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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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Bluefin tuna sells for Y4.51 mil at year's first auction in Tokyo

January 5, 2015 - 05:04
A giant bluefin tuna sold for 30% less than the sum paid last year at the Tsukiji market's first auction of the year in Tokyo on Monday. (Japan Today)
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Confused Japanese consumers want an answer: Where is 'P.R.C.'?

January 4, 2015 - 23:38
A linguistic loophole of sorts has been allowing some products produced in China to be labeled in English as "Made in P.R.C." (
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First blowfish auction of the year held

January 4, 2015 - 07:26
The first blowfish auction of 2015 has been held in western Japan. (NHK)
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Japan's apparel industry to put tag on "genuine" Japan-made items

January 4, 2015 - 00:50
Japan's apparel industry will place a special tag on "genuine" Japan-made clothing to promote items using the high skills of workers in the country amid fierce competition with cheaper Chinese-made products, the industry sources said Saturday. (Kyodo)
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