New catalyst shown to be able to break down ‘toughest’ amide bonds

A research team at Japan’s Nagoya University has developed a series of new catalysts can hydrogenate ‘difficult substrates’, such as amide bonds under much milder conditions than was previously possible. The scientists recently published a study ... ( read original story ...)

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which have been built at Nagoya Works to...accommodate growing domestic demand for...lithium-ion battery-use electrolyte solution. This...Smart News Release features multimedia. View the...full release here:...http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20170409005031/en...... ( read original story ...)


Tokyo governor won't decide on Tsukiji reloca...
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Koike said in a recent interview with Kyodo News....“The problem is very likely to be protracted.”...The relocation issue will be a major focus of the...Tokyo Metropolitan Assembly election as it is...unclear who decided to build the new market at the...site ... ( read original story ...)


Monteiro slams WTCC ‘dangerous’ tyres ...
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World Touring Car Championship leader Tiago...Monteiro slammed tyre supplier Yokohama after...suffering a final-lap puncture on the Nurburgring...Nordschleife for the second year in a row....Monteiro was leading the race last year before a...puncture at a high-speed ... ( read original story ...)


Nikkei pushes closer to one-year high, on track fo...
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Market gets tailwind from dollar's overnight 1.1...gain vs yen * Mining, oil shares gain, as Wall...Street strength lifts sentiment TOKYO Jan 27...Japan's Nikkei share average edged higher on...Friday and looked set for a solid weekly gain as...the weaker yen helped ... ( read original story ...)


Yokohama Finds Creative Way to Show Tire Superiori...
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You could spend a lot of time trying to figure out...what a surfboard, a rodeo saddle and a pair of...running shoes have in common, but we’ll spare...you the trouble and fill you in right now: the...three objects represent Yokohama Canada’s...opportunity to ... ( read original story ...)


Global stocks up on U.S. bank hopes, dollar and yi...
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Bank stocks led the charge in European trading ... MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares...outside Japan .MIAPJ0000PUS slipped 0.1 percent,...after rising to its highest levels since late...October in the previous session. It was up 1.8...percent for ... ( read original story ...)


Abe to Help Trump? Japan Proposes 700,000 US Tech ...
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A Response to Trump's Doubt on Japan According to...Japan News, this proposal by Abe may be in...response to the criticisms from Trump on some...aspects of the Japanese market. This includes the...car industry and the depreciation of the yen,...which may be making ... ( read original story ...)


Killing Japan’s Bitcoin Sales Tax: Breaking Down t...
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The Japanese Financial Services Agency (FSA) is...set to hold an official meeting by the end of 2016...to end sales tax on Bitcoin. If passed, it will...reduce prices at Japanese exchanges by 8%....National News Channels in Korea and Japan praised...the FSA’s move. ( read original story ...)


Space’s Trash Collector? A Japanese Entrepreneur W...
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who put Astroscale’s headquarters in...start-up-friendly Singapore but is building its...spacecraft in his native Japan, where he found...more engineers. “My breakthrough is figuring...out how to make this into a business.”...Scientists say there could be tens ... ( read original story ...)


PM Modi arrives in Japan, nuclear deal on the agen...
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India and Japan will ink about 12 pacts and...possibly sign a crucial civil nuclear deal on...Friday after wide-ranging talks between Prime...Minister Narendra Modi and his counterpart Shinzo...Abe aimed at giving a fillip to the bilateral...strategic relations. ( read original story ...)


She loves being pam-pawed! Adorable video shows Chihuahua repeatedly pushing her owner’s hand to get his attention

Chima the Chihuahua from Nagoya, Japan, wouldn't take no for an answer as she asked for more and more pats and strokes from her doting owner. In the clip, Chima sits on a tile floor next to her owner. She reaches forward with her front right paw and ... ( read original story ...)

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There's going to be another season of Tokyo Ghoul...coming shortly. Later in the year, those would be...the bigger releases on the anime side." But...according to Anime News Network, Viz Media claims...that Hamric misspoke or misquoted about the...favorite dark ... ( read original story ...)


Bank of Singapore officially opens its branch in D...
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Kirit reports to Derrick Tan, Bank of...Singapore’s Global Market Head for Malaysia,...Brunei, Japan, Sub-Continent and Middle East....Under Kirit’s leadership, Bank of Singapore has...registered stellar growth in the Middle East...region - doubling its assets ... ( read original story ...)


South Korea, Japan announce new sanctions on North...
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SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of - South Korea and Japan...on Friday announced their own fresh, unilateral...sanctions on North Korea as their nuclear-armed...neighbour warns of retaliation against toughened...UN sanctions over the nuclear and missile tests it...conducted ... ( read original story ...)


Japan's leader Abe heads to New York to meet ...
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TOKYO — Japan's leader will likely seek...reassurances that President-elect Donald Trump...remains committed to the U.S.-Japan security...alliance when the two meet in New York on...Thursday. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe plans to meet...the incoming president in what ... ( read original story ...)


Discovering Japan: Why Osaka should be on your Jap...
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A business trip to Osaka comes as a welcome relief...to many who live in Tokyo. Tokyo offers many great...things but it can often get wrapped up in itself....Doing business in Tokyo comes with a large dose of...debate which often feels like inertia. In contrast...... ( read original story ...)


Maizuru route said least viable among three Hokuri...
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Among the three route options for an extension of...the Hokuriku Shinkansen Line to Osaka from...Tsuruga, one running via Maizuru and Kyoto would...be least viable, a government report has shown. In...the report, submitted Friday to the ruling...coalition’s ... ( read original story ...)


Tokyo Electron : Announcement on Personnel Changes
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10/27 TOKYO ELECTRON: Patent Issued for Bonding...Apparatus, Bonding System and Bonding.. 10/20...TOKYO ELECTRON: Patent Issued for Joining Method...and Joining System (USPTO 9463.. 10/20 TOKYO...ELECTRON: Patent Issued for Method of...Manufacturing Thermal ... ( read original story ...)


Canada’s next trade pact should focus on Japan and...
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Here’s the case for making the emerging...Japan-India axis the cornerstone of Canada’s...Asia policy. First the economics. India is...Asia’s emerging high-growth economy and...population behemoth. China is increasingly...yesterday’s story, with its economy ... ( read original story ...)


Japan’s growing concern over China’s n...
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The pride of Japan's naval defence, the JS Izumo,...is making an unprecedented journey through Asian...waters over the next three months. The Izumo is...the largest vessel built by Japan since the end of...World War Two - and she looks very much like an...aircraft ... ( read original story ...)


Japan, India to ink controversial nuclear deal
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Japan and India are set to sign a controversial...civil nuclear deal this week, reports said on...Sunday, as the two Asian allies look to boost...economic and security ties to counter China....India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his...Japanese counterpart ... ( read original story ...)


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Osaka was the first stop on our three week tour of Japan ... There’s pretty big queues of Japanese workers so go early. The good news is even in the queue you can soak up the vibes and have a beer or two. We had plates full of sea urchin, tuna, salmon ... ( read ...

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TOKYO - A giant panda cub was born in a Tokyo zoo...Monday, but its gender, weight and even whether it...will survive are uncertain. The mother, ShinShin,...whose previous cub survived only six days, was...holding her newborn in her paw but whether the cub...was ... ( read original story ...)


Japanese comedian astonished by viral success of &...
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Pikotaro, as he is known, debuted a two-minute..."long" version of the 45-second song and answered...a wide range of questions at a Tokyo news...conference in from the song's origin to whether...the Japanese prime minister has called him. Sort...of. His responses ... ( read original story ...)


Australian rock climbers eye ascent to Tokyo 2020 ...
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Yes, rock climbing is a sport. And yes, it's in...the Olympics. Rock climbing will make its Olympic...debut at Tokyo 2020, and since the announcement...late last year, the numbers in Australia have...surged. The most recent national youth titles...featured twice the ... ( read original story ...)


New evidence reveals source of 1586 Sanriku, Japan...
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A team of researchers re-examined historical...evidence around the Pacific and discovered the...origin of the tsunami that hit Sanriku, Japan in...1586 -- a mega-earthquake from the Aleutian...Islands that broadly impacted the north Pacific....Until now, this was ... ( read original story ...)


Building 'Team Thailand' with Exim
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saying it's important that the bank serve a...purpose beyond being just another state bank. "My...plan is to make Exim play a role similar to that...of Japan's JBIC," he says. JBIC (Japan Bank for...International Cooperation) is a Japanese public...financial ... ( read original story ...)


Japan logs 1% growth in 2016
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Japan's economy expanded at a steadily slowing...pace in 2016, though a modest recovery in exports...helped offset sluggish spending by households and...businesses. The 1.0 per cent annual pace of...expansion for the year compared with 1.2 per cent...growth in 2015 ... ( read original story ...)


‘Tokyo’ may be dropped from name of Japan’s top ba...
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Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ is considering...dropping “Tokyo” from its name, which has...drawn complaints from customers that it is too...long, sources said Sunday. The core unit of...Japanese industry leader Mitsubishi UFJ Financial...Group Inc. is likely to ... ( read original story ...)


Professor Tadamitsu Kishimoto of Osaka University ...
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Emeritus Professor Tadamitsu Kishimoto of...Immunology Frontier Research Center at Osaka...University in Japan has won the Medicine ... biological treatment for autoimmune diseases....This Smart News Release features multimedia. View...the full release here ... ( read original story ...)


Key issues for Japan's economy as BOJ monetar...
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TOKYO - Japan's central bank issued an upbeat...assessment of the world's third-largest economy...when it wrapped up its final meeting of the year...Tuesday by keeping its ultra-lax monetary policy...unchanged. The Bank of Japan kept its key policy...interest rate ... ( read original story ...)


The Latest: Japan coast guard leads search for Nav...
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The Navy says the Japanese coast guard is leading...the search for seven sailors missing after their...U.S. destroyer collided with a container ship...early Saturday. The USS Fitzgerald was damaged...both above and below the water line. A search of...some parts of ... ( read original story ...)


Joy Billiards Takes Chinese 8-Ball To Vegas and Osaka

Players can check out the Joy Billiards booth for more details on these giveaways. Joy Billiards will also be making an appearance in Osaka Japan this November when the International Chinese Eight Ball Association (ICEA) and JPBA host the Joy Cup Chinese 8 ... ( read original story ...)

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Sea Shepherd says it has caught Japanese whalers...in Australian waters with a slaughtered whale on...board. The group has released pictures showing a...dead protected minke whale on board the Japanese...whaling ship Nisshin Maru, allegedly in Australian...waters. ( read original story ...)


Japan, Russia to create ¥100 billion fund to boost...
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The planned fund will be set up probably next...year, with the Japan Bank for International...Cooperation and the Russian Direct Investment Fund...splitting the capital, the sources said. In...boosting economic ties with Russia, Japan aims to...make progress in the ... ( read original story ...)


Tokyo Steel holds product prices unchanged for a t...
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"We are sticking to the current prices as the...overseas steel market is weakening after Chinese...steelmills cut prices," Tokyo Steel's managing...director Kiyoshi Imamura told a news conference on...Monday. China's biggest listed steelmaker, Baoshan...Iron & Steel ... ( read original story ...)


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The highly controversial yield curve targeting by...the BoJ creates extreme financial distortions. The...demand for USD funding surges amidst curtailed...supply, making the provision of USD hedging for...Asian savers, corporations and banks prohibitive....BoJ’s ... ( read original story ...)


Conrad Hotels Welcomes Second Property in Japan
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“The arrival of Conrad Osaka underscores Conrad...Hotels & Resorts commitment to growing the...brand’s presence in Japan, complementing its...sister property Conrad Tokyo,” said Daniel Welk,...vice president luxury operations, Asia Pacific,...Hilton. ( read original story ...)


Japan PM Shinzo Abe: 'I have great confidence...
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Media captionSpeaking through a translator Mr Abe...said "I am convinced that Mr Trump is a leader in...whom I can have great confidence" Japan's PM...Shinzo Abe has said he has "great confidence" in...US President-elect Donald Trump and he believes...they can build ... ( read original story ...)


Philippine, Japanese leaders sign military, econom...
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TOKYO — The leaders of Japan and the...Philippines agreed Wednesday to co-operate in...promoting regional peace and stability and...endorsed Japan's provision of patrol boats and...military training aircraft to bolster Philippine...maritime security, without ... ( read original story ...)


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That is, color marks are not registered unless the...applicant proves that the applied-for color mark...has acquired distinctiveness in Japan through...extensive and long-standing use. An applicant...needs to indicate the following information and...entries ... ( read original story ...)


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"The Mommy penalty is big," Rosenbluth tells...Business Insider. In response, women have begun...choosing their careers over children. Men, in...turn, have receded from the dating scene, too....Japan's work-heavy culture developed in the...aftermath of World War II ... ( read original story ...)


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‘Tokyo Ghoul’ Season 3 Updates: 2017 Release Unlikely, Reason Behind Delay, Live Action Casts

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Yokohama Bay Bridge, which separated cargo trucks...to ease traffic ... share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news,...download as early as 4am & share articles on...social media. Call 896 6000. ( read original story ...)


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An adviser to Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo...Abe’s says his nation’s economy needs...another round of monetary and fiscal stimulus....That has investors anticipating even more...Keynesian backflips to spur growth in the...embattled economy. Etsuro Honda, one ... ( read original story ...)


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2 Mr. Hideya Takashima is scheduled to assume the...post of President and Representative Director of...Sapporo Breweries Limited after resolution of the...Extraordinary Meeting of Shareholders to be held...by December 31, 2016 and following resolution of...the ... ( read original story ...)


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SAPPORO 2017: Becoming accustomed to the...atmosphere in an Olympic Village at the February...Asian Winter Games will provide invaluable...experience for emerging and seasoned athletes....Among the thirty athletes selected by the...Australian Olympic Committee for ... ( read original story ...)


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Straight after, the Skylark Group, a pioneer in...the family restaurant business in Japan shut 310...outlets overnight, leaving 100 to stay open around...the clock. One of the reasons for the shut-down is...Japan’s aging society with fewer students as key...... ( read original story ...)


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A strong earthquake has struck Japan, according to...the US Geological Survey. The tremor had a...magnitude between 5.9 and 6.2 and hit the east of...the country, near Honshu, Japan's main and most...populated island. Cities including Tokyo may be...hit by the ... ( read original story ...)


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saying it's important that the bank serve a...purpose beyond being just another state bank. "My...plan is to make Exim play a role similar to that...of Japan's JBIC," he says. JBIC (Japan Bank for...International Cooperation) is a Japanese public...financial ... ( read original story ...)


Japan: First abdication in two centuries, Emperor ...
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The Japanese government approved the bill allowing...ageing Emperor Akihito to step down from the...Chrysanthemum Throne. The Japanese government...approved a one-off bill allowing ageing Emperor...Akihito to step down from the Chrysanthemum...Throne, in the first ... ( read original story ...)


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An animal rights group alleges that horses...destined for slaughter were mistreated during...transportation from Edmonton International Airport...to Japan earlier this month. Karin Nelson from...“Voice for Animals,” a non-profit organization...dedicated to ... ( read original story ...)


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An estimated 100 million people lack property...rights, a senior Ministry of Cities official told...the Thomson Reuters Foundation, highlighting the...need for Brazil to bring its housing sector into...the formal economy. Title deeds for millions of...unregistered ... ( read original story ...)


Tokyo organizers reach agreement on allocation of 2020 costs

TOKYO (AP) — Organizers of the Tokyo Olympics have reached a broad agreement on the allocation of costs for the 2020 Games with the metropolitan, national and local governments of the seven prefectures and four other cities hosting events. Governments ... ( read original story ...)

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TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's top government spokesman...said on Wednesday the government would take steps...in financial markets if needed as it watches for...any excessive volatility. Chief Cabinet Secretary...Yoshihide Suga made the comment at a news...conference ... ( read original story ...)


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The authors have no relevant financial...relationships to disclose. The authors thank...Biomet Japan Inc, Tokyo, Japan, for providing the...cadavers for this study. Correspondence should be...addressed to: Yoshio Matsui, MD, Osaka City...General Hospital ... ( read original story ...)


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You can also find which the 20 biggest IPOs in US...history were. Most of the largest IPO valuations...in history in our list consist of Japanese,...Chinese and American names only. This makes sense...as these countries are the three biggest economies...in the world ... ( read original story ...)


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A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes...161 km ESE of Katsuura, Japan (100 miles) on...Friday. Exact location of earthquake,...141.8436° East, 34.4322° North, depth 10...km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6...miles). A tsunami warning has ... ( read original story ...)


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Kim Jong-nam reportedly fell out of favor with his...father, the late Kim Jong-il, in 2001, when he was...caught trying to enter Japan on a false passport...to visit Tokyo Disneyland. ( read original story ...)


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OSAKA (TR) – Osaka Prefectural Police have...busted a business featuring school girls that...masqueraded as a massage parlor but in actuality...was providing sexual services, reports Nippon News...Network (Nov. 29). On Monday, police raided parlor...Communication ... ( read original story ...)


Japan blasts: One dead in Utsunomiya city
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north of Tokyo. Two cars in a nearby parking area...also caught fire at the same time, police said. It...was not immediately clear what had caused the...explosions. Kyodo news agency said a festival...celebrating traditional culture had been taking...place in a ... ( read original story ...)


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TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese companies believe that...neither U.S. President Donald Trump nor Japan...Prime Minister Shinzo Abe want to see the yen...weaken significantly, a Reuters poll showed, a...development they worry could spark an unwelcome...political backlash. ( read original story ...)


Time to Repair Tokyo-Seoul Ties
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Japan’s ambassador to Seoul remains in Tokyo...since he was recalled in early January in protest...over the erection of a statue symbolizing the...wartime “comfort women” in front of the...Japanese consulate general in Busan in late...December, as Tokyo says ... ( read original story ...)


Japan sends destroyer to escort US vessels
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east of Tokyo, Kyodo News agency reported. It is...Japan's first such operation since it passed...controversial legislation allowing the military to...expand its role overseas. Critics say the laws...violate Japan's pacifist constitution as article 9...of the ... ( read original story ...)


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Are you a business traveler who wants to jump to...the front of the waiting list for Tokyo’s...most exclusive restaurants? Check out this former...Goldman Sachs Group Inc. trader’s new...venture. Takashi Yamada, who worked at the Wall...Street firm for 15 years ... ( read original story ...)


USS Fitzgerald collision: Destroyer docks in Japan...
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At around 29,000 tons displacement, the ship...dwarfs the 8,315-ton U.S. warship, and was...carrying 1,080 containers from the port of Nagoya...to Tokyo. None of the 20 crew members aboard the...container ship, all Filipino, were injured, and...the ship was not ... ( read original story ...)


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in the politics of Tokyo and Japan." To have...fuller access to the Kyodo News website, it is...necessary to subscribe. We offer a broad range of...subscription options depending on your needs....Learn more. ( read original story ...)


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The Bank of Japan published detailed schedules of...planned asset purchases for the first time on...Tuesday as it seeks to prove its commitment to a...zero per cent cap on 10-year government bond...yields. Japan’s central bank said it will buy a...minimum of ¥1 ... ( read original story ...)


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Metrotvnews.com, Tokyo: Tokyo shares opened lower...Friday on rising geopolitical fears after the US...military dropped a massive bomb in Afghanistan,...adding to global tensions over the Middle East and...the Korean peninsula. The weak start followed...overnight ... ( read original story ...)


Yokohama Names New Ambassador
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Founder of Ice Driving Canada named...Yokohama’s brand ambassador. Professional...racing driver, and long-time driving instructor,...Jean-Sebastien Sauriol will be representing...Yokohama Canada as a brand ambassador. “We...are excited for the opportunity to ... ( read original story ...)


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Dressed in his trademark yellow outfit with snake...and leopard patterns, Pikotaro debuted a...two-minute “long” version of his...45-second song before taking questions at a Tokyo...news conference Friday. His responses had the...packed audience of journalists ... ( read original story ...)


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TOKYO -- Japanese banks have typically shied away...from adopting virtual currencies, but not anymore....Now they are looking to leverage their huge...customer bases to jump into the world of...cryptocurrencies by offering quick and inexpensive...services. ( read original story ...)


Osaka court rejects suit over halt in subsidies to...
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They also had to follow Japan’s education...curriculum guidelines and release financial...statements. They did not meet the requirements and...both the Osaka Prefectural and Municipal...governments, which introduced the criteria, halted...the subsidies in fiscal 2011. ( read original story ...)


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TOKYO (Alliance News) - Corporate service prices...in Japan were up 0.5% on year in January, the Bank...of Japan said on Thursday. That was in line with...expectations and unchanged from the December...reading following an upward revision from 0.4%. On...a monthly ... ( read original story ...)