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Panasonic to Launch Automated Restaurant Business in China

October 26, 2018

Tokyo- Japan’s Panasonic Corp. said Thursday that it will launch a smart restaurant business in which robots serve food, in cooperation with a major Chinese restaurant chain operator. The first such restaurant will open in Beijing late this month. The

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Hanamaruki to Build “Shio Koji” Plant in Thailand

October 26, 2018

Tokyo- Japanese seasoning maker Hanamaruki Foods Inc. said Thursday it will build a plant in Thailand to produce “shio koji” salt-fermented rice malt. The company, based in Ina in the central prefecture of Nagano, plans to start construction of the

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Philippine stock index ends below 7,000 points

October 25, 2018

Philippine stocks were affected by a decline in regional markets on Thursday as the main stock index fell below the 7,000-point mark. The Philippine Stock Exchange index lost 162.58 points to end at 6,966.84. In the broader market, there were

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Toshiba Memory May Go Public on TSE in Autumn 2019

October 25, 2018

Tokyo- Toshiba Memory Corp., which was acquired by a consortium led by U.S. investment fund Bain Capital from Toshiba Corp. in June, is making preparations for its listing on the Tokyo Stock Exchange possibly in autumn 2019, it was learned

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Mail-Order House Senshukai Planning Massive Restructuring

October 25, 2018

Osaka- Major Japanese catalog shopping company Senshukai Co. will carry out massive restructuring due to its weak business performance, it was learned Wednesday. The company is considering selling its head office in Osaka, western Japan, consolidating its business bases and

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Toyota Releases Lexus ES in Japan

October 25, 2018

Tokyo- Toyota Motor Corp. on Wednesday released the Lexus ES luxury midsize sedan in Japan. A system that allows the driver to check the rear view images captured by cameras mounted on the front doors on screens inside the cabin

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Cryptocurrency Group in Japan Approved as Self-Regulatory Body

October 25, 2018

Tokyo- Japan’s Financial Services Agency said Wednesday that it has certified an industry group for cryptocurrency exchange operators as a self-regulatory body under the payment services act. The Japan Virtual Currency Exchange Association, which is composed of 16 companies, will

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Nisshin Foods to Raise Family-Use Flour Prices in Jan.

October 25, 2018

Tokyo- Nisshin Foods Inc. said Wednesday that it will raise the prices of flour for household use by around one to 3 pct, starting with shipments on Jan. 4, 2019. The move follows the government’s hike in prices of imported

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