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  1. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan police get arrest warrant over body-in-post killing

    Posted May 28th 2014, 11:25am

    ... her credit card. Local reports have said the Japanese-Brazilian, who had been at elementary school with Okada, had flown out of Tokyo earlier this month using the dead woman’s passport. ...

  2. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Nurse's corpse was sent across Japan in parcel marked 'doll'

    Posted May 26th 2014, 10:29pm by AFP

    ... own name. The bill for the lock-up's short-term rental had been settled using her credit card. The body of the 29-year-old, who had been missing since late March, had more than a dozen ...

  3. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Mitsubishi UFJ credit card unit admits making loans to yakuza gangsters

    Posted Nov 06th 2013, 09:42pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Mitsubishi UFJ unit becomes latest company to admit making loans to yakuza; Mizuho led the way in September with loans worth US$2m Big credit card firm loaned to gangsters A major Japanese credit company said yesterday it had lent money to yakuza gangsters in a widening scandal that is sweeping through the country's banking system. The admission ...

  4. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Second Japan snowstorm leaves thousands stranded as death toll rises to 23

    Posted Feb 18th 2014, 04:16pm by Reuters

    ... including some killed in traffic accidents or by being caught under snow that fell from roofs. Several died in cars stuck in the snow, apparently from carbon monoxide poisoning as they ran their car ...

  5. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan teen runs up US$50,000 bar tab on dad’s credit card

    Posted May 28th 2013, 09:09pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo A man whose teenage son ran up a US$54,000 credit card bill in a champagne-fuelled tour of Japanese girlie bars does not have to pay most of it back, a court ... with attractive women, whose job it is to laugh demurely at their host’s wit. There is no suggestion he paid for sex. Kyoto District Court ruled last week that bar owners and the credit card company bore ...

  6. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Composer dubbed ‘Japan’s Beethoven’ Mamoru Samuragochi admits he can hear

    Posted Feb 12th 2014, 12:36pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... said. The scandal broke last week when Samuragochi, who is credited with being behind an anthemic tribute to the tenacity of Japan’s tsunami survivors, admitted he had been paying someone else ...

  7. News - Asia - JAPAN

    ‘Japan’s Beethoven’ Mamoru Samuragochi not even deaf, says ghost composer

    Posted Feb 06th 2014, 05:01pm by AFP

    ... skater Daisuke Takahashi had chosen to dance to a piece that would be credited to Samuragochi. “I was afraid that even Takahashi, who will perform in the Olympics for Japan, would be used ... credited to Samuragochi is Symphony No 1, Hiroshima, which its supposed creator said had been written in tribute to those killed in the 1945 atomic bombing of the city. The work became ...

  8. Business - Economy - JAPAN

    Tokyo stocks close 2.45pc lower after US stimulus cut

    Posted Jan 30th 2014, 12:12pm by Agence France-Presse in Tokyo

    ... the situation closely’,” said Hirokazu Kabeya, senior strategist at Daiwa Securities. “With that, the market atmosphere would be very different now.” The Fed’s stimulus has been widely credited ...

  9. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan banks pledge to clean up mob-linked loans

    Posted Nov 13th 2013, 04:03pm by AP

    ... and why financial institutions including consumer credit companies, banks and insurers have failed to fully comply with a ban on doing business with gangs and their associates. “It’s not enough ... must follow up on this thoroughly or it will just remerge later.” Industry leaders, including the heads of the banking, consumer credit and securities associations, acknowledged that lenders ...

  10. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Tokyo governor Naoki Inose hit by dirty electioneering scandal

    Posted Nov 25th 2013, 02:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Governor in dirty election cash storm Tokyo governor Naoki Inose has admitted that he had received 50 million yen (HK$3.8 million) from a political family at the centre of a dirty electioneering scandal, but denied the money formed a slush fund. Inose, who is credited for bringing the 2020 Olympics to the capital, said that the money- which he received ...




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