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Uniqlo aims to boost women's promotions

January 6, 2015 - 00:12
Uniqlo clothing chain operator Fast Retailing Co. has decided to introduce a new personnel evaluation system in fiscal 2015 to make it easier for female employees working shortened hours to move up the corporate ladder, The Yomiuri Shimbun has learned. (The Japan News)
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Panasonic bringing most production back to Japan

January 6, 2015 - 00:10
Panasonic Corp. plans to transfer most of its home appliance production back to Japan starting in spring due to a weaker yen and a jump in labor costs abroad, according to the company. (The Japan News)
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Asahi Shimbun unveils action plan to regain trust

January 5, 2015 - 23:53
The Asahi Shimbun, a leading Japanese newspaper, has compiled an action plan to regain public trust following misreporting scandals. (NHK)
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Plastic found inside McDonald's chicken nuggets

January 5, 2015 - 23:47
Pieces of plastic have been detected in chicken nuggets sold at McDonald's outlets in Aomori Prefecture and Tokyo, it was disclosed Monday. (Jiji Press)
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