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  1. Global killer

    Posted Sep 13th 2003, 12:00am by Mutsuko Murakami

    ... to cope. The Japanese-language edition of White-Collar Sweatshop, by New York-based financial writer Jill Andresky Fraser, published just a few months ago, is now in its fourth printing. In Japan ...

  2. Japan Cup proves depth of good neighbourliness

    Posted Dec 03rd 2003, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken Changes? What changes? In a way it is comforting to note that, if nothing else, the Japan Cup has proved goodwill behind the Good Neighbour Policy runs no more than smile-deep. The original signatories to this profound document were Japan and Hong Kong, standing shoulder-to-shoulder against the advancing foe of... well, apparently against the outside world's rapacious ...

  3. Japan and China need to seek rapprochement

    Posted Aug 16th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Japan yesterday marked the 58th anniversary of its second world war surrender. High-ranking government officials made their customary pilgrimage to the Yasukuni shrine, where ... of Japan's transgressions - and any official visits to it are seen as opportunities to remind Japan that amends have not been made to their satisfaction. Diplomatic ties, notably between Japan ...

  4. Japan should clarify defence intentions

    Posted Nov 30th 2003, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... of a boxer with his gloved hands hanging limply by his side and you have Japan. That image does not sit well with a growing number of Japanese- although the latest opinion polls show they remain ... are being stretched militarily. Japan's space programme has produced a series of increasingly powerful rockets designed to carry communications and surveillance satellites. The leap from ...

  5. Powerful South Koreans underline their superiority against Japan

    Posted Nov 13th 2003, 12:00am by Unus Alladin

    ... Unus Alladin South Korea sounded an ominous warning to their rivals by blasting Japan 4-2 in last night's opening match of the Super Cup at King's Park. The Sydney Olympic silver ... But Japan soon struck back with a superb goal of their own. Having settled their nerves the Japanese produced some neat attacking hockey and their efforts paid off when Takahiko Yamabori caught ...

  6. HK loses out as Japan Cup switches date

    Posted Oct 29th 2003, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... stature of the day would combine with the Japan Cup to put more pressure on the Breeders' Cup meeting. As the renewal of the Hong Kong International Races (HKIR) approaches, it would seem the Breeders' Cup has coped very nicely and, if anything, the Japan Cup is putting all the pressure on Hong Kong's showpiece. Certainly the new placement of the Japan Cup is anything ...

  7. Brilliant Islington heads market for Japan Cup

    Posted Nov 28th 2003, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... Murray Bell High-class British mare Islington has been installed as 4-1 equal favourite, along with local star Symboli Kris S, for Sunday's US$4.3 million Japan Cup- the world's ... and Breeders Cup heroine from the top-rated Japanese star. 'Symboli Kris S, who was an unlucky third to Falbrav in last year's Japan Cup, was the clear pick of the locals,' Goodwill ...

  8. Poison gas leak fuels anti-Japan crusade on Net

    Posted Aug 22nd 2003, 12:00am by Verna Yu

    ... by the middle of next month, in time to submit the petition to the Japanese embassy in Beijing on September 18, the 72nd anniversary of Japan's invasion of China. 'One million is our target ... to the campaign for negotiations for compensation between China and Japan. The petition statement makes 10 requests to the Japanese government. These include asking it for information on the whereabouts ...

  9. Coming to Japan: two-party politics

    Posted Nov 13th 2003, 12:00am by Brad Glosserman

    ... Brad Glosserman In the end, the weather was just not bad enough. Japan's Liberal Democratic Party, which has dominated politics since 1955, claimed victory in Sunday's national ... and not just that of his party- then he will applaud his win, and Japan's march towards a two-party political system, which promises more focused debates and sharper choices for voters. Some 35 ...

  10. China trade the focus in Japan

    Posted Jul 02nd 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 1,712 Japanese firms operating on the mainland, up from only 150 in 1990. That year, Japanese firms with operations on the mainland made up only about 5 per cent of Japan's business ... cent in Japan. Japanese companies invested 159 billion yen on the mainland in 2001, but the white paper projected that annual investments would rise to up to 300 billion yen range in the coming ...




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