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Shortage of butter at stores remains a puzzling mystery

December 21, 2015 - 22:00
A supermarket chain operating about 20 stores in Tokyo is issuing a notice at the place it stocks butter - "only one per customer." (
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Fate of iconic, deteriorating Ginza Capsule Tower up in air

December 21, 2015 - 21:58
An aging high-rise condominium in Tokyo's Ginza district is at the heart of a storm among residents over whether the building should be demolished and replaced or preserved. (
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Toshiba in Y550 bil. loss; to cut 7,800 jobs

December 21, 2015 - 21:56
Toshiba Corp. said Monday that it expects to log its biggest-ever group net loss of ¥550 billion in fiscal 2015, which ends next March, due partly to costs related to restructuring measures for its slumping operations. (
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Tourism set for further lift with airline fee exemption

December 19, 2015 - 22:35
The booming tourism industry is set to be bolstered further with an incentive program for airlines encouraging them to introduce new routes to Japan. (Asahi)
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Studio Ghibli unveils new animated film set for release in Japan next year

December 19, 2015 - 00:13
Japan's most famous anime production house is back in the animation saddle, with a European director holding the reins. (Japan Today)
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