May 20, 2013
Things have been electric on the Japanese stock market recently. But the country is in need of energy and is hunting for it in innovative ways.
May 16, 2013
Policies taken by the head of Japan are helping the country finally bounce back after decades of trouble. But is it enough -- and will it continue?
May 15, 2013
If the history of foreign investor activism in Japan is any indication, the outlook for hedge fund manager Daniel Loeb is not too loving.
May 9, 2013
Japanese entertainment and electronics giant Sony has managed to make money, not lose it for the first time in five years. The company reported a net profit of $948 million.
Apr 26, 2013
Japan has given the green light to Boeing's 787 Dreamliner. Japans two biggest airlines, Nippon Airways and Japan Airlines, may resume flying the aircraft, which has been grounded since January.
Apr 24, 2013
Tensions are on the rise this week between China and Japan after Chinese naval ships confronted Japanese fishing boats in the waters surrounding some disputed islands in the East China Sea.
Apr 9, 2013
The value of the Japanese yen fell to its lowest level in four years after a huge monetary stimulus package was unveiled last week, and the effects of the stimulus are starting to be felt far away from Japan.
Apr 4, 2013
Japan is fed up with deflation and a sluggish economy, and its central bank is getting aggressive. Today, the Bank of Japan launched a sweeping bond-buying program to pump money into the economy.
Mar 14, 2013
Japan and China have failed to block new restrictions on shark fishing at an international conference in Thailand.
Mar 11, 2013
Japanese officials say food produced in the region around the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant is safe. But if you want your rice tested in front of you -- there's a service for that.