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Japan Post To Raise Postage Rates From Oct 1 Due To Fewer Deliveries

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JAPAN  TODAY
 
Japan Post Co will raise the price of a standard-size letter stamp to 110 yen from 84 yen starting Oct 1, among other postage rate hikes, to improve profitability amid declining letter usage replaced by email and messaging apps.
It will mark Japan's first postal rate hike for lette...

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BOJ to Reduce Govt Bond Purchases

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JAPAN NEWS
 
Bank of Japan policymakers Friday voted to reduce the central bank’s purchase amount of Japanese government bonds, the BOJ said.
The reduction is designed to “ensure that long-term interest rates would be formed more freely in financial markets,” the BOJ said.
The BOJ will decide on ...

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Apple, Google Say Will Engage With Japan Over New App Law

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KYODO NEWS
 
Apple Inc. and Google LLC said Thursday they will continue to engage with Japanese regulators, a day after the country's parliament enacted a law to curb the technology giants' dominance in the smartphone app market.
Apple said in a statement, "We will continue our engagement with th...

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Transport Ministry Inspects Honda, Mazda Over Improper Vehicle Certification

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JAPAN TODAY
 
Japan's transport ministry inspected the headquarters of Honda Motor Co and Mazda Motor Corp on Monday after massive cheating on vehicle certifications by the two automakers and three other companies came to light.
Toyota Motor Corp, Yamaha Motor Co and Suzuki Motor Corp also faced ...

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ASEAN, Japan To Foster Comprehensive Strategic Partnership

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ASEAN.ORG
 
The 18th ASEAN-Japan Joint Cooperation Committee Meeting took place today reaffirming both sides’ commitment to strengthen cooperation under the ASEAN-Japan Comprehensive Strategic Partnership (CSP).
The Meeting welcomed the successful convening of the Commemorative Summit on the 50th...

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Japan’s Economy Is Shrinking, Although Slightly Less Than Previously Thought

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AP NEWS
 
The Japanese economy shrank at an annual rate of 1.8% in the first quarter of this year, slightly better than the initial estimate at a 2.0% contraction, according to revised government data Monday.
The revision was due to private sector investments, at minus 0.4%, up from the previous ...

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Nikka Launches Limited-Edition “Nine Decades” Whisky for 90th Anniversary; Suggested Retail Price ¥330,000

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JAPAN NEWS
 
The Nikka Whisky Distilling Co. on Wednesday announced the release of “The Nikka Nine Decades,” a commemorative 700-milliliter bottle of whisky marking the distiller’s 90th anniversary.
Over 150 types of single barrel whisky were used to create the product, and the suggested retail p...

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Japan Aims To Quadruple Overseas Market For Anime, Games

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JAPAN TODAY
 
Pop-culture powerhouse Japan wants to expand its overseas market for video games, manga and anime fourfold to $130 billion in about a decade, the government has said.
Japan, the birthplace of comic and cartoon epics such as "Dragon Ball" and game franchises from "Super Mario" to "Fi...

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Amazon Japan Makes Payment Policy Change

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JAPAN TODAY
 
A few days ago, Amazon Japan made an announcement through its Seller Central discussion forum, but it’s one that affects buyers as well. The e-commerce giant will be altering its payment options policy, and shoppers will no longer be able to choose to pay by cash on delivery, or dai...

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Uniqlo Japan May Same Store Sale Increase By 8.4 Percent

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FASHION UNITED
 
May same-store sales including online sales at Uniqlo Japan increased by 8.4 percent year on year while total sales including online sales increased by 9.3 percent.
The company part of the Fast Retailing Group attributed the same-store sales growth to buoyant business over the Go...

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