Not all wagyu is equal, and this Tokyo transplant is on a mission to reclaim it. She’s starting in Philadelphia. https://t.co/OLfaEA7nWU
— The Philadelphia Inquirer (@PhillyInquirer) October 2, 2023
#DYK that eating fermented food can help improve your gut microbiota & health ?
Food fermentation has been done for thousands of years in order to preserve food!
Around the world, you can now find a vast variety of fermented food, fitting a range of diets worldwide ⤵️ pic.twitter.com/fDqtuGwxhh
— INRAE_International (@INRAE_Intl) September 25, 2023
These are the 25 best restaurants in Los Angeles, one of the greatest food cities in the world. https://t.co/rurOEPpIMR
— The New York Times (@nytimes) September 30, 2023
Japanese scientists find microplastics are present in clouds
Researchers in Japan have confirmed that microplastics are present in clouds, where they are likely affecting the climate in ways that are not yet fully understood.
The team identified nine different types of polymers… pic.twitter.com/SUXyVLQL6n
— David Ullrich (@DavidUllrich202) September 28, 2023
Five times stronger than steel: Japan's new 'wood'
— Nikkei Asia (@NikkeiAsia) October 22, 2023
Japanese consumption is suffering from a pandemic-era shift https://t.co/xvzQeJ1peU | opinion
— Financial Times (@FT) October 17, 2023
Hunt for trophy apartments in Tokyo sends prices sky high https://t.co/BjxidXZhpp
— Financial Times (@FT) October 18, 2023
Bank of Japan could surprise in its upcoming meeting, says Nicholas Smith, Japan strategist at CLSA. pic.twitter.com/4VWLHPE3pR
— CNBC International (@CNBCi) October 20, 2023
Japan's core inflation, below 3% for the first time in over a year, is among a host of indicators the Bank of Japan will scrutinize at its two-day policy meeting ending on Oct. 31. More here: https://t.co/DinmPrG0FP pic.twitter.com/MTyjuV6uno
— Reuters Business (@ReutersBiz) October 20, 2023
— Reuters (@Reuters) October 20, 2023
The Bank of Japan may scrap negative interest rates by the end of this year to adjust the currently excessive level of monetary easing, former board member Makoto Sakurai says. https://t.co/6Xst7qpqyw pic.twitter.com/0u0l5gtHiH
— Bloomberg TV (@BloombergTV) October 19, 2023
Financial System Report
Japan's financial system has been maintaining stability on the whole. The latest issue focuses on various risk-taking behaviors of financial institutions and analyzes them from two perspectives: interest rate risk and credit risk.https://t.co/zK2a4Bybs5 pic.twitter.com/f2Ko9tGBZz
— Bank of Japan (@Bank_of_Japan_e) October 20, 2023
Regional Economic Report (Summary) (Oct. 2023) https://t.co/3WsgicGJIJ
— Bank of Japan (@Bank_of_Japan_e) October 19, 2023
The Bank of Japan decided to keep its ultra-low interest rates unchanged and said it will keep supporting the economy until inflation sustainably hits its 2% target. The decision hit Japan’s already battered yen https://t.co/tAraK9PhXc pic.twitter.com/JkIs1fiHfF
— Reuters (@Reuters) September 22, 2023
We still think that the Bank of Japan will likely bring about another policy change in October and make a first rate hike attempt in the second quarter of next yearhttps://t.co/MbGZgNME47
— ING Economics (@ING_Economics) September 22, 2023
The Japanese yen slipped on Friday after the Bank of Japan stuck to ultra-easy monetary policy and made no changes to its outlook, while stocks and bonds were kept under pressure as investors hunkered down for US interest rates to stay high. #jakpost https://t.co/ngaPzrE1LL
— The Jakarta Post (@jakpost) September 22, 2023
The Bank of Japan has kept its negative interest rate and the parameters of its yield curve control program intact in an outcome predicted by all 46 economists surveyed by Bloomberg.
— Bloomberg TV (@BloombergTV) September 22, 2023
— Squawk Box (@SquawkCNBC) September 22, 2023
Japan’s 10-year government bond yield climbed to a fresh decade high with speculation the central bank is getting closer to ending its negative interest rate policy https://t.co/DVkTmcH88D
— Bloomberg Economics (@economics) October 18, 2023
Bank of Japan announces unscheduled bond buying https://t.co/S088PU7j30
— MarketWatch (@MarketWatch) September 29, 2023
The Bank of Japan announced an unscheduled bond-purchase operation overnight to dampen the selloff in the nation's debt. It was pretty small – $2 billion of purchases – and didn't really dent a selloff that has left rates on 30-year notes at the highest in nearly a decade. pic.twitter.com/GODRQzBFWp
— Lisa Abramowicz (@lisaabramowicz1) September 29, 2023
The Bank of Japan announced an unscheduled bond-purchase operation in a reminder to the market of its determination to manage the upward momentum in sovereign yields.
— Bloomberg TV (@BloombergTV) September 29, 2023
Investors need to prepare for Japan’s benchmark 10-year bond yield rising to around 2% if the central bank’s inflation goal is realized and it ends its negative-rate policy, according to a former research chief at the Bank of Japan https://t.co/3JiYW9UNaa
— Bloomberg (@business) September 29, 2023
Japanese investors own over $1 trillion in U.S. Treasurys—but rising yields on Japanese bonds could draw away some of that money https://t.co/RDuE0EndPa
— Real Time Economics (@WSJecon) September 12, 2023
Japan will face another test of demand in its first bond auction since BOJ Governor Ueda jolted markets with comments on the negative interest rate policy https://t.co/UdXH7RDsZE
— Bloomberg (@business) September 11, 2023
The Japanese Yen has been sliding lower as Treasury yields outpace JGB yields to the upside, assisting the US Dollar to gain ground. If the BoJ tilt policy, will USD/JPY make new highs?
— DailyFX (@DailyFX) October 21, 2023
We expect Japanese yen to weaken in the near term, said Mahjabeen Zaman of bank ANZ. pic.twitter.com/A7GFhLpFVd
— CNBC International (@CNBCi) October 20, 2023
150 level imminent for the U.S. Dollar against the Japanese Yen. Keep an eye on whether the BOJ will intervene again. pic.twitter.com/gAAfsRC1xZ
— Barchart (@Barchart) October 19, 2023
The ringgit slumped to RM4.746 this morning, nearing its all-time low of RM4.75 in November.
On a year-to-date basis, the local note has depreciated by 7.12%.
It is one of the worst-performing currencies in Asia, second only to the Japanese yen.
Economists attribute this to… pic.twitter.com/3b0ykqGILt
— The Futurizts (@TheFuturizts) October 18, 2023
Over the past few months, the Bank of Japan has been grappling with an increasingly impossible task: fighting deflation and inflation simultaneously.
— Nikkei Asia (@NikkeiAsia) October 15, 2023
— Reuters (@Reuters) September 20, 2023
As USDJPY sits very close to the previous point of intervention, feels like it makes sense to revisit the typical signposts of MoF intervention.
— Bob Elliott (@BobEUnlimited) September 19, 2023
— FXStreet News (@FXStreetNews) September 20, 2023
The U.S. dollar barely moved in Asian trades on Monday, even as sterling blipped higher and the yen dipped, as a Japanese holiday and a bunch of upcoming central bank meetings sucked the air out of markets. https://t.co/ooWXGCC0Wv
— Inquirer (@inquirerdotnet) September 18, 2023
On Friday, the U.S. Dollar closed at it highest level against the Japanese Yen since early November. Japanese Yen continues to fall toward levels not seen since the BOJ intervened last year. pic.twitter.com/E5VYGxaE61
— Barchart (@Barchart) September 18, 2023
Given the increase in Japanese government bond yields, should investors favor Japanese bank stocks?
— ISABELNET (@ISABELNET_SA) September 15, 2023
Japan's PPI fell -0.3% MoM but up 2.0% YoY in Sep, down from 3.3% YoY in Aug.
Export prices are up 0.2% YoY & import prices fell -15.6% YoY.
— MTS Insights (@MTSInsights) October 12, 2023
According to a report from the Institute of International Finance, global debt hit a record $307 trillion in the second quarter of the year with markets such as the US and Japan driving the rise https://t.co/69oJTukbLA pic.twitter.com/ZfuwzKwWWT
— Reuters (@Reuters) September 20, 2023
— Reuters (@Reuters) September 20, 2023
Autonomous vehicle trials are underway in cities across the US, with GM’s driverless unit Cruise operating in 15 locations across the US, as well as in Dubai and Japan, and Google’s Waymo running two ongoing trials in America. https://t.co/MKDmLKxzsL
— Yahoo Finance (@YahooFinance) October 10, 2023
Dela Rosa asks if the Chinese-installed floating barrier has been removed in the Scarborough Shoal. Manalo says it is still waiting for the official report of the PCG. https://t.co/oobm3jCaUo
— CNN Philippines (@cnnphilippines) September 26, 2023
Japanese Ambassador to the Philippines Kazuhiko Koshikawa reacts on the installation of floating fences around Scarborough Shoal. The Japanese envoy adds that they oppose any actions that increase tensions in the South China Sea. | @TristanNodalo https://t.co/1rD2zyGECW
— CNN Philippines (@cnnphilippines) September 25, 2023
The Philippines condemned the Chinese coast guard for installing what it called a “floating barrier” in a disputed area of the South China Seahttps://t.co/v9qAc9k5Fh
— CNN International (@cnni) September 24, 2023
Japan tells Beijing to remove a Chinese buoy floating in waters within its exclusive economic zonehttps://t.co/UzGX9B5Oza
— The Defense Post (@DefensePost) September 20, 2023
Japan has told Beijing to remove a Chinese buoy floating in waters within its exclusive economic zone, an official said Wednesday, referring to an area located near islands claimed by both countries.https://t.co/fCtnTUfjrB
— Philstar.com (@PhilstarNews) September 20, 2023
Japan is calling on China to immediately remove a buoy deployed in Japan’s exclusive economic zone near the Senkaku Islands in Okinawa Prefecturehttps://t.co/MDpD8Z6KT4
— The Japan News (@The_Japan_News) September 20, 2023
The Japanese government has protested to China after confirming that it deployed another oceanographic buoy in Japan’s exclusive economic zone near the Senkaku Islands, Okinawa Prefecture.
China is believed to be… pic.twitter.com/rtHuW56A1V
— Indo-Pacific News – Geo-Politics & Defense News (@IndoPac_Info) September 19, 2023
Japan tells China to remove buoy from Tokyo's EEZ https://t.co/6tADXklglT
— ST Foreign Desk (@STForeignDesk) September 20, 2023
Japan demands ‘immediate removal’ of Chinese buoy near Diaoyu Islands https://t.co/6YuZ7ceZRS
— South China Morning Post (@SCMPNews) September 20, 2023
“I know 60% of the exports of those go to China — I would say, they don’t know what they’re missing.” pic.twitter.com/T7w7hXFAVp
— Select Committee on the Chinese Communist Party (@committeeonccp) September 19, 2023
— Reuters (@Reuters) September 20, 2023
Diplomats from Beijing, Seoul, and Tokyo have met to explore restarting regular three-way summits to foster regional cooperation. https://t.co/KbjfHU3HT2
— DW News (@dwnews) September 26, 2023
A severe marine heatwave near Japan has been ongoing for the last several months, with sea surface temperatures currently up to 8°C (14.4°F) above normal.
This is not just a local issue. Both global ocean heat content and sea surface temperatures have reached their highest… pic.twitter.com/539sorrxuU
— Colin McCarthy (@US_Stormwatch) September 23, 2023
Some 44 percent of Japanese companies see extreme weather events around the globe hitting earnings, a Reuters survey showed, highlighting the impact of scorching heat waves and torrential rains on firms in the world’s third-largest economy. | @Reuters https://t.co/bDVEWQWwZv
— Inquirer (@inquirerdotnet) September 14, 2023
— Reuters (@Reuters) September 16, 2023
— Reuters (@Reuters) September 19, 2023
#UPDATE Seawater samples taken following the release of wastewater from Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear reactor showed radioactivity levels well within safe limits, operator TEPCO said on Friday ➡️ https://t.co/NeRcCR6jkd pic.twitter.com/56mz3KEd9j
— AFP News Agency (@AFP) August 25, 2023
Japan may extend fuel subsidies as retail gas prices top $5 per gallon https://t.co/XGHGuth9dH
— Crude Oil Prices (@CrudeOilPrices) August 30, 2023
SK earthon begins crude oil production in South China Seahttps://t.co/L7RyIfKACI
— The Korea Times (@koreatimescokr) September 25, 2023
Why has Japan emerged from the “lost decades” unscathed from the populist wave and a far more consequential actor in the geopolitics of the Indo-Pacific?
— Brookings Foreign Policy (@BrookingsFP) September 9, 2023
In this Tokyo festival, the gods come to the people through heavy shrines carried around the city. pic.twitter.com/3TXNC42am8
— DW News (@dwnews) September 18, 2023
— Embassy of Japan UK (@JAPANinUK) September 29, 2023
Tsukimi, moon-viewing, is a Japanese festival honoring the autumn moon. People display Japanese pampas grass and eat dumplings called Tsukimi dango. #ndldigitalhttps://t.co/aMds9nAoTA pic.twitter.com/h89j0VLJaO
— NationalDietLibrary (@NDLJP_en) September 29, 2023
A recent surge in tourists to Japan’s Mount Fuji has led to extreme levels of pollution and other strains, authorities say, adding they may be forced to take drastic measures to preserve the sacred mountain and UNESCO World Heritage site https://t.co/7qar98hdAp pic.twitter.com/HJNqnyEuUc
— Reuters (@Reuters) September 11, 2023
The Japanese government has announced that Tohoku University is the only remaining candidate still with a chance of being selected as a “University for International Research Excellence.”#tohokuuniversity #MEXThttps://t.co/8L38rYEi3Y
— Tohoku University (@TohokuUniPR) September 1, 2023
Very nice to attend the reception at @Stockholm_Uni meeting the Japanese ambassador @yasushi_m_Japon and I hope he likes the bottle of Sake I gave him. Cooperation with University of Tokyo is very important @KTHuniversity @karolinskainst pic.twitter.com/UqN8uuJNyr
— Dan Andrée (@danbruxelles) September 28, 2023
This month we’re happy to share an #NCCSpecialist Spotlight on Dr. Ann Marie Davis (@AmldavisAnn), Associate Professor & Japanese Studies Librarian @OSULibrary! Learn all about how her expertise in history, libraries, & Asian Studies have come together! ⬇️https://t.co/oTXLqngXFI pic.twitter.com/6pxvA6xH6s
— NCC Japan (北米日本研究資料調整協議会) (@NCCJapanInfo) September 22, 2023
On October 17th, PM KISHIDA held a telephone talk with H.E. Mr. Abdel-Fattah El-SISI, President of the Arab Republic of #Egypt, to discuss the recent development in Israel and Palestine.
— MOFA of Japan (@MofaJapan_en) October 17, 2023
Japan govt presents to parliament plan for formin's visit to Egypt – Kyodo https://t.co/hSka9wGttm
— ST Foreign Desk (@STForeignDesk) October 20, 2023
Japan protests Chinese ship's research activities in waters off Senkaku Islandshttps://t.co/aFGRRaklnd
— Embassy of Japan in Canada (@JapaninCanada) October 19, 2023
Japanese rally for peace, opposing war and upholding humanity🤍🕊🕊
.#Damascus #IsraelTerrorists #FreeGaza #palastine #Hamas #IsraelPalestineConflict #Israel #HamasWarCrimes #Gaza #Syria #IStandWithIsrael #IStandWithHumanity pic.twitter.com/9ySAZ0TRB9
— Unknown (@ChikkuOG) October 12, 2023
In December 2022 the UK, Italy and Japan agreed to collaborate on the development of a next-generation fighter aircraft. As this cooperation now begins to take shape, @Simon_Chelton and @shetlerjones assess the coming challenges. #RUSICommentaryhttps://t.co/tePbO9gj4E
— RUSI (@RUSI_org) September 13, 2023
“Japan’s defense transformation offers an opportunity for Washington to work closely with Tokyo to strengthen the alliance and prepare it to meet the treacherous geopolitical landscape it faces in the years ahead.” Read more: https://t.co/Ks8sJkstj3
— CNAS (@CNASdc) October 17, 2023
#Japan will draw up a plan to evacuate residents of remote islands in southern #Okinawa Prefecture to other prefectures in the event of an emergency in #Taiwan, Chief Cabinet Secretary Hirokazu Matsuno says. pic.twitter.com/yV9dfyPNAP
— Indo-Pacific News – Geo-Politics & Defense News (@IndoPac_Info) October 19, 2023
Thrilled to welcome back my good friend @HillaryClinton to Tokyo and to host a lunch with both her and @MofaJapan_en Minister @Kamikawa_Yoko. As we navigate the complexities of international affairs, their combined insights are invaluable. Here's to more dialogues that bridge… pic.twitter.com/3zvWpOHOzo
— ラーム・エマニュエル駐日米国大使 (@USAmbJapan) October 17, 2023
.@SecBlinken spoke today with @MofaJapan_en Foreign Minister @Kamikawa_Yoko on the sidelines of #UNGA78. They discussed their commitment to work bilaterally and with global partners to promote security and prosperity. https://t.co/MN2nSMxooL
— Matthew Miller (@StateDeptSpox) September 19, 2023
Pleased to meet with @MofaJapan_en Foreign Minister @Kamikawa_Yoko at #UNGA78. We discussed how to further strengthen our robust cooperation on critical issues including peace and stability in the Taiwan Strait. pic.twitter.com/8Sh8qviZav
— Secretary Antony Blinken (@SecBlinken) September 19, 2023
.@SecBlinken spoke with new Japanese Foreign Minister Kamikawa Yoko on September 14 and offered congratulations on her appointment, emphasizing the importance of the U.S.-Japan Alliance to security and prosperity in the Indo-Pacific.
Read more: https://t.co/Y7y6MPRpmu
— U.S. Asia Pacific Media Hub (@eAsiaMediaHub) September 15, 2023
— Reuters (@Reuters) September 14, 2023
Commandant Army War College, Mhow & Officers attending Higher Command Course, visited #TERCOM and interacted with Commandant & Officers of Japan Ground Self-Defense Force #JGSDF. An insightful interaction on "Security in the Indo-Pacific" was conducted.#IndiaJapanFriendship🇮🇳🇯🇵… pic.twitter.com/AOFjrySObk
— ADG PI – INDIAN ARMY (@adgpi) October 19, 2023
#1ABNB welcomed young officers from the German Army as part of the German Army's Program for Individual Performance Promotion (Programm fur individuelle Leistungsforderung). pic.twitter.com/AGnsJJ2jsU
— 陸上自衛隊 第１空挺団 (@jgsdf_1stAbnB) October 16, 2023
Bilateral Ops on Ishigaki (TPS-80)#PacificMarines with @1stMAW_Marines offload and set up an AN/TPS-80 Ground/Air Task Oriented Radar during Resolute Dragon 23 at Japan Ground Self-Defense Force Camp Ishigaki, Japan, Oct. 15.@USMC photo by Sgt. Jennifer Andrade pic.twitter.com/phO9sDXC7r
— Pacific Marines (@PacificMarines) October 20, 2023
— AMTI (@AsiaMTI) October 21, 2023
Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) vessels docked in San Diego, led by Training Squadron Commander Konno, with the purpose of promoting U.S.-Japan friendship through port visits. CG Sone and Commander Konno co-hosted a reception aboard the JS Kashima on Sep 21. pic.twitter.com/hYMf1BA7HP
— Consulate General of Japan in Los Angeles (@JPNConsulateLA) October 18, 2023
🇺🇸🇯🇵 USS Dewey Conducts Cross-Deck Landings with Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force this #WarshipWednesday!
A Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force SH-60K Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to the Murasame-class destroyer JS Akebono (DD 108) lands on the flight deck aboard USS Dewey. pic.twitter.com/nmvRzAAOjy
— Naval Surface Forces (@SurfaceWarriors) October 18, 2023
The Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force Soryu-class submarine JS Sekiryu (SS 508) arrives at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, Oct. 10, 2023.
More imagery: https://t.co/nj9FZRPidM#FriendsPartnersandAllies pic.twitter.com/TziUKxZegx
— Pacific Submarines (@PacificSubs) October 17, 2023
The U.S. Navy’s only forward-deployed aircraft carrier, USS Ronald Reagan steams in formation with Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force and Republic of Korea Navy ships while aircraft attached to Carrier Air Wing 5 fly overhead during a trilateral training at sea. #USNavy pic.twitter.com/o1920FgA39
— 7th Fleet (@US7thFleet) October 13, 2023
USS Ronald Reagan Arrives in #SouthKorea for Port Visit
The Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group arrived in South Korea on Thursday for a port visit after wrapping up drills with the Korean Navy & the #Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force earlier this week.https://t.co/exLA5DIXlY
— Indo-Pacific News – Geo-Politics & Defense News (@IndoPac_Info) October 17, 2023
On Oct 12, COS Gen UCHIKURA met with MGEN GUIANG, VC of the PAF. In the Air Staff Talks with Maj. Gen. SAKANASHI, ASO, we exchanged views on security environment and future #DdefenseCooperation and exchanges. We will promote defense cooperation to realize the #FOIP🇯🇵🤝🇵🇭 pic.twitter.com/88xoyXqRoo
— Japan Air Self-Defense Force (@JASDF_PAO_ENG) October 13, 2023
A Japan Air Self-Defense Force plane evacuated 83 Japanese, South Korean and other nationals from Israel and arrived in neighboring Jordan for a stopover en route to Tokyo. https://t.co/KzWvz0TtMm
— The Japan News (@The_Japan_News) October 20, 2023
The Philippine Air Force and the Japan Air Self-Defense Force held their first-ever Air Staff Talks in Tokyo last week. While the 🇵🇭 & 🇯🇵 air forces have a history of cooperation, the staff talks demonstrate the enhanced cooperation between the two.
📸 PAF pic.twitter.com/o6YUce7qYw
— Aaron-Matthew Lariosa (@Aaron_MatthewIL) October 17, 2023
A Japan Air Self-Defense Force (JASDF) F-15J Eagle conducts aerial refueling with a U.S. Air Force (USAF) KC-135 Stratotanker assigned to the 909th Air Refueling Squadron over the East China Sea, Oct. 17, 2023.
(📸/U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Tylir Meyer) pic.twitter.com/jGm7fSC4LL
— Guy Plopsky (@GuyPlopsky) October 20, 2023
Japan Scrambles Fighters More than 400 Times in First Half of FY 2023 pic.twitter.com/9Nl7Rj6WN6
— Heo TaeJin (@AIYeyENGDdJkjTr) October 17, 2023
— Geo Political Updates (@GeoPolUpdates) October 17, 2023
#OTD in 1904, the Russian Navy attacked British fishing trawlers in Dogger Bank after mistaking them for Japanese torpedo boats. The Russian ships sank one trawler but then began to fire at each other in the confusion. The incident almost led to war between the UK and Russia. pic.twitter.com/1RpQXi6C86
— U.S. Naval Institute (@NavalInstitute) October 21, 2023
— TheTradingNinja (@TradeWithNinja) September 20, 2023
Digital real time map of Tokyo's transportation system. Mesmerizing! https://t.co/7rArd5M0vw
— Rochelle Kopp / Japan Intercultural Consulting (@JapanIntercult) October 21, 2023
America's newest high speed rail line has opened in Florida last month.
It travels at a speed of 120 mph (201 km/h), slightly slower than the 130mph (210km/h) operating speed of the earliest series of Japanese bullet trains that went into service 59 years ago, per Jeff Hall. pic.twitter.com/QUm3XaUC1f
— unusual_whales (@unusual_whales) October 21, 2023
Claude Monet – Water Lilies and Japanese Bridge pic.twitter.com/PIw8IN77Eo
— Art Gallery (@Best_ArtGallery) October 22, 2023
When Chizuru Sammut was diagnosed with bowel cancer, she started sharing her colourful onore-sho, a type of calligraphy that encourages expressing one’s feelings. She says it’s brought hope to others.
Via SBS Japanese
— SBS News (@SBSNews) October 19, 2023
How Japanese students multiply pic.twitter.com/09XQayDFR1
— Learn Something (@cooltechtipz) October 20, 2023