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Japan's GDP Ranking to Drop to Fifth as India Surges Ahead

April 22, 2024 - 11:10
According to estimates from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Japan's nominal GDP is projected to reach approximately $4.31 trillion by 2025. (News On Japan)
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First Disney Store in Gunma Draws Huge Crowds

April 22, 2024 - 05:36
After a 30-year wait, Disney enthusiasts in Gunma Prefecture finally celebrated the opening of the first Disney Store in the region, attracting a large crowd despite the brisk winds. (News On Japan)
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TSUTAYA BOOKSTORE Opens in Beijing to Huge Crowds

April 21, 2024 - 02:33
TSUTAYA BOOKSTORE, a combination bookstore and cafe, has opened its first location in Beijing, drawing keen interest from young locals. (News On Japan)
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"Tap to Pay" Ring Coming Soon

April 20, 2024 - 12:52
NTT Docomo is set to revolutionize mobile payments with the introduction of a stylish, simple-design ring that allows users to make payments just by waving it over a terminal. (News On Japan)
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Historic Low Yen Poses Challenges for Japan's Foreign Workforce

April 20, 2024 - 05:30
Japan's foreign workforce has grown to about 2 million people, an increase of approximately 220,000 from the previous year. However, the weak yen means living conditions have become less favorable, sparking fear among Japanese business leaders that Japan may become an unattractive destination for foreign workers. (News On Japan)
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Everything You Need to Know About Workday Human Capital Management (HCM)

April 19, 2024 - 22:54
In the past few years, modern HR operations have witnessed significant transformation and disruptions in their traditional practices. (News On Japan)
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Japan consumer inflation rises 2.6% in Mar., slows from Feb.

April 19, 2024 - 14:48
Japan's consumer inflation rate rose in March, but the pace of the gain slowed from the previous month. The Consumer Price Index, which excludes fresh food, came in at 2.6 percent from a year earlier. (NHK)
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Ueda Signals Potential Monetary Policy Shift in Response to Yen's Weakness

April 19, 2024 - 14:42
Bank of Japan Governor Kazuo Ueda on Thursday suggested a possible need to raise interest rates again if the yen's depreciation continues and leads to notable price increases. (Kyodo)
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Oracle Announces $10 Billion Investment in Japan

April 19, 2024 - 07:00
Amid rising demand for artificial intelligence (AI), major American IT companies are announcing significant investments. (News On Japan)
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Doctors Sue Google Over Malicious Reviews

April 19, 2024 - 06:48
A group of 63 medical professionals has filed a lawsuit against Google, alleging the tech giant has failed to address malicious reviews on Google Maps. (News On Japan)
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'Rakuten Pay' Becomes Unified Payment Gateway

April 19, 2024 - 06:07
Rakuten is consolidating its smartphone payment apps into a single platform. (News On Japan)
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Average Price of New Tokyo Condos Surpasses 100 Million Yen

April 19, 2024 - 05:50
The prices of newly built condominiums in Tokyo's city center continue to surge, surpassing 100 million yen ($650,000) on average across all 23 wards. (News On Japan)
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Toyota recalls Prius models over rear-door fault

April 18, 2024 - 16:10
Toyota Motor has issued a recall for about 211,000 Prius vehicles worldwide due to a risk the rear doors could open during driving. (NHK)
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New Bill to Penalize IT Giants

April 18, 2024 - 05:08
The Japanese government plans to impose fines of 20% on domestic sales of major IT companies like Apple and Google to curb monopolistic practices such as hindering new entrants in the smartphone app market. (News On Japan)
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Top 20 Translation Companies in Japan 2024

April 17, 2024 - 17:27
When selecting a translation and interpretation services company, several critical factors must be considered to ensure that your specific needs are met effectively. This introduction will guide you through the essential criteria to evaluate when choosing a translation service provider. (News On Japan)
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Japan Narrows Trade Deficit Amid Rising Exports to U.S.

April 17, 2024 - 14:39
The trade balance for fiscal year 2023 recorded a deficit of 5.8 trillion yen, marking the third consecutive year of deficits. (News On Japan)
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Honda Unveils New 'Ye' Series EV for Chinese Market

April 17, 2024 - 03:09
Honda's Chinese subsidiary has unveiled a new model of electric vehicle (EV), the 'Ye' series, tailored for the Chinese market, marking its global debut. (News On Japan)
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Rethinking Work: Japan's Rising Trend in Early Resignations

April 16, 2024 - 18:49
As work values evolve over time, so do the expectations and tolerances of each generation. Those accustomed to the idea of lifelong employment may find themselves at odds with current norms, which favor flexibility and personal growth over long-term stability. (News On Japan)
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JFTC to Issue Order Against Google for Restricting Ads

April 16, 2024 - 13:26
The Japan Fair Trade Commission (JFTC) is set to issue an administrative order to Google for possibly violating antitrust laws by allegedly restricting transactions for digital ads with "LINE Yahoo." (News On Japan)
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Japanese Department Stores Thrive on Inbound Tourism

April 16, 2024 - 07:32
Japanese department stores have reported a series of strong financial results for the fiscal year, buoyed by increased spending by foreign tourists due to the weakening yen. (News On Japan)
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