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  1. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Tokyo bar where financial power brokers partied closes

    Posted Jan 06th 2014, 11:22pm by BLOOM

    ... and offer them to bar staff and strangers, Mai Shioya, a manager at Heartland, said in April last year. But takings began to tumble after the financial crisis hit the sector. Banking industry ... in legendary fashion before the 2008 financial crisis, then returned to drown their sorrows, has shut its doors after more than a decade. The bar, downstairs from the Japan headquarters of Goldman ...

  2. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan's indigenous stealth fighter to fly this year amid arms race worries

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 10:47pm by Julian Ryall

    ... and a number of private companies, primarily Mitsubishi Heavy Industries. Defence Minister Itsunori Onodera told the Diet's defence committee on April 10 that he had recently visited Mitsubishi ...

  3. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan's cabinet approves U-turn on plan to phase out nuclear plants

    Posted Apr 11th 2014, 11:54pm by Reuters

    ... industry, which is floundering under the weight of estimated losses of almost US$50 billion that last week forced two utilities to ask the government for capital injections. Plant operators have had ... "The plan makes it clear we will reduce reliance on nuclear power through a variety of measures," industry minister Toshimitsu Motegi said after the cabinet meeting. Makoto Yagi, ...

  4. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Toyota recalls nearly 6.4 million faulty cars for a variety of faults

    Posted Apr 09th 2014, 11:04pm by AFP

    ... that Toyota's global vehicle sales in the financial year to March topped 10 million for the first time. Additional reporting by Associated Press, Reuters, Ada Lee ...

  5. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Yoshimi Watanabe quits as leader of Your Party over cash scandal

    Posted Apr 08th 2014, 10:08pm by AFP

    ... bolsters the widespread public impression that influence is for sale to those with the financial resources. ...

  6. News - Asia - JAPAN

    115 Japanese stores sharing customers' facial data

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 04:43am by WASHPOST

    ... Yomiuri Shimbun Stores in Japan sharing customers' facial data Automatically recorded images of shoppers' faces taken by security cameras have been shared among 115 Japanese supermarkets and convenience stores as an anti-shoplifting measure, without customers' knowledge. Although the images are used mainly to prevent shoplifting, experts and industry bodies say ...

  7. Property - International - JAPAN

    Sekisui House buys Tokyo office tower for 74b yen

    Posted Apr 02nd 2014, 05:47am by Reuters

    ... that allow lenders to recoup losses from a bust that followed the global financial crisis. The Osaka-based homebuilder has agreed to buy the 20-storey, 41-year-old Kokusai Akasaka Building ... by Lehman Brothers, the investment bank whose failure triggered the global financial crisis. When the market collapsed in 2008, investors could not make payments on the loans and the building's ...

  8. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan may only be able to restart one-third of its nuclear reactors

    Posted Apr 02nd 2014, 03:36pm by Reuters

    ... huge liabilities to decommission reactors and pay for fossil fuels. Hokkaido Electric Power Co and Kyushu Electric Power Co, both facing a third year of financial losses, are seeking capital ...

  9. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Meet Babymetal: Japan’s bizarre mix of teen-idol pop and death metal

    Posted Mar 17th 2014, 10:28pm by GDN

    ... best confined to the imagination of a record industry executive. But Babymetal, a trio of Japanese teenage girls, have paired rah-rah skirts and ribbons with infernal metallic riffs to produce ... "karaoke-friendly" Gimme Chocolate as "well done for what it is". But McClure does not see Babymetal as the new face of Japan's pop industry. "I see them more as a novelty act, ...

  10. Lifestyle - Books - JAPAN

    Book review: Fukushima: The Story of a Nuclear Disaster, by David Lochbaum, Edwin Lyman, Susan Stranahan

    Posted Mar 16th 2014, 09:43am by NYT

    ... disabled by that most feared event in the nuclear industry: a "station blackout", when no power is available to run any of the safety systems designed to defend the public from a runaway ...




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