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  1. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan birthrate drops 2.7 per cent in first half of year to fewer than 500,000 babies

    Posted Aug 26th 2014, 04:48pm

    ... in their lifetimes. Demographers say the fertility rate needs to reach 2.1 just to replace deaths and keep populations constant. The effects on economies, personal wealth and living standards are far reaching, with experts saying the low birth rate could halt economic growth, cause salaries to fall and put a drain on the economy as nations struggle to care for elderly populations. Additional ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1580811/japan-birthrate-drops-27-cent-first-half-year
  2. Business - Economy - JAPAN

    Bank of Japan governor Haruhiko Kuroda calls for stable yen

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 05:39am by Reuters

    ... of shifting production overseas, suggesting that he still broadly sees yen weakness as a welcome trend. "I agree that from a business perspective, exchange-rate stability is extremely important," Kuroda said yesterday in a meeting with business executives in Osaka, western Japan. Kuroda said it was difficult to control yen levels with Japanese policy alone because currency rates ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1594215/bank-japan-governor-haruhiko-kuroda-calls-stable-yen
  3. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan's sushi bars chop and change the menu as competition bites

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 04:48am by KYODO

    ... "As a result, it has helped boost the turnover rate and shorten waiting times at the restaurant." The official said that the company would replace conveyer belts at sushi restaurants ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1592592/japans-sushi-bars-chop-and-change-menu-competition-bites
  4. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s approval rating falls to less than 50pc

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 10:07pm by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in Tokyo Abe's approval rating falls to less than 50pc Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's approval rating fell to less than 50 per cent in at least the sixth survey ... in December 2012, in a poll published on Monday in the Nikkei newspaper. The cabinet's disapproval rating rose two points to 38 per cent, the newspaper said. No margin of error was given. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1562101/japanese-prime-minister-shinzo-abes-approval-rating-falls-less-50pc
  5. News - Asia - JAPAN

    With new cabinet post, Yuko Obuchi's political star keeps rising in Japan

    Posted Sep 07th 2014, 05:18am by Julian Ryall

    ... birth rate. As well as her duties as a politician and minister, Obuchi has completed a master's degree in public policy and was most recently serving as deputy finance minister. Her rise ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1586658/new-cabinet-post-yuko-obuchis-political-star-keeps-rising-japan
  6. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japanese first lady Akie Abe seeks summit with Peng Liyuan at Apec

    Posted Sep 04th 2014, 10:50pm by Reuters

    ... as her husband wrestles with just that decision. "Considering the falling birth rate and ageing society, it probably can't be helped," she said of an eventual rise in the sales ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1585378/japanese-first-lady-akie-abe-seeks-summit-peng-liyuan-apec
  7. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Shigeru Ishiba set to decline cabinet post and may challenge Shinzo Abe

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 10:19pm by Julian Ryall

    ... however, and his support rate fell below 50 per cent for the first time last month. With that debate behind him- the legislation is expected to pass fairly smoothly early next year- the focus ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1580620/shigeru-ishiba-set-decline-cabinet-post-and-may-challenge-shinzo-abe
  8. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan to lift some North Korea sanctions amid report of surviving abductees

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 10:20am by Reuters in Tokyo

    ... slipped 4.3 points to 47.8 per cent in a Kyodo news agency survey released on Wednesday, while his disapproval rating stood at 40.6 per cent – the highest since he returned to office in December ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1545349/japan-lift-some-n-korea-sanctions-amid-report-surviving-abductees
  9. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan considering imposing new tax on mobile phones

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 10:01pm by Julian Ryall

    ... one poster asked, adding that it was ironic that the public was going to be asked to pay yet another new tax at the same time the government debated reducing the tax rate for corporations ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1539852/japan-considering-imposing-new-tax-mobile-phones
  10. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Tokyo council told to 'clean itself up' after sexist jeers at assembly woman

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 10:17pm by AFP

    ... the number of working women as part of his wider bid to kick-start growth in the world's No3 economy. Japan has one of the developed world's lowest rates of female workforce participation ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1537177/tokyo-council-told-clean-itself-after-sexist-jeers-assembly-woman

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