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Sumitomo Forestry Buys Into WA Housing Market

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TIMBERBIZ
 
Sumitomo Forestry has entered into an agreement to acquire a 51% stake in Scott Park Group, a company that operates a custom-built housing business in Western Australia. The acquisition was made through its wholly owned Australian subsidiary, Sumitomo Forestry Australia Pty Ltd. Sourc...

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Foreign Treasury Pile Shrinks With China Further Trailing Japan

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YAHOO FINANCE
 
 
(Bloomberg) -- The tally of U.S. government debt held by other countries continues to shrink, leaving Japan with a larger lead over China as the top foreign owner, according to the latest data from the Treasury Department.
While Japan’s holdings of U.S. notes, bills and bonds fe...

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Japan's Music Industry Rises Again In New 'Age Of Discovery'

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NIKKEI ASIAN REVIEW
 
World's second-biggest market sees growth in live music and physical sales
TOKYO -- On a chilly evening last month, tens of thousands of people gathered at the Saitama Super Arena near Tokyo, one of Japan's biggest live music venues. People of all ages were thrilled to witne...

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Softbank-Funded Hotel Firm Oyo Lays Off 10% Of India Staff

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JAPAN TODAY
 
MUMBAI - Indian hotel giant Oyo said Tuesday it is cutting 1,000 employees, or 10 percent of its local staff, as it battles multiple allegations including bribery and pressure from Japanese backer SoftBank to cut costs.
An Indian newspaper said 2,400 jobs would go in total and that ...

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Japanese Companies Prepare To Profit From Olympic Games

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JAPAN TIMES
 
Businesses in Japan are gearing up to take the opportunity of the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics this summer to boost their presence and expand sales.
One factor that may be vital to making the events a success is combatting the sweltering heat. Amid fears of another scorching summer...

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Nissan Denies Reported Plans To Split With Renault

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JAPAN TODAY
 
TOKYO - Japanese auto giant Nissan is "in no way" planning to end its partnership with Renault, the Japanese automaker insisted Tuesday after a report suggested a divorce was possible in the wake of the Carlos Ghosn scandal.
Britain's Financial Times, citing "several people with kno...

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Japan, Vietnam OK To Boost 5G Cooperation

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THE JAPAN NEWS
 
HANOI (Jiji Press) — Visiting Japanese Internal Affairs and Communications Minister Sanae Takaichi agreed with Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on Thursday to strengthen the two countries’ cooperation to promote the development of fifth-generation, or 5G, ultrahigh-spee...

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Toyota to Build City for E-cars in Japan

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AAWSAT
 
Japanese automaker Toyota has decided to build its own city for some 2,000 people and electric cars only.
The city will be established for testing purposes to experiment self-driving technique, connected vehicles, and other innovations in this field.
The Motor Trend website reported that...

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Japan's Household Spending Continues Drop In November

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BUSINESS TIMES
 
Weak consumption is adding to the risk economic growth could stall in the final quarter of 2019 or even contract
JAPANESE household spending fell for a second straight month in November and by more than forecast, suggesting that a higher sales tax may weigh on private consumption...

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Tokyo Stocks Plunge, Yen Surges Amid Rising Middle East Tensions

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JAPAN TODAY
 
TOKYO - Japan's financial markets saw turbulence Monday, the first trading day of 2020, with Tokyo stocks plunging and the yen climbing against the U.S. dollar in the wake of escalating tensions in the Middle East.
The 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average ended down 451.76 points, or 1.91...

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