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Weird Earth Movement After Japan Earthquake Finally Explained
Japan's terrifying 2011 Tohoku-Oki earthquake unleashed about 1,000 years of pent-up pressure that was stored between two colliding tectonic plates.(9/18/2014 11:38:41 AM)
Weak yen fails to boost exports as Japan logs trade deficit
Japan on Thursday posted its 26th consecutive monthly trade deficit, as a sharply weaker yen failed to lift exports as the world's number three economy stalls.(9/18/2014 1:11:02 AM)
Japan logs trade deficit for 26th month in a row
TOKYO (AP) — Japan logged a 948.5 billion yen ($8.7 billion) trade deficit in August, the 26th straight month of red ink, as slack demand from China and the U.S. stymied exports, the Finance Ministry said Thursday.(9/17/2014 10:53:56 PM)
Japan vows to keep on whaling, calls resolution against its hunt 'regrettable'
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan vowed on Friday to resume its whaling program in the Antarctic despite passage of a resolution opposing its hunt by the international body that oversees whales, terming the negative vote regrettable. The International Whaling Commission (IWC) on Thursday adopted a resolution saying that Japan should abide by a ruling by the International Court of Justice (ICJ) earlier ...(9/18/2014 11:24:48 PM)
Japan to file new research whaling plan 'this year'
Portorož (Slovenia) (AFP) - Japan said Wednesday it would file a plan by the end of the year for the resumption of its controversial Antarctic whaling programme, ruled invalid by the UN's highest court in March.(9/17/2014 4:44:11 PM)
Japan, China, S. Korea agree to ensure geopolitical risks don't threaten recovery
Financial policymakers of Japan, China and South Korea agreed to work together to ensure that geopolitical tensions will not threaten the region's economic recovery. "We recognise that the global recovery continues, while it is uneven and downside risks remain," the finance ministers and central bank governors said in a statement issued after their first trilateral meeting in more than two years ...(9/19/2014 4:51:15 AM)
Japan, China, South Korea agree to ensure geopolitical risks don't threaten recovery
Financial policymakers of Japan, China and South Korea agreed to work together to ensure that geopolitical tensions will not threaten the region's economic recovery. "We recognize that the global recovery continues, while it is uneven and downside risks remain," the finance ministers and central bank governors said in a statement issued after their first trilateral meeting in more than two years ...(9/19/2014 4:50:45 AM)
Japan to restart whaling programme
Japan vows to restart its Antarctic whaling programme next year despite an International Whaling Commission vote that the hunt is illegal.(9/19/2014 5:38:13 AM)
Japan seeks backing for whaling despite UN ruling
Japan sought international backing Wednesday for its highly criticized plan to resume whale hunting in the Antarctic next year, despite a ruling against it by the top U.N. court. Japan negotiated at the ...(9/17/2014 12:10:56 PM)
Japan exports knocked by weak U.S. shipments, hurt economic recovery
By Stanley White TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's exports declined in August as shipments to the United States contracted, another sign the economy is struggling to rev up after a deep slump in April-June. A further period of lackluster exports and slack domestic demand could force the government and the Bank of Japan to find new ways to prop up the economy. Exports fell 1.3 percent in August from a ...(9/17/2014 9:17:12 PM)
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