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Honda To Roll Out Electric Scooter For Delivery Services

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THE JAPAN NEWS
 
Honda Motor Co. said Thursday that it will start selling a new three-wheeled electric scooter with a roof for corporate users on Friday.
The automaker hopes that the Gyro Canopy e: scooter will appeal to delivery service providers enjoying strong demand from people staying home a...

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Japanese Automakers' Domestic Output Falls Nearly 50% In Sept

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JAPAN TODAY
 
Total domestic output by eight major Japanese automakers fell 49.7 percent in September from a year earlier to 398,075 units amid an ongoing global chip shortage and delays in procuring parts from Southeast Asia due to the COVID-19 resurgence this summer, data showed Thursday.
The d...

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Uniqlo Japan Will Pay You For Your Old Clothes With New Recycling Project

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JAPAN TODAY
 
Got some old Uniqlo Heat Tech or down wear that’s so worn out that you don’t plan on wearing it anymore? Instead of throwing it away, you can get free money for recycling it.
Until Nov 30, you can get digital Uniqlo coupons (worth up to 1,000 yen) for bringing in your old Heat Tech ...

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Japanese Venture Launches $680,000 'Hoverbike'

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NHK
 
A Tokyo-based venture firm has unveiled its so-called "hoverbike", a motorcycle-type vehicle that flies through the air like something out of a sci-fi movie.
A.L.I. Technologies gave a demonstration of the manned drone at a motor circuit in central Japan and started taking orders on Tuesday...

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Amari: Japan To Focus On Supply Chain Chokepoints In Security Push

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THE JAPAN NEWS
 
Japan’s economic security strategy will focus on two pillars of “strategic autonomy and indispensability,” a top ruling party official said on Saturday, as the nation faces an increasingly assertive China.
Akira Amari, secretary general of the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP), has ...

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Japan Aims For 36-38% Of Energy To Come From Renewables By 2030

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REUTERS
 
Japan has set an ambitious target for renewable energy in the nation's electricity mix by 2030 as it aims to tackle climate change and achieve its 2050 carbon neutral goal.
Under the plan, put forward in July and approved by Japan's cabinet on Friday, renewables should account for 36-38...

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Avolon And Japan Airlines Partner To Form eVTOL Ride Sharing Business

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INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT REVIEW
 
Japan Airlines and Avolon have signed a partnership agreement to form an eVTOL ride sharing business, to continue the commercialisation of zero-emissions aircrafts in Japan.
Avolon, the international aircraft leasing company, and Japan Airlines (JAL), have announced...

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Pandemic Opens Doors To Switch Jobs In Japan, But Pay Not Rising Much

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REUTERS
 
The COVID-19 pandemic has unexpectedly helped Japan's nursing homes and information technology (IT) companies overcome years of labour shortages, as job cuts at restaurants and hotels have prompted workers to look for new careers.
This newfound job mobility marks a shift in a country wh...

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Japanese Firms In China Worry Most About Power Shortage

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JAPAN TODAY
 
What Japanese companies operating in China are most worried about is not a potential default of debt-laden property developer China Evergrande Group but a supply shortage that could be triggered by electricity insufficiency.
Should industrial production become sluggish in China agai...

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Japan’s Economic Security Minister Warns On Chip Industry Survival

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FINANCIAL TIMES
 
Takayuki Kobayashi says country needs a strategic vision that matches US and China approaches
 
Japanese Empress Emerita Michiko, wife of Emperor Emeritus Akihito, turned 87 on Wednesday.
She continued to avoid outings and refrain from inviting guests in the last year amid the C...

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