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Toyota Outsells GM In U.S. For 1st 9 Months

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THE JAPAN NEWS
 
Automaker Toyota Motor Corp. outsold General Motors Co. in the United States for the first nine months of 2021 as the Detroit automaker grappled with production problems stemming from the semiconductor chip shortage.
Toyota during the first nine months sold 1.86 million vehicles ...

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Japan's Business Mood Improves On Solid Demand, Hopes Of Post-COVID Recovery

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REUTERS
 
Japan's business mood improved for a fifth straight quarter in September with manufacturers perking up on robust global demand, a central bank survey showed on Friday, boding well for the next administration's bid to pull the economy out of the doldrums.
Steady progress in vaccinations ...

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Japan Businesses Hope For Revival Of COVID-Hit Economy Under New PM

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KYODO NEWS
 
Business leaders in Japan voiced hope Wednesday that Fumio Kishida, the newly elected president of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party, will make all-out efforts to return the pandemic-stricken domestic economy to a steady growth track as early as possible.
Kishida, who is set to rep...

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Tokyo Game Show 2021 Starts Online Again

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THE JAPAN NEWS
 
 The Tokyo Game Show 2021 kicked off on Thursday in an online format, just like last year, amid the novel coronavirus pandemic, with most companies offering a peek into their new games through online platforms.
With restrictions placed on large-scale events to prevent the spread ...

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Tokyo Game Show 2021 Starts Online Again

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THE JAPAN NEWS
 
 The Tokyo Game Show 2021 kicked off on Thursday in an online format, just like last year, amid the novel coronavirus pandemic, with most companies offering a peek into their new games through online platforms.
With restrictions placed on large-scale events to prevent the spread ...

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Unauthorized Exports Of Japan-Branded Farm Products Evident

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THE JAPAN NEWS
 
An increasing number of premium fruits and other high-quality agricultural products developed in Japan are turning up in markets overseas, threatening Japanese producers.
Although the Plant Variety Protection and Seed Law has been amended to ban unauthorized exports of such agric...

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Osaka Hotel To Offer Physical Therapy For Guests

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THE JAPAN TIMES
 
The Royal Hotel, Ltd. announced Friday it will begin offering physical therapy for guests of its Rihga Royal Hotel in Kita Ward, Osaka City, starting Oct. 1. The service starts at ¥1.96 million per room for 30 nights, including tax. As the number of guests continues to decline b...

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Kansai Electric Yet To Regain Trust Two Years After Gifts Scandal

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JAPAN TIMES
 
Kansai Electric Power Co. has promoted corporate governance reform since the revelation two years ago that company executives had received cash and gifts from an influential politician in a municipality that hosts a nuclear plant of the utility.
The company still has a long way to g...

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First-Time Imports Of Norwegian Raw Mackerel Arrive In Japan By Airplane

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THE JAPAN NEWS
 
Imports of Norwegian raw mackerel arrived in Japan by air for the first time on Friday.
Trading house Jalux Inc., a group company of Japan Airlines, started importing the nonfrozen fish to promote it as a new autumn delicacy, naming it “Saba Nouveau.” Mackerel, called saba in Jap...

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Regulators To Oversee Computer System Failures At Mizuho

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JAPAN TODAY
 
Japan's financial watchdog said Wednesday it requested Mizuho Financial Group Inc and its banking arm Mizuho Bank to submit a work plan for system maintenance after a series of system failures this year, in a rare move to effectively oversee the system of a major bank.
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