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SoftBank names Goldman alumnus Taiichi Hoshino head of investment planning department

01-Apr-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 9:59 AM

SoftBank Group Corp said on Wednesday it has appointed former Goldman Sachs banker Taiichi Hoshino as head of a new investment planning department, as the group increases [...]
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Japan business sentiment negative for first time since 2013: survey

01-Apr-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 9:58 AM

Confidence among Japan’s biggest manufacturers has plunged into negative territory for the first time in seven years, a key survey showed Wednesday as the coronavirus [...]
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Could do better: Japan gently chided by UN climate chief

01-Apr-2020 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

The top UN climate official on Tuesday chided Japan over its new plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, which environmental campaigners say shows no real ambition to [...]
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Smoking diners to take it outside as Tokyo ban kicks in

01-Apr-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Patrons of Tokyo restaurants and bars will be able to light up indoors for the last time on Tuesday as one of the world’s most cigarette-friendly cities starts [...]
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Apple supplier Japan Display finalises deal to raise $200 million from ‘customer’

01-Apr-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Japan Display said on Tuesday it has finalised a deal to raise $200 million from “an overseas customer,” which sources have said is Apple. The $200 fund will come [...]
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Tokyo Olympics Rescheduled For July 2021, Economic Stress Deepens For Japan

01-Apr-2020 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:02 AM

Topline: Today the International Olympic Committee announced new dates for the Tokyo Summer Olympics: July 23 to August 8, 2021, entrenching Japan’s economic [...]
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Karaoke warning in Tokyo amid calls for Covid-19 state of emergency in Japan

01-Apr-2020 Intellasia | TheGuardian | 6:02 AM

Weeks after urging them to forgo cherry blossom parties, the governor of Tokyo has told residents to ditch another national pastime karaoke as calls grow for Japan to take [...]
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Japan’s Abe, deputy avoid joint meetings to cut coronavirus risk as lockdown pressure builds

01-Apr-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Tokyo recorded more than 70 new coronavirus infections on Tuesday for its highest tally in a single day, as pressure built on prime minister Shinzo Abe to order a lockdown [...]
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Japan’s factory output slows, plunge seen as virus grips economy

01-Apr-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Japan’s industrial output rose in February at a slower pace than the previous month and factories expect production to plunge in March, adding to growing signs the [...]
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Campaigners attack Japan’s ‘shameful’ climate plans release

01-Apr-2020 Intellasia | TheGuardian | 6:02 AM

Japan has laid out its plans to tackle greenhouse gas emissions under the Paris agreement in the run-up to UN climate talks this year, becoming the first large economy to do [...]
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Calls grow for state of emergency as Tokyo logs 78 more coronavirus cases

01-Apr-2020 Intellasia | JapanTimes | 6:02 AM

Calls are growing for prime minister Shinzo Abe to declare a state of emergency to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus before it is too late. “I personally feel [...]
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Japan’s $500 Billion Coronavirus Bill Is Only The Start

01-Apr-2020 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:02 AM

Tokyo delaying the 2020 Olympics may be the least of prime minister Shinzo Abe’s worries. It’s hard to exaggerate the extent to which the Japanese leader thought [...]
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Japan PM advisers call for massive stimulus amid coronavirus

01-Apr-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Private-sector advisers to Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe urged the government on Tuesday to carry out major measures to battle the coronavirus epidemic, paving the way [...]
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Japanese panel warns any possible eruption of Mt Fuji could paralyse Tokyo

01-Apr-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

A Japanese government panel has said any major eruption of Mount Fuji would rain so much ash on the capital Tokyo that its transportation network of trains and highways would [...]
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Line survey finds 7pct of users in Tokyo have at least one coronavirus symptom

01-Apr-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

A survey of Line Corp’s chat app users in Tokyo and neighbouring prefectures in partnership with Japan’s health ministry found 7.1 percent of respondents in the [...]
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