Japan

God Save America From “checks And Balances”

It is an underrated source of dysfunction in our politics that too many people believe our system of government makes any sense at all. Even when we export democracy abroad (as in Japan after World War II), we seldom encourage another country to...
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The Us Air Force Has 'studied Every Single Piece Of Concrete In The Pacific' To Find New Places To...

US airmen load an R-11 fuel truck on a C-130J during an Agile Combat Employment exercise at Yokota Air Base in Japan, February 13, 2020. US Air Force/Staff Sgt. Melanie A. Bulow-Gonterman The vast distances of the Pacific region and the growing...

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Japan To Weaken Tax Burden On Long-term Foreign Residents, Reports Say

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Japan intends to relax taxation of foreign residents who have lived in the country for more than ten years to make the country more attractive as a financial hub, the Kyodo news agency reported on Wednesday.
Related topics: Taxes, Russia, Moscow

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The A-150 Class: Japan's Monster Battleships That Never Were

Robert Farley History, Asia The empire likely would have bankrupted itself spending on these massive ships. Here’s What You Need to Know: The A-150 class would have been 71,000 tons of total terror. In January 1936 Japan announced its intention...

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Shanghai Showdown: How A 1937 Battle With Japan Became China’s Alamo

Warfare History Network History, Asia The Sino-Japanese War of 1937 had begun in a haphazard manner. Here's What You Need To Remember: Japan engaged in diplomatic temper tantrums for the next week, refusing to attend the Nine-Power Conference and...
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Chinese, Japanese Foreign Ministers Meet In Tokyo

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi met in Tokyo Tuesday with his Japanese counterpart to discuss a variety of issues including the COVID-19 pandemic, its effect on their respective economies and regional concerns over China's growing...
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Carlos Ghosn Was Wrongly Detained In Japan: Rights Experts

A panel of human rights experts working with the United Nations said Monday that former Renault-Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn was
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Aegis Destroyers To Cost Japan More Than Scrapped Land-based Systems, Reports Say

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The option to build destroyers for the US-made Aegis missile systems will cost Japan over 500 billion yen ($4.8 billion), which is even more than the previous plan to deploy land-based Aegis Ashore interceptors, scrapped by the...
Related topics: Russia, Moscow, Yen

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Is Wisdomtree Japan Smallcap Dividend Etf (dfj) A Strong Etf Right Now?

Want the latest recommendations from Zacks Investment Research? Today, you can download 7 Best Stocks for the Next 30 Days. Click to get this free report WisdomTree Japan SmallCap Dividend ETF (DFJ): ETF Research Reports iShares MSCI Japan...
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How Hitler And Imperial Japan Might Have Won World War Ii

Robert Farley Security, What if Germany had never declared war on the United States during World War II?  Here's What You Need To Remember: If Germany and Italy had somehow managed to avoid an open declaration of war against the United States,...
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Russian Destroyer Issues Warning To American Ship Uss John Mccain For Violating Border

The incident occurred in the Peter the Great Gulf in the Sea of Japan, according to the Russian Ministry of Defence.

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Japan's Next-generation Stealth Fighter Could Be A Game-changer

Kris Osborn F-35, Might the advent of new stealth fighters better position Japan’s military for the possibility of offensive operations in the region, should that become necessary? Recognizing the Japanese constitution and the longstanding...
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2021 Honda N-one Minicar Goes On Sale In Japan

Honda’s second-gen N-One minicar (Kei car) is now on sale in Japan. According to the Japanese carmaker, the all-new N-One is available at Honda dealerships across Japan beginning November 20, 2020. First seen in 2012 together with the quirky Honda...

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From Lab To Industry? Ideally Ordered Porous Titania Films, Made At Scale

Researchers from Tokyo Metropolitan University have realized high-throughput production of thin, ordered through-hole membranes of titanium dioxide. Titania layers were grown using anodization on mask-etched titanium before being crystallized....
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Un: ghosn Entitled To Reparations For ‘arbitrary’ Detention In Japan

The former boss of carmaker Nissan, Carlos Ghosn, should receive compensation from Japan because his detention there lacked legal grounds and ran counter to fair trial rules, a panel of UN human rights experts has found.”The deprivation of...
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What Is The Rcep Trade Deal?

Patricia Ranald Economics, Asia The text was completed before the pandemic and has not been revised since. The giant Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership between Australia, China, Japan, South Korea, New Zealand and the ten members of ASEAN...
Related topics: Australia, China, South Korea, New Zealand

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Nippon-ham Fighters Re-sign Drew Verhagen

The Hokkaido Nippon-Ham Fighters have re-signed right-hander Drew VerHagen to a new contract, the team announced earlier this week.  The 30-year-old will return to Japan for a second season after a successful 2020 campaign. A veteran of six MLB...

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Tough Boat: How The Uss Intrepid Aircraft Carrier Survived World War Ii

Peter Suciu History, Asia Despite many battles, Imperial Japan could not take this ship out of the fight. Key point: Aircraft carriers were vital to winning World War II and the loss of a flat top was a big deal. How did this particular warship...

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Bigger Is Not Always Better: Meet The Never-built Montana-class Battleships

Peter Suciu History, Americas These ships would have been huge, but they were never built. Key point: Imperial Japan was not the only country that considered building incredibly large warships. The difference is that, unlike America, they...

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Here’s How America (and Japan) Could Have Avoided Pearl Harbor

Peter Suciu History, Americas For the Japanese, it was never an issue of whether Pearl Harbor could have been avoided, but rather if the attack was even the best course of action. Here's What You Need To Remember: Japanese military planners...
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