Oct 1, 2013 Japan is hiking its national sales tax, from 5 percent all the way to 8 percent.
Sep 13, 2013 False information from a Japanese newspaper moved investor activity.
Rowan Moore Gerety
Sep 6, 2013 Does a bidding country’s economy factor into whether it gets to host the Olympic games?
Sep 3, 2013 Japan's latest response to the Fukushima radiation leak sounds like science fiction: A wall of ice. Ice walls are common in tunneling; it's the radiation that makes this job different.
Aug 19, 2013 The U.S. wants to make it easier for American automakers to get their cars in front of Japanese customers.
Aug 13, 2013 Three-hundred-year-old resentments over a British colony play into Spain's new restrictions on Gibraltar.
Aug 12, 2013 In "Little Aleppo" there is a spirit of neighborliness between Turks and Syrians.
Aug 12, 2013 About half a million Syrians have fled their country's violent conflict and settled in Turkey. Many are grateful to be taken in but also fearful about being kicked out.
Aug 13, 2013 Turkey has welcomed half a million Syrian refugees, but some Turks fear the newcomers may be putting a strain on Turkey's infrastructure and economy.