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DOF chief assures Japanese bizmen of relaxing foreign ownership restrictions

October 1, 2017

Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III has assured  Japanese businessmen that the move to relax  foreign ownership  restrictions in certain industries via amendments to the Constitution might  commence next year in fulfillment of President Duterte’s commitment to open up the economy to more long-term,

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5 major Japan banking groupsʼ latent stock profits total 8.7 trillion yen

September 30, 2017

TOKYO- Combined latent profits on domestic shares held by five major Japanese banking groups totaled some 8.7 trillion yen as of Friday, the final business day of the first half of the country’s fiscal 2017, according to an estimate by

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Ireland hopes to boost exports under Japan-EU EPA

September 30, 2017

TOKYO- Ireland hopes to boost sales of its products in the Japanese market under an economic partnership pact on which Japan and the European Union reached a broad agreement in July, Frances Fitzgerald, deputy prime minister of the European country,

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Nissan uses unauthorized workers in vehicle inspections

September 30, 2017

TOKYO- Nissan Motor Co. said Friday that final inspections of new finished vehicles of the firm had been conducted by employees who were not properly authorized to perform such checks. As defects may have been overlooked, the Japanese transport ministry

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3.2m Japanese seen having experienced gambling addiction

September 30, 2017

TOKYO- Some 3.2 million people, or 3.6 percent of the total number of adults in Japan, are estimated to have experienced gambling addiction at least once in their lives, it was learned Friday. The figure includes those who have not

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LDP to highlight policies during election campaign: Abe

September 30, 2017

TOKYO- Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe expressed his eagerness Saturday to focus on national policies during the upcoming campaign period for the Oct. 22 House of Representatives election. “We will honestly promote our policies in this tough election battle,” Abe,

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Koikeʼs new party to announce DP-linked candidates next week

September 30, 2017

TOKYO- Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike’s Kibo no To (Party of Hope) will announce as early as mid-next week the names of Democratic Party members who will run in the upcoming House of Representatives election as official candidates of the new

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TEPCO confirms risky n-plant water level moves

September 29, 2017

TOKYO- Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings Inc. said Friday it has confirmed risky moves of the groundwater level in one of the wells around the four damaged reactors at its Fukushima No. 1 power plant. TEPCO made the announcement after

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