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Japan is now the biggest US creditor, surpassing China for the first time.

Japan Surpasses China as Biggest US Creditor

Japan has overtaken China as the country's holdings of the US Treasuries touch $1.13 trillion mark. China, in contrast, now holds $1.12 trillion in US government treasuries. This is the lowest holdings level for China in over six years.

Japan is on course to replace China as the biggest creditor for the first time.

Japan Poised to Overtake China as Biggest US Creditor

This is due to the Chinese Central Bank dipping into its foreign exchange reserves to support the Yuan

Panasonic 'Smart' Basket

Panasonic Creates Automated ‘Smart’ Shopping Basket

With Amazon making headlines with its automated store, Japanese company Panasonic toughens the race as it rolled out a smart basket that automatically calculates bill and bags purchased items.

Cutting it close

China, Japan Agree on Air Contact System to Prevent Air Battles

It denounced that F-15's conduct as "dangerous and unprofessional and destroyed the freedom of navigation and over-flight endowed by international laws."

China Disapproves Japan’s Interference in Military Training.

China Disapproves Japan’s Interference in Military Training in Western Pacific

China slammed Japan on Saturday for allegedly interfering its recent air force training in the Western Pacific region, claiming that two Japanese F-15 fighter jets had abruptly intercepted its exercises.

North Korea Denounces New UN Sanctions, Vows to Retaliate

North Korea Denounces New UN Sanctions, Vows to Retaliate

An infuriated North Korea has denounced the new United Nations sanctions imposed on the isolated state saying the punishment was an "abuse of power" and violated its "right to self-defense."

Results of Japan and China’s First Bilateral Security Talk for 2016

China, Japan Hold First Bilateral Security Talks since March 2015

Japan and China's foreign and defense officials finally held their first bilateral security talks on Monday in Beijing since March 2015.

Fire in the sky

China’s Largest Naval Drill Fails to stop South Korea Deploying THAAD; Japan to also Operate THAAD

Japan also announced it has taken the first steps in a process that will eventually lead to its deploying THAAD.

The online community was outraged over the parks plan to use frozen fish in the ice-skating ring

Amusement Park Forced to Close Down Skatting Rink Over Frozen-Dead Fishes

Space World Amusement Park in Japan has been forced to shut down its ice-skating rink on Sunday after receiving online backlash for putting frozen fishes on display on the floor.

Dominos Japan to delivery pizzas... by reindeer.

Dominos Japan Will Soon Deliver Pizzas... With Reindeers! [VIDEO]

Just as it is in the U.S., people in Japan are very enthusiastic about Christmas. But unlike the U.S., the Japanese are also notorious for coming up with the craziest promotional ideas.

China remains its title as the home of two of the world's fastest supercomputers.

Japan Announces Plan to Build the World’s Fastest Supercomputer

Japan is looking to retake the title of having the world’s fastest supercomputer, a title the country lost to tech leaders like the United States and China. Japan recently announced its intention to build the world’s fastest and most efficient supercomputer by the end of 2017.

Android phones for avid

'Star Wars'-Themed Phones to be Released with 'Dark Side' and 'Light Side' Versions

Here's some good news for fans of the galaxy far, far away--"Star Wars"-themed Android phones will soon be released, and with "Dark Side" and "Light Side" versions!

Japan and China's foreign and defense officials will hold their first bilateral security talks on Monday for year 2016.

Japan and China will hold their First Bilateral Security Talk for 2016

Japan and China's foreign and defense officials will hold their first bilateral security talks on Monday in Beijing since March 2015, according to Fumio Kishida Japan's Foreign Ministry.

Xi Jinping

China Criticizes Japan South Korea Military Intelligence Agreement, Says it Will ‘Only Worsen’ Confrontation on Korean Peninsula

China has lashed out at a recent military intelligence agreement signed between Japan and South Korea.

GSOMIA

South Korea and Japan to Accelerate Information Sharing about North Korea under New Pact

"The pact will allow South Korea to directly share information on Pyongyang obtained by Japan without having to go through the United States"

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