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Japan may expand air bag recalls; worried about impact on industry
Honda Motor and Mazda Motor may have to recall another 200,000 cars in Japan to replace Takata Corp air bags if Takata complies with a U.S. order to recall cars across the United States rather than just ...(11/28/2014 5:22:44 AM)
Japan's inflation rate at slowest in a year
Japan's consumer inflation slowed to its lowest level in a year in October, raising skepticism over the BOJ's ability to achieve its inflation target.(11/27/2014 7:40:08 PM)
Japan inflation eases, other data mixed in October
Japan's inflation rate edged lower in October, highlighting the difficulty Prime Minister Shinzo Abe faces in his campaign to overcome deflation in the world's third-largest economy. The core consumer ...(11/27/2014 9:13:04 PM)
Lacklustre Japan data paints gloomy picture for Abenomics
Japan released a string of lacklustre economic data Friday, with inflation hitting its lowest level in a year, dealing another blow to Tokyo's attempts to conquer years of falling prices and tepid growth. The figures come after Prime Minister Shinzo Abe called a snap election for next month and delayed a sales tax hike after a previous levy increase hammered spending and pushed the world's ...(11/28/2014 2:29:38 AM)
China Overtakes Japan as World’s Second-Biggest Stock Market
China surpassed Japan as the world's second-largest stock market for the first time in three years amid growing investor confidence that policy makers in Beijing will revive the economy with monetary stimulus. ...(11/28/2014 3:23:58 AM)
Japan vows to resume Antarctic whale hunt for ‘science’ next year
Critics of Japan?s whaling practices are guilty of ?eco-imperialism,? a top official said.(11/26/2014 2:33:00 PM)
Japan inflation slows in October, highlights challenge facing Abe
By Tetsushi Kajimoto and Stanley White TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's annual core consumer inflation slowed for a third straight month in October due to falling oil prices, highlighting the economic gloom facing Premier Shinzo Abe as he campaigns for a new mandate to implement his stalled recovery plan. "Inflation could continue to slow because oil prices are falling," said Hidenobu Tokuda, senior ...(11/28/2014 12:51:01 AM)
Qantas and Japan Airlines give Jetstar Japan a funding boost
Qantas Airways Ltd and Japan Airlines Co Ltd are injecting A$114 million into Jetstar Japan to bolster its growth as the low-cost carrier prepares to start international flights next year. Qantas said ...(11/27/2014 7:50:43 PM)
Good or Bad? Oil Slide Poses Conundrum as Japan Seeks Inflation
An oil refinery stands at night in Kawasaki, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan. The reliance of the world’s third-largest economy on fossil-fuel imports has deepened since Japan shuttered its nuclear-power industry following the March 2011 Fukushima meltdowns.(11/28/2014 3:39:48 AM)
Japan reports 'unusual deployment' of Takata air bag; may lead to more recalls
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's transport ministry said on Wednesday it received a report of an "unusual deployment" of a Takata Corp air bag outside an existing recall program - raising the prospect that recalls could be expanded in Japan. Officials at the ministry, Japan's auto safety regulator, told reporters a passenger-side air bag exploded as it was being removed from a scrapped car in Gifu ...(11/26/2014 5:32:32 AM)
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