Updated Saturday, November 1, 2014 1:02 am TWN
Japan Airlines (JAL) said Friday its net profit for the April-September period slipped 2.0 percent to US$724 million as a weak yen pushed up fuel costs, but the carrier also revised up its full-year earnings forecast.
Thursday, October 30, 2014
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
A man in his 40s arrived at Haneda Airport from London with a fever on Monday afternoon, according to the Health, Labor and Welfare Ministry. In light of concerns over the Ebola outbreak, he will be screened for any signs of the virus.
Monday, October 27, 2014
Sunday, October 26, 2014
Japan's industry minister was under renewed pressure on Friday over his stake in the operator of the Fukushima nuclear plant that he oversees, just a day after admitting his underlings had spent office cash at a sex bar.
Friday, October 24, 2014
Japan's top court on Thursday said employers cannot discriminate against pregnant women by demoting them or denying requests for lighter work, in a key test case as Tokyo tries to boost the profile of working females.
U.S. billionaire Daniel Loeb who last year tried to push Sony to spin off a key part of its business, has sold his shares in the struggling firm saying “more urgency will be necessary” to get it back on track.
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe suffered a double setback Monday with the resignations of two female cabinet ministers over claims they misused political funds, dealing a blow to his proclaimed gender reform drive.
Monday, October 20, 2014
Sunday, October 19, 2014
The first passenger aircraft to be made in Japan in nearly four decades was unveiled Saturday as its manufacturer pushed into the booming regional jet sector with an eye to taking on industry giants Embraer and Bombardier.
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