Tag Archives: Komeito
- Cagey Komeito spells trouble for Japan’s casino push
August 15, 2017
The sharp drop in approval ratings is causing some members of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party’s (LDP) coalition partner, Komeito, to be wary of moving Japan’s casino plans forward. After enacting the Integrated Resorts (IR) Promotion bill in December, Japanese lawmakers are currently working on the second piece of legislation—the...
- Japan’s ruling party gives up again on bill legalizing casinos—for now
January 19, 2016
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s Liberal Democratic Party has decided not to pursue the bill that could pave the way for legal casino operations in Japan, at least until the next Diet session. The reason: LDP’s coalition partner is still on the fence on gambling. During last year’s ordinary legislative session,...
New Japan law recognizes bitcoin as method of payment
March 31, 2017
Bitcoin catches attention of American Airlines, AT&T
August 9, 2017
Weakening Japanese yen could lead to bitcoin price surge
April 25, 2017
Tensions in Asia propel bitcoin past $4,000 to new milestone
August 14, 2017