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Japan’s famed 100-yen shops fall victim to cost-of-living squeeze

June 24, 2022 - 15:30
There can’t be a household in Japan that doesn’t own a few items from a 100-yen shop – anything from chopsticks and teacups to air freshener and bin bags. (
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Current weak yen not good for Japan’s economy: Nakao

June 23, 2022 - 18:49
Mizuho Research Institute Chairman and former Japanese Vice Finance Minister for International Affairs Takehiko Nakao discusses the weakness in the yen, the Japanese economy and what he thinks the BOJ should do. (Bloomberg Markets and Finance)
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Honda, peers to ride 20 motorcycles off into the sunset this year

June 23, 2022 - 06:01
Honda Motor and three Japanese rivals plan to discontinue about 20 motorcycle models by the end of this year, Nikkei has learned, in response to tougher emissions standards to be implemented in Japan in the fall. (Nikkei)
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Japan's top potato chip maker Calbee to raise prices up to 20%

June 22, 2022 - 18:23
CALBEE, Japan's answer to Frito-Lay with an enormous product line-up ranging from pizza-flavoured potato chips to low-carb granola, is raising prices again as companies struggle to absorb costs that are climbing at the fastest clip in years. (Business Times)
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How To Buy Tether

June 22, 2022 - 04:26
The crypto market is highly volatile, which opens both good prospects to make a profit and huge risks to bear losses when the market drops. (
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Three-fourths of Japan restaurants plan price hikes: Nikkei survey

June 22, 2022 - 04:11
Nearly three quarters of restaurant operators in Japan plan to raise prices in the current fiscal year, passing on the rising cost of ingredients to customers, a Nikkei survey found. (Nikkei)
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