Toshiba stock knocked from top-tier listing as financial woes deepen

... brunt of its financial pain after delaying its full-year financial report for a sixth time. But the gloomier outlook is enough to trigger an automatic demotion to the second rung of the Tokyo Stock Exchange. The move was not unexpected after the Tokyo ... ( read original story ...)

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OSAKA – What are the odds that the public...can be convinced of the case for legalized casino...gambling? With the passage of a controversial bill...earlier this month lifting the ban on casino...gambling, and in the face of strong public...opposition, supporters ... ( read original story ...)


Tokyo stocks retreat in morning as firm yen drags ...
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TOKYO, March 6 (Xinhua) -- Tokyo stocks lost...ground Monday morning, as a comparatively firm yen...against the U.S. dollar saw exporter-linked shares...under pressure, which tends to drag down the...broader market. The 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average...dropped 98.70 ... ( read original story ...)


Japan's defense minister visits controversial...
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Japan's Kyodo News service reported that Abe, who...was golfing outside Tokyo, refused comment when...asked about Inada's visit. The defense minister...doffed her shoes on her way into the shrine, and...afterward told waiting journalists, "Regardless of...... ( read original story ...)


On casinos, Osaka moves forward as Yokohama steps ...
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OSAKA – As a Liberal Democratic Party team...tasked with recommending ... who faces a tough re-election campaign this...summer against a candidate opposed to casinos,...said at a Wednesday news conference that it would...be very difficult to formulate detailed ... ( read original story ...)


Over 5% of small firm employees in Tokyo, Osaka pa...
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The ratio of small- and mid-sized business...employees being paid below the minimum hourly wage...set by the national government topped 5 percent in...Tokyo and Osaka Prefecture in fiscal 2016, a sharp...increase compared to data for fiscal 2012 to 2015 ... ( read original story ...)


Japanese Businessman Promises $50 Billion and 50,0...
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President-elect Donald Trump made an announcement...from Trump Tower on Tuesday that Japanese business...mogul Masayoshi Son, the chief executive of...Softbank Group, has pledged to invest $50 billion...and 50,000 jobs in the United States. “So,...ladies and gentl ... ( read original story ...)


Apple considers bidding for big stake in Toshiba c...
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Apple Inc. is considering teaming up with its...supplier Foxconn to bid for Toshiba Corp.'s...semiconductor business, Japanese public...broadcaster NHK reported on Friday - the latest...twist in the sale of the world's second-biggest...flash memory chipmaker. ( read original story ...)


Tokyo 2020: Mixed-gender events added to Olympic G...
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Mixed-gender events in athletics, swimming, table...tennis and triathlon have been approved for the...Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, the IOC has announced....The Games will include a 4x400m mixed relay in...athletics and a 4x100m medley mixed relay in...swimming. ( read original story ...)


Panasonic aims to move Tesla auto partnership beyo...
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OSAKA: Panasonic Corp aims to extend its...partnership with electric car maker Tesla Motors...Inc beyond batteries and into self-driving...technology, as the Japanese conglomerate continues...to shift its focus to the automotive business. The...electronics maker has ... ( read original story ...)


Bank of America profit rises on bond trading, cost...
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That came as clients scrambled to reposition after...Britain’s surprise June vote to leave the...European Union and changing expectations for...monetary policy in the United States, Europe and...Japan. Trading drives up profit at Bank of America...(Reuters ... ( read original story ...)


Bank of Japan April meeting minutes note asset purchases will fluctuate on market conditions

Bank of Japan policymakers agreed that the amount of government debt purchases will fluctuate under its quantitative easing program, minutes of the central bank's April 26-27 policy meeting showed on Wednesday. Members also said such fluctuations do not ... ( read original story ...)

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Technavio’s report, Excavator Market in...Japan 2017-2021, has been prepared based on an in ... Secondary research includes Technavio Platform,...industry publications, company reports, news...articles, analyst reports, trade associations and...the data ... ( read original story ...)


Japan government-led group tells Toshiba to fix ch...
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The group includes a state-backed fund, the...Innovation Network Corp of Japan (INCJ), the...Development Bank of Japan (DBJ), as well as U.S....private equity firm Bain Capital and South Korean...chipmaker SK Hynix Inc. Western Digital, which...jointly operates ... ( read original story ...)


BRIEF-TSMC orders machinery equipment from Tokyo E...
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* Says orders machinery equipment worth T$1.26...billion ($41.95 million) Source text on Eikon:...Further company coverage: ($1 = 30.0390 Taiwan...dollars) (Reporting by Hong Kong newsroom) Our...Standards: The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles...Next In Company News ( read original story ...)


Tokyo stocks open higher on weak yen, upbeat US da...
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Tokyo stocks opened higher on Wednesday as...exporters rose on a weaker yen and as energy...stocks followed oil prices upward, with investors...cheered by encouraging US economic data. "We're in...for another bull market today, particularly with...the yen trading ... ( read original story ...)


Offshore quake causes tsunamis, nuclear worries in...
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TOKYO - Coastal residents fled to higher ground as...a powerful earthquake sent a series of moderate...tsunamis toward Japan's northeastern shore Tuesday...and fueled concerns about the Fukushima nuclear...power plant destroyed by a much larger tsunami...five year ago. ( read original story ...)


Japanese city recognises same-sex partnerships
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The municipal authorities of Sapporo, the fifth...major city in Japan with a population of around...2.5 million, are expected to issue partnership...certificates to lesbian, gay, bisexual and...transgender (LGBT) couples from Thursday, Efe news...reported. ( read original story ...)


Japan’s 2016 net external assets rose to second-la...
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Japan’s net external assets rose to their...second-highest amount on record at the end of...fiscal 2016, driven by rising mergers and...acquisitions overseas by firms and portfolio...investment, the Finance Ministry said Friday. The...net value of assets held by ... ( read original story ...)


Japan disappointed by Trump’s decision to quit Par...
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OSAKA – Japanese government officials, business...leaders, and environmental groups expressed regret...Friday at U.S. President Donald Trump’s...announcement that America was withdrawing from the...Paris Climate Change Agreement, but vowed to find...ways to work ... ( read original story ...)


Takeda is buying Ariad Pharmaceuticals in a $5.2 b...
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Here's the press release: CAMBRIDGE, Mass. &...OSAKA, Japan--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Takeda...Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TSE:4502)...(“Takeda”) and Ariad Pharmaceuticals,...Inc. (NASDAQ:ARIA) (“Ariad”) today...announced that they have entered into a definitive...... ( read original story ...)


Japan's largest travel agency wants to overwh...
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Q: What is the overall picture of the company's...global business? A: We have 423 bases of...operation, including our offices and partners'...outlets, in 108 cities in 37 countries and...regions. We are giving great importance to not...only handling Japanese ... ( read original story ...)


Japan eyes bigger bite of China’s rice market

TOKYO -- With Sino-Japanese relations showing signs of warming, Tokyo is working to persuade Beijing to accept more Japanese rice in hopes of giving domestic farmers greater access to a market hungry for high-quality imports. Toshihiro Nikai, secretary ... ( read original story ...)

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TOKYO -- Microsoft Japan will launch a large-scale...cloud service in Japan this year that will enable...major corporations to run their enterprise systems...on the cloud. The software giant will introduce...the cloud service it rolled out in May in the U.S ... ( read original story ...)


Seoul, Tokyo say North Korea launched ballistic mi...
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North Korea on Monday fired an apparent ballistic...missile off its east coast that landed in the...waters of Japan's economic zone ... according to the official Korean Central News...Agency. KCNA cited Kim as ordering officials to...mass-produce and deploy ... ( read original story ...)


Exclusive – Tepco, investors discussing firs...
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TOKYO (Reuters) - Tokyo Electric Power (Tepco ... when legal changes that let it give more...financial support to the utility are enacted, said...a person familiar with the government's thinking....But the company may have to hurry as gains in...financial markets ... ( read original story ...)


Chinese delegation arrives in Sapporo for Asian Wi...
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SAPPORO, Feb. 17 (Xinhua) -- The Chinese...delegation to the Asian Winter Games, spearheaded...by the short track speed-skating team, arrived in...Sapporo on Friday at the New Chitose Airport....China sent a 236-strong delegation to the 8th...Asian Winter Games ... ( read original story ...)


Comfortable and budget-friendly! 10 Recommended Bu...
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This hotel is just 10 minutes from Osaka Station...and within walking distance of Umeda and...Kitashinchi! Nearby is the power spot Tsuyunoten...Shrine, famous for bring success in romance, and...many izakaya bars, so it’s a business hotel...recommended for either ... ( read original story ...)


Tokyo festival announces four 'Muses' fo...
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Sakura Ando, Yu Aoi, Hikari Mitsushima and Aoi...Miyazaki to be feted. Tokyo International Film...Festival is highlighting the work of four Japanese...actresses – Sakura Ando, Yu Aoi, Hikari...Mitsushima and Aoi Miyazaki – in this year’s...Japan Now section. ( read original story ...)


Tokyo Drift An Important Chapter In Fast & Fur...
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But the screenwriter Chris Morgan feels it is...their third film Tokyo Drift(though tanked at the...box office), which is crucial in the growth and...progression of the Fast & Furious franchise...."Originally, I started as a fan. I went to see the...original film at ... ( read original story ...)


Japan eyes trilateral talks with China, South Kore...
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... and South Korea about holding a trilateral summit...in Tokyo in February aimed at deepening...cooperation on such issues as a free trade deal,...the environment and counter-terrorism, Kyodo news...agency reported on Saturday. Disagreements over...North Korea ... ( read original story ...)


For Tokyo Vintage Store Nude Trump, It’s Business ...
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TOKYO — Longtime Shibuya vintage store Nude...Trump says its business remains unaffected by the...erratic behavior of the American president with...whom it shares a name. The store, located on the...third floor of an Eighties-style building, offers...a hodgepodge ... ( read original story ...)


Japan keeps making inroads into global Islamic fin...
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Private sukuk issuances by Japanese financial...companies up to 2014. Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ...and Mizuho Bank joined with multimillion murabaha...facilities in cooperation with the Islamic...Development Bank in 2014 and 2017, respectively....Source ... ( read original story ...)


Nikkei flat as dollar/yen steadies, on track for gains this week

TOKYO, June 23 Japan's Nikkei share average was flat on Friday morning as dollar-yen levels steadied after major economic events, while Nintendo hit new multi-year highs on ongoing hopes for a new title on Switch. The Nikkei was flat at 20,119.55 in ... ( read original story ...)

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The US and Japan have successfully carried out the...first test of a defense system designed to shoot...down ballistic missiles. The US Missile Defense...Agency revealed the USS John Paul Jones was able...to track, locate and ultimately destroy a missile...by ... ( read original story ...)


Japan corp bond yields rise to 1-1/2 yr high on fe...
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TOKYO May 22 Fears that the Bank of Japan is...scaling back its massive bond buying programme...rippled through corporate bond markets on Monday...as traders rushed to dump their holdings at an...auction, pushing yields to a 1-1/2 year high....Sellers offered 403 ... ( read original story ...)


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Pharmacy is the science and technique of preparing...as well as dispensing drugs and medicines. It is a...health profession that links health sciences with...chemical sciences and aims to ensure the safe and...effective use of pharmaceutical drugs. The scope...of ... ( read original story ...)


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Reports quoting the interior ministry linked the...man to al-Qaeda and Jabat Fateh al-Sham in Syria...(Morocco World News, November 20 ... The Jamestown Foundation kindly allows Modern...Tokyo Times to publish their highly esteemed...articles. ( read original story ...)


Sinkhole takes bite out of Japanese city
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Parts of a main street collapsed in the heart of...Fukuoka in southern Japan on Tuesday, creating a...massive sinkhole and cutting off power, water and...gas supplies to parts of the city. Stoplights and...sidewalks tumbled more than 10 metres as the earth...... ( read original story ...)


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SAPPORO (Bernama) -- The biting sub-zero...temperatures of Hokkaido did little to subdue the...sheer excitement I felt as I travelled to its...capital city of Sapporo. It was, after all, my...first winter experience, and I looked forward to...enjoying it in Japan's ... ( read original story ...)


Japan hit by earthquake considered an aftershock o...
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One woman suffered cuts to her head from falling...dishes, Kyodo news agency reported, citing fire...department officials. Japanese Minister for...Disaster Management Jun Matsumoto told reporters...about three hours after the quake that there had...been no reports ... ( read original story ...)


Nikkei falls on disappointing profit outlooks; BOJ...
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Inpex Corp dropped 1.4 percent, Japan Petroleum...Exploration Co shed 1.0 percent. The broader Topix...fell 0.3 percent to 1,389.25 and the JPX-Nikkei...Index 400 declined 0.3 percent to 12,455.73. ( read original story ...)


Japan aims to boost yen’s status with direct...
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TOKYO -- To encourage more businesses to use the...yen and other Asian currencies, Japan's Finance...Ministry announced a comprehensive plan Monday to...launch direct currency trading with other regional...players. The ministry will first enter talks with...Thailand. ( read original story ...)


Urawa draws with Yokohama to secure place in J-Lea...
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SAITAMA, Japan - The Urawa Reds secured a place in...the J-League championship final on Thursday after...a 1-1 draw with Yokohama F Marinos on the final...day of the regular season. The Reds clinched the...top spot in the overall standings, finishing with...74 ... ( read original story ...)


Japan’s consumption uptick convincing no one

TOKYO -- Japan's government has upgraded its assessment of the economy for the first time in six months in light of healthy consumer spending -- though neither the cabinet, the business community nor the public seems truly confident that things are looking up. ( read original story ...)

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Japan has decided to shut down an experimental...fast-breeder nuclear reactor that drained...government finances for years without living up to...hopes it would be a savior for the resource-poor...country's energy needs. Government ministers...decided Wednesday to ... ( read original story ...)


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(c) 2017 Bakhtar News Agency. All rights reserved....Provided by SyndiGate Media Inc....(Syndigate.info)., source Middle East & North...African Newspapers 03/22 OSAKA GAS: NNPC targets...4000MW electricity generation in 10 years 03/21...OSAKA GAS: NNPC to generate ... ( read original story ...)


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"These games will show the potential of Asia to...the world," Katsuhiro Akimoto, head of Sapporo's...organizing committee, said. "We have great...expectations for the spectacular athletic...performances of over 2,000 athletes." Among the...dignitaries at Sapporo ... ( read original story ...)


Philippines to construct drug rehab centres with f...
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Manila: Japan is providing a $16 million (Dh58...million) grant to the Philippines for the...construction of drug rehabilitation centres,...officials said on Sunday. According to Philippine...Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III, Manila is...working fast to ensure ... ( 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 ...)


Carlos Ghosn (21) Disaster strikes: Japan's M...
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Like anyone who lives in Japan, or has a close...connection with the country, March 11, 2011, is...imprinted in my memory. I was in Paris to attend a...Renault management conference. I received an email...early in the morning with two foreboding...sentences: "Big ... ( read original story ...)


Mexico gets Trump's trade ire, Japan and Germ...
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By comparison, Japan and Germany get off easy. The...focus on China is understandable: The U.S. trade...deficit in goods with China ($347 billion last...year) is five times bigger than any other. The...U.S. trade gap with Mexico ($63.2 billion), though...... ( read original story ...)


Japan's Mr Yen says dollar could fall below 1...
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TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's former currency czar...Eisuke Sakakibara said the dollar could fall below...100 yen by year-end on U.S. President Donald...Trump's perceived support for a weak dollar, but...cautioned that any yen-selling intervention by...Tokyo might be ... ( read original story ...)


Nikkei gives back some gains, BOJ awaited
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TOKYO, April 27 Japan's Nikkei share average...slipped on Thursday, giving back some of this...week's gains as sentiment soured on Wall Street...losses and wary investors awaited the Bank of...Japan's policy decision. The Nikkei was down 0.2...percent at 19,243.76 ... ( read original story ...)


Nikkei ends lower as stronger yen takes a toll, Takata shares plummet

TOKYO, June 22 Japan's Nikkei share average erased early modest gains on Thursday and edged down, as a stronger yen took its toll on market sentiment. The Nikkei ended 0.1 percent lower at 20,110.51, extending Wednesday's 0.5 percent decline and moving ... ( read original story ...)

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Social media has reacted harshly to a 32-year-old...60 Minutes story featuring junior Japanese...executives frothing at the mouth during a business...boot camp. Ian Leslie, a original reporter with...the long-running Nine Network program, returned to...the ... ( read original story ...)


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Here I am more than halfway into my trip and Tokyo...greets me with bright lights and people...everywhere. It's crazier than Hong Kong in very...many ways and I loved discovering the weird and...wonderful in this city. Visiting the Tsukiji fish...markets and seeing ... ( read original story ...)


BOJ survey shows cheaper yen lifts Japan business ...
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TOKYO (AP) — Business sentiment among...Japan's automakers and other big manufacturers has...improved slightly, according to the latest...quarterly survey by the Japanese central bank. The...Bank of Japan's "tankan" survey for December...showed its measure of ... ( read original story ...)


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Tokyo (CNN)Japan's Princess Mako is giving up her...royal status -- all ... The engagement won't become official until a...ceremonial exchange of gifts, but the news has...reignited concerns about the shrinking size of the...imperial family, which currently ... ( read original story ...)


North Korea fires short-range ballistic missile in...
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It landed in Japan's exclusive maritime economic...zone ... according to the official Korean Central News...Agency. KCNA cited Kim as ordering officials to...mass-produce and deploy the system all over the...country so as to "completely spoil the enemy's...wild ... ( read original story ...)


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A Japanese student in a classroom from in Ofunato...city ... "They try to follow the rules for everything,"...Fujimkai tells Business Insider. In order to prove...that a student's hair is natural, schools will...often ask parents to submit childhood photos ... ( read original story ...)


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"Given the international situation starting with...North Korea, mutual understanding between Japan...and China is vital," Liberal Democratic Party...(LDP) Secretary General Toshihiro Nikai was quoted...by Jiji news agency telling a news conference,...adding he would ... ( read original story ...)


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By the time Tanaka bounded out to the mound and...warmed up to the peppy music of Japanese girl band...Momoiro Clover Z, it was 8:47 p.m. for the first...pitch — that was 9:47 a.m. Saturday in Tokyo for...the national telecast back in his homeland...."Breakfast at ... ( read original story ...)


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Airlines including All Nippon Airways and Japan...Airlines cancelled at least 130 flights, while...services on the Tokaido and Sanyo Shinkansen lines...saw delays. To have fuller access to the Kyodo...News website, it is necessary to subscribe. We...offer a broad ... ( read original story ...)


Exploding airbag scandal pushes Japanese auto supplier Takata towards bankruptcy

It is now worth less than a quarter of its value from just a week ago when a report by Japan’s leading Nikkei business daily said it would seek bankruptcy protection and sell its assets to a US company. At Thursday’s close, the embattled stock had ... ( read original story ...)

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Japan central bank seen upbeat on growth, gloomy o...
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TOKYO Brightening global growth prospects will...allow Japan's central bank to keep monetary policy...steady this week and invest time solving the...puzzle of why inflation remains stubbornly low...despite a tightening job market and robust...economic recovery. ( read original story ...)


Japan holding mass evacuations in preparation for ...
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It comes as the threat from North Korea peaks...following news it will soon have developed a...missile capable ... Although North Korea hasn't actually made any...direct threats against Japan, tubby tyrant Kim has...claimed he could target US military bases ... ( read original story ...)


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Manila (AFP) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe...offered support for Philippine President Rodrigo...Duterte's controversial drug war on Thursday as...the pair met in Manila for talks that also focused...on territorial rows with China. Abe's two-day...visit to the ... ( read original story ...)


Nikkei skids on stronger yen ahead of U.S.-Japan s...
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TOKYO Feb 9 Japan's Nikkei share average slipped...on Thursday due to pressure from a stronger yen...ahead of a meeting this week between U.S....President Donald Trump and Japan's Prime Minister...Shinzo Abe. The Nikkei was down 0.2 percent at...midday at 18,971.46. ( read original story ...)


Toshiba will do utmost to avoid Tokyo delisting, s...
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Japan’s Toshiba will make every effort to avoid...being delisted by the Tokyo Stock Exchange ... with billions of dollars in losses from its...Westinghouse Electric nuclear business. It...reported earnings for the third quarter after...missing two previous ... ( read original story ...)


Japan pushing to preserve agreed-on TPP framework
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TOKYO -- In moving ahead with the Trans-Pacific...Partnership without the U.S., Japan will urge...other member nations to stick with the tariff and...commerce agreements reached under the previous...12-nation framework to avoid tricky renegotiation....The Japanese ... ( read original story ...)


Tokyo governor vows to use 2020 Games to tackle de...
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Tokyo Gov. Yuriko Koike vowed Friday to use the...2020 Tokyo Paralympics to create a city that can...cope with the demands of a rapidly aging...population. Graying Japan is one of the...world’s fastest aging societies, with the...number of centenarians rising to ... ( read original story ...)


Japan, S. Korea Suspend Currency Swap Deal
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Korea’s foreign-exchange holdings stood at...$371 billion as of the end of December, according...to the Bank of Korea data. WWII Replica Dispute...Japan on Friday announced that it was withdrawing...from the talks on the Korea-Japan currency swap...citing Korea ... ( read original story ...)


Japan to promote research on civilian and military...
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The Japanese government is considering stepping up...efforts to ... 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 ...)