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Japan volcano death toll hits 43 as new bodies found

Japan volcano death toll hits 43 as new bodies found

02-Oct-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 7:16 AM

The death toll from a sudden volcanic eruption in Japan hit 48 on Wednesday as rescuers discovered 12 new bodies in so-far unexplored areas of the ash-covered peak. The [...]
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Japanese volcano still erupting, hampering recovery efforts

Japanese volcano still erupting, hampering recovery efforts

02-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Washington Post | 7:07 AM

Five more bodies were discovered near the peak of Mount Ontake in central Japan on Monday, bringing the number of those confirmed or feared dead after Saturday’s [...]
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Volcanoes May Be Next Hurdle for Nuclear Restarts in Japan

02-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

The volcanic eruption of Japan’s Mt. Ontake over the weekend may strengthen the argument of activists campaigning to keep the country’s 48 reactors shut. [...]
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Tesla Breaks into Japan

02-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

Earlier this month Tesla opened its Japan sales operation with Elon Musk handing over nine keys to the first Model S owners in the country. The event is significant because [...]
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Japan Economy Remains Fragile Before Tax Decisions

02-Oct-2014 Intellasia | WSJ | 6:00 AM

Japan’s economy continued to stagnate in August after a pullback induced by a sales tax increase earlier in the year, raising difficult questions for prime minister [...]
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Japan Casino Bill Set to Pass Next Month, Lawmaker Says

02-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

A Japanese lawmaker backing a bill to legalise casinos said he expects it to win lower-house approval next month and that the gambling resorts would be in major cities and [...]
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Why Japan’s beaches are deserted – despite the sunshine

02-Oct-2014 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

For much of the month of September, after a disappointing summer, Tokyo basked in temperatures of 25C or more. In most countries there would be a rush for the beach, but not [...]
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Tropical Storm Phanfone Nears Guam; Typhoon Threat For Japan?

02-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Weather | 6:00 AM

Phanfone formed as a tropical storm this past weekend in the western Pacific Ocean, and it is slowly gathering strength north-northeast of Guam. By Wednesday morning (local [...]
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Japan volcano death toll likely to rise to 46

Japan volcano death toll likely to rise to 46

02-Oct-2014 Intellasia | The Hindu | 6:00 AM

The death toll from Japan’s worst volcanic eruption in decades is likely to rise to around 46 after as more victims were discovered on the ash-covered summit, media [...]
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Japan big manufacturers’ sentiment improves slightly in Q3-BOJ tankan

02-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Japanese big manufacturers’ confidence improved slightly in the three months to September, a closely watched central bank survey showed, but service-sector sentiment [...]
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Japan volcano death toll hits 43 as new bodies found

02-Oct-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The death toll from a sudden volcanic eruption in Japan hit 48 on Wednesday as rescuers discovered 12 new bodies in so-far unexplored areas of the ash-covered peak. The [...]
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Japan firms fail to shake off tax-hike gloom, blunting economic rebound

02-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Big Japanese manufacturers were slightly more optimistic in the third quarter but service-sector sentiment worsened, a central bank survey showed, adding to signs that a [...]
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Japan’s Firms Plan Spending Boost as Sentiment Improves

02-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Japanese companies indicated they may boost investment by the most since 2007 as sentiment among big manufacturers unexpectedly improved, providing encouragement for prime [...]
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Japan corporate confidence fades

02-Oct-2014 Intellasia | FT | 6:00 AM

Optimism has faded across all industries in Japan six months on from a tax increase that caused the sharpest contraction in output since the Lehman crisis. The latest [...]
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Japanese volcano still erupting, hampering recovery efforts

02-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Washington Post | 6:00 AM

Five more bodies were discovered near the peak of Mount Ontake in central Japan on Monday, bringing the number of those confirmed or feared dead after Saturday’s [...]
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