Japan

Type: Country
Name: Japan
population: 128,137,504
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 21 mins ago - 17 reports

Mcdonald's Japan Halts Chicken Imports From China

TOKYO, July 25 (Bernama) -- McDonald's Holdings Co. (Japan) has decided to cease imports of all chicken products from China after a Shanghai supplier admitted to using expired meat, Xinhua news agency reports citing local media."We have made this decision ... [Published Bernama - 9 mins ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 3 reports

Curbs on pork imports from Mexico to be eased

The government intends to loosen restrictions on pork imports from Mexico, officials said Thursday.Imports of Mexican pork are currently limited to meat from six states in the country, following an outbreak of hog cholera there in 2000.In response to ... [Published Japan Times - 1 hour ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 9 reports

Park rejects Abe's summit call

By Kang Seung-wooPresident Park Geun-hye rebuffed Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's proposal for a set of measures designed to mend relations between the two countries, including a summit meeting, Friday.Park called on Japanese politicians to stop ... [Published Korea Times - 1 hour ago]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated 2 hours ago - 11 reports

Japanese PM kicks off 5-nation visit to Latin America

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe left Tokyo Friday to start a five-nation tour of Latin America, local media reported. During the 11-day visit, Abe is scheduled to meet with the leaders of Mexico, Trinidad and Tobago, Colombia, Chile and Brazil, in ... [Published Individual.com - 2 hours ago]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated 3 hours ago - 8 reports

Tokyo stocks end at six-year high

Tokyo stocks have risen 1.13 per cent to close at a six-month high after a sharp decline in US jobless claims boosted the US dollar against the yen, sending exporter shares higher.The benchmark Nikkei 225 index on Friday added 173.45 points to 15,457.87, ... [Published Business Spectator - 3 hours ago]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated 3 hours ago - 25 reports

Japan inflation eases

Japanese inflation eased in June due to the slowing impact on prices from a sales tax hike and surging imports, official data showed on Friday, figures that are likely to stoke renewed questions about Tokyo's war on deflation.The Bank of Japan (BoJ) has ... [Published iafrica.com - 3 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 12 reports

UN Panel Tells Japan to Compensate 'Comfort Women'

GENEVA — A United Nations human rights panel called on Japan on Thursday to undertake independent investigations of wartime sex slavery and apologize to the women who were victims before it was too late. Some historians estimate that as many as 200,000 ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 6 hours ago]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated 7 hours ago - 6 reports

JAL Revises Flight Schedules

JAL has revised its flight schedules from the second half of FY2014 in order to strengthen the airline's international network due to expected growth of demand on its North America-Asia routes, and also to improve transit connections to/from the airline's ... [Published Asia Travel Tips - 7 hours ago]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated 8 hours ago - 13 reports

Tokyo stocks gain in morning on weaker yen

TOKYO (Kyodo) -- Tokyo stocks gained Friday morning as investor sentiment was lifted by a weaker yen trend and the S&P 500's rise to a record closing high for the second consecutive day overnight in New York.The 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average rose 87.17 ... [Published Nikkei Asian Review - 8 hours ago]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated 11 hours ago - 23 reports

Japan trade deficit surges to record

:04:15 A A- A+ Japan's trade deficit ballooned to a record in the first half of the year as exports fell further in June, data showed on Thursday, ramping up pressure on the central bank to unveil fresh measures to boost the economy. The figures come ... [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - 18 hours ago]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated 11 hours ago - 7 reports

UPDATE 1-Japan consumer inflation eases in June as weak yen impact fades

* Nationwide core CPI up +3.3 pct in June vs f'cast 3.3 pct* Consumer inflation slows to 1.3 pct excluding tax hike impact* Slowdown in inflation in line with BOJ's projectionTOKYO, July 25 (Reuters) - Japan's core consumer inflation eased slightly in ... [Published CNBC - 11 hours ago]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 13 reports

Japan, India and US begin Pacific war games

JAPAN, India and the United States will kick off week-long war games in the Pacific tomorrow.Warships from the three countries will begin joint exercises after an official opening ceremony at the Sasebo naval base in southern Japan.Known as the Malabar ... [Published Morning Star Online - 19 hours ago]

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"The market came off a bit as investors wanted to push down the price of the December contract ahead of the start of January-delivery" he said, adding that profit-taking was also behind the fall
...orders, including our MBSCI survey, which showed the highest capital spending plans of the year in June," said Morgan Stanley's Ted Wieseman . "The 0.5% rise we’re forecasting for nondefense capital goods ex aircraft orders would leave them up 15% annualized in the past four months after a winter weak patch."
"Shipments of ICE sensors are growing slightly faster than car shipments," said Richard Dixon, Ph D , principal analyst for MEMS & sensors at IHS. "The main reason is that new concepts in emissions mitigation in the engine and in exhaust aftertreatment systems require advanced sensors for their operation. Added to that, emission legislation in some major markets of the world, like China, is beginning to catch up with that of mature markets like the U S , Europe and Japan, at least in the larger cities."
...by investment buying, if the upward momentum stops then the markets will be that much more at risk of seeing profit-taking set in," he added. "For now the trends are strong so the path of least resistance is to the upside and dips are expected to remain well supported."

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Research and Markets: Japan Apparel & Fashion M... [Published Business Wire Retail News - 27 mins ago]
DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/5v7kl6/japan_apparel_and) has announced the addition of the "Japan Apparel & Fashion Market: The Complete Handbook" report to their offering. Japan Apparel & Fashion ...
Solar Frontier to construct 13 MW project in hi... [Published pv-magazine.com - 41 mins ago]
Japanese thin film producer and system integrator Solar Frontier has signed an agreement to construct a 13 MW power plant in Japan’s Tohoku region. The site will be adjacent to a UNESCO world heritage site. ...
Yingli Green Energy Named One of the Best Suppl... [Published PR Newswire: Environment - 1 hour ago]
BAODING, China and TOKYO, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited (NYSE: YGE) ("Yingli Green Energy" or the "Company"), the largest vertically integrated photovoltaic ("PV") module manufacturer in the world, known ...
SNK PLAYMORE CORPORATION: iPhone/Android Applic... [Published EON Retail - 2 hours ago]
OSAKA, Japan--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--SNK PLAYMORE CORPORATION (Corporate HQ: Suita-city, Osaka, Japan, Company President & CEO: Koichi Toyama) is proud to announce the worldwide release of “THE KING OF FIGHTERS ’98” for iOS and Android devices. ...
SNK PLAYMORE CORPORATION: iPhone/Android Applic... [Published Business Wire Retail News - 2 hours ago]
OSAKA, Japan--(BUSINESS WIRE)--SNK PLAYMORE CORPORATION (Corporate HQ: Suita-city, Osaka, Japan, Company President & CEO: Koichi Toyama) is proud to announce the worldwide release of “THE KING OF FIGHTERS ’98” for iOS and Android devices. "THE KING OF ...
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Why Abe's sagging popularity could sink your st... [Published Reuters Video: Business - 2 hours ago]
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