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  1. Property - International - JAPAN

    Japan enjoys home sales rush to beat looming tax rise

    Posted Aug 29th 2012, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... surge ahead of tax Record low mortgage rates and the prospect of a consumption tax jump that will add the price of a new Toyota Corolla to the cost of an average home spurred Sumiko Morigaki into action. "Tax hikes have been looming, so that gave me a push to buy," Morigaki, 43, a manager at an apparel retailer in Tokyo, said after buying a three-bedroom flat in Kanagawa ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1024614/japan-enjoys-home-sales-rush-beat-looming-tax-rise
  2. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan considering imposing new tax on mobile phones

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

    ... Julian Ryall in Tokyo Ruling LDP setting up study group despite vehement opposition to plan on Facebook Japan to consider tax on mobile phones The Japanese government is giving serious consideration to imposing a new tax on owners of mobile phones, with the ruling Liberal Democratic Party setting up a study group to consider the feasibility of the levy and how much it might rake in. ...

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

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

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

    ... tax, to 10 per cent. The first increase triggered the biggest decline in spending since the March 2011 earthquake. That, combined with any unforeseeable misfortunes that could befall ...

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

    Researcher points to Wi-fi snooping dangers at major Japanese airports

    Posted Aug 26th 2014, 10:48pm by AP

    ... are not encrypted, according to Masakatsu Morii, a professor at a graduate school of engineering at Kobe University. "Users should understand there are risks and avoid exchanges of important information ... of visitors choose not to encrypt free Wi-fi connections in order to avoid users having to enter passwords. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1580938/researcher-points-wi-fi-snooping-dangers-major-japanese-airports
  5. 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

    ... Julian Ryall in Tokyo Japanese Supreme Court rules that a Chinese permanent resident is not entitled to payouts even though she has paid taxes all her life Foreigners riled over welfare ... benefits. Friday's ruling by the highest court means that even foreign nationals born in Japan, who have spent all their lives in the country and paid their taxes, national insurance premiums ...

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

    Subsidies for storing nuclear debris from Fukushima plant offered by Tokyo

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 10:58pm by Julian Ryall

    ... facility and the future path of the host town so as to gain residents' understanding". The paper noted the subsidies would come from higher taxes and higher electricity charges. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1572362/subsidies-storing-nuclear-debris-fukushima-plant-offered-tokyo
  7. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japanese firms encourage workers to sleep on the job

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 09:48pm by GDN

    ... however, have to remain upright to avoid appearing slovenly. The sanctioned siesta has spawned an industry. Workers in the Umeda business district of Osaka can visit a nearby public napping ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1576221/japanese-firms-encourage-workers-sleep-job
  8. News - Asia - JAPAN

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

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

    ... prompted rare street protests and added to public discontent over a sales tax increase in April. "The reinterpretation inflamed public opinion," said Liu Jiangyong, professor ...

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

    Monkeys show effects of fallout from Fukushima nuclear meltdown, study says

    Posted Jul 25th 2014, 10:13pm by GDN

    ... easily avoid eating contaminated food from the Fukushima region. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1559272/monkeys-show-effects-fallout-fukushima-nuclear-meltdown-study-says
  10. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Okinawa on alert as ‘once in decades storm’ Super Typhoon Neoguri takes aim

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 02:01pm by Reuters

    ... intense" storm by Tuesday. A spokesman said: “Please be vigilant, stay inside buildings and avoid working outside and  making unnecessary trips,” a meteorological agency official said at a press  ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1548685/super-typhoon-neoguri-once-decades-storm-barrels-towards-japan

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