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  1. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Anger erupts over court denial of welfare to foreign permanent residents of Japan

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 10:49pm by Julian Ryall

    ... and state pension requirements are still not guaranteed to receive financial support when they need it. The Supreme Court's decision overturned an earlier ruling by the Fukuoka high court ... they are not Japanese. The ruling apparently gives local authorities across Japan the legal right to halt financial assistance to non-Japanese residents. The fact that many municipalities across the country ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1557063/anger-erupts-over-court-denial-welfare-foreign-permanent-residents-japan
  2. 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

    ... from conducting atomic and missile tests, and UN member states are barred from weapons trade with Pyongyang and from financial transactions that facilitate them. “Basically, Japan’s planned ...

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

    Chinese fakes hit Japan's luxury diaper market

    Posted Dec 22nd 2013, 05:26am by Julian Ryall

    ... with companies in Tokyo calling on local authorities to act. The booming Chinese market is proving a lucrative one for Japanese firms such as Daio Paper, which makes the hugely popular Goo.n line ... 155 and 185 yuan (HK$234). That figure is double the price in Japan, underlining the importance of the Chinese market to Japanese firms. It is only when the diapers are put to the test ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1387804/chinese-fakes-hit-japans-luxury-diaper-market
  4. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Tokyo bar where financial power brokers partied closes

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

    ... 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 ... their Japan headquarters to Roppongi Hills as financial firms vacated. Heartland and Goldman Sachs were both original tenants in Mori Building Co's Roppongi Hills development, a complex including ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1399309/tokyo-bar-where-financial-power-brokers-partied-closes
  5. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japanese e-commerce firm Rakuten world’s top online marketer of ivory, whale meat

    Posted Mar 19th 2014, 09:48pm by Reuters

    ... The Guardian in Tokyo Japan's Rakuten is world's top online marketer of elephant and whale products that are banned in most countries, conservationists charge For sale: ivory and whale meat Rakuten, the Japanese e-commerce company that owns Play.com and Kobo, is the world's biggest online retailer of elephant ivory and whale meat, according to conservationists. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1452656/japanese-e-commerce-rakuten-worlds-top-online-marketer-ivory-whale-meat
  6. Property - International - JAPAN

    Sekisui House buys Tokyo office tower for 74b yen

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

    ... 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 ... 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1462525/sekisui-house-buys-tokyo-office-tower-74b-yen
  7. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Cuddly bear Kumamon becomes a marketing superstar in Japan

    Posted Feb 24th 2014, 04:28am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Cute bear designed to put remote farming region on map achieves superstar status across Japan Cuddly Kumamon becomes a marketing phenomenon A clumsy bear mascot for a remote Japanese farming region has rocketed to superstar fame and notched up an unlikely marketing triumph in a nation obsessed with all things cute. The life-sized Kumamon and his ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1433821/cuddly-bear-kumamon-becomes-marketing-superstar-japan
  8. News - Asia - JAPAN

    China’s wily fake goods importers have Japanese officials on the run

    Posted Apr 18th 2014, 10:30pm by Julian Ryall

    ... the seized goods would have been valued at ¥13 billion (HK$984 million) if they had been genuine. But underlining the scale of the problem is the ministry's assessment that the Japanese market ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1487482/chinas-wily-fake-goods-importers-have-japanese-officials-run
  9. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Plan to move Tokyo's huge Tsukiji fish market divides traders and customers

    Posted Jan 01st 2014, 11:45pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo After 80 years, Tsukiji will be relocated from prime site in Tokyo to state-of-the-art facility Plan to move world's biggest fish market divides traders As most of Tokyo sleeps, men in rubber boots haggle over tuna in the halls of Tsukiji market. The clang of a bell around 5.30am kicks off the action at the world's biggest fish emporium. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1395297/plan-move-tokyos-huge-tsukiji-fish-market-divides-traders-and-customers
  10. 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. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1469908/yoshimi-watanabe-quits-leader-your-party-over-cash-scandal

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