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Explainer: Where Japanese yen to go after hitting 34-year low 24 Apr 2024
Ding Ke, a senior research fellow at the Institute of Developing Economies of the Japan External Trade Organization, said the yen's appreciation in the future is inevitable, but whether the Tokyo ...

Japanese citizens petition against ocean discharge of Fukushima nuclear-tainted wastewater 24 Apr 2024
... presented 184,712 citizen signatures to the representative from the Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry at the Second Members' Office Building of the House of Representatives in Tokyo.

Top U.S. admiral issues stark warning about China

The Daily Mail 23 Apr 2024
Speaking to reporters in Tokyo, Admiral John Aquilino said China's economy had been battered by turmoil in its real estate sector and asserted that its official growth rates were 'not real.'.

China's military spending concerning given 'failing economy', US admiral says

Colorado Springs Gazette 23 Apr 2024
TOKYO (Reuters) - The increase in China's defence spending is concerning given its economy is "failing", the head of the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command said on Tuesday ....

Where king dollar is causing pain the most

CyprusMail 23 Apr 2024
A dollar surge propelled by a strong economy, sticky inflation and geopolitical tensions have unnerved policymakers from Tokyo to Beijing and Stockholm ... Tokyo’s yen warning light is flashing.

US commander warns China is fast becoming more aggressive in region

Stars and Stripes 23 Apr 2024
John Aquilino told reporters in Tokyo on Tuesday. “The buildup of military power despite a bad economy, the increased narrative of all things inside the 10-dash line are Chinese sovereign territory, ...

Layoffs at Tesla reveal the need for fresh ‘green’ thinking

New York Post 20 Apr 2024
Ocasio-Cortez dream of powering the modern industrial economy with sunshine and gaseous beef byproducts, the Tokyo Electric Power Company is preparing to fuel up and restart Kashiwazaki-Kariwa, the world’s largest nuclear-power plant.

OpenAI Enters Japan, Opens Its First Asian Office in Tokyo

Cryptopolitan 17 Apr 2024
The company said that they chose Tokyo for its global leadership in the tech world, its culture of service, and the company also mentioned the community who embraces innovation ... He was speaking to the students of the University of Tokyo.

Michael J. Fox says Taylor Swift

The Daily Mail 17 Apr 2024
Michael J ... 'I think she moves economies, she changes the way the world works, and that's amazing.' ... Fox said of Swift, pictured in Tokyo earlier this year, 'I think she moves economies, she changes the way the world works, and that's amazing' ... .

Asian shares track Wall St slump triggered by strong US spending data

The Philadelphia Inquirer 16 Apr 2024
China’s economy grew 5.3% in first quarter, beating expectations Tokyo’s Nikkei 225 fell 1.9 percent to 38,471.20 […]...

Chinese Statistics Bureau: China's GDP grows 5.3 pct. in Q1

Kuna 16 Apr 2024
TOKYO, April 16 (KUNA) -- China's economy grew 5.3 percent year-on-year in the first quarter of 2024, official data showed Tuesday ... 2 economy in the January-March period was up from the 5.2 percent ...

OpenAI opens first Asia office in Tokyo as ChatGPT use grows

Kyodo 15 Apr 2024
The developer of the widely used artificial intelligence chatbot ChatGPT said Monday it has opened an office in Tokyo, its first in Asia, as part of efforts to respond to the popularity of the service in Japan.

Families looking to buy homes in central Tokyo being left behind

Asahi News 12 Apr 2024
Takeshi Ide, a senior researcher at Tokyo Kantei Co., a real estate assessment company, was asked about why real estate prices in Tokyo have skyrocketed and whether it marks another bubble economy.

In highly urbanized Japan, city farmers are key to achieving organic goal

Mongabay 10 Apr 2024
In recent years, Tokyo farmers, community members and administrators have been working to make such farmland a valuable part of the urban environment through promoting agroecology, such as low-carbon, circular food economies and biodiversity.

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