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Japan's Consumer Price Index Rises 2.6% in June

July 19, 2024 - 10:42
Japan's nationwide consumer price index (CPI) for June, which measures the price movement of goods and services consumed at home, rose by 2.6%. (News On Japan)
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Ibaraki's Historic Natto Producer Falls Prey to Fraud

July 19, 2024 - 04:04
Trying to solve the problem of finding a successor, a historic natto producer was taken over, only to have its funds siphoned off in a scam that is becoming increasingly common in Japan. (News On Japan)
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Mainichi Shimbun to Halt Delivery in Toyama Citing Declining Circulation

July 18, 2024 - 09:36
Japan's third largest newspaper company, the Mainichi Shimbun, announced on Wednesday that it would cease newspaper deliveries in Toyama Prefecture by the end of September this year. Currently, only the morning edition is being published in Toyama, with the estimated circulation falling to 840 copies in 2023. (News On Japan)
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Panasonic to Sell Projector Business to Orix

July 17, 2024 - 20:50
Panasonic Holdings plans to sell its commercial large projector business to Orix for around 100 billion yen ($633 million). Panasonic's commercial large projectors were used during the opening and closing ceremonies of the 2021 Tokyo Olympics and are scheduled to be used in the upcoming Paris Olympics starting next week. (News On Japan)
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Fraud Halts Toyota Production Through August

July 17, 2024 - 09:42
Toyota announced that it will continue to halt the production of three models beyond August due to a certification fraud issue affecting mass production of automobiles. (News On Japan)
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Factors Affecting Employee Retention: Why It Matters

July 16, 2024 - 18:24
Employees are an integral part of an organization and have a significant role in its success. After all, these individuals are responsible for all major and minor company matters. (News On Japan)
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Viberate for Artists: Your Music Hub

July 16, 2024 - 18:14
In the competitive world of music, having a comprehensive tool to analyze and promote your work is essential. Viberate for Artists offers just that—a platform where musicians can connect all their first-party stats in one hub and leverage professional, data-driven tools to promote their music effectively. (News On Japan)
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Solar Power's Second Boom

July 16, 2024 - 18:08
The surge in electricity costs has reignited interest in solar power, with some households reducing their monthly electricity bills to as low as 600 yen by using solar panels and battery storage. (News On Japan)
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Speculators Eye Yen Depreciation

July 16, 2024 - 15:43
The yen exchange rate surged rapidly amid moves perceived as intervention by the Japanese government. Meanwhile, speculators are eagerly eyeing another chance to ride the wave of yen depreciation. (News On Japan)
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FamilyMart Employees Start Summer Time

July 16, 2024 - 05:39
FamilyMart, a leading convenience store chain, will implement a summer time schedule for its headquarters employees starting July 16. The initiative will advance both the start and end of the workday by one hour, promoting energy conservation and work style reforms. (News On Japan)
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Heatstroke Insurance Applications Surge in Japan

July 16, 2024 - 04:46
Despite the rainy season not yet ending, the number of applications for insurance to cover the risk of heatstroke in Japan is increasing at an unprecedented speed. (News On Japan)
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Gen Z Men Makeup Boom

July 15, 2024 - 03:59
Men's makeup is increasingly popular among Gen Z, with over 40% expressing no resistance to the idea. This trend, which gained momentum during the COVID-19 pandemic, sees young men adopting makeup for reasons such as covering acne scars and enhancing their appearance. (News On Japan)
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Curry Rice Price Index Hits Decade High

July 15, 2024 - 00:16
The cost of making a single serving of curry rice in Japan has reached its highest point in the past decade. (News On Japan)
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How to Keep Your B2B Sales Pipeline Packed With Hot Leads

July 14, 2024 - 03:04
Keeping your B2B sales pipeline packed with hot leads is crucial for sustained growth and success. (News On Japan)
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Japan's Corporate Bonuses Soar for Third Year, Hitting New Record

July 13, 2024 - 16:07
The Japan Business Federation (Keidanren) announced the results of its survey on summer bonuses for major companies this year. According to the survey, the average bonus payment increased by 4.31% compared to the previous year, reaching 983,112 yen. (News On Japan)
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Film Camera Boom in the Reiwa Era

July 13, 2024 - 07:16
Film cameras are experiencing an unexpected resurgence in Japan, as young consumers explore their nostalgic charm. (News On Japan)
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Emergency Measures Initiated to Tackle Aviation Fuel Crisis

July 12, 2024 - 14:53
To address the severe aviation fuel shortage in Japan, a new initiative has been launched as part of an emergency response formulated by the public and private sectors. (News On Japan)
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Amazon Leads Japan in Renewable Energy Investments

July 12, 2024 - 14:23
Amazon has become the largest purchaser of renewable energy in Japan. On July 11, the American tech giant announced its investment in new renewable energy projects, including an onshore wind farm in Aomori Prefecture and a solar power plant in Yamaguchi Prefecture. (News On Japan)
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Kansai’s First Rail Transshipment Station for Truck Cargo

July 11, 2024 - 18:15
In response to the so-called '2024 problem,' where the logistics industry faces a severe labor shortage, a new facility has been established in Kansai to transfer truck cargo to rail freight. (News On Japan)
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Peak Season for Traditional Silk Spinning

July 11, 2024 - 18:00
In Nagahama City, Shiga Prefecture, the traditional "ito-tori" process of spinning silk threads by hand from cocoons, used for koto and shamisen strings, is currently in full swing. (News On Japan)
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