Japan, US to widen scope of talks on North Korea strike

TOKYO -- Japan and the U.S. plan to conduct prior consultations on any military action by the latter against North Korea, broadening a decades-old framework to include operations by American forces other than those stationed here. The U.S. agreed in 1960 ... ( read original story ...)

China’s property bubble requires supply-side reform

Many investors compare China's current property market with Japan's housing price bubble which collapsed in the early 1990s and caused a downturn in the country's economy for almost three decades. Tokyo investors raised several interesting questions. ( read original story ...)