Sep 3, 2015

Bidders Japan, China await decision on Jakarta high-speed rail line

Indonesian ministers assigned to evaluate feasibility studies of bids by Japan and China to build the nation’s first high-speed rail line on Wednesday prepared to submit recommendations to President Joko Widodo, Indonesia’s top economic minister said. “We have already had the recommendations and we ...

China screams for Tojo ice cream on war anniversary

Sep 2, 2015

China screams for Tojo ice cream on war anniversary

An ice cream chain in Shanghai, China, is offering a lickable likeness of the head of executed Japanese war criminal Hideki Tojo to mark the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II. Iceason parlours are selling ice cream bars on a stick ...

Aug 28, 2015

Abe sends envoy to Jakarta in high-speed rail bid

Shinzo Abe has sent an envoy to Indonesia to offer a sweeter deal to build a high-speed railway, a Japanese Embassy official said on Thursday, highlighting the importance of the multibillion dollar project that China also wants to win. The two Asian giants are ...