Wheeeee, what a ride! Already this morning we're down about 2.5% in the Futures after a very disappointing close yesterday when the F...
You're likely familiar with the nearly symmetrical, often snow-capped cone of Fuji-san -- as the mountain is known locally -- through images of Japanese classical artworks, most famously in the print series by Hokusai, Thirty-Six Views of Mount Fuji.
SEOUL -- Any future war in Asia will not be about conflicting interests, but "a cultural war for mutual recognition."
The fact that Netflix (NFLX) rocketed back to $117 (we're short) and Tesla (TSLA) zoomed back to $248 and Amazon (AMZN) jumped back to $518 makes me think traders have learned NOTHING from the crash and are right back to overvaluing momentum stocks.
Despite the array of social rules, for the Japanese, the most important thing is that you try; with the right attitude, all mistakes will be forgiven.
Ever wonder about the mysterious world your brain travels to when you start to daydream without notice, or when you experience that dreamlike, transcendental state that briefly occurs before you jolt up in a slightly confused haze?
A traveling storyteller recently shared with me that the Japanese have a word, Sakura, which refers to the annual appearance of ...
MILAN, Italy -- It seems natural to ask whether the perceived trajectory of the global economy has shifted downward as much as the movements in the equity markets might seem to suggest. The answer seems clearly to be no.
Business isn't simple; foreign policy isn't either. If Trump wants to be taken seriously by the general electorate, he should demonstrate the nuanced understanding of foreign policy exemplified by candidates ranging from Jeb Bush to Hillary Clinton.
Our next course would be a street food favorite: takoyaki or grilled octopus balls! Pouring the egg batter into the special grilled plate, I was wondering how we were going to make the perfectly shaped crisp balls of takoyaki that we'd come to love eating off the street.
It's time to fully compensate the victims of Agent Orange and fund a total cleanup of the areas in Vietnam that remain contaminated by the toxic chemical. We must hold our leaders accountable for their crimes in Japan and Vietnam, and ensure that such atrocities never happen again.
When power is available, it can be expensive: In many countries in Sub-Saharan Africa, consumers pay as much as 20-50 cents per kilowatt-hour against a global average close to 10 cents.
As the number of foreign tourists is increasing these days, countryside area is also attracting tourists' attention. Every different local dish gets f...
If there was one virtue that China projected, it was an economy that could handle like a BMW, and go from 0 to 7.5 percent growth in 3 months.
Gift giving is a deep-rooted social obligation. People agonize over choosing something that reflects the value of the occasion, the recipient, and the giver. Gourmet chocolates, cakes and cookies play a huge part in this cultural give-and-take.
Japan's future role in global security is the most significant question in the minds of many in East Asia on the seventieth anniversary of the end of the Pacific War.