A popular animation production studio in Kyoto, Japan has gone up in flames after a reported arson attack, leaving a shocking 33 people confirmed or presumed dead, and another 36 injured - some critically - according to Japanese fire department state
What do you do if you are a major Japanese investor, whose mandate is to invest in safe assets, yet the yield on Japanese govvies is too low to cover the cost of your liabilities?
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Real estate firms in Japan are once again "entering dangerous territory," according to Bloomberg. S&P Global Ratings said on Friday that the sector's debt levels are now higher than the nation's bubble era.
It appears other countries besides China are heading toward a bleak dystopian future where a human being is scored by their online activities. Only this time, it's a tech company and not a government implementing the social credit score. While not
President Xi and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un are meeting in Pyongyang Thursday after Xi became the first Chinese leader in 14 years to visit North Korea. And although nobody could say for sure what the two would be discussing, most believed that
The Tanker Attack'...The Japanese government has been requesting the United States for concrete evidence to back its assertion that Iran is to blame for the attacks on two tankers near the Strait of Hormuz on Thursday, government sources said Sunday
Stunning moment Japan's Hayabusa2 probe swoops just 30 FEET above asteroid's surface as it drops marker on the space rock
Trump's golf diplomacy: President plays a round with Japanese Prime Minister Abe and professional player Isao Aoki on second day of his Tokyo trip - where he stopped mid-course to pose for a selfie and tweet about 'Swampman Joe Biden'
As more companies scramble to comply with the White House executive order prohibiting telecommunications equipment deemed a national security risk - even as the administration extended Huawei a 90-day reprieve - Japan's Toshiba said Thursday that it
The emperor bows out: Japan's ceremonial ruler completes his abdication - the first in 200 years - with humble gesture and message of gratitude as he brings era to an end
In the United States, many legislators and public health officials are busy trying to make vaccines de facto compulsory--either by removing parental/personal choice given by existing vaccine exemptions or by imposing undue quarantines and fines on t
Japan is preparing to share its experience regarding cryptocurrency regulation with finance ministers and central bank governors from other G20 countries at the upcoming summit which it will host in June. According to local media, Japanese regulators
Japan's native population declined by 430,000 people in 2018, a record 0.21%.
As we've reported, the greatest long-term threat to the Japanese economy is a profusion of sexless men - termed "soshoku danshi", or herbivores, the modern parlance - who are more interested in anime and used panty vending machines than they are in l
Prince Hisahito of Japan, 12, is accompanied by his proud parents on his first day of junior high school in Tokyo
For many who live in Japan, it's just another day for the country to grow older and deeper in debt.
There is a saying in the market that if you want to see the future of monetary policy, you just have to look at Japan. Well, as expected, BoJ Governor Kuroda and his team decided to keep policy unchanged, despite a fresh downward adjustment of its ec
A Japanese spacecraft began its approach Thursday toward a distant asteroid on a mission to collect material that could provide clues to the origin of the solar system and life on Earth.
The price of gold is $1,300 per ounce right now. But imagine if there was one place in the world – say Japan – where you could buy an ounce of gold for a fraction of that, $450.
Conciliatory message contrasts sharply from a year ago when Abe set out a hardline approach towards Pyongyang.
When it comes to the biggest monetary experiment in modern history, namely Japan's QE which has seen the BOJ buy enough Japanese bonds to match the GDP of Japan, there is nothing more important than the BOJ having accurate metrics to determine if its
On December 30, Tokyo will begin reducing tariffs and easing quotas on products sold by US' largest agriculture competitors -- including Australia, Canada, Chile, and New Zealand, as part of the new 11-member Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement f
Japan said Wednesday it is withdrawing from the International Whaling Commission and will resume commercial whaling next year, sparking criticism from activists and anti-whaling countries including Australia.