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Laox sowing seeds of sustainable growth

August 14, 2015 - 00:13
Laox is on track to reap a record profit this year on strong inbound demand from China. But the Japanese operator of duty-free stores is still on the move, growing and diversifying to guard against a drop as that country's economy slows. (Nikkei)
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Japanese firms keen to make inroads into Cuba

August 14, 2015 - 00:02
Japanese companies are keen to make inroads into Cuba after the country last month fully restored diplomatic relations with the United States after more than five decades of enmity, informed sources say. (Jiji Press)
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Tokyo cops arrest Bain executive for import of illegal sex drugs

August 13, 2015 - 10:18
Tokyo Metropolitan Police on Wednesday announced the arrest of an executive of a U.S.-based financial consulting firm for importing illegal sex enhancement drugs, reports Fuji News Network (Aug. 12). (Tokyo Reporter)
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McDonald's Japan logs record net loss for first half of 2015

August 13, 2015 - 09:52
McDonald's Holdings Co. (Japan) posted a record half-year loss of 26.2 billion yen ($210.5 million) for the January-June period. (Asahi)
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