Ireland to benefit from EU-Japan trade deal – Kelly

More trade means more jobs," added Mr Kelly. Last month Japan's Ministry of Finance (MOF) has said the country will raise tariffs on frozen beef imports from the US and other countries from August to protect domestic producers. Tariffs on frozen beef will ... ( read original story ...)

Japan Display faces rocky road even with new turnaround plan

TOKYO -- Although Japan Display announced a bold turnaround plan on Wednesday, it is unclear whether it can break into the market for cutting-edge OLED panels or if it will require further financial assistance from its top shareholder, the Innovation ... ( read original story ...)

Toshiba gets auditors’ signoff, avoiding delisting for now

TOKYO — Toshiba Corp.’s auditors signed off, belatedly, on its earnings Thursday, meaning the embattled Japanese electronics and nuclear company will likely avert delisting, for now. But the auditors, PriceWaterhouseCoopers Aarata, cautioned about ... ( read original story ...)

Nikkei skids to 2-1/2-month lows on rising North Korea risk

TOKYO, Aug 9 (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei share average tumbled to 2-1/2-month lows on Wednesday morning on escalating geopolitical tensions with North Korean, which boosted the safe-haven yen and knocked many stocks. The Nikkei dropped 1.3 percent to 19,738 ... ( read original story ...)

Japan’s Biggest Bank Is Looking for Overseas Talent

Andrew Mitola had never heard of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc. until he met recruiters for the Japanese bank during his junior year of college. Now the New Jersey native is among the first to join Japan’s biggest lender under an overseas graduate ... ( read original story ...)