Japan

South Korea Scraps Intelligence Pact With Japan Amid Rising Trade Tensions

Most Americans could be forgiven for thinking that the 'trade war' is really only impacting the US and (maybe) China. After all, it was President Trump's belligerent rhetoric about holding China accountable that helped him win in 2016 in the first...
Related topics: South Korea, China

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Macro Briefing | 22 August 2019

The stakes are high if a US-Eurozone trade war starts: CNBC What tools are left for policy makers to juice US growth? WSJ German manufacturers fear country’s slipping into recession: Bloomberg Japan’s economic growth picked up to 8-month...
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Seoul Undecided On Extension Of Military Information Pact With Tokyo Amid Bilateral Row

MOSCOW, (Sputnik) - Ties between Japan and South Korea took a turn for the worse after the latter's top court ruled that a number of Japanese companies could be sued for their use of forced labour during WW II. Japan has protested the decision,...
Related topics: South Korea, Seoul, Military, Tokyo, Russia, Moscow, Protests

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Us-japan Trade Meeting Begins: Etfs In Focus

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That History Book You Are Reading Is Wrong: Russia's Attack On Japan In World War Ii Matters

Jeffrey Mankoff Security, Maybe more than you think... With both Russia and Japan increasingly wary of Chinese power in the Asia-Pacific, four sparsely populated outposts at the edge of the Sea of Okhotsk remain in many ways the biggest...
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Trump And Other G7 Leaders Should Use Summit To Push For Free Trade And A Free Hong Kong

Country leaders from the Group of Seven, known as G7, which includes the United States, Japan, Germany, and other advanced countries, will all gather in Biarritz, France, this weekend and attempt to tackle virtually every vexing problem facing...
Related topics: Hong Kong, Germany, France

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Could Japan Build The Ultimate 6th Generation Stealth Fighter (better Than F-35)?

Sebastien Roblin Technology, Asia We have some ideas. The new F-3 jets would then begin replacing Japan’s over one hundred home-built Mitsubishi F-2 single-engine fighters—heavily upgraded (and over-priced) F-16s—starting in the mid to late...

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Us Marines Chief Acknowledges Worries On Japan-korean Ties

Gen. David Berger, the new U.S. Marines commandant, acknowledged Wednesday that he is concerned about deteriorating relations between Japan and South Korea, both key regional allies, but expressed hopes politicians would work out a resolution.Berger...
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North Korea Has Achieved Nuclear Warheads, Japan Claims

In what could potentially become a monumental roadblock in US-North Korea nuclear talks, despite all recent good-will expressed between Kim and Trump through exchange of "beautiful" letters, a major annual Japanese defense review seen by...
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Japan’s Hirohito ‘prevented From Voicing Remorse Over War’

Japan’s wartime emperor Hirohito wanted to express his regret and remorse shortly after World War II but the prime minister at the time stopped him, local media reported Tuesday, citing newly disclosed documents. The 18 notebooks, written by...

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United Airlines To Start Additional Tokyo Services Next Year

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Related topics: Tokyo

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“the African And Asian Parliamentarians’ Meeting On Population And Development: Creating...

Osamu Kusumoto (Ph.D.), Executive Director and Secretary General Asian Population and Development Association (APDA)By Osamu KusumotoTOKYO, Japan, Aug 19 2019 (IPS-Partners) The Asian Population and Development Association (APDA) organized the...

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See This Battleship? It Took An Unthinkable Amount Of Weapons To Sink It.

Robert Farley Security, Japan built one hell of a warship.  Its loss was in vain; although an elaborate sacrifice of carriers decoyed American battleships away from Leyte, Kurita’s attack on U.S. transports and escort carriers was foiled by...

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How The U.s. Navy Sank Imperial Japan's Last Monster-sized Aircraft Carrier

Michael Peck Security, War history.  The Japanese force zigged and zagged to throw off any undersea pursuers. And then came that bit of luck that often tips every battle. The Japanese ships zigged one more time, straight into the path of the...

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Wwe Rumors: Two Strict Policies Are Actually Hurting Storylines And Holding Superstars Back

WWE is obviously the biggest and most famous wrestling promotion in the world, and it will take a lot for anyone to overtake them. Ring of Honor, New Japan Pro Wrestling, and Impact have tried, but they haven’t been able to do it. The new All...

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South Korea And Japan Must Resolve Their Trade Spat

Patrick M. Cronin Security, Asia Washington must act to help this happen. Some foreign-policy disagreements are necessary and some are a matter of choice. The current low ebb of relations between Japan and the Republic of Korea (ROK) is more the...
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Atomic Deathmatch: Japan's Massive Yamato Battleship Vs. Nuclear Weapons (who Wins)?

Robert Farley History, Asia Imagine if the U.S. military dropped an atomic bomb on Imperial Japan's battleship fleet. Would they all go the bottom? Imagine a squadron of U.S. battleships approaching a Japanese battle line. From the bridge of the...
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Japan Under Pressure Over Past Hunting Of Endangered Whales

Japan insisted Friday it no longer hunts endangered sei whales in international waters, but faced accusations of still violating a wildlife treaty by allowing commercialisation of meat from past catches.

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Vitriolic Response To Art Exhibit Tests The Limits Of Freedom Of Speech In Japan

“Japan's current social climate does not allow for discussions about the state of our country”Statue of a Korean “comfort woman” from the cancelled “After Freedom of Expression?” exhibition at the 2019 Aichi...

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World War Iii (almost): China, Russia, South Korea And Japan Nearly Went To War

Sebastien Roblin Security, What stopped this disaster? Aerial encounters between bombers and patrol planes and jet fighters are common, though sometimes tense occurrences as fighter pilots sometimes seek to intimidate the crews of bombers or spy...
Related topics: China, Russia, South Korea

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