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Hayman Capital Says Japan on Edge

February 19, 2013, 6:12 am

Hayman capital’s Richard Howard says that Japan will be the first economy to spiral into inflation.

Japanese Whaling Fleet Dropped Fuel in Antarctic, Sea Shepherd Says

February 18, 2013, 12:19 pm

Sea Shepherd said that it discovered a Japanese whaling refueling ship had dropped fuel into Antarctic waters.

Japanese Whaling ‘Unprofitable,’ Can’t Survive Without Taxpayer Money

February 6, 2013, 3:47 pm

Japan’s whaling industry is rudderless, or “dead in the water,” without government subsidies, said a report from an animal conservation group Tuesday.

Chinese Warship Targeted Japanese Ship With Radar

February 5, 2013, 5:52 pm

A Chinese ship trained its missile-guiding radar at a Japanese vessel recently, prompting the Japanese government to lodge a protest with Beijing.

Smog From China Descends Over Japan

February 4, 2013, 2:51 pm

The smog that has engulfed much of China over the past month has now infiltrated Japanese skies, prompting the country’s environmental ministry to issue health warnings for [...]

The Creation of the Fortune Cookie

January 18, 2013, 4:48 pm

The most surprising thing about the fortune cookie’s life story is that if you go to Mainland China and show a fortune cookie to any native Chinese, they will not recognize [...]

Japanese Airliners Ground Boeing 787s Over Smoke-Filled Landing

January 16, 2013, 8:21 pm

The two largest airliners in Japan have grounded their Boeing 787 Dreamliners after one of the passenger planes was forced to make an emergency landing Wednesday.

Japan to Increase Military Spending by $2 Billion in Response to China

January 9, 2013, 1:05 pm

The Japanese government is aiming to boost its military spending by $2 billion in response to its diplomatic row with China over the disputed Senkaku islands.

Fukushima Radioactive Material Dumped Into Rivers, Says Newspaper

January 7, 2013, 12:42 am

Fukushima cleanup crews have dumped potentially radioactive materials into rivers and violated other Environment Ministry standards, according to evidence gathered by Japanese [...]

‘Nothing Scientific’ About Japanese Whale Hunt, Australia Says

December 30, 2012, 3:56 pm

Australia criticized Japan for sending its whaling fleet to the Southern Ocean to hunt whales, dismissing Tokyo’s longstanding claims that its vessels are hunting them for [...]


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