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Takata estimates 64-B yen in annual net loss

February 11, 2017

Tokyo – Struggling air bag maker Takata Corp. said Friday it expects to post a group net loss of 64 billion yen for the year ending next month, the largest annual loss since its stock listing on the Tokyo Stock Exchange’s

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Tokyo to tighten regulations on youth naked selfies

February 11, 2017

Tokyo- The Tokyo metropolitan government plans to tighten regulations to prevent youths from sending naked selfies online to people they get to know through the Internet, officials said Friday. The metropolitan government will amend its ordinance on youth development to allow

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Toshiba to book nearly 700 billion yen in nuclear business loss

February 11, 2017

Tokyo – Struggling Japanese machinery and electronics giant Toshiba Corp. is considering booking slightly less than 700 billion yen in loss from its nuclear power plant business for April-December 2016, informed sources said Friday. Toshiba plans to reflect the biggest possible

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Dollar dives below 113 yen briefly as Trump raps currency devaluation

February 11, 2017

New York – The dollar briefly plunged below 113 yen in New York trading on Friday after US President Donald Trump reiterated his criticism of currency devaluation. The greenback fell as low as 112.85 yen before bouncing back to 113.17-27 yen

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Kishida, Tillerson agree to fortify Japan-US alliance further

February 11, 2017

Washington- Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida and new US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson agreed Friday on cooperation to further enhance the bilateral alliance in an effort to help stabilize the situation in the Asia-Pacific region. At their first meeting, held

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Japan, US to launch new economic dialogue

February 11, 2017

Washington — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and US President Donald Trump agreed Friday to launch a new dialogue scheme to discuss ways to expand investment and employment in the United States, as well as trade between the two countries. The

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BOJ’s policy not to be fettered by Trump’s attack on yen: ex-official

February 10, 2017

TOKYO- The Bank of Japan’s monetary policy will not be fettered by US President Donald Trump’s allegations of Japanese currency manipulation to guide the yen lower, a former senior BOJ official has said. Former BOJ Executive Director Kazuo Monma offered his

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Toshiba reluctant on investment from major memory makers

February 10, 2017

TOKYO- Struggling Japanese electronics and machinery giant Toshiba Corp. is reluctant to accept investment in its flash memory division from major memory makers, such as Western Digital Corp. of the United States, informed sources said Thursday. Apparently behind this is Toshiba’s

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