Japan

Type: Country
Name: Japan
population: 128,137,504
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 12 mins ago - 3 reports

Nagoya Protocol COP/MOP 1 Celebrates Entry into Force, Establishes Compliance Committee

17 October 2014: Held from 13-17 October 2014 in Pyeongchang, the Republic of Korea, during the second week of the twelfth meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP) to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), the first meeting of the COP serving ... [Published Biodiversity Policy & Practice - 12 mins ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 10 reports

Japan's ‘Abenomics’ rocked as two key female ministers resign over funding row

The Japanese Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe, has apologised to the nation after two women ministers resigned following a row over political donations, caused in one case by the distribution of paper fans to voters. The Trade and Industry Minister, Yuko Obuchi, ... [Published The Independent - 1 hour ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 5 reports

U.S.-Japan Environmental Cooperation

The following statement was released by the Government of Japan and the U.S. Government to recognize the two Governments’ successful efforts at environmental stewardship and progress on realignment and impact mitigation.Begin text:The United States and ... [Published US Department of State - 1 hour ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 4 reports

Northeast Asian Stability and Japan's Security Policy

the Abe government made a cabinet decision to reinterpret the Article 9 peace clause of Japan’s constitution to recognise the exercise of collective self-defence under limited circumstances. While the scope of the proposed changes are an evolution rather ... [Published Economy Watch - 1 hour ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 28 reports

US dollar up in Asian trade as stock markets rally worldwide

AFPTOKYO--The dollar strengthened against the euro and yen in Asia on Monday, in line with a regional equities rally after a surge on Wall Street at the end of last week.In Tokyo afternoon trading, the greenback bought 107.26 yen against 106.78 yen in ... [Published China Post - 1 hour ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 49 reports

Japan PM appoints successors to trade, justice ministers

By | IANS India Private Limited/Yahoo India News – 5 minutes agoTokyo, Oct 20 (IANS) Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe Monday named successors to the trade and justice ministers who resigned from their posts earlier in the day.For the trade minister's ... [Published Yahoo! India - 8 hours ago]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated 8 hours ago - 23 reports

Asia Markets: Japan's Nikkei surges 4% as Asian markets rebound

Stocks in Tokyo staged their biggest rally in 16 months on Monday as investors bargain-hunted despite lingering concerns about global growth that sparked volatility in markets last week. After sliding 5% last week, the Nikkei Stock Average NIK, +3.98% ... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - 8 hours ago]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated 9 hours ago - 9 reports

Mitsubishi Celebrates MRJ Rollout; First Flight Scheduled for Q2 2015

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) and Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation held a rollout ceremony on Saturday for the MRJ (Mitsubishi Regional Jet).The rollout ceremony, which was broadcast live over the internet, was held at the Komaki Minami Plant of MHI’s ... [Published Asia Travel Tips - 10 hours ago]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated 10 hours ago - 8 reports

Japan to send officials to N.Korea

The Japanese government has announced that it will send officials to Pyongyang.They will be briefed on the investigation into the fates of Japanese citizens abducted by North Korea. ... [Published NHK - 10 hours ago]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated 12 hours ago - 72 reports

In Japan, two female cabinet ministers resign

TOKYO -- The resignation Monday of Yuko Obuchi, Japan's industry minister, was a heavy blow to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and the cabinet he named last month. And there are concerns in the government and ruling parties that Obuchi is only the first in ... [Published Nikkei Asian Review - 12 hours ago]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 18 reports

Japan ministers visit controversial war shrine despite China anger

TOKYOThree Japanese cabi-net members visited a shrine for war dead on Saturday a day after Prime Minister Shinzo Abe drew angry responses from China and South Korea by sending a ritual offering there.Tokyo’s Yasukuni Shrine is widely seen as a symbol ... [Published Oman Tribune - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 16 reports

3 Japanese female ministers visit notorious Yasukuni Shrine

TOKYO, Oct. 18 (Xinhua) -- Three Japanese female ministers on Saturday paid visits to the notorious war-linked Yasukuni Shrine during its autumn festival.The visits by the ministers, namely Internal Affairs Minister Sanae Takaichi, Chairperson of the ... [Published Xinhua News Agency - Oct 18 2014]

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...represents a huge and dynamic opportunity," said Andrew Polk, resident economist at The Conference Board China Center and a co-author of the report. "But China stands at a crossroads: The government and foreign investors alike must be honest in acknowledging the time has come for structural economic adjustment. Transitioning away from the state-driven, credit-fueled boom that has amazed the world, toward a more sustainable, consumption-centric model will be a long and perilous process that causes much near-term pain. Ultimately, China has no other choice."
"This sends a really strong psychological message that the smartest money in Japan, at the pension fund, is willing to take a much more aggressive bet that Japanese equities are moving higher in the future" said Chris Konstantinos, head of international portfolio management at RiverFront Investment Group in Richmond, Virginia
"No trial is needed for drugs described in ancient texts, but they are necessary for new proprietary medicines made by companies" said Sanyal
According to a news release, the new restaurant concept, from the menu items to the interior decor, "is inspired by the urban youth culture of modern Tokyo and its fascination with all things Americana." Expect both sushi and hamburgers, along with spiked milkshakes, in a concept Burke is dubbing "Japanacana."

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Noted for Your Afternoon Procrastination for Oc... [Published Brad DeLong - 32 mins ago]
Over at Equitable Growth -- The Equitablog On the Proper Inflation Target: Monday Focus for October 20, 2014 - Washington Center for Equitable Growth Emmanuel Saez & Gabriel Zucman: Exploding wealth inequality in the United States - Washington ...
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Ranked: All 32 billion-dollar mobile internet s... [Published Venturebeat - 42 mins ago]
A little less than two months ago there were 25 billion-dollar mobile internet startups . In a sign of just how quickly the mobile ecosystem is exploding, there are now 32. Today in a report on VB Insight , mobile consultancy Digi-Capital released ...
Honda to present HR-V, updated Acura ILX at LA ... [Published Autoblog - 49 mins ago]
Filed under: LA Auto Show , Sedan , Crossover , Acura , Honda Honda has already showcased its new Fit-based crossover around the world. We've seen it in Tokyo wearing the Vezel name and we've seen it in Paris in 'prototype' form . We've ...
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Japanese scientists unveil floating 3D projection [Published Reuters Video: Technology - 2 hours ago]
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