Tag Archives: Japan

Japan Moves to Weaken Yen

Video Summary: Japan has intervened in currency markets in an effort to stem the rising yen. Will this unilateral move effectively contain the currency's climb and improve conditions for the country's exporters? WSJ's Jake Lee and Mariko Sanchanta discuss. Video … Continue reading

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Disaster Charter: Flood in Niigata, Japan

by P.J. Blount with the blog faculty The Disasters Charter has been activated for a Flood in Niigata, Japan: Flood in Niigata, Japan Type of Event: Floods Location of Event: Japan Date of Charter Activation: 30/07/2011 Charter Requestor: Masaru Arakida, … Continue reading

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Australia lodges complaint against Japan whaling in ICJ

[JURIST] Australia brought a complaint [materials] against Japan in the International Court of Justice (ICJ) [official website] on Monday for its whaling practices in the Antarctic. Australia initiated proceedings [JURIST report] in May 2010, and oral arguments are scheduled to … Continue reading

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California Father's Rights Suit Filed Against Japan Airlines

A Los Angeles man is taking Japan Airlines to court claiming the carrier "wrongfully helped his Japanese ex-wife leave the United States with their son, despite court orders that the child remain in California," according to an account of the … Continue reading

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Japan natives raise money for tsunami and earthquake victims

Japan natives raise money for tsunami and earthquake victims Three local Japanese-American women are doing their part to keep support flowing for disaster relief efforts in their native country. Tomomi Colquitt, Yuka Tomlinson and Michiko English started “Hope for Japan … Continue reading

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