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Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Jul 19, 2022
SoftBank pauses talks for Arm London listing on U.K. political turmoil
SoftBank founder Masayoshi Son has repeatedly said his primary focus is to take Arm public in the U.S. because of its deep investor base and attractive valuations.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Jun 22, 2022
The new urgency of nuclear disarmament
After making some progress toward nuclear disarmament in the 1990s, the world has been subject to heightened nuclear risks, reflected in Russia's dangerous saber-rattling.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Aug 25, 2021
U.S. and China are not destined for a military conflict
Throughout history, when a rising power has challenged a ruling one, such as the case with China and the U.S., war has often been the result. But there are also notable exceptions.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Feb 7, 2021
The risk of nuclear cataclysm is increasing
To make the global matrix even more complex, there are seven other nuclear powers to consider. Of these North Korea appears most unhinged. But China is the most ambitious.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Books
Jun 27, 2020
Bradford Smith's years in Japan influenced his writing career
For author and educator Bradford Smith, years in Japan inspired a lifelong fascination with the country that influenced his writing career.
Japan Times
WORLD / Society
Nov 25, 2019
Spanish rescue ship stranded in heavy seas off Italy with 62 African migrants on board awaiting port OK
Italian authorities have evacuated 11 migrants from the Open Arms ship but not granted port access to the vessel, leaving it stranded in rough seas with 62 African migrants still on board, a spokeswoman for the Spanish rescue mission said on Sunday.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Markets
Nov 22, 2019
Japan passes bill to tighten rules on foreign investments related to national security
The amended law, which requires foreign investors to get state permission when acquiring stakes of 1 percent or more in a sensitive company, takes effect next spring.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Nov 18, 2019
Japan hosts major defense equipment exhibition
A major defense equipment exhibition opened Monday with some 50 Japanese and 100 foreign arms manufacturers taking part.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Oct 26, 2019
Eight Japan firms among 325 lenders investing $748 billion in top nuclear weapon producers, report says
Investment is increasing as nuclear weapons states such as the United States and Russia are advancing arms expansion and developing weapons, the report's author said.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Oct 24, 2019
Russia lands nuclear bombers in Africa as Putin hosts continent's leaders in quest to up Moscow's influence
Russia landed two nuclear-capable bombers in South Africa on a training mission on Wednesday, a flight apparently timed to coincide with President Vladimir Putin's opening of a flagship Russia-Africa summit designed to increase Russian influence.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Aug 21, 2019
Japan considers moving up development of next-generation fighter jet to 2020
Japan is considering beginning development of next-generation fighter jet in fiscal 2020 — one year earlier than planned — to succeed the Air Self-Defense Force's F-2s, which are expected to be retired in the 2030s, governmental sources said Wednesday.
Japan Times
WORLD
Aug 14, 2019
Kremlin says it is winning arms race against U.S. despite rocket accident
The Kremlin boasted on Tuesday it was winning the race to develop new cutting edge nuclear weapons despite a mysterious rocket accident last week in northern Russia that caused a temporary spike in radiation levels.
EDITORIALS
Aug 5, 2019
Farewell to the INF treaty
The world must now brace for deployments of new missiles in Europe and Asia —moves that will trigger tensions and impact security in both theaters.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Jun 18, 2019
Turkey, the S-400 and the new arms sale geopolitics
As the current U.S.-Turkey row shows all too clearly, mixing and matching the latest Russian and U.S. weapons systems is something Washington does not take lightly.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jun 10, 2019
Pilot's 'spatial disorientation' was likely cause of F-35A crash, Japan defense minister says
According to a ministry report, there were no signs the pilot tried to eject and he is believed to have lost his bearings just before the crash.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Jun 10, 2019
United Technologies and Raytheon poised for massive merger
Raytheon and United Technologies, two major American aeronautics and defense groups, are poised to announce as early this week plans for a massive merger, according to U.S. media.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Mar 13, 2019
Trump is winning and Putin is losing in global arms sales
If you take arms sales as a proxy for influence, the U.S.'s global dominance looks to be resilient.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Feb 28, 2019
Airbus eyes warplane with no German parts after Saudi arms ban: sources
Airbus has decided to redesign the C295 military transport aircraft it builds in Spain to remove German components following Germany's freeze on arms exports to Saudi Arabia, company sources told Reuters.
Japan Times
WORLD / Crime & Legal
Nov 21, 2018
Putting 'America First,' Trump stands by Saudis, admitting 'maybe' crown prince knew of slaying
President Donald Trump said he wouldn't downgrade U.S. relations with Saudi Arabia over the murder of columnist Jamal Khashoggi, regardless of whether Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered his death.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Aug 20, 2018
Foreign Minister Taro Kono pushes membership drive for Arms Trade Treaty
Foreign Minister Taro Kono on Monday called for collective efforts to encourage more countries to join the Arms Trade Treaty as an international conference got underway in Tokyo to discuss how to effectively enforce it.

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