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Chubu Airport To Add 2nd Runway

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THE JAPAN NEWS
 
Chubu Centrair International Airport in Tokoname, Aichi Prefecture, is planning to build a second runway that will allow tens of thousands more flights per year, it has been learned.
The runway would be built to the west of the current one, enabling the airport to handle as many ...

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Employment Rate For Japan's College Graduates Close To Record High At 97.6% Amid Labor Shortage

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JAPAN TIMES
 
The employment rate for job seekers who graduated from universities this spring stood at 97.6 percent, government data showed Friday, in the latest sign of a widespread labor shortage amid a graying population.
The employment rate for fiscal 2018, which ended in March, was the secon...

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Japan's Takeda Expects Binding Offers For Latam Business By End Of May: Sources

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REUTERS
 
SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Japan’s Takeda Pharmaceutical Co expects to receive binding offers for its Latin American business by the end of May, three sources with knowledge of the matter said.
Brazilian pharmaceutical group EMS is considered the front-runner in the process, but Blackstone-b...

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Entrepreneurs See Big Opportunities As Japan Begins A New Era

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FORBES
 
May 1, 2019, marked the start of a new era in Japan. The country celebrated the succession to the Chrysanthemum Throne of Emperor Naruhito, scion of the world’s oldest monarchy, and the beginning of the new imperial period, Reiwa. But there’s a lot more going on: the economy is experienc...

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Japan's FamilyMart Seeks Split From Chinese Partner

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FORTUNE
 
Japan’s FamilyMart—a 7-Eleven competitor in China—wants to part ways with its Chinese business partners, amid loosening foreign ownership restrictions for non-critical industries such as retail and consumer goods.
The move comes as China’s convenience-store market is set to grow by more...

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Nissan Forecasts Profit Will Drop To 11-Year Low

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THE JAPAN NEWS
 
YOKOHAMA (Reuters) — Nissan Motor Co. forecast a 28 percent plunge in its annual operating profit, setting it up for the weakest earnings in 11 years and underscoring its struggle to turn the page after the ouster of former Chairman Carlos Ghosn.
The lackluster outlook from Japan...

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U.S. Agriculture Secretary Urges Japan To Reach Trade Deal

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THE JOURNAL PIONEER
 
TOKYO (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue urged Japan on Monday to move swiftly to clinch a trade deal with Washington on farm products and other goods, in a way that would treat his country fairly as "premier customer."
"President (Donald) Trump is really...

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Japanese Indicator Points To Recession Amid Fresh Abenomics Risks

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THE STAR
 
TOKYO: Japan may already be in recession, a government assessment of its own economic indicators showed on Monday, as the U.S.-China trade war and weak external demand hurt activity and pose fresh challenges for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's policies.
The country's indexes on leading and...

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OECD Report Recommends Japan Embrace Technological Innovation, Entrepreneurship To Expand Agricultural Productivity

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JAPAN TIMES
 
OSAKA - With Japanese food products becoming increasingly popular with foreign tourists, especially those from Asia, the country’s agricultural sector has a bright future if it can change its policies to embrace technological innovation and entrepreneurship, an OECD report on the co...

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Commemorative Coins To Mark Enthronement

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THE JAPAN NEWS
 
The government decided at a Cabinet meeting Friday to issue coins to commemorate the enthronement of the Emperor. A total of 50,000 gold coins with a face value of ¥10,000 and 5 million copper coins with a face value of ¥500 will be minted.
Of the gold coins, 20,000 will be sold ...

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