Updated Monday, November 17, 2014 0:01 am TWN
Residents of Japan's Okinawa Sunday elected a governor who opposes plans to relocate a U.S. military base within the island chain, a fresh setback in efforts to resolve a thorny issue in military relations.
Sunday, November 16, 2014
Okinawa's voters will deliver their verdict Sunday on a decision to press ahead with the long-stalled relocation of a U.S. military base, in an election Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe needs to win.
Friday, November 14, 2014
Thursday, November 13, 2014
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe could call a snap election for next month, two years early, with a plan to boost his support by delaying another scheduled tax hike, reports said Wednesday.
Japanese auto parts maker Takata is facing the biggest test in its 80-year history amid lawsuits, a possible criminal probe, and accusations of “deception and obfuscation” over an air bag defect linked to several U.S. deaths.
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
China and Japan “need each other,” Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Tuesday as he called for the testy Asian neighbors to step up tentative efforts to put deep hostility behind them.
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Monday, November 10, 2014
Midterm earnings reports from companies listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange have shown higher profits overall thanks to the weaker yen, particularly among automobile, electronics and other manufacturers that export goods or make products overseas.
Saturday, November 8, 2014
A governor gave final approval Friday for a nuclear power plant to restart in southern Japan, the first to resume operations under new safety rules imposed in the wake of the 2011 Fukushima Dai-ichi meltdowns caused by an earthquake and tsunami.
Friday, November 7, 2014
A local governor in Japan has given final approval to restart a nuclear power plant in southern Japan, the first to resume operations in the country under new safety rules imposed in the wake of the 2011 Fukushima Dai-ichi meltdowns caused by a tsunami.
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