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Feb 4, 2016

Abe mulls expanded SDF role in South Sudan

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Thursday the government is considering expanding the role of the Ground Self-Defense Force in a U.N. mission in South Sudan in line with Japan’s new security legislation that will take effect in March. “Since the legislation has been passed, ...

Baseball great Canseco hits out at 'dumb' Bank of Japan

Feb 4, 2016

Baseball great Canseco hits out at 'dumb' Bank of Japan

Retired Major League Baseball superstar Jose Canseco, no stranger to bizarre online ramblings on random topics, has panned the Bank of Japan’s shock decision to adopt negative interest rates, calling the move “dumb.” The former Oakland A, who also played with several other teams ...