CMA CGM announced a peak season surcharge from all Asian ports (including Japan, South East Asia and Bangladesh) to West Mediterranean, Adriatic, East Mediterranean, Black Sea and North Africa.
Asian demand for natural gas grows as Japan shuts down its nuclear power plants and the Chinese and other economies grow. Anadarko Petroleum, Chevron, and ExxonMobil all have LNG operations. Can Anadarko compete against these Big Oil companies in the LNG market?
Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Friday, December 13, 2013: In landmark case, Japan’s top court says transsexual man is legal father of IVF baby OPP faces racial profiling complaint from migrant workers...Show More Summary
While the good times are about to end for the Japanese Bond Market (as shown in yesterday in Counting Down To Japan's D-Day In Two Charts), the reality is that anyone who bet on an surge in Japanese bond yields in the past few years has been carted out feet first. Show More Summary
The United Nations cultural agency UNESCO has officially recognized Japan's traditional cuisine “washoku” as “Intangible Cultural Heritage” among its 14 new listings. Overjoyed after reading the news, Japanese twitter user Komachi jokingly...Show More Summary
- Japan has been condemned for its “secret” executions - Turkey tries to restore relations with Armenia, but does not apologize - NYU grad students have signed, with a 98 percent approval rate, to form a union with UAW
Any first time visitor to Japan will no doubt be overwhelmed by the sheer variety of delicacies available, whether they go to an upscale restaurant or visit a tucked-away izakaya. One of the best ways to experience Japanese cuisine is to seek out the neighborhood izakaya and try a variety of enjoyable dishes - from takoyaki to yakitori. Show More Summary
If you haven't heard of Rakuten, you should change that. It's a big e-commerce company in Japan with global ambitions. It describes itself as "the world’s third largest e-commerce marketplace," presumably after Alibaba and eBay. Over the past year or so, Rakuten has made an effort to break into the US. Show More Summary
A few months back, we looked at all the games coming out based on this year’s hit anime Attack on Titan. Last week, the most anticipated of these, Attack on Titan: The Last Wings of Mankind for the 3DS, hit store shelves in Japan. Read more...
By: Chris Tell at http://capitalistexploits.at/ In late 2011 I started shorting the Japanese Yen. I spoke about it here, here and again here. I even tried to employ my skills in evaluating private equity deals to evaluating Japan. I was coming up empty. Show More Summary
Good morning. Here's what you need to know. Asian markets were mixed in overnight trading. Japan's Nikkei closed up 0.40%, Korea's KOSPI was down 0.26%, and Hong Kong's Hang Seng edged up 0.12%. Markets in Europe were all higher, and U.S. Show More Summary
For the most part, markets in Asia climbed with Japan's Nikkei, Hong Kong's Hang Seng, and Australia's S&P/ASX 200 indices all closing in the green. However, China's Shanghai Composite fell 0.3%. Bloomberg reports that Yuan forward contracts have fallen by 0.32% in the past three days. Morgan Stanley's Hans Redeker thinks he knows what's going on. Show More Summary
My pal Jan has a 100 point car of these for sale; Its been called Japan’s million-dollar E-type, going most recently for $1.2m. I think I can save you a few $100k on the car if anyone wants to buy one... Source: RM Auctions
Hard as it is to believe today, there was time when celebrities wouldn’t lend their name to product endorsements. That was not to say they didn’t, they just didn’t do it in the United States. Japan was a big market for American celebrity endorsements. Well, all that changed. read more
to hold a press conference at CES2014 that Sony will be held in Las Vegas, USA is now clear.? smartphone tablet product announcement is expected as follows:Xperia Z1S (international version of docomo SO-02F)Xperia Z Ultra (Wi-Fi version...Show More Summary
Japan’s Topix index fell for a third day, paring its weekly advance, as positive US economic data increased speculation the Federal Reserve will start cutting stimulus next week. ||| Tokyo - Japan’s Topix index fell for a third day,Show More Summary
The U.S. Navy just deployed Boeing P-8 Poseidon submarine hunters to Japan to "increase the U.S. military presence around the disputed Senkaku Islands." Japan "controls" the islands but China "claims them." According to Bloomberg Businessweek,...Show More Summary
The Japanese Government's 'Minister's Award' has been presented jointly to NYK and the Oshima Shipbuilding Co. in recognition of the NYK Group’s use
Pacifist Japan will adopt new defence guidelines next week paving the way for its military to respond more quickly and forcefully to perceived threats from China and North Korea, officials said Thursday. The government of conservative Prime Minister Shinzo Abe […]