Japan Political Pulse: Is another economic 'bubble' approaching?

As a reporter for the Nikkei Shimbun's securities section, Nagano reported in depth on the economy and on the incidents that occurred during Japan's economic "bubble" years from the late 1980s to the early 1990s, gaining a reputation for skillful reporting. ( read original story ...)

Asian shares slip after Wall Street fall and Samsung arrest

KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 lost 0.7 percent to 19,220.59.South Korea's Kospi edged down 0.2 percent to2,077.39. Australia's S&P/ASX 200 fell nearly 0.2 percent to 5,805.80. Hong Kong's Hang Seng shed 0.5 percent to 23,979.67, while the ... ( read original story ...)

US: Remembering Japanese internment camps 75 years on

Now, he eats a light sandwich and salad at Mitsuru Sushi & Grill, a restaurant in Los Angeles' Little Tokyo, where he and other Japanese American community leaders often met when they were founding Nikkei Civil Rights and Redress (NCRR). It is an advocacy ... ( read original story ...)

Winter Asian Games kick off with opening ceremony in Sapporo

"These games will show the potential of Asia to the world," Katsuhiro Akimoto, head of Sapporo's organizing committee, said. "We have great expectations for the spectacular athletic performances of over 2,000 athletes." Among the dignitaries at Sapporo ... ( read original story ...)