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  • Tokyo Stocks Open Higher as Dollar Gains on US Economic Data

    Tokyo Stocks Open Higher as Dollar Gains on US Economic Data

    Investors also cheered media reports that Japan's national pension fund, the world's largest, decided to double its domestic stock holdings, while they seemed to shrug off poor data from Japan.

  • Tokyo Stocks Open Higher as Dollar Gains Against Yen

    Tokyo Stocks Open Higher as Dollar Gains Against Yen

    The greenback was at 108.84 yen early Thursday, slightly down from 108.90 yen in New York Wednesday afternoon but sharply up from 108.12 yen in Tokyo earlier Wednesday.

  • Ebola Drug Maker Fujifilm to Buy US Vaccine Maker

    Ebola Drug Maker Fujifilm to Buy US Vaccine Maker

    Fujifilm said on Monday it would buy a US vaccine maker as the Japanese firm boosts its supply of an experimental Ebola drug to help stem the spread of the virus.

  • Japan, China Officials Hold Informal Talks on Preventing Conflict

    Japan, China Officials Hold Informal Talks on Preventing Conflict

    Chinese defence officials are meeting a Japanese delegation in Beijing this week for informal talks on preventing simmering territorial disputes from erupting into armed conflict, the talks' host said on Monday.

  • Nikkei Share Average Opens Up 0.74%

    Nikkei Share Average Opens Up 0.74%

    The euro was stable early Monday after a large majority of eurozone banks were given a clean bill of health Sunday by the European Central Bank.

  • Church Blaze Kills Four in Central Japan

    Church Blaze Kills Four in Central Japan

    Four members of one family, including two young children, died in a fire that broke out early on Sunday at a church in the central Ishikawa prefecture of Japan.

  • Japanese PM Shinzo Abe's Public Support Slumps in the Wake of Resignations: Poll

    Japanese PM Shinzo Abe's Public Support Slumps in the Wake of Resignations: Poll

    Public approval of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's government slumped after the resignation of two high-profile cabinet ministers last week, according to a poll published on Sunday, adding more pressure on Mr Abe as he struggles to turn around the Japane...

  • Nikkei Rises to Two-Week High on Weak Yen

    Nikkei Rises to Two-Week High on Weak Yen

    Japanese shares rose to a two-week high on Friday as the weaker yen lifted exporters, while renewed fears about the spread of the Ebola virus in the United States bolstered Ebola-related stocks such as Fujifilm Holdings Corp.

  • 'Clever' Japan Firm Donates High-Tech Masks for Ebola Fight

    'Clever' Japan Firm Donates High-Tech Masks for Ebola Fight

    A little-known Japanese company has donated 10,000 high-tech face masks to several Ebola-hit African nations and says it is now getting calls from New York City, which confirmed its first case of the virus on Thursday.

  • Japan Prosecutors Delay Ruling on Possible Fukushima Indictments

    Japan Prosecutors Delay Ruling on Possible Fukushima Indictments

    Japanese prosecutors have delayed a decision on whether to charge three former executives of Tokyo Electric Power Co for their handling of the 2011 Fukushima disaster, an official with a special panel that requested an indictment said on Friday.

  • Japan Warns of Increased Activity at Volcano Near Nuclear Plant

    Japan Warns of Increased Activity at Volcano Near Nuclear Plant

    Japan warned on Friday that a volcano in southern Japan located roughly 64 km (40 miles) from a nuclear plant was showing signs of increased activity that could possibly lead to a small-scale eruption and warned people to stay away from the summit.

  • Asia Markets Mixed Despite Wall Street Gains

    Asia Markets Mixed Despite Wall Street Gains

    Tokyo rose 0.79 per cent by the break and Shanghai climbed 0.20 per cent in early trade, but Hong Kong slipped 0.33 per cent in the morning, Seoul shed 0.48 per cent and Sydney was down 0.20 per cent.

  • Japan Prosecutors Set to Rule on Possible Fukushima Indictments

    Japan Prosecutors Set to Rule on Possible Fukushima Indictments

    Japanese prosecutors must decide this week whether to charge Tokyo Electric Power Co executives for their handling of the 2011 Fukushima disaster, in a process that could drag the operator of the stricken nuclear plant into criminal court.

  • Blaupunkt India Launches Two Single Din Car Audio Systems

    Blaupunkt India Launches Two Single Din Car Audio Systems

    Blaupunkt India launched two new car stereos for the Indian market- Tokyo 110 and Manchester 110. Both are single-din audio systems which offer quality tuner performance, clear sound, AM/FM with RDS, connectivity with external media devices (USB, SD ...

  • Japan Prosecutors Set to Rule on Possible Fukushima Indictments

    Japan Prosecutors Set to Rule on Possible Fukushima Indictments

    Japanese prosecutors must decide this week whether to charge Tokyo Electric Power Co executives for their handling of the 2011 Fukushima disaster, in a process that could drag the operator of the stricken nuclear plant into criminal court.

  • US, Japan to Conduct Joint Military Drill for Island Defence

    US, Japan to Conduct Joint Military Drill for Island Defence

    Japan said on Tuesday it would hold a bilateral military exercise with the United States in November to ensure smooth joint operations between the two countries' militaries and bolster island defence capabilities.

  • Second Japanese Female Cabinet Minister Resigns: PM Shinzo Abe

    Second Japanese Female Cabinet Minister Resigns: PM Shinzo Abe

    Two of the five women in Shinzo Abe's Japanese cabinet resigned on Monday beset by allegations of misusing political funds, dealing a blow to the prime minister's efforts to boost the profile of women.

  • Tokyo Stocks Up More Than 3% on Weaker Yen, Wall Street Gains

    Tokyo Stocks Up More Than 3% on Weaker Yen, Wall Street Gains

    The Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange, which closed at a five-month low last week, rose 3.39 per cent, or 493.31 points, to 15,025.82.

  • 4,000 Take Part in Mount Fuji Eruption Drill

    4,000 Take Part in Mount Fuji Eruption Drill

    Nearly 4,000 people took part on Sunday in a mass evacuation drill to test responses to a possible eruption of Japan's highest peak Mount Fuji, weeks after a nearby volcano blew its top and killed at least 56.

  • Chinese Coastguard Vessels Patrol Disputed Waters

    Chinese Coastguard Vessels Patrol Disputed Waters

    China has sent coastguard vessels to disputed waters in the East China Sea after Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe angered Beijing by sending a ritual offering to a Tokyo shrine that honours the dead from Japan's wars.

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