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Japanese Investors Panic After Stocks Tumble And Boj Does Not Buy Etfs

Japanese Investors Panic After Stocks Tumble And BOJ Does Not Buy ETFs Something took place on Tuesday that has happened just once since 2016: Japan's Topix index (which is widely viewed as more representative of Japanese equities than...

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Rahm Emanuel Picked For Ambassador To Japan

“Joe Biden has chosen Rahm Emanuel, a former congressman and Chicago mayor, to be US ambassador to Japan,” the Financial Times reports.
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Zacks.com Featured Highlights Include: Citi Trends, Daimler Ag, Internet Initiative Japan And...

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Visa Launches Apple Pay Support In Japan

Visa has announced that starting today, customers in Japan will be able to use their Visa debit or credit card with Apple Pay. Customers with Visa cards issued by Aplus, SMBC Finance Service, NTT DoCoMo, Credit Saison, JACCS, Mitsui Sumitomo...
Related topics: Apple (AAPL), Credit Cards, Banking

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Beast: How The Uss Missouri Helped America Defeat Imperial Japan

Peter Suciu World War II History, Asia The USS Missouri was one of many powerful battleships that helped America fight the Axis powers. Key point: The battleships were helpful in bombarding island prior to invasion. In fact, the USS Missouri in...

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Rapid Lifestyle Changes In Japan During Early Covid-19 Pandemic Had No Impact On Climate Change

Despite the rapid and significant changes in consumption patterns witnessed during the initial months of the COVID-19 pandemic, Japanese households maintained their normal levels of greenhouse gas emissions. The "anthropause"—reduction of human...

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Hacked Fuel Pipe Shutdown Leads To 1% Oil Price Increase

Tokyo (Reuters) stated that “Crude prices rose on Monday after a major cyberattack forced the shutdown of critical fuel supply pipelines in the United States and highlighted the fragility of its oil infrastructure.”  Brent crude was up 76...
Related topics: Hackers, Tokyo, Reuters

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What If America Invaded Canada In 1921?

Robert Farley Alternate History, The Americas A war in 1921 could have kicked off a different version of World War II. What if Imperial Japan had sided with Britain? Here's What You Need to Remember: Although Washington maintained good relations...
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Britain's Best Battleship Was Sent To The Ocean Floor — By Japan

Robert Farley World War II, Asia Pacific This defeat demonstrated that battleships could not hope to survive without support from aircraft, either from carriers or land bases. Here's What You Need To Remember:  The Prince of Wales was...

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Photo: Chinese Satirist Mocks G7 Image With Comparison To 1900 Anti-boxer Rebellion Invasion

Between 1842 and 1949, China was forced to accept a series of unequal treaties that opened the country to foreign traders, causing huge volumes of wealth to flow from China to Europe, Japan, and the US. By contrast, the socialist era that began in...
Related topics: World Photos, China

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Japan Extends Covid-19 State Of Emergency To May 31

Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga announced Friday the government will extend COVID-19 state of emergency measures for Tokyo and surrounding prefectures by three weeks, to May 31, because infection rates remain high. Suga told reporters...
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A Clear Cylindrical Capsule For Carrying Live Fish

Because Japan takes its sushi and sashimi seriously, the Ma Corporation has developed the Katsugyo Bag, a clear cylindrical briefcase designed for transporting live fish that you caught or bought from the market to your home so you know you’re...

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Without Firing A Shot, This Japanese Plane May ‘sink' China’s Submarines

Sebastien Roblin Submarines, Asia Large maritime patrol planes are a key platform in Anti-Submarine Warfare. Here's What You Need to Know: In 2014, Japan relaxed its rule on exporting military hardware, and began marketing the P-1 abroad—but so...
Related topics: China, Military, Marketing

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Brazil's Pandemic Is A 'biological Fukushima' That Threatens The Entire Planet

The largest country in Latin America now has states and cities where deaths are outpacing births -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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How Imperial Japan Made Short Work Of China’s Great Wall

Sebastien Roblin World War II, Asia The Great Wall reigns as a symbol of Chinese nationhood, over 3,800 miles of fortified walls built to shield the settled peoples of the North China Plain from the depredations of nomadic horse-riding tribes to...
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North Carolina: The Battleship That Terrorized Japan

Peter Suciu Battleship North Carolina, Back last month, the Battleship North Carolina kicked off a month-long event to celebrate the eightieth "birthday" of the World War II warship and will also mark the sixth anniversary of her arrival in...
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Japan Is Investing Big In Its F-35 Stealth Fighter Fleet

Mark Episkopos Japan F-35, Asia The F-35B in particular will arm two Izumo-class helicopter carriers, allowing Tokyo to project power out to sea. Armed with the world’s second-largest F-35 stealth fighter jet fleet, Japan looks to strengthen its...
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Is Hennessy Japan Small Cap Fund Investor (hjpsx) A Strong Mutual Fund Pick Right Now?

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Why Japan’s Helicopter Destroyers Are Aircraft Carriers In Disguise

Sebastien Roblin Helicopter Carriers, Asia By no means call the Izumo an aircraft carrier. She, and her sister ship the Kaga, commissioned in 2017, are “helicopter destroyers.” Here's What You Need to Know: The issue will remain emotionally...

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79 Years Ago, Japan Suffered Its First Setback Of Wwii In A Battle That Changed Naval Warfare

USS Lexington during the Battle of the Coral Sea, seen from USS Yorktown, May 8, 1942. US Navy Japanese was on the offensive in spring 1942, sweeping across the Pacific after attacking Pearl Harbor. But in May that year, an overextended Japanese...

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