Japan

Type: Country
Name: Japan
population: 128,137,504
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 50 mins ago - 4 reports

Former Japan PM to hold talks with China's Xi (AFP)

Tokyo (AFP) - Former Japanese Prime Minister Yasuo Fukuda will meet with Chinese President Xi Jinping next week, a report said Friday, as Tokyo tries to set up premier-level talks amid tensions with its giant neighbour. ... [Published Yahoo! News Australia - 50 mins ago]
Entities: Japan, China, Yasuo Fukuda, Tokyo
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 4 reports

Tokyo stocks rebound on upbeat overseas equity market trades

Jiji Press Stocks gained ground on the Tokyo Stock Exchange on Friday, backed by overnight rises in U.S. and European stocks.The 225-issue Nikkei average rose 152.68 points, or 1.01 percent, to finish at 15,291.64. On Thursday, the key market gauge lost ... [Published The Japan News - 1 hour ago]
Entities: Tokyo, Stocks, Stock Market
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 5 reports

New Volcanic Activity Near Nuclear Plant In Japan Causes Fear, Alarm

MOSCOW, October 24 (RIA Novosti) - Japan’s Seismological Agency has registered signs of increased activity of the Ioyama volcano, located close to a nuclear power plant in the mountainous Kyushu island, Reuters reported on Friday."There is an increase ... [Published Russia Profile - 2 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 8 reports

The Japanese PM’s Cabinet of Horrors

Japan’s hitherto supine press appears to be waking up, revealing one juicy scandal after another in the Abe government. Here’s why.TOKYO, Japan—What do neo-Nazis, racists, necromancers, historical revisionists, bad accountants, and S&M fans all have in ... [Published Daily Beast - 3 hours ago]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated 6 hours ago - 9 reports

China criticizes U.S. missile defense radar in Japan

The United States is damaging stability in the Asia-Pacific region by positioning a missile defense radar in Japan, China said on Thursday.Japan, an ally of the United States, has voiced growing anxiety over China's more assertive posture in the East ... [Published Naval Open Source INTelligence - 6 hours ago]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated 10 hours ago - 34 reports

New Japan minister hit by bar scandal

Political funds used at sex-themed club; potential new headache for AbeJapan was roiled by its third political scandal in a week on Thursday after the new trade minister - whose predecessor resigned in disgrace over improper spending - admitted that his ... [Published CHINAdaily.com.cn - 10 hours ago]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated 12 hours ago - 6 reports

Japan finance minister Aso - Important to stick with sales tax hike plan

Japan's Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Taro Aso puts his hand on …KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 24 ― Malaysia’s internet regulator won’t be acting against alleged death and violent threats made online against the organisers and participants of a recent ... [Published Yahoo! Malaysia - 12 hours ago]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated 15 hours ago - 10 reports

Japan under threat from volcanoes

"It is not an overstatement to say that a colossal volcanic eruption would leave Japan extinct as a country," Kobe University earth sciences professor Yoshiyuki Tatsumi and associate professor Keiko Suzuki said.The experts said they analyzed the scale ... [Published Hong Kong Standard - 15 hours ago]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated 18 hours ago - 7 reports

Top court rejects ‘maternity harassment’ ruling

The Yomiuri Shimbun The Supreme Court on Thursday overturned the Hiroshima High Court’s decision on a lawsuit in which a woman in Hiroshima sought about ¥1.75 million in damages from a hospital where she was employed, for demoting her after she became ... [Published The Japan News - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 12 reports

American Airlines and Jetstar Japan to launch code-share flights

NEW YORK – American Airlines said Wednesday it will offer internal flights within Japan under a code-sharing arrangement with budget carrier Jetstar Japan.From Sunday, American Airlines will place its code on Jetstar Japan services, including those connecting ... [Published Japan Times - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 12 reports

Stocks slips 0.37% by the close

TOKYO —Tokyo stocks slipped 0.37% Thursday on profit-taking after the previous day’s hefty gains and following a sell-off on Wall Street.The Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange fell 56.81 points to finish at 15,138.96. The broader Topix index ... [Published Japan Today - Oct 23 2014]
Entities: Stocks, Tokyo, Index
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 14 reports

Russia, Japan to hold naval drill

Russia, Japan to Hold Joint Naval Drills Next Week Russia and Japan will hold joint naval exercises near Vladivostok, the newly-appointed head of Japan’s Maritime Continue Reading » ... [Published Maritime Security Review - Oct 22 2014]

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"PDVSA is offering, on the terms of 'where they are and in their current condition,' the following tankers: ‘Paria’(56,000 dwt/1982), ‘Morichal’(88,458 dwt/1984), sister ‘Leander’(1983), ‘Moruy’(55,900 dwt/1983) and ‘Yarive y Paramacay’ (details unknown)" the company said in a statement, describing them as "inactive assets," according to a Reuters report
...fund started by two alumni of Och-Ziff with a name "inspired by hoary brands like Standard Oil and General Electric," which they liked because it "didn't even sound like the name of a hedge fund." I don't know if they live in Brooklyn but that preference gives off a nice midcentury-throwback-hipster vibe, which is entirely fitting with their i...
Also commenting on the announcement, President of Aflac Paul S Amos II said: "Having worked in Japan very closely with Tohru, his work ethic, leadership and discipline are to be commended and serve as an example to all. At the same time, I am thrilled to have the opportunity to work even more closely with Hiroshi. The depth and breadth of knowledge he has amassed throughout his 38 years with Aflac will continue to be an asset to the company. Hiroshi has the skills and determination to help advance our market-leading position in Japan."
"This is a significant accomplishment for the Cook team," said Larry Weber, senior vice president and chief nuclear officer. "The combination of shorter refueling outages and Cook's very reliable past operation strengthens our position in the industry and demonstrates the benefits we provide to our customers and shareholders. I'm also extremely proud of our Cook personnel and craft workers for their outstanding safety performance."

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Hiroshi Yamauchi Promoted To President And COO ... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - 14 mins ago]
Japan to change name of "Gruzia" into Georgia i... [Published Itar Tass - 17 mins ago]
Markets - Once again China dominates the headlines [Published Tanker Operator - 17 mins ago]
Top Indians for Challenger squash [Published ProKerala.com - 18 mins ago]
DIODES : to Present at the Wells Fargo Securiti... [Published 4 Traders - 18 mins ago]
Levine on Wall Street: Stress Tests and Weed St... [Published Bloomberg View - 19 mins ago]
Bristol-Myers Squibb Co's Third-Quarter Earning... [Published Motley Fool - 19 mins ago]
2 Things Philip Morris International Dividend I... [Published Motley Fool - 19 mins ago]
Insurance: 2014 Global Group of Eight (G8) Indu... [Published Individual.com - 19 mins ago]
Hiroshi Yamauchi Promoted To President And COO ... [Published Benzinga.com - 20 mins ago]
Hugging the show spotlight [Published Tasmania Mercury - 20 mins ago]
Japan Defence & Security Report Q4 2014 - New S... [Published RCL Advisors - 20 mins ago]
3 Europe’s Irish presence in the transatlantic ... [Published Irish Times - 20 mins ago]
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Motorcycles: 2014 G8 Industry Guide for the $14... [Published Individual.com - 25 mins ago]
RealD Inc. to Report Fiscal 2015 Second Quarter... [Published Business Wire - 25 mins ago]
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Research and Markets: Fire Extinguishers - 2014... [Published Business Wire Manufacturing News - 27 mins ago]
DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/s3qdgn/fire) has announced the addition of the "Fire Extinguishers - Global Strategic Business Report." report to their offering. This report analyzes the worldwide ...
Liberia: 'Clever' Japan firm donates high-tech ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 31 mins ago]
Source: Agence France-PresseCountry: Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone Tokyo, Japan |AFP|Friday 10/24/2014 - 07:03 GMT A little-known Japanese company has donated 10,000 high-tech face masks to several Ebola-hit African nations and says it is now getting ...
10 Automakers Hit Worst By Takata Airbag Recall [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - 1 hour ago]
BIll Pugliano/Getty Images The U.S National Highway Traffic Safety Adminstration ( NHTSA ) has its hands full once again. Airbags from Japanese supplier Takata have been deemed defective in more than 7.75 million vehicles sold in the United States ...
Liveblogging World War II: October 24, 1944: Tu... [Published Brad DeLong - 1 hour ago]
James D. Hornfischer: The Last Stand of the Tin Can Sailors: The seas rolled calmly, stirred by a gentle easterly wind, when the early risers of the morning watch rose for breakfast at three A.M. to relieve the midwatch at four. Aboard the destroyer ...
Liveblogging World War II: October 24, 1944: Tu... [Published J. Bradford DeLong's Grasping Reality with All ... - 1 hour ago]
James D. Hornfischer: The Last Stand of the Tin Can Sailors: The seas rolled calmly, stirred by a gentle easterly wind, when the early risers of the morning watch rose for breakfast at three A.M. to relieve the midwatch at four. Aboard the destroyer ...
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"Big Hero 6" premieres at revamped Tokyo Film F... [Published Reuters Video: Entertainment - 15 hours ago]
Keeping It in the Family [Published Slate Magazine - Oct 20 2014]
Japanese scientists unveil floating 3D projection [Published Reuters Video: Technology - Oct 20 2014]
Japan stocks soar; Apple reports and launches iPay [Published MarketWatch Morning Stock Talk - Oct 20 2014]
FACTBOX: Japan's Abe loses two female ministers... [Published Reuters Video: Business - Oct 20 2014]
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Hiroshi Yamauchi Promoted to President and Chie... [Published Financial Services - 32 mins ago]
Volvo Group – the third quarter 2014 [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - 7 hours ago]
Nexstim Plc extends the subscription period of ... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - 8 hours ago]
Frost & Sullivan to Speak at the Measurement & ... [Published Financial Services - Oct 22 2014]
Takeda and Sucampo Enter Into Global Licensing ... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Oct 21 2014]
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