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Japan's business mood worsens in third quarter, Bank of Japan 'tankan' survey shows

3 hours 11 min ago
Japanese manufacturers' business mood worsened in the three months to September, a central bank survey showed on Monday, bolstering views that the weakening yen and its inflationary impact on business costs undermined a fragile economic recovery. (Reuters)
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Automation technology to boost Japan’s logistics industry

14 hours 12 min ago
The logistics industry is paying attention to technology that automates work. Automation technology can bring efficiency and solve challenges that Japanese industries face. (ANI News)
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Budget sushi mogul arrested for allegedly stealing trade secrets

October 1, 2022 - 00:42
Tokyo police have arrested the president of the operator of one of Japan's largest sushi chains on suspicion of fraudulently obtaining confidential information on a rival company. (NHK)
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How to Play at Online Casinos for Real Money

September 30, 2022 - 16:18
Playing at online casinos for real money is only simple at first glance. (
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September 30, 2022 - 16:08
2022年に入ってから仮想通貨市場は低迷が続き、仮想通貨関連メディアでは「仮想通貨冬の時代」と言われることが増えた。 (
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Toyota president: California zero-emission requirements hard to meet

September 30, 2022 - 10:50
Toyota Motor President Akio Toyoda said California's new zero-emission requirements, which seek to end sales of new gasoline-only vehicles by 2035, will be "difficult" to meet. (Nikkei)
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Japan's Daikin says it will assemble air conditioners in Nigeria as it renews Africa expansion

September 30, 2022 - 10:47
Daikin Industries will begin assembling air conditioners in Nigeria as the Japanese company renews a push into Africa that had been delayed by the COVID-19 pandemic, the head of the company's India business said on Thursday. (Reuters)
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GIC seeks Japan property deals as yen falls and tourists return

September 30, 2022 - 10:17
Singaporean sovereign wealth fund GIC is on the hunt for property deals and corporate partners across Japan as the falling yen and border reopening trigger a rush of tourists and deals. (Business Times)
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Japan, China mark 50 years since normalization of ties amid tensions

September 30, 2022 - 02:10
Japanese and Chinese leaders exchanged messages to mark the 50th anniversary of the normalization of diplomatic ties on Thursday, with little mood for a grand celebration as tensions remain over a territorial row and a deepening rift between Beijing and Western nations over Taiwan. (Japan Today)
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Analog Japan sinks to record low in global digital ranking

September 29, 2022 - 12:28
Japan has hit a new bottom in terms of global digital competitiveness, according to an annual ranking released Wednesday, underscoring the country's difficulty in modernizing public- and private-sector systems. (Nikkei)
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Japan’s beer drinkers squirrel away suds in anticipation of price hikes

September 29, 2022 - 11:45
Beer sales typically decrease after the long, hot summer has ended, but they are continuing to rise in September as impending price hikes have consumers bucking that trend as they squirrel away their favorite brews. (AsiaNews)
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EV charging stations in Japan get boost from top travel agency JTB

September 29, 2022 - 04:41
As Japan guardedly emerges from the COVID-19 pandemic, top Japanese travel agency JTB plans to build a nationwide network of 5,000 electric-vehicle charging points to try to ride a new trend in domestic tourism, Nikkei has learned. (Nikkei)
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NTT Docomo to invest $415 mil. in metaverse business

September 29, 2022 - 04:36
Major Japanese mobile phone carrier NTT Docomo says it will spend 60 billion yen, or about 415 million dollars to fully enter the metaverse market. (NHK)
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Yoshinoya, Hanamaru Udon to raise prices from October

September 28, 2022 - 12:35
Yoshinoya, a major beef bowl chain, has announced that it will raise the prices of its main products such as "beef bowl" and "pork bowl" from the 1st of next month. (News On Japan)
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'Femtech' gains traction in Japanese worker benefits

September 28, 2022 - 12:11
From birth control to increased access to doctors, more Japanese companies are including so-called femtech services in their benefits package to address health concerns unique to their female workers. (Nikkei)
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Binance makes a move on Japan

September 28, 2022 - 03:50
Major crypto exchange Binance is seeking a license to operate in Japan, four years after leaving the country, Bloomberg reported, citing people familiar with the matter. (
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Opinion: As Japan reopens, asset owners face better investment options, currency dilemmas

September 28, 2022 - 03:39
Japan's depreciating yen made the reopening of the country's borders inevitable. While the move will allow dealmaking to be smoother, new overseas investments will be a costly affair for Japanese asset owners. (
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Casino Promotions As A Way to Win More

September 27, 2022 - 21:27
With the introduction of the Internet, wagering has become quite competitive, and in order to compete, most casinos provide fresh Internet bonuses and promotions to keep their clients playing. (
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Japan’s crypto regulator warns exchanges’ self-regulating body, criticizes management

September 27, 2022 - 06:49
The Financial Services Agency (FSA), Japan's crypto market regulator, has issued a renewed warning to the Japan Virtual Currency Exchange Association (JVCEA), the country's crypto exchanges self-regulatory body, about the October full-scale implementation of FATF travel rules for crypto. (
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Blowfish season kicks off in Japan with first auction

September 27, 2022 - 06:33
The year's first blowfish auction kicked off early Monday morning in the western Japan port city of Shimonoseki. (NHK)
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