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Fast Retailing logs record net profit on strong Asian sales

October 8, 2015 - 13:00
Fast Retailing Co. said Thursday it posted a record group net profit of 110.03 billion yen ($918 million) for the business year through August, lifted by robust performance in Asia. (Kyodo)
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Toyota aiding U.S. probe into how Islamic State acquires trucks, SUVs

October 7, 2015 - 22:11
Toyota Motor Corp. said Wednesday it is cooperating with the U.S. government's investigation into how the Islamic State is obtaining the Japanese automaker's trucks and sports utility vehicles. (Kyodo)
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Japan may buy more domestic rice to protect prices

October 7, 2015 - 05:23
The Japanese government will buy more rice for its national reserve as part of efforts to prevent domestic rice prices from falling as more of the cheaper, foreign-grown crop enters the market when the Trans-Pacific Partnership takes effect. (Nikkei)
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