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Japan's trade negotiations may be troubled by currency

Apr 28, 2015
Some are claiming the Bank of Japan is manipulating currency.
Posted In: Japan, currency, Bank of Japan, Shinzo Abe
Police officers observe a minute of silence to commemorate of the magnitude 9.0 earthquake and tsunami that claimed more than 18,000 lives, and subsequent nuclear disaster at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant on March 11, 2015 in Fukushima, Japan.

Japan struggles to build a new electricity network

Mar 11, 2015
The expansion of solar power to replace nuclear has hit a wall: The capacity of Japan's grid.
Posted In: Japan, electricity, solar, power, fossil fuels
Didier Leroy, President of Toyota Motor Europe, spoke at the Toyota factory of Onnaing during the awarding of the certificate 'Origine France Garantie' for the Yaris.

Toyota tries to break out of its island mindset

Mar 4, 2015
The Japanese worry that their corporations are as insular as the country, and aren't adapting to the global market.
Posted In: Toyota, France, Japan
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

Japan prepares to vote

Dec 12, 2014
Here’s a bright idea: in the middle of a recession, call an election.
Posted In: business, Shinzo Abe, Japan, japan election
People walk past restaurants illuminated at dusk as the Tsutenkaku tower, center, stands in the Shinsekai shopping district of Osaka, Japan. The country is trying to find ways to stimulate its economy.

A setback for Japan's 'Abenomics'

Nov 17, 2014
A hefty increase in Japan's sales tax is blamed for causing a recession.
Posted In: Japan, GDP, Taxes, economy stimulus

Charting Japan's road to recession

Nov 17, 2014
Here's what we're reading - and the numbers we're watching- Monday morning.
Posted In: Japan, recession, 2012 election, isis

Why inflation is a central banker's goal

Oct 31, 2014
A moderate rate of inflation is evidence of a growing economy
Posted In: inflation, quantitative easing, Japan

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

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