Kerry would target yen-bashing: aide

Business Mar 30, 2004

Kerry would target yen-bashing: aide

Democratic Sen. John Kerry will target market distortions -- including Japanese currency-market intervention -- if he is elected president, one of his policy advisers said in a recent interview. "Because the distortions in the global economic structure are so large, they cannot be ignored," said ...

Waddle hopes book on accident will provide insight

National Feb 5, 2003

Waddle hopes book on accident will provide insight

The former captain of the U.S. Navy submarine that collided with a Japanese fisheries training boat off Hawaii two years ago, killing nine Japanese, has said the book he recently published about the accident is intended to describe what he endured. Scott Waddle, former captain ...

National Apr 12, 2002

Whaling plan raises specter of sanctions

The head of the U.S. delegation to an upcoming meeting of the International Whaling Commission urged Japan on Wednesday to abandon its plan to expand its so-called research whaling program, indicating that Tokyo could face sanctions over the issue. "We are surprised, very disappointed," U.S. ...

National Jul 25, 2000

Okinawa stated its case to world at G8

On the tip of Cape Busena on the coast of western Nago, northern Okinawa, stands the $27 million Bankoku Shinryokan convention center, the venue for the just-ended Group of Eight summit. Near the Henoko fishing port on the eastern coast of Nago, meanwhile, there is ...