Japan

RPT-Japan to hand over data ahead of Australia submarine bid-sources

TOKYO, May 6 - Japan will agree this month to give Australia classified submarine data, an unprecedented step signalling Tokyo's intent to join competitive bidding to sell Canberra a fleet of stealth subs, said two Japanese officials familiar with the plan.

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Philippines, Japan coast guards hold anti-piracy drills

ABOARD BRP BATANGAS, Philippines - Philippine and Japanese coast guard teams staged an anti-piracy drill on Wednesday, featuring the storming of a cargo vessel after a mock hijack, in a show of maritime cooperation between the two nations amid rising tension in Asian waters.

World, 06 May 2015

BOJ's Kuroda says won't hesitate to adjust policy: Jiji News

TOKYO - Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said he will not hesitate to adjust the central bank's quantitative easing program if there is a delay in reaching its underlying inflation goals, Jiji News reported.

04 May 2015

BOJ's Kuroda says won't hesitate to adjust policy-Jiji News

TOKYO, May 4 - Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said he will not hesitate to adjust the central bank's quantitative easing program if there is a delay in reaching its underlying inflation goals, Jiji News reported.

04 May 2015

Exclusive - GM set to storm India as Korea costs climb

BEIJING/NEW DELHI - General Motors aims to grab at least 5 percent market share in India within the next decade, as it sees that market overtaking Japan as the world's third biggest with projected annual sales of 8 million vehicles by 2025.

Top News, Business, 04 May 2015

Japan to increase investment in Asian infrastructure

TOKYO - Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso said on Sunday his country's government will increase investment in Asian infrastructure at a meeting of the Asian Development Bank (ADB), according to Kyodo News.

03 May 2015