM

Following the abdication of Emperor Akihito, Japan announced that its new imperial era would be called Reiwa (“beautiful harmony”). But if the Reiwa era is to [...]
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Japan, US to hold working-level trade talks June 10-11

Japan, US to hold working-level trade talks June 10-11

06-Jun-2019 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

* During the talks, Japan and the US will discuss technical aspects of industrial and agricultural goods trade, Japanese economy minister Toshimitsu Motegi told a news [...]
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Hitachi, Bombardier to Supply High-Speed Trains to Italy

06-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Nippon | 6:00 AM

Japan’s Hitachi Ltd said Wednesday that it and Bombardier Transportation have signed a contract to jointly manufacture 14 high-speed trains for an Italian railway [...]
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Kawasaki School Reopens after Deadly Knife Attack

06-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Nippon | 6:00 AM

A private elementary school in Kawasaki reopened Wednesday, eight days after pupils and parents were attacked by a knifeman while waiting for a school bus in the Kanagawa [...]
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World Bank Cuts Japan 2019 Growth Forecast to 0.8 pct

06-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Nippon | 6:00 AM

The World Bank on Tuesday revised down its forecast on the Japanese economic growth in 2019 by 0.1 percentage point to 0.8 percent. As for the global economy, the [...]
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