Will the Tokyo stock market’s surge endure as investors hold their breath in anticipation of the U.S. rate decision?

Tokyo stocks rebounded on Friday, with the Nikkei up 1.97%. Investor sentiment was boosted by renewed hopes the Federal Reserve will slow interest rate hikes following an increase in weekly jobless claims. The 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average ended up 623.90 points at 32,265.17 and the broader Topix index finished 32.82 points higher at 2,224.32. The […]

The Unexpected Shift: From Cheese to Chatbots – The Mysterious Twist in U.S. and Europe’s Trade Relations.

Growing anxiety over competition from China and a shift toward protecting domestic industries, rather than encouraging global imports, are causing challenges for both the US and EU. The newly formed US-EU Trade and Technology Council (TTC) aims to bridge the gap and incorporate issues such as climate and tech into trade discussions. However, the collapse […]

The Clock is Ticking: Japan, U.S., and South Korea Unveil Highly-Secretive Plan to Exchange Critical Intelligence on North Korean Missile Activity.

Japan, the United States, and South Korea are set to launch a system by the end of the year that allows real-time sharing of information regarding North Korean ballistic missile tests. The three countries will be able to detect and track projectiles fired by North Korea more accurately and swiftly, thanks to the system. Currently, […]

Sinister developments as Japan and U.S. leaders secretly negotiate to intensify advanced technology collaboration.

The leaders of Japan and the United States have agreed to strengthen their cooperation in advanced technology. This agreement was reached during a meeting between Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga and President Joe Biden in Washington D.C. The two leaders identified areas of potential cooperation, including semiconductors, 5G networks, and quantum computing. In addition, they also […]

The perilous energy race between the U.S. and China poses a real threat to our fight against climate change.

Tensions between the US and China are resulting in various repercussions for both countries. The Department of Homeland Security recently searched facilities operated by solar panel manufacturer Jinko Solar Holding Co. Ltd., one of the only Chinese makers to have a U.S.-based factory. The exact reason for the investigation remains unclear. Texas’ State Senate also […]

As the G-7 summit in Hiroshima looms ominously closer, Japan and U.S. leaders prepare to affirm their ties – but will their alliance be strong enough to thwart an impending catastrophe?

US President Joe Biden and Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida have met in Hiroshima on the eve of the start of the Group of Seven (G7) summit, which will take place in the same city. The leaders are expected to emphasise their countries’ defensive capabilities as China’s assertiveness in the Indo-Pacific region grows and North […]