Macau casino giant eyes Japan foray

Nov 19, 2013

Macau casino giant eyes Japan foray

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Galaxy Entertainment Group Ltd., the Macau casino operator that made Lui Che-woo Asia’s third-richest man, plans to invest in China’s Hengqin Island and will consider investing at least $5 billion in Japan and Taiwan if allowed. Macau’s second-largest casino operator would consider spending at ...

Japan holds own with Dutch

Nov 17, 2013

Japan holds own with Dutch

Japan fought back from two goals down to earn a 2-2 draw against the Netherlands on Saturday in a friendly between two World Cup qualifiers. Veteran Rafael van der Vaart scored a goal and set up another to give the Netherlands an early lead. ...

Nov 15, 2013

Mentor Koizumi shows protege Abe how to reboot

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By lending his popularity to the anti-nuclear chorus and exciting the public about a pro-growth energy future, Junichiro Koizumi isn't just counseling a better way. He's offering his protege Shinzo Abe an invitation into the pantheon of true Japanese reformers.

Nov 14, 2013

Yet another shameful food scandal

Since it is often difficult for ordinary customers to tell the difference in quality between the ingredients on their plate, it is up to restaurant operators to dispel Japan's mislabeling scandal.

Nov 12, 2013

Another thorn in Tokyo-Seoul ties

Tokyo and Seoul must try to find ways to prevent recent Korean court rulings ordering Japanese companies to compensate former Korean laborers from straining bilateral relations further.

Nov 9, 2013

Winds of energy independence

Amid the prime minister's push to sell nuclear technology abroad and restart nuclear power plants at home, the Environment Ministry has moved to develop Japan's capacity for wind power.

Twitter in Asia: too open, too crowded, too difficult

Nov 9, 2013

Twitter in Asia: too open, too crowded, too difficult

That’s why some Twitter users in South Korea and Japan say they are spending less time on the site or have quit for other services. After selling shares in a highly anticipated initial public offering, Twitter is set to face minute ongoing scrutiny from ...