Analysts still see downside risks to Tokyo stocks

| Aug 29, 2015

Analysts still see downside risks to Tokyo stocks

Though worries have waned over global stock sell-offs, analysts still see downside risks to Tokyo stocks amid uncertainty over the course of U.S. monetary policy. The benchmark 225-issue Nikkei average finished the week at 19,136.32, down 299.51 points, or 1.54 percent, from a week ...

Survey suggests weak parent-child relations in Japan

Aug 29, 2015

Survey suggests weak parent-child relations in Japan

A survey by a Japanese government-affiliated organization indicates that parent-child relations in Japan are weaker than those in the United States, China and South Korea. According to the survey, conducted among high school students in the four countries by the National Institution for Youth ...

Aug 28, 2015

Chinese rocket fails, parts hit home

Debris from a rocket carrying a Chinese satellite into orbit crashed into a villager’s home minutes after the launch, local police and media reports said Friday. The parts plummeted to earth with a huge roar Thursday morning in Xunyang County in the northern province ...

China arrests 12 over Tianjin blasts as toll rises

Aug 27, 2015

China arrests 12 over Tianjin blasts as toll rises

Chinese police have arrested 12 people over giant explosions that killed at least 145 people and devastated a swath of a Chinese port city, state media said Thursday as prosecutors probe 11 officials for neglecting their duties. The official Xinhua News Agency said the ...

Aug 26, 2015

Sources of turbulence not gone

Developments in the Chinese economy need to be closely watched not just for their stock market repercussions but also for their impact on Japan's growth.