- China-Japan talks fuel hope of thaw
Japan's deputy prime minister meets his Chinese counterpart in Beijing in a move that could pave the way for a meeting between the countries' leaders.
BBC News. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 15:57:22 GMT.
- American Airlines and Jetstar Japan Announce Codeshare Agreement
New codeshare agreement on Jetstar Japan flights will enhance American's network across Japan.
Travel Industry Wire. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 11:03:20 EST.
- Faulty airbags warning expanded to 6.1. million U.S. cars: NHTSA
The U.S. highway safety regulator, NHTSA, expanded its warning on Tuesday about faulty airbags made by Japanese auto-part maker Takata to 6.1 million vehicles in the United States. "The National Highway ...
Yahoo. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 10:45:03 GMT.
- Japan's exports jump in September
Japan's trade deficit edges higher in September despite exports growing at their fastest pace in seven months.
BBC News. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 09:06:24 GMT.
- Lexicon and Ipsen enter into ex-North America/Japan licensing and commercialization agreement for telotristat etiprate
PARIS and THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Oct. 22, 2014 -- Ipsen (Euronext: IPN; ADR: IPSEY) and Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Inc. ...
PR Newswire. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 01:01:00 EDT.
- NHTSA expands faulty airbag warning to 6.1 million vehicles
NHTSA expanded a warning late Tuesday about faulty airbags made by Japanese auto parts maker Takata to 6.1 million vehicles in the United States. The agency also corrected and expanded a list of vehicles included in an advisory on Monday.
AutoNews.com. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 09:31:39 EST. Subscription required.
- US: Time for Free Trade Deal with Japan is Now
The U.S. commerce secretary says American and Japanese negotiators are making progress on the Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade deal. ...
Voice of America. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 05:33:16 -0400.
- Two Women Resign Japan Cabinet, a Blow to Abe
Hurt by election funding scandals, the two were the highest-profile women in Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s government, part of his goal to empower women.
By Martin Fackler. International Herald Tribune. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 14:02:26 GMT.
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- Japan PM Abe suffers setback as two ministers quit
Japan's new trade and industry minister quit over a funding scandal on Monday and the justice minister resigned after being accused of violating electoral laws
Hurriyet. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 09:33:00 +0200.
- Fifty Years After The Bullet Train, Japan Approves Plan To Build Super-Speed Maglev Train Line
Japan’s government has just approved plans to build the world’s fastest train line using magnetic levitation technology, an endeavor that will make the industrial center of Nagoya, 178 miles away, a suburb of Tokyo, effectively. ...
By Saritha Rai. Forbes. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 03:05:00 GMT.
Facts About Japan
Japan, an island state off the east coast of Asia, is governed as a
constitutional monarchy. Its capital city is Tokyo; its second
largest city is Osaka. Japan's national currency is the Yen.
In 2007, Japan's estimated population was 127,433,000, and Japanese is
the primary language spoken in Japan.
For more news and information about Japan, visit this official
Japanese government website. For detailed maps of Japan, visit
this Japan map website.
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