Japan

Type: Country
Name: Japan
population: 128,137,504
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 22 mins ago - 19 reports

Xi Jinping arrives today, China set to get bigger role in infrastructure and water

NEW DELHI: India is back in the great game in Asia. PM Narendra Modi's blitzkrieg through three toplevel summits in September — Japan, China and US — is intimately tied to his vision of the India he wants to create.After affirming close ties with Japan ... [Published Times of India - 1 hour ago]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated 46 mins ago - 10 reports

Dolphins Await Slaughter in Taiji, Japan

The annual dolphin drive hunting commenced in the coastal town of Taiji, Japan, on the 1st of September 2014. The fisherman returned empty-handed for the first 15 days of the season, however this morning it was confirmed a pod of dolphins have been herded ... [Published Maritime Executive - 4 hours ago]
Entities: Taiji, Japan
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 48 mins ago - 5 reports

Japan keeps 47 tonnes of plutonium as of 2013

THE Japanese government said Tuesday that the country’s plutonium stockpile rose about 2.9 tonnes to 47.1 tonnes as of the end of last year, according to Japan’s Kyodo News.The newly added 2.9 tonnes included 2.3 tonnes generated through the spent fuel ... [Published Brunei Times - 48 mins ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 36 reports

Japan Earthquake 2014: Magnitude 5.6 Rocks Tokyo

Japan Earthquake 2014 - A strong quake rocked Tokyo late Monday night and even shook some of the tallest buildings in the area with its 5.6 magnitude, USA Today reports.(Photo : )Late Monday night, a magnitude 5.6 earthquake hit Tokyo. The Japan earthquake ... [Published Travelers Today - 2 hours ago]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated 2 hours ago - 8 reports

Tokyo stocks open moderately higher on overnight gains on Wall St

TOKYO (Kyodo) -- Tokyo stocks opened slightly higher Wednesday on buying bolstered by overnight gains on Wall Street, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average closing just shy of a record high.In the first 15 minutes of trading, the 225-issue Nikkei Stock ... [Published Nikkei Asian Review - 2 hours ago]
Entities: Tokyo, Wall Street, Stocks
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 3 reports

XINHUA - Dollar trades at lower 107 yen level in early Tokyo deals

Dollar trades at lower 107 yen level in early Tokyo dealsContributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.TOKYO, Sept. 17 (Xinhua) -- The U.S. dollar changed hands in the lower 107 yen zone early Wednesday in Tokyo.At 9 a.m., the dollar was quoted at 107.15-16 yen compared ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - 2 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 6 reports

IWC continues discussing Japan's research whaling

WorldSep. 16, 2014 - Updated 22:19 UTCJapan's research whaling remains the main focus of the International Whaling Commission's general meeting now underway in Slovenia.Delegates discussed on Tuesday a draft resolution submitted by New Zealand aimed at ... [Published NHK - 3 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 8 reports

Finance ministers of Japan, China, S.Korea to meet

AsiaSep. 16, 2014 - Updated 10:39 UTCThe finance ministers of Japan, China and South Korea will meet for the first time in more than 2 years, on the sidelines of the G20 meeting.They will come together on Friday, ahead of the G20 conference of finance ... [Published NHK - 15 hours ago]
Entities: South Korea, Japan, China, G20
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 10 reports

Strong quake rocks Kanto region

JapanSep. 16, 2014 - Updated 10:53 UTCA strong, 5.6-magnitude earthquake shook the Kanto region, including Tokyo, at about 12:30 PM on Tuesday. Eight injuries have been confirmed.The Meteorological Agency said the focus of the quake was at a depth of ... [Published NHK - 15 hours ago]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 6 reports

Tokyo stocks end 0.23% lower

Tokyo stocks closed 0.23 per cent lower, ending a five-day winning streak, after weaker-than-expected US and Chinese factory output dented sentiment ahead of a key Federal Reserve policy meeting.The Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange, which ... [Published Brisbane Courier-Mail - 19 hours ago]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 25 reports

Japan in new Antarctic whaling program

THE Japanese government will devise a new plan to resume whale hunts in Antarctic waters, a news report says, after it was banned earlier this year from pursuing its research whaling program in the Southern Ocean. WHALING experts will meet in October ... [Published NEWS.com.au - 19 hours ago]
Entities: Japan
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 5 reports

Iam Group Japan Hosts Tour for Hong Kong Residents to Travel to Yokohama

Tokyo, Japan -- (SBWIRE) -- 09/15/2014 -- Iam Group Japan has been working hard for the sake of coming up with new tours and itineraries. Of late, their new initiative is to help residents of Hong Kong take a tour of Yokohama city and explore the beauty ... [Published Reliance Trust - Sep 16 2014]
Entities: Yokohama, Hong Kong, Japan

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...is in intermediate goods, which go into final products that are subsequently exported to third-country markets like the US and Europe," he said. "Therefore, just as ASEAN-China trade grows, so does trans-Pacific trade InIn particular, both China-US and ASEAN-US trade are growing."
The plan is backed by European countries and the United States, but Japan rejects the idea "from its basic position of seeking to resume sustainable commercial whaling" , a fisheries agency official told AFP ahead of the meeting
"Our Prime Minister is expected to have detailed interactions with US President Barack Obama and therefore the international atmosphere is favourable and I am (also) visiting Vietnam at this juncture when two fastest growing economies - India and Vietnam - are also engaged in having cooperation and interaction" he said
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Engelhardt: The Great Concentration or the Grea... [Published Firedoglake - 1 hour ago]
Power Drain Mysteries of the Twenty-First Century in a Helter-Skelter World  By  Tom Engelhardt It’s possible I’ve lived most of my life on the wrong planet — and if that sounds like the first sentence of a sci-fi novel maybe, in its own way, it ...
Global Ceramic Tiles Industry [Published PR Newswire: Consumer Products & Retail - 1 hour ago]
NEW YORK, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Ceramic Tiles in Volume (Million Square Feet) and Value (US$ Million). The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, ...
5 Things Five Things to Look Out for During Xi ... [Published WSJ.com: India Real Time - 1 hour ago]
The Chinese president begins a three-day trip to India on Wednesday as Beijing aims to sweeten New Delhi up to keep it from tilting towards U.S. and Japan. Here’s what to expect during the visit. ...
Global Choline Chloride Industry [Published PR Newswire: Entertainment & Media - 1 hour ago]
NEW YORK, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Choline Chloride in Tons by the following End-Use Segments: Poultry Feeds, Swine Feeds, and Other Applications. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics ...
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Past unease between China and Japan leaves a co... [Published Reuters Video: Business - Sep 12 2014]
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Abe: Japan strikes "new partnership" with Sri L... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Sep 08 2014]
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