Updated Sunday, November 16, 2014 0:01 am TWN
Friday, November 14, 2014
Thursday, November 13, 2014
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe could call a snap election for next month, two years early, with a plan to boost his support by delaying another scheduled tax hike, reports said Wednesday.
Japanese auto parts maker Takata is facing the biggest test in its 80-year history amid lawsuits, a possible criminal probe, and accusations of “deception and obfuscation” over an air bag defect linked to several U.S. deaths.
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
China and Japan “need each other,” Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Tuesday as he called for the testy Asian neighbors to step up tentative efforts to put deep hostility behind them.
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Monday, November 10, 2014
Midterm earnings reports from companies listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange have shown higher profits overall thanks to the weaker yen, particularly among automobile, electronics and other manufacturers that export goods or make products overseas.
Saturday, November 8, 2014
A governor gave final approval Friday for a nuclear power plant to restart in southern Japan, the first to resume operations under new safety rules imposed in the wake of the 2011 Fukushima Dai-ichi meltdowns caused by an earthquake and tsunami.
Friday, November 7, 2014
A local governor in Japan has given final approval to restart a nuclear power plant in southern Japan, the first to resume operations in the country under new safety rules imposed in the wake of the 2011 Fukushima Dai-ichi meltdowns caused by a tsunami.
Thursday, November 6, 2014
Toyota on Wednesday said it was on track to book a record US$17.5 billion full-year net profit, as Japan's major automakers wrapped up a bumper earnings season, but the industry is facing headwinds from slower demand at home and in China.
Wednesday, November 5, 2014
Japanese sushi maestro Jiro Ono, whose creations were recently enjoyed by U.S. President Barack Obama and are reputedly the best in the world, warned Tuesday of a sea change in ingredients due to overfishing.
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