Tag archive for ‘Japan’
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By Christof Lehmann On Saturday, February 3rd, 2018

Russia to deploy warplanes to disputed Northern Japanese Territories a.k.a. South Kuril Islands

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Russia’s Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has approved the deployment of Russian warplanes to the disputed Northern Japanese Territories a.k.a. South Kuril Islands in Russia. The Soviet More...

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By nsnbc On Monday, October 23rd, 2017

Abe, LDP and Komeito won super-majority in Japan’s snap elections

nsnbc : Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) – Komeito Party coalition have won a super-majority in Sunday’s parliamentary – lower-house elections. In More...

By nsnbc On Sunday, August 20th, 2017

Vietnamese trade delegation with major corporate players visits Japan

nsnbc : A Vietnamese trade delegation, set to visit Japan from August 21 – 24, led by Minister of Finance Dinh Tien Dung will include a number of heavyweight corporates hoping to find Japanese partners to More...

By nsnbc On Wednesday, June 28th, 2017

Sovereign Debt Jubilee, Japanese-Style

Ellen H. Brown (nsnbc) : Japan has found a way to write off nearly half its national debt without creating inflation. We could do that too. Let’s face it. There is no way the US government is ever going to pay More...

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By nsnbc On Monday, April 24th, 2017

Japanese Naval Forces Join US Military Exercise in Korean Waters

nsnbc : As tensions rise, two Japanese destroyers joined a military exercise with the USS Carl Vinson carrier strike group that is en route to the region around the Korean peninsula. Moreover, South Korea said More...

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By nsnbc On Thursday, March 16th, 2017

Tillerson Wants New Approach to Nuclear North Korea

nsnbc : Starting his first Asia tour to Japan, South Korea and China in Tokyo, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said it’s clear that a different approach is required after 20 years of failed diplomatic More...

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By nsnbc On Sunday, February 12th, 2017

President Tsai Ing-Wen’s Office to Trump and Abe: Diaoyu Islands Belong to Taiwan

nsnbc : The office of Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-Wen responded to a joint statement issued by Japanese prime Minister Shinzo Abe and U.S. President Donald Trump, protesting that the Diaoyutai belong to More...

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By nsnbc On Thursday, February 2nd, 2017

Japan’s Sumitomo Mitsui Bank Pulled the Plug on Colombia’s Magdalena River Project

nsnbc : Japan’s Sumitomo Mitsui bank has pulled the plug on financing Colombia’s Magdalena River navigability project with $250 million. The bank’s decision came after the Colombian government, on More...

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By nsnbc On Saturday, January 21st, 2017

Collapsing Crane at Japan’s Takahama Nuclear Power Plant Crashed into Building for Spent Fuel

nsnbc : Japan had another radiant “to cheap to meter” nuclear moment when a crane collapsed, crashed into, and damaged a building housing spent fuel rods at the Takahama Nuclear Power Plant. The operator More...

Mount Rani, Natuna Islands. Photo courtesy a-rabin, CC-2.0
By nsnbc On Monday, January 9th, 2017

Indonesia Gives Japan Green Light to Manage Island for Elderly Japanese

nsnbc : Indonesia’s Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs, Luhut Binsar Panjaitan, has given the green light to Japan to manage the Indonesia Morotai Island as a rest area for senior Japanese citizens. Mount More...