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Isuzu Eyes Tie-Up with U.S. Engine Maker

October 4, 2018

Tokyo- Isuzu Motors Ltd. will start discussions on cooperating with major U.S. engine maker Cummins Inc. in developing next-generation engines for trucks to meet stronger emission regulations, informed sources said Wednesday. The companies will aim to reach agreement on details

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Sharp to Release Smartphone with Japan-Made OLED Display

October 4, 2018

Tokyo- Sharp Corp. said Wednesday that it will release by the end of this year a new smartphone, Aquos zero, with an organic light-emitting diode display, also manufactured by the Japanese electronics maker. According to Sharp, it will be the

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New NAFTA Deal to Affect Japanese Automakers

October 3, 2018

Tokyo- A deal announced on Sunday to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement could lead to a sharp increase in the costs of Japanese automakers’ “cash-cow” operations in the region, industry sources said. The new deal, which the U.S.

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Equitable Solutions Needed for Okinawa Base Issue: N.Y. Times

October 3, 2018

New York- Equitable solutions should be sought to the U.S. base relocation issue in Okinawa Prefecture after an antibase candidate was elected governor, The New York Times said in an editorial on Tuesday. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and American

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Japan’s Mitsubishi to Invest in LNG Project in Canada

October 3, 2018

Tokyo- Mitsubishi Corp. has announced a plan to invest in a liquefied natural gas development project in western Canada jointly with four other companies including Royal Dutch Shell PLC. The major Japanese trading house said Tuesday that it will invest

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Peso closes at P54.25$1, stocks decline

October 2, 2018

The Philippine peso hit a low of P54.29 against the US dollar during trading but ended at P54.25 on Tuesday, down by 14 centavos from the previous day. Volume at the foreign exchange portal of the Bankers Association of the

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World Bank releases $496m to assist Philippines after Typhoon Ompong

October 2, 2018

The World Bank has released $496.25 million to support the Philippine government’s efforts to hasten recovery, rehabilitation, and reconstruction in areas battered by Typhoon Ompong in mid-September this year. According to the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC),

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Peso declines nine centavos to close at P54.11:$1

October 1, 2018

The peso lost nine centavos to close at P54.11 on Monday despite the central bank’s decision last Thursday to rate policy rates by 50 basis points. Volume at the foreign exchange portal of the Bankers Association of the Philippines (BAP)

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