Posts Tagged ‘Japan’

Japan vows to grant $500 million aid to Pacific islands

In the wake of China’s growing might at sea, Japan on Saturday promised to grant aid worth $ 500 million to the Pacific island nations. Article © AHN – All Rights Reserved Economy, Business And Finance Stories

World’s tallest communication tower opens in Tokyo

The Tokyo Skytree, the world’s tallest communication tower and second-highest building at 2,080 feet, opened to the public on Tuesday in the eastern part of Japan’s capital. Article © AHN – All Rights Reserved Economy, Business And Finance Stories

India replaces Japan to become world’s third-largest economy

India has become the world’s third-largest economy after the United States and China in terms of purchasing power. Article © AHN – All Rights Reserved Economy, Business And Finance Stories

Moody’s cuts Japan’s debt rating to Aa3

Rating agency cited large budget deficits and the build-up of debt since the 2009 global recession View full post on UK Business Stories

Fukushima teams ‘prepared for death’

In Japan a smaller, human story has caught the world’s attention: the sacrifice of the so-called Fukushima 50 – the technicians who stayed behind to keep repair efforts going View full post on UK Business Stories

Japan injects more funds to calm chaos

Japan has pumped more emergency funds into its buckling financial system after the safe-haven yen hit a record high and shares slid. View full post on Finance Stories

Group Bans Catches Of Some Sharks, Leaves Tuna Limits Little Changed

Paris, France (NewsBahn) – Delegates from 48 countries ended a week-long conservation conference here Saturday with an agreement on new protections for several species of endangered sharks, but failed to tighten limits on harvesting bluefin tuna. Members of the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas voted to ban the fishing and sale of [...]

Car, Cigarette Sales Spur Surprise Economic Growth In Japan

Lawrence Mijares – AHN News Contributor Tokyo, Japan (AHN) – Japan has posted a surprising 0.9 percent in its gross domestic product for the third quarter of July to September, up from the previous 0.4 percent in the second quarter. The surge, reported Monday, was mainly attributable to consumer spending on “green” cars before the [...]

Kerr Shoots Course Record 64 At Ochoa Invitational

Tom Edrington – AHN Sports Reporter Guadalajara, Mexico (AHN) – Cristie Kerr got her putter working Thursday at the Lorena Ochoa Invitational and put together a round that featured nine birdies on her way to a course record 64, eight-under par at the Gaudalajara Country Club. Kerr’s performance was good for a three-shot lead over [...]

Vietnam to help Japan on rare earths

HANOI : Vietnam will help to supply Japan with rare earth minerals used in high-tech products, leaders of the two countries said, as Japan looks to diversify supply after a spat with key provider China. View full post on Business Stories