The Daily Manila Shimbun

 

U.S. Leads Global Growth in Soy Sauce Demand

June 12, 2018

Fontana, Wisconsin- “Shoyu” soy sauce is becoming increasingly common in U.S. households. The United States is a leading market for Japan’s shoyu exports that have been growing on the back of a worldwide Japanese cuisine boom. A Mariano’s supermarket in

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Chubu Elec.-Osaka Gas Unit Offers Cheaper Service Plans in Tokyo Area

June 12, 2018

Nagoya- A company jointly set up by Chubu Electric Power Co. and Osaka Gas Co.to sell electricity and gas chiefly in the Tokyo metropolitan area said Monday their customers will see their annual power and gas bills go down by

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TOKYO REPORT: Japan Promoting Shift to Cashless Payments

June 12, 2018

Tokyo- Earnest efforts are under way both in the public and private sectors in Japan to promote cashless payments ahead of the 2020 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo. The use of credit cards, electronic money and other cashless

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Sharp to Enter Pet-Related Business

June 12, 2018

Tokyo- Sharp Corp. said Monday that it will enter the pet-related business. As the first step, the Japanese electronics maker will launch a litter box on July 30 that will help people to monitor their cats’ health using the Internet

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FDI net inflows rise by 27% in March; first quarter level posts $2.2b

June 11, 2018

Foreign direct investments (FDI) net inflows reached $682 million in March, representing a 27 percent growth from the $537 million recorded in the same period last year, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas said Monday. FDI inflows rose during the month

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Peso closes near P53 to one US dollar, stocks up

June 11, 2018

The peso closed at a near 12-year low as it neared the P53 to a US dollar in afternoon trading on Monday. The peso finished at P52.95 after it lost ground in afternoon trading where the Philippine currency averaged at

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Mitsubishi Materials Pres. to Resign over Quality Scandal

June 11, 2018

Tokyo- Mitsubishi Materials Corp. said Monday that President Akira Takeuchi will resign to take responsibility for a product quality scandal. Vice President Naoki Ono, 61, will succeed Takeuchi, 63, after a general shareholders meeting on June 22. The decisions came

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Mizuho Restarts ATMs after Data Transfer to New System

June 11, 2018

Tokyo- Japan’s Mizuho Financial Group Inc. restarted on Monday morning its automated teller machines and other services after a suspension to transfer customer data of its banking units to a new computer system. The transfer was part of the group’s

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