Japan's exports, imports surge in sign of renewed vigor

Japan's exports rose at a faster-than-expected 12 percent pace in March, while imports jumped nearly 16 percent from a year earlier, the government said Thursday. The data suggest relatively strong foreign demand could lift growth for the world's No. 3 ... ( read original story ...)

Capricorn C803 Sapporo bearing kits

Capricorn RC have introduced the new Sapporo ball bearing set for their C803 1/8th car. This set of 18 high quality, made in Japan ABEC X bearings has been put together by Capricorn bearing in mind the needs of the most demanding drivers, and is available ... ( read original story ...)

Tokyo's office space market softening ahead of 2018

TOKYO -- Tokyo's office property market is beginning to weaken despite very low availability on expectations of a spike in the supply of new office space in 2018. Alarmed by the trend, commercial real estate developers are stepping up their marketing ... ( read original story ...)

Japan to scrap 5 more nuclear reactors

TOKYO -- Five nuclear reactors in Japan were approved for decommissioning on Wednesday, pushing utilities and other companies to join hands to tackle both the great business opportunities and daunting technical problems involved with the process. ( read original story ...)

Japan's Unicharm fires up third Saudi diaper factory

TOKYO -- Japanese diaper maker Unicharm took a major step toward developing the Middle Eastern market by opening its third plant in Saudi Arabia. The new factory, next to another manufacturing center in Riyadh, apparently cost a few billion yen (1 billion ... ( read original story ...)