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China calls on Japan to end jet scrambles
BEIJING (Reuters) - China called on Japan on Thursday to stop scrambling its jets against Chinese aircraft following a rise in the number of such operations, saying it was source of flying safety concerns. Tension has been high between Asia's two largest economies in recent months, with each accusing the other of flying military aircraft too close to its own jets in a long-running territorial ...(10/30/2014 5:09:07 AM)
North Korea to deepen probe into Japanese abductees: Japan's Abe
TOKYO (Reuters) - North Korea had told Japan it intends to deepen its probe into the fate of Japanese citizens kidnapped by Pyongyang decades ago, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Thursday, but there was no indication of any imminent breakthrough. Abe's administration is under fire for fund-related scandals in his cabinet that have forced two ministers to resign and put others under ...(10/30/2014 10:32:31 AM)
Japan factory output posts surprise jump but recovery unclear
Japan's September factory production posted its biggest rise in eight months, official data showed Wednesday, but the news failed to dispel doubts about the strength of the wider economy following a recent string of weak figures. Industrial production rose 2.7 percent on-month, reversing a drop of 1.9 percent in August, the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry said. Industrial output had ...(10/28/2014 11:16:26 PM)
Japan Tobacco Lifts Profit Forecast Above Estimates
Japan Tobacco Inc. (2914) , which sells Camel and Winston cigarettes outside the U.S., raised its profit forecast by 9 percent for the nine months to December 2014, helped by sales of real estate and its overseas business.(10/30/2014 4:04:41 AM)
SUGOI JAPAN Globally Releases a List of 203 Gems in Manga, Anime, Ranobe and Entame Shosetsu
The SUGOI JAPAN®, the Japan’s nationwide vote for manga, anime, ranobe* and entame shosetsu* works, globally released a list of 203 nominees in the four genres at the campaign website .(10/30/2014 3:16:00 AM)
Japan ETFs for the Contrarian Investor
As short-sellers in Tokyo become increasingly bearish, the pessimistic outlook may indicate a potential buying opportunity for Japanese stocks and related exchange traded funds. Over the past week, the ...(10/29/2014 7:30:08 AM)
Japan, North Korea in 2nd day of abduction talks
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korean and Japanese officials ended two days of talks Wednesday with Japan repeating its request to focus and speed up the investigation over the fates of Japanese citizens abducted by North Korea in the 1970s and '80s.(10/29/2014 10:03:07 AM)
Japan factory output logs fastest pace in 8 months
Japan's industrial production rose 2.7 percent on month in September, above expectations for a 2.2 percent rise and up from a 1.9 percent decline in August.(10/28/2014 7:59:31 PM)
Japan's recovering crown princess attends banquet
TOKYO (AP) — Japan's Crown Princess Masako attended a banquet for visiting Dutch royals on Wednesday in her first such appearance since developing a stress-related illness more than a decade ago.(10/29/2014 12:08:39 PM)
Japan industrial production up 2.7%
Japan's industrial production rose 2.7 percent on month in September, above expectations for a 2.2 percent rise.(10/28/2014 8:25:31 PM)
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