Jun 24, 2014

Cabinet adopts economic plans

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s Cabinet has adopted a set of reform strategies to boost growth, including attracting more foreign investors to prop up stock prices.

| Jun 13, 2014

Details of JA-Zenchu reform left unclear

Will the core entity of Japan’s monster agricultural conglomerate survive mounting public criticism of its huge vested interests? That question remained unanswered Friday as a deregulation panel submitted a policy recommendation to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe that includes a call to reform the Central ...

Japan, China trade claims over latest aerial provocation

Jun 12, 2014

Japan, China trade claims over latest aerial provocation

Tokyo and Beijing traded blame Thursday over the second close and potentially dangerous encounter in just over two weeks between Chinese SU-27 fighter jets and Japanese reconnaissance planes over the East China Sea. The close encounter took place Wednesday where the air defense identification ...