Updated Monday, November 10, 2014 0:04 am TWN
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.
Tuesday, November 4, 2014
Japanese writer Haruki Murakami has chided his country for shirking responsibility for its World War II aggression and the Fukushima nuclear disaster in an interview published Monday.
Sunday, November 2, 2014
Saturday, November 1, 2014
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
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