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Datsun mi-DO hatchback unveiled in Moscow

August 28, 2014 - 23:16
Nissan Motor Co. premiered its new Datsun mi-DO hatchback at the Moscow International Automobile Salon, which opened to the media on Wednesday. (The Japan News)
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Airport-style duty-free store to open in Tokyo's Ginza

August 28, 2014 - 08:28
Foreign tourists as well as Japanese travelers headed for international destinations will be able to start their duty-free shopping in central Tokyo from next year. (Asahi)
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Book publishers shout foul over Amazon Japan's new ratings

August 28, 2014 - 08:18
Online retail giant Amazon Japan introduced a new system this summer to rank book publishers, a decision that has not gone down well with its business partners. (Asahi)
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For McDonald's Japan's CEO Sarah Casanova, problems bigger than tainted chinese chicken

August 27, 2014 - 23:27
Is it fate that hands to newly elevated women CEOs problem-plagued and accident prone companies? The women who now lead GM, Yahoo, Ebay, and IBM might have asked themselves this question. (Forbes)
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JAL to fly Mitsubishi Regional Jet at home

August 27, 2014 - 23:14
Japan Airlines will order the regional jet Mitsubishi Aircraft is readying for commercialization in 2017, with plans to cut fuel costs by replacing its old domestic fleet with the energy efficient aircraft. (Nikkei)
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Line hoping to parlay user network into big e-commerce payout

August 27, 2014 - 23:11
Line, provider of a popular free chat app, is throwing its hat in the red-hot online shopping market, betting that its vast domestic user base will make it a formidable presence in a field dominated by three industry titans: Rakuten, Amazon Japan and Yahoo. (Nikkei)
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Korean hostess club in Akasaka accused of 120 mill yen in tax evasion

August 27, 2014 - 07:48
The Tokyo Regional Taxation Bureau charged the former manager of a club employing Korean hostesses in the Akasaka entertainment district with tax evasion, it was learned on Tuesday, reports the Sankei Shimbun. (Tokyo Reporter)
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JR Tokai submits maglev plan

August 26, 2014 - 23:00
Central Japan Railway Co., better known as JR Tokai, submitted a plan to the transport ministry on Tuesday on the Tokyo-Nagoya section of a high-speed magnetic levitation Shinkansen train line. (The Japan News)
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