THE JAPAN TIMES – Nov 17, 2016 – OSAKA – As Prime Minister Shinzo Abe readies to meet U.S. president-elect Donald Trump Thursday in New York, some in Okinawa hope Trump’s business experience means he will decide that relocating a U.S. base on the island is economically unfeasible and should be scrapped.
NIKKEI ASIAN REVIEW – Nov 16, 2016 – In the wake of the shock result of the U.S. presidential election, much has been written about the negative implications for Japan of a Trump presidency.
The Wall Street Journal – Nov 15, 2016 – TOKYO— Samsung Electronics Co.’s planned $8 billion acquisition of U.S. auto-parts supplier Harman International Industries Inc. has exacerbated fears in Japan that its makers of cars and car parts will get left behind in the auto-technology race.
News Everyday – Nov 14, 2016 – The first trailer for the film adaptation of the famed Japanese manga series “Ghost in the Shell” arrived early Sunday, offering fans of the anime classic a little preview of what it will look like on the big screens in 2017.
The Republic – Nov 10, 2016 – TOKYO — The latest on world reaction to the U.S. presidential election (all times local): 3:30 a.m. A Japanese official says Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will meet with U.S. President-elect Donald Trump next week.
The Japan News – Nov 9, 2016 – NEW YORK (Reuters) — From plush penthouse apartments on the Upper East Side to bars in midtown Manhattan, New York’s financial community watched in stunned dismay on Wednesday as Republican Donald Trump clinched the White House.
Nikkei – Nov 8, 2016 – TOKYO — As most of Japan’s nuclear reactors remain offline and China looms as a challenger in the global arena, a plan by three key players in the nation’s slumping nuclear industry to integrate their fuel businesses is being overshadowed by obstacles including a power struggle and technological differences.
Nov 7, 2016 – Nikkei Asian Review – TOKYO — Three Japanese marine shipping companies, Nippon Yusen, Mitsui O.S.K. Lines and Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, jointly announced on Oct. 31 plans to consolidate their container shipping operations, in the face of silent pressure from financial markets.
Investing.com – Nov 4, 2016 – Japan equities were lower at the close on Friday, as losses in the Trading, Insurance and Pharmaceutical Industry sectors propelled shares lower.
The Japan Times – Nov 2, 2016 – Capsule hotels have long offered tiny spaces to sleep at rock-bottom prices, but they are now looking to attract a wider range of customer than the typical male office worker who has missed his train after a night’s drinking.