Type: Country
Name: Japan
population: 128,137,504
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 20 mins ago - 9 reports

China seizes Japanese ship in case that stretches back to the '30s

AdvertisementBEIJING – In a fresh reminder of the unresolved wartime grievances between China and Japan, authorities in Shanghai have seized a Japanese ship over claims dating back to the 1930s.Tokyo-Mitsui O.S.K. Lines said Monday that one of its iron ... [Published Los Angeles Times - 34 mins ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 35 mins ago - 38 reports

China, S. Korea criticize Japanese PM's offering to war-related shrine

TOKYO, April 21 (KUNA) -- China and South Korea on Monday criticized Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe for making a ritual offering to the war-related Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo, which is seen by the two countries as glorifying Japan's past imperialis ... [Published Kuwait News Agency - 35 mins ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 31 reports

Mitsubishi deal to add $375 mn incremental rev for TCS in FY15

Pic Courtesy: - New Delhi: ' deal with Japanese firm Mitsubhishi is expected to add USD 375 million in incremental revenues of India's largest software services firm, brokerage firm Motilal Oswal Securities said on Tuesday.TCS has inked an agreement with ... [Published zeenews.com - 11 mins ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 12 reports

Examining Obama's Asia Tour

TEAM U.S.-SOUTH KOREA: Soldiers take part in a U.S.-South Korea joint military exercise on March 31 in South Korea's Pohang (SONG CHENGFENG)U.S. President Barack Obama started an Asia tour on April 23, covering Japan, South Korea, Malaysia and the Philippines. ... [Published Beijing Review - 1 hour ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 54 reports

Japan Trade Deficit Balloons Due to Energy Imports

Japan’s trade deficit quadrupled in March as export growth slowed and energy imports continued to rise. A weak Japanese currency, which pushed up the cost of imports, also contributed to the widening gap. The deficit rose to 1.45 trillion yen ($14bn; ... [Published OANDA Forex Blog - 1 hour ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 5 reports

FOREX-Dollar gains vs yen on weak Japan data; focus on Ukraine

* Japan posts record trade deficit, hits yen* Unrest in Ukraine likely to limit safe-haven yen's losses* Status quo favours continued range trading for USD-strategist(Recasts, adds comments, updates prices, changes byline, dateline; previous TOKYO)NEW ... [Published CNBC - 2 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 5 reports

Japan to Arm Remote Western Island, Risking More China Tension

TOKYO — Japan is sending 100 soldiers and radar to its westernmost outpost, a tropical island off Taiwan, in a deployment that risks angering China with ties between Asia’s biggest economies already hurt by a dispute over nearby islands they both claim. Japanese ... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - 2 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 6 reports

Tokyo stocks end lower after wiping out gains

Jiji Press Stocks failed to sustain their earlier strength supported by the yen’s weakness and ended lower on the Tokyo Stock Exchange on Monday.The 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average ended down 3.89 points, or 0.03 percent, at 14,512.38. On Friday, the key ... [Published The Japan News - 5 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 14 reports

Japan and China bicker over territory again

China and Japan bickered again over territory during the weekend. The Shanghai Maritime Court took hold of a vessel owned by Japanese shipping firm Mitsui O.S.K. Any significant escalation of tension between the two nations could put Japanese automakers ... [Published Seeking Alpha - 5 hours ago]
First reported Apr 20 2014 - Updated 13 hours ago - 10 reports

Japan-US summit to focus on TPP and alliance

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and US President Barack Obama will meet in Tokyo on Thursday. They're expected to discuss the Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade agreement and strengthening the bilateral alliance.Obama will arrive in Japan on Wednesday ... [Published NHK - 13 hours ago]
First reported Apr 20 2014 - Updated 14 hours ago - 27 reports

Japan’s Abe Sends Traditional Offering to Yasukuni Shrine

Photographer:Robert Gilhooly/Bloomberg NewsAn elderly man and woman make pray offers at the Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo. CloseAn elderly man and woman make pray offers at the Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo.CloseOpen Photographer:Robert Gilhooly/Bloomberg Ne ... [Published Bloomberg - 14 hours ago]
Entities: Shinzo Abe, Japan, Tokyo
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 20 2014 - 25 reports

Japan to base troops near Senkakus

Defence Minister Onodera suggested Japan may station troops on other islands Japan has begun construction work on a military radar station near a string of islands that is at the centre of a ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 20 2014]


On how the company intends to pursue the issue of suspension of 30 employees, it said, "We have a systematic process in place that also involves external parties for fair enquiry. The principles of natural justice, governing this process will be followed and the penalties meted outout inin line with its results."
"Japan is the second largest market for IT services, and Indian players have struggled to gain a foothold in the region. In that regard, TCS' move opens up the region favorably for the company ? an additional source of revenue over the long term" he said
...can' days may return again," Phanuwit Rico Kanthatham, the director Asia Pacific Real Estate at Babson Capital Cornerstone Asia Ltd., said. "Because of their cost of capital, they can basically buy anything and make it look good. In a few years those deals may look disastrous for them."
According to Shogo Suzuki, as reported on Bloomberg, "Many of the major Japanese companies like Mitsubishi or Mitsui have existed through back to the pre-war era could all be implicated in one way or another. Japanese companies can't extract themselves easily at this stage, so I think they'll be quite worried." Suzuki is a senior lecturer for China Japanese relations at the University of Manchester in the UK

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