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  1. Business - Economy - TRADE

    Japan ties won't slow China trade deal, says Australia

    Posted Jul 15th 2014, 01:31am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in Melbourne Security and tariff agreements with Tokyo not expected to affect free-trade pact with Beijing Japan ties won't hit China deal, says Australia Australia's agreements with Japan over security and commerce are not hampering efforts to strike a free-trade deal this year with China, its biggest economic partner, according to Trade Minister Andrew Robb. ...

  2. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan protests to South Korean hotel over cancellation of military reception

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 10:10pm by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in Tokyo Japan protests overSeoul hotel cancellation Japan's government has complained to a hotel in Seoul after it cancelled a reception planned for yesterday to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the founding of Japan's self-defence forces. The Lotte hotel decided not to host the event because there were fears protests could erupt near the venue during ...

  3. Business - Money - INVESTMENT

    Asian bonds fuelled by Japan's ageing population

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 02:08am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in Singapore Japanese pension funds' need for higher returns sees billions pumped into overseas investments Asian bonds fuelled by Japan's ageing population Asian bonds are reaping the benefits of Japan's ageing population like never before. Record amounts of Japanese cash are flowing into the region's fixed-income markets as the demands of the world's ...

  4. Business - Economy - TRADE

    Japan's exports fall on weak US and Asian demand

    Posted Jun 19th 2014, 12:55am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in Tokyo Japan's exports fall on weak US and Asian demand Japan's exports fell last month for the first time in 15 months on weak demand from the US and Asia, adding ... deficit narrowing to 909 billion yen (HK$69 billion). Slowing demand from the United States and mainland China- Japan's two biggest export destinations- threatens to weigh on shipments, which ...

  5. Business - Companies

    Nissan restarts building China Infiniti plant delayed by Japan tensions

    Posted Jun 07th 2014, 01:13am by BLOOM

    ... in Dalian, Liaoning, would take 12 to 14 months to complete and have an initial annual production capacity of at least 100,000 vehicles. "We had to slow the project down due to the Sino-Japan ...

  6. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japanese lawmakers push for Russia-Japan natural gas pipeline

    Posted May 28th 2014, 11:25pm by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in Tokyo Lawmakers push for Russia-Japan gas pipeline Japanese lawmakers are renewing the push for a 600 billion yen (HK$45 billion) natural gas pipeline from Russia, which last ... Island and Japan's Ibaraki prefecture, northeast of Tokyo, Naokazu Takemoto, the group's secretary general, said. He plans to propose the project to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe as early ...

  7. Business - Economy

    Japan retail sales fall at record pace after consumption tax increase

    Posted May 30th 2014, 01:10am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in Tokyo Focus now on whether economy will rebound enough before the next planned tax rise Japan retail sales fall at record pace after levy Japan's retail sales dropped at the fastest pace in at least 14 years last month after the first consumption-tax increase since 1997 depressed consumer spending. Sales in April declined 13.7 per cent from the previous month, ...

  8. Business - Economy - JAPANESE ECONOMY

    Japan trade deficit shrinks as import growth slows

    Posted May 21st 2014, 02:27pm by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in Tokyo Japan trade deficit shrinks as import growth slows Japan's trade deficit shrank last month as imports rose the least in 16 months after the first sales tax increase ... a deficit of 808.9 billion yen (HK$61.8 billion)- 7.8 per cent lower than the figure in April last year. Reductions in Japan's trade deficits, which extended their record run to 22 months, ...

  9. Business - Commodities

    Southeast Asia to drive growth in aluminium, says Japan's UACJ

    Posted May 21st 2014, 01:11am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg Japan's UACJ expects Thailand and Indonesia to become key regional centres for manufacturing Southeast Asia to drive growth in aluminium Southeast Asia will be a key driver of growth for purchases of rolled aluminium used in everything from beverage cans to cars, said Japan's UACJ Corp, the world's third-largest producer. Thailand and Indonesia ...

  10. News - Asia

    Japan encourages fathers to take more active role in child care

    Posted Apr 23rd 2014, 11:06pm by BLOOM

    ... will view taking child care leave differently PROFESSOR MASAKO ISHII-KUNTZ While Tsukagoshi is among a tiny minority in Japan, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe wants men to take more active roles ... and Meiji Yasuda Life Insurance, have responded with programmes to encourage men to take time off after children are born. Nippon Life, Japan's largest insurer, announced on March 20 ...




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