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Japan , Tuesday 23 January 2018

News Japan: At least 16 injured in volcano eruption near Japan ski resort, officials say

News channel or source: http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/ct-japan-volcano-eruption-20180122-story.html
Publication date: uesday 23 January 2018

A volcanic eruption Tuesday injured at least 16 people at a ski resort in central Japan, including six soldiers hit by an avalanche during ski training, officials said. Nine civilians were injured by volcanic rocks, while seven people — six soldiers and ...

News Japan: 11 countries ‘to seal’ Pacific free trade pact: Japan

News channel or source: https://www.ft.com/content/63d86974-0033-11e8-9650-9c0ad2d7c5b5
Publication date: uesday 23 January 2018

The 11 remaining members of a trans-Pacific trade deal that the US rejected have solved their differences and aim to sign an agreement in March, according to the Japanese government. Concluding the wide-ranging deal would be a boost to free trade and send ...

News Japan: An avalanche in Japan, likely sparked by a volcanic eruption, killed one person and injured 14 more

News channel or source: http://www.businessinsider.com/mount-kusatsu-shirane-volcano-eruption-followed-by-deadly-avalanche-2018-1
Publication date: uesday 23 January 2018

Twin natural disasters hit a ski resort in Gunma, Japan. Mount Kusatsu-Shirane erupted, followed shortly by an avalanche. Weather authorities say the events were almost certainly linked. A soldier who was training nearby was killed. At least 14 other ...

News Japan: 16 skiers hurt by flying rocks, avalanche on Japan volcano

News channel or source: https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/16-skiers-hurt-by-flying-rocks-avalanche-on-japan-volcano/ar-AAv2XH8
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

TOKYO— At least 16 people skiing on the slopes of a volcano in central Japan were injured by flying rocks during a surprise eruption and a subsequent avalanche Tuesday, and one person later died. Six skiers, including the man who died, were among 30 ...

News Japan: Volcano eruption, avalanche at Japan ski resort kills one

News channel or source: https://www.yahoo.com/news/volcano-eruption-avalanche-japan-ski-resort-kills-one-063341190.html
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

Tokyo (AFP) - A Japanese soldier was killed on Tuesday after a volcano erupted near a popular Japanese ski resort, sparking an avalanche that left several injured and scores stranded up a mountain, officials said. Footage broadcast on Japanese television ...

News Japan: Japan's fiscal target delay fuels worry about healthcare spending

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/japan-economy-budget/japans-fiscal-target-delay-fuels-worry-about-healthcare-spending-idUSL4N1PI20K
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

TOKYO, Jan 23 (Reuters) - Japan’s two-year delay of an important fiscal discipline target has fuelled concerns that an expected jump in healthcare costs will sap the government’s ability to pay off outstanding debts. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s ...

News Japan: 9 injured in apparent volcano eruption near Japan ski resort

News channel or source: http://www.foxnews.com/world/2018/01/22/9-injured-in-apparent-volcano-eruption-near-japan-ski-resort.html
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

TOKYO – A disaster official says at least nine people have been injured by an apparent volcanic eruption and avalanche near a ski resort in central Japan. Gunma prefectural official Ken Kiryu said Tuesday that details were still unclear but the people ...

News Japan: BOJ’s Kuroda Squashes Speculation on Higher Rates This Year

News channel or source: https://www.wsj.com/articles/bank-of-japan-sticks-to-view-on-2-inflation-1516678352
Publication date: uesday 23 January 2018

TOKYO—Bank of Japan Gov. Haruhiko Kuroda continued his efforts Tuesday to cool recent speculation that the bank will raise rates this year, indicating that the Japanese central bank wasn’t ready to join a global wave of unwinding led by the Federal ...

News Japan: Japan Inc sees strong run of economic growth, but more wary than market estimates

News channel or source: https://www.cnbc.com/2018/01/22/reuters-america-japan-inc-sees-strong-run-of-economic-growth-but-more-wary-than-market-estimates.html
Publication date: uesday 23 January 2018

TOKYO, Jan 23 (Reuters) - Nearly three-quarters of Japanese companies expect the economy to keep expanding at least another year, extending an already strong run, although they were not as bullish as market estimates, a Reuters poll showed. Japan has ...

News Japan: At Least 16 Hurt in Volcano Eruption Near Japan Ski Resort

News channel or source: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-01-23/urgent-9-injured-in-apparent-volcano-eruption-near-japan-ski-resort
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

Tokyo (AP) -- Twelve people, including eight soldiers, skiing on the slopes of a volcano in central Japan were injured Tuesday by flying rocks during a sudden eruption, officials said. One soldier later died. The eight soldiers were in a group of 30 who ...