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  1. Japan's Piago store to enter HK market in first overseas venture

    Posted Apr 16th 2010, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... Nakamura, the managing director of UNY (HK), said more than 60 per cent of the household and food products would be imported from Japan. 'The customers we mainly target are young families ... be announced next month. 'We have plans to adjust the tenant mix in phase two and turn it into a modern place featuring trendy goods from Japan,' she added. Hong Kong consumers have long been ...

  2. Mainland Magic overtakes Japan in supercomputer race

    Posted Jun 30th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Bien Perez China has overtaken Japan to become Asia's leading market for high-performance computing systems, just seven years after mainland manufacturers first started building ... last year, to surpass the 15 from Japan. Complex computing tasks such as meteorological modelling, human-genome mapping, nuclear-blast simulation and energy exploration are typically tackled ...

  3. Mainland a target for Japan reits

    Posted May 28th 2008, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... appraisal guideline and in response the TSE lifted its ban. 'As of this moment, the Japan Retail Fund Investment Corp and Global One Real Estate Investment Corp, have indicated an interest ... a residential-commercial project in Shenyang. Japanese investors had been investing in the mainland property market for some years. In the second quarter of 2006, Replus from Japan purchased Tower One and Two ...

  4. EU ruling may bolster Japan case

    Posted Mar 29th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... investigation being conducted by Japan's Fair Trade Commission (FTC) against the software giant. 'The EC ruling will likely give more strength to the Japanese antitrust case from a simple ... month, a team from Japan's FTC raided the company's Tokyo headquarters in search of documents to support its investigation. The case has grown from complaints made by Japanese PC makers ...

  5. Believing in the 'new Japan'

    Posted Sep 21st 2003, 12:00am by Glenda Korporaal

    ... in Japan,' says Mr Sugiura, a Tokyo-based fund manager for Merrill Lynch's US$300 million MLIIF Japan Opportunities Fund. 'People don't necessarily believe me - but I strongly believe it.' Mr Sugiura calls it the 'New Japan' - an environment where some good investment opportunities can be found, particularly among smaller and medium-capital companies. After ...

  6. Operators scramble to repair undersea cables

    Posted Mar 15th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Bien Perez International submarine cable operators are scrambling to repair key infrastructure damaged by last week's earthquake in Japan, while helping telecoms network carriers ... slow network connections over the weekend and difficulties in connecting to websites in the city and in Japan. Pacnet, which runs Asia's largest privately owned undersea cable network, ...

  7. Sleepwalking through a crisis

    Posted Mar 26th 2011, 12:00am by Kevin Rafferty

    ... Kevin Rafferty More than two weeks after a massive earthquake of 9 magnitude triggered a horrendous tsunami and crippling damage to a major nuclear plant, it is as if Japan is still ... are banning all exports from Japan of food and vegetables. Radiation has been picked up as far away as Iceland, in minute traces, say the experts, of no worry to human health, but the weather forecast ...

  8. Tragedy fuels supply, contamination fears

    Posted Mar 15th 2011, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... Denise Tsang The most powerful earthquake in Japan's history has made an impact in Hong Kong, choking off supplies of Japanese food and sparking fears of possible contamination. ... to stock up on Japan-imported baby formula. Customers were admitted only in groups and were limited to one carton per person. The General Chamber of Pharmacy chairman, Lau Oi-kwok, said inquiries ...

  9. Hard cell

    Posted Oct 15th 2009, 12:00am by David McNeill

    ... enjoyed a string of technological firsts. Japan pioneered the use of handsets to connect to the internet in 1999, download music (2002) and watch digital TV (2006). It was the first country to launch 3G wireless networks (2001), and is still one of the few to allow- since 2004- mobile phones to be used as credit cards and train and bus passes. Cellphone networks in Japan are so ...

  10. NTT Docomo P-01A

    Posted Feb 08th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... There was a time when Japan had the coolest phones in the world- but you couldn't use them anywhere else but Japan. But with 3G, all that has changed. It's also how models ... keyboard, two-way screen orientation, large display, high-speed data access, 5.1mp camera Cons: Japanese keys and operating system, some integrated features such as mobile TV work only in Japan ...




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