National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies

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Name: National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

The eight minds guiding Japan's 130T yen 'pension whale'

TOKYO -- There is a growing interest in what is going to happen to the 130 trillion yen ($1.26 trillion) being managed by the Government Pension Investment Fund, the world's largest institutional investor, as Japan tries to let the so-called "pension ... [Published Nikkei Asian Review - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

At odds with West, Putin looks east to bolster ties with North Korea

TOKYO - Angry with the West's response over Ukraine and eager to diversify its options, Russia is moving rapidly to bolster ties with North Korea in a diplomatic nose-thumbing that could complicate the U.S.-led effort to squeeze Pyongyang into giving ... [Published Squamish Chief - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Need for security network growing in Asia

TOKYO -- When a flotilla of ships of the Russian Pacific Fleet called at the Vietnamese naval base at Cam Ranh in June, it was a clear indication that Vietnam was courting Russia in a bid to counter China's growing clout.The port call followed a sudden ... [Published Nikkei Asian Review - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Trade, Innovation, Competition, IP In Two New Discussion Papers

The International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development recently issued papers on competition analyses of licensing agreements and on the measurement of trade and innovation.The first paper [pdf], authored by Hiroko Yamane, professor emeritus at ... [Published Intellectual Property Watch - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Beyond abduction

Song Il-ho, North Korea's ambassador in charge of normalizing relations with Japan (center left), and Junichi Ihara, head of the Japanese Foreign Ministry's Asia and Oceania Affairs Bureau (center right), arrive for their meeting over Cold War kidnappings ... [Published Global Times - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Japanese arms firms: Late starters

JAPAN’S parliament decided in 1967 that, in keeping with the country’s pacifist post-war constitution, it should restrict exports of military equipment. In 1976 the policy was hardened into a ban on almost all foreign sales of weaponry. However, three ... [Published The Economist - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

Number of women in Japan Inc. upper management rises, but still far below global average

Just over 30 percent of Japan’s top 500 companies in terms of market capitalization now have at least one woman in a senior management position, a recent Jiji Press survey has found.A total of 152 of the companies have at least one female board member ... [Published Japan Times - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 1 reports

Seoul's high-stakes honeymoon with Beijing

SEOUL -- Chinese President Xi Jinping's meeting here Thursday with South Korean President Park Geun-hye served to deepen the impression that the countries are basking in a honeymoon period. But while Seoul's warming relationship with a rising China is ... [Published Nikkei Asian Review - Jul 03 2014]
Entities: South Korea, China, Beijing
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 4 reports

Japan Ends Ban on Military Self-Defense

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe speaks during a press conference at his official residence in Tokyo on July 1, 2014. Kazuhiro Nogi—AFP/ But the public worries that Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is turning his back on the country's post-WWII pacifismPrime ... [Published Time - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 1 reports

Mizuho chief apologizes to shareholders over mob loans

Jiji Press Mizuho Financial Group Inc. President Yasuhiro Sato apologized to shareholders Tuesday for loans made to gang members by core unit Mizuho Bank.“We apologize to everyone for any inconvenience or anxiety caused” by the scandal that came to light ... [Published The Japan News - Jun 24 2014]
First reported Jun 23 2014 - Updated Jun 23 2014 - 1 reports

More women directors taking seats at Japan's corporate table

TOKYO -- Japanese businesses are increasingly appointing women as outside directors to better incorporate a female perspective in product and services development.Among companies listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange that close their books in March, 142 ... [Published Nikkei Asian Review - Jun 23 2014]
First reported Apr 06 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 2 reports

US to despatch more ships to Japan

The US moved yesterday to reassure Tokyo over its mounting security concerns, saying it would send more missile defense ships to Japan following North Korean launches and use a high-level trip to warn China against abusing its “great power.”Japan has ... [Published Taipei Times Online - Apr 06 2014]

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...Yonezawa, a Waseda University professor who has long maintained that Japan's public pensions should shift away from government bonds to stocks. "If you continue investing a major portion (of pension funds) in government bonds, you will not achieve your targeted return" he said
"North Korea will not denuclearize anyway," he said. "A better relationship with Russia might be a positive factor for North Korea in coming back to the six-party talks. But North Korea will certainly try to use it to enhance its position vis-à-vis not only the United States and Japan, but also China."
With the abduction investigation, "North Korea is trying to enhance its bargaining position in the regional power game by driving a wedge between its neighbors" Michishita noted
...no need for (South Korea) to clash with China," said Professor Narushige Michishita at the National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies in Japan. "One could say that South Korea is going about its diplomacy very well."

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The eight minds guiding Japan's 130T yen 'pensi... [Published Nikkei Asian Review - Jul 28 2014]
At odds with West, Putin looks east to bolster ... [Published Squamish Chief - Jul 27 2014]
Need for security network growing in Asia [Published Nikkei Asian Review - Jul 25 2014]
Trade, Innovation, Competition, IP In Two New D... [Published Intellectual Property Watch - Jul 24 2014]
Beyond abduction [Published Global Times - Jul 23 2014]
Japanese arms firms: Late starters [Published The Economist - Jul 17 2014]
Major reforms to Vatican financial, media organs [Published News.va - Jul 09 2014]
Number of women in Japan Inc. upper management ... [Published Japan Times - Jul 09 2014]
Seoul's high-stakes honeymoon with Beijing [Published Nikkei Asian Review - Jul 03 2014]
Does Japan's Historic Constitutional Change Mea... [Published Philadelphia Trumpet - Jul 02 2014]
Japan Ends Ban on Military Self-Defense [Published Time - Jul 01 2014]
Japan Ends Ban on Military Self-Defense [Published TIME.com - Jul 01 2014]
Japan Ends Ban on Military Self-Defense [Published The China Blog - Jul 01 2014]
Japan Ends Ban on Military Self-Defense [Published The Middle East Blog - TIME.com - Jul 01 2014]
Tooling up for war: Can Japan benefit from lift... [Published Japan Times - Jun 28 2014]
Putting household assets to work crucial to Jap... [Published Nikkei Asian Review - Jun 25 2014]
Mizuho chief apologizes to shareholders over mo... [Published The Japan News - Jun 24 2014]
Japan Pension Should Hold Cash After Dumping Bo... [Published Bloomberg - Jun 24 2014]
More women directors taking seats at Japan's co... [Published Nikkei Asian Review - Jun 23 2014]
Japan firms eye PH as regional manufacturing hub [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Jun 16 2014]
New Volume Journal of Personal Finance Released... [Published PRWeb - Apr 25 2014]
US to despatch more ships to Japan [Published Taipei Times Online - Apr 06 2014]
US to send more ships to Japan, prods China [Published ASHARQ AL-AWSAT ( english) - Apr 06 2014]
Japan Government Task Force Wants Corporate Tax... [Published OANDA Forex Blog - Mar 12 2014]
War Talk Roundup: China Has "No Room for Compro... [Published Mish's Global Economic Trend Analysis - Mar 10 2014]
This is the Extreme Right Wing Japanese Politic... [Published The China Blog - Feb 13 2014]
This is the Extreme Right Wing Japanese Politic... [Published The Middle East Blog - TIME.com - Feb 13 2014]
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Japan Ends Ban on Military Self-Defense [Published TIME.com - Jul 01 2014]
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announced a major revision to Japan’s pacifist post-war defense policy amid wide public protests Tuesday – but don’t expect to see Japanese troops sweeping across foreign battlefields anytime soon. Under the new policy, Japan’s ...
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Japan Government Task Force Wants Corporate Tax... [Published OANDA Forex Blog - Mar 12 2014]
A government tax panel task force called Wednesday for a corporate tax cut in an attempt to boost foreign investment in Japan despite budgetary constraints, according to a statement presented by its chief Hiroko Ota. Former economic and fiscal policy ...
War Talk Roundup: China Has "No Room for Compro... [Published Mish's Global Economic Trend Analysis - Mar 10 2014]
The global macro picture is bad enough in and of itself. Simmering feuds between rival nations certainly do not help the picture. Here are a few recent stories that caught my eye. China has No Room For Compromise with Japan The New York Times reports ...
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