NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian's trade
The Sydney Morning HeraldNSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian's trade mission to sell Australian beef to JapanThe Sydney Morning HeraldTokyo: Ten years ago, Australian produce had a reputation in Japan as cheap, says Sydney chef turned Tokyo restaurateur Matthew Crabbe. But two years after a free trade agreement between Australia and Japan made Australian produce cheaper for ...and more »
Posted on 20 August 2017 | 1:18 am
Trump or Kim: Who are you calling crazy? A
Trump or Kim: Who are you calling crazy? A dilemma in JapanSouth China Morning PostNorth Korean dictators have long been a source of concern in Japan, but the latest leader of the world's only Communist dynasty has significantly raised tensions by stepping up the pace of missile launches and nuclear tests. Those fears spiked when it ...and more »
Posted on 19 August 2017 | 7:34 pm
Blue chrysanthemum created in laboratory in
The Spokesman-ReviewBlue chrysanthemum created in laboratory in JapanThe Spokesman-ReviewAmanda Galano, third from right, demonstrates how she encourages the growth of a Thousand Bloom Chrysanthemum to students Rebecca Ralston, right, Joy McCusker, and Max Gold at Longwood Gardens in Kennett Square, Tuesday, July 11, 2017.and more »
Posted on 19 August 2017 | 3:13 pm
Wreckage found of USS Indianapolis that was
Japan TodayWreckage found of USS Indianapolis that was sunk by Japan, killing nearly 900ABC NewsThe sinking of the Indianapolis in July 1945 was one of the worst naval disasters in American history. Torpedoed by a Japanese submarine after delivering atomic bomb components, the ship sank in only 12 minutes, so was unable to call for distress or ...Researchers find wreckage of WWII-era USS IndianapolisJapan TodayWreckage From USS Indianapolis Located In Philippine Sea | Paul AllenPaul AllenResearchers Announce Wreckage from USS Indianapolis Located - Navy.milNavy.milIndianapolis Star -UPI.comall 77 news articles »
Posted on 19 August 2017 | 12:45 pm
Japan Is Bringing Heavy Hitters Hagino,
Japan Is Bringing Heavy Hitters Hagino, Seto, Ohashi To TaipeiSwimSwamThe fields are set for the major aquatic nations, with the 2015 edition's top 3 finishers of the U.S., Japan and Russia bringing some heavy weaponry into the National Taiwan Sport University Arena. For Japan, that means carrying key hard-hitting ...
Posted on 19 August 2017 | 10:02 am
Japan court halts restart of two reactors in
By Kentaro Hamada FUKUI, Japan (Reuters) - A Japanese court on Tuesday issued an injunction to prevent the restart of two reactors citing safety concerns, in a blow to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's push to return to atomic energy four years after the Fukushima crisis. It is the second court ruling in less than a year against reactors operated by Kansai Electric Power, the country's most nuclear ...
Posted on 14 April 2015 | 2:23 am
Japan court rejects bid to restart of 2
TOKYO (AP) — A court issued an injunction Tuesday ordering two nuclear reactors in western Japan to stay offline, rejecting regulators' safety approval for the facility ahead of their planned restart later this year, a decision that could further delay the government's restart plans.
Posted on 14 April 2015 | 2:16 am
Japan says will try again with
Japan's top whaling negotiator said Tuesday Tokyo would try again to justify its "scientific" Antarctic Ocean hunt after a panel of experts said the government had not proved why it needed to kill the mammals. Joji Morishita, Japan's commissioner to the International Whaling Commission (IWC), said he and his fellow officials would do their best to meet demands for evidence their hunt is ...
Posted on 14 April 2015 | 12:55 am
Japan says to try again with
Tokyo (AFP) - Japan's top whaling negotiator said Tuesday Tokyo would try again to justify its "scientific" Antarctic Ocean hunt after a panel of experts said the government had not proved why it needed to kill the mammals.
Posted on 14 April 2015 | 12:25 am
South Korea, Japan hold first security talks
South Korea and Japan on Tuesday held their first high-level security talks in more than five years despite simmering tensions over territorial and historical disputes. The talks came at a particularly sensitive time as the region prepares to mark the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II, and with a rising tide of nationalism in Northeast Asia. South Korea is closely watching a possible ...
Posted on 14 April 2015 | 12:21 am
Japan student group injects new exuberance
Okuda, 23, is a founding member of a group of students that has become a fresh face of protest against Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's push to enact a more robust defense policy - steps critics say violate the pacifist constitution and could ensnare Japan in U ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 7:11 am
Silicon Valley Ethos: Prestigious Japan
TOKYO—The University of Tokyo, long considered a breeding ground for Japan’s political and business elite, is venturing into new terrain: entrepreneurship. The nation’s most prestigious university, known as Todai, has produced more than a dozen prime ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 5:39 am
Amazon Prime Video to Follow Netflix to
Amazon (AMZN) is following Netflix (NFLX) to Japan with Amazon Prime Video. Amazon Prime Video will launch in Japan in September and will be free for Prime users in the country, who pay about $32 a year to for the service. This means that Prime users in ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 5:22 am
See How PS4's Until Dawn Is Censored in
The YouTube channel Censored Gaming has published its latest video, this one highlighting how the PlayStation 4 horror game, Until Dawn, was amended for its Japanese release. Take a look at the video below to see how Josh's "death by saw" cutscene was ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 5:22 am
Has Japan "Aged Out of Its Economic
Via Instapundit comes a link to this interesting dilation on the former economic tiger known as Japan. Writing at IEEE Spectrum, Vaclav Smil recaps Japan's post-war rise to global wealth and runs through that country's long decline, which has culminated in ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 4:52 am
Softbank says its bid for Sprint Nextel
SoftBank Corp. says it believes its bid for U.S. wireless carrier Sprint Nextel is a better choice than the $25.5 billion counteroffer by Dish Network Corp.
Posted on 16 April 2013 | 12:23 am
IAEA reviewing cleanup at damaged Japan nuke
The U.N.'s nuclear watchdog agency Monday began reviewing the decommissioning process at Japan's crippled nuclear plant, where new problems are triggering growing safety concerns about a cleanup expected to take decades.
Posted on 14 April 2013 | 9:39 pm
As US talks up diplomacy, NKorea takes hard
The United States and Japan opened the door Sunday to new nuclear talks with North Korea if the saber-rattling country lowered tensions and honored past agreements, even as it rejected South Korea's latest offer of dialogue as a "crafty trick."
Posted on 14 April 2013 | 3:59 am
US opposes coercive China action in island
The United States says it's committed to defending Japan and opposes any coercive action by China to seize territory under Japanese control in the East China Sea.
Posted on 14 April 2013 | 3:50 am
Strong quake in Japan leaves 23 people
A strong earthquake shook Japan on Saturday near the southwestern city of Kobe, leaving 23 people injured, seven of them seriously — mostly elderly tripping while trying to flee, police said. No one was killed.
Posted on 12 April 2013 | 2:41 pm