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Island's answer to China-Japan dispute: Tourism

Jun 26, 2014
The tiny resort island of Ishigaki wants Chinese tourists, but not its military.
Posted In: China, Japan, tourism
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Is Abenomics working? Depends on who you ask.

Apr 22, 2014
President Obama travels to Japan on the first leg of his Asia tour.
Posted In: Japan, Abenomics

PODCAST: Is Netflix the new cable?

Apr 21, 2014
We look at Japan's surging trade deficit. And, for the past few weeks, God has quietly been ruling the box office.
Posted In: netflix, Japan, movies

PODCAST: Obamacare's youth movement

Apr 18, 2014
Japan and the U.S. are having beef over the price of meat. And, the fight between TV broadcasters and Aereo goes to the Supreme Court.
Posted In: Aereo, Affordable Care Act, meat, Japan

Oil and gas will drive future control of the South China Sea

Mar 25, 2014
A new book explores the possible disputes over who owns the South China Sea, and its oil reserves.
Posted In: asia, China, south china sea, Japan

PODCAST: Tennessee car workers reject union

Feb 17, 2014
Stimulus woes in Japan put a hamper on the country's recovery. And taking a look at how we value water.
Posted In: Japan, tennessee, water

Japan's stimulus efforts come up short

Feb 17, 2014
Economic stimulus is the talk of Japan, but the latest numbers suggest there's not much to show for it.
Posted In: Japan, stimulus, Abenomics

Market slump continues in Japan

Feb 4, 2014
A lesson from Japan on how American factories are connected to collapsing stock prices.
Posted In: Japan, Nikkei

Nikkei 16,000!

Dec 26, 2013
Japan's Nikkei stock index closed about 16,000 for the first time since 2007.
Posted In: Japan, Nikkei, Shinzo Abe

Will the arrows of 'Abenomics' hit their target in Japan?

Dec 16, 2013
It's the one year anniversary of Japan's great experiment in trying to lift itself from economic lethargy.
Posted In: Shinzo Abe, Japan

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