Category Archives: Japan

The dementia timebomb: Ageing Japan faces healthcare crisis

The dementia timebomb: Ageing Japan faces healthcare crisis https://www.yahoo.com/news/dementia-timebomb-ageing-japan-faces-healthcare-crisis-030948375.html Re-posted from Yahoo. Geoff Geoff Comments: It is sad, but, true… What is a growing malady among the elderly in America is a serious health contagion in Japan…

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Japan cabinet approves Emperor Akihito abdication bill

Japan cabinet approves Emperor Akihito abdication bill | Japan News http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2017/05/japan-cabinet-approves-emperor-akihito-abdication-bill-170519033810354.html Re-posted from Al Jazeera. Geoff Geoff Comments: History in the making…

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Japan GDP Rises 2.2%; Longest Growth Stretch In 11 Years

Japan GDP Rises 2.2%; Longest Growth Stretch In 11 Years | Zero Hedge http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2017-05-17/japan-gdp-rises-22-longest-growth-stretch-11-years Re-posted from Zero Hedge. Geoff Geoff Comments: Let’s hope that Japan can extend this momentum and overcome its flailing economy…

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Nearly 1 Out of 4 Japanese Citizens Have Contemplated Suicide

Nearly 1 Out of 4 Japanese Citizens Have Contemplated Suicide – Breitbart http://www.breitbart.com/national-security/2017/03/21/nearly-one-four-japanese-citizens-attempted-suicide/ Re-posted from Breitbart. Geoff

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Japan’s Demographic Time Bomb Keeps Ticking

Japan’s Demographic Time Bomb Keeps Ticking | Zero Hedge http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2017-03-09/japans-demographic-time-bomb-keeps-ticking Re-posted from Zero Hedge. Geoff

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Japan Moves to Highest Alert Level After North Korea Fires Missiles

Japan Moves to Highest Alert Level After North Korea Fires Missiles https://www.bloomberg.com/politics/articles/2017-03-05/north-korea-fires-what-may-be-intercontinental-missile-yonhap Re-posted from Bloomberg. Geoff

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Las Vegas Sands CEO says Japan casino resort could cost up to $10 billion

Las Vegas Sands CEO says Japan casino resort could cost up to $10 billion http://www.cnbc.com/2017/02/20/las-vegas-sands-ceo-says-japan-casino-resort-could-cost-up-to-10-billion.html Re-posted from CNBC. Geoff

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A chilling moment to mark the 75th anniversary of the executive order that led to Japanese American internment

A chilling moment to mark the 75th anniversary of the executive order that led to Japanese American internment – LA Times http://www.latimes.com/local/education/la-me-japanese-executive-order-20170219-story.html Re-posted from LATimes. Geoff

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“Market Players No Longer Trust The BOJ”: Why Kuroda Is Suddenly Facing Market Mutiny

“Market Players No Longer Trust The BOJ”: Why Kuroda Is Suddenly Facing Market Mutiny | Zero Hedge http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2017-02-16/market-players-no-longer-trust-boj-why-kuroda-suddenly-facing-market-mutiny Re-posted from Zero Hedge. Geoff

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Trump Promises “Fast Trains,” Japan’s Railway Stocks Soar

Trump Promises “Fast Trains,” Japan’s Railway Stocks Soar | Wolf Street http://wolfstreet.com/2017/02/12/trump-mentions-fast-trains-japan-high-speed-rail-stocks-soar/ Re-posted from Wolf Street. Geoff

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