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Toyota wants  to be regarded as US automaker

February 3, 2017

TOKYO- Toyota Motor Corp. President Akio Toyoda said Thursday that he wants the major Japanese automaker to be regarded also as an American company. “We are making a number of vehicles in the United States, so I hope that Toyota is

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More Japanese companies trying to reduce overtime

February 3, 2017

TOKYO- An increasing number of major Japanese companies are strengthening their efforts to reduce overtime work on a voluntary basis, in a break with a culture of long hours at workplaces. More companies have introduced a system of fixed-time intervals after

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December industrial output up 0.5%

January 31, 2017

Tokyo- Japan’s industrial output rose for a second straight month in December as manufacturing of transport equipment increased, the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) said on Tuesday. According to the ministry’s preliminary report, factory output in the recording

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2016 unemployment rate at 22-year-low, private consumption still strained

January 31, 2017

Tokyo- Japan’s unemployment rate improved in 2016 to an average of 3.1 percent from a year earlier, marking the lowest level in 22 years, the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications said on Tuesday. According to the ministry, the jobless rate

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Nikkei drops on firm yen, Trump’s US entry ban order

January 31, 2017

Tokyo- Tokyo stocks closed sharply lower Tuesday as falling US shares, a rising yen and concerns over recent executive orders signed by US President Donald Trump over entry of nationals from seven Muslim-majority countries, weighed on market sentiment. The 225-issue

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Japanese embassy silent over alleged “paid propaganda” vs China

January 31, 2017

London- The Japanese Embassy to Britain remained silent one day after a detailed media report said that it had been paying a British think tank to propagate against China. An official with the Japanese Embassy in London acknowledged on Monday

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Japan carriers to refuse U.S.-bound passengers from Trump’s Muslim ban list 

January 31, 2017

TOKYO- Japan’s two top carriers said Monday that they will refuse passengers from any of the seven Muslim-majority countries following President Donald Trump’s entry ban executive order from flying from Japan to the United States. According to officials from both

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Japanese coast guard expertes train PCG on maritime safety

January 31, 2017

Experts from the Japan Coast Guard recently held the 11th Maritime Law Enforcement(MARLEN) Training to officers of the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) in an effort to support enhancing the country’s maritime safety capability over its vast territorial waters as a

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