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Japan’s Topix Climbs Second Day as Oil Explorers Gain

26-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Japan’s Topix index rose for a second day, with oil explorers and paper makers leading the advance, while financial companies retreated. Gauges tracking oil and gas [...]
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Scientists meet in Japan after grim climate forecast

26-Mar-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

International scientists will gather near Tokyo on Tuesday for a week-long meeting centred on a grim climate change report that warned of floods and drought that would stoke [...]
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Japan prime minister Abe visits Anne Frank House

25-Mar-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Japan’s prime minister Shinzo Abe paid a visit to the Anne Frank House museum in Amsterdam Sunday, a diplomatic move ahead of a meeting with the leaders of the US and [...]
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Japan PM hails ‘lessons of history’ on Anne Frank visit

25-Mar-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe visited the Anne Frank museum in Amsterdam on Sunday, hailing the lessons of history ahead of his first meeting with South Korean President [...]
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Japan Moves to Limit Bedbound Elderly On Feeding Tubes

25-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

For the first time, Japan is trying to hold down the number of bedbound elderly people kept alive, sometimes for years, by feeding tubes. Following news articles by Bloomberg [...]
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Japan moving to embrace Muslim traveller

25-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Gulfbusiness | 6:00 AM

They say the way to man’s heart is through his stomach. And perhaps this ancient adage is what Japan is basing its tourism policies on. While holidays are about soaking [...]
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Japan Risks Housing Recovery in Temporary Worker Push: Mortgages

25-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Momoko Suzuki quit her sales job in Tokyo and took a temporary position so she could pursue her film ambitions. Suzuki’s employment change may force her to abandon [...]
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China’s People’s Liberation Army told to learn from Japan’s 1894 victory

25-Mar-2014 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:00 AM

Military daily highlights factors involved in Qing dynasty defeat to Japan in 1894 in commentary seen as alluding to corruption in today’s military PLA commanders [...]
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BOJ Iwata: Deflation risk emerges if inflation stays below 1 pct

25-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Bank of Japan deputy Governor Kikuo Iwata on Monday warned that inflation staying below 1 percent for a long period of time was “dangerous” as it heightens the [...]
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Japan Shares Rise After Two-Week Drop as Exporters Climb

25-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Japanese shares rose the most in a month, with the Topix (TPX) index paring a two-week loss, as exporters advanced and precision-instrument makers led gains. Sony Corp., [...]
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Japanese banks to invest in $3 billion CVC Asia private equity fund

25-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Japan Bank for International Cooperation (Jbic) and Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank said they have agreed to invest in CVC Capital Partners Ltd’s CVC.UL fourth Asian fund, [...]
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Japan’s home away from home

24-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Fifa | 6:00 AM

The 165 Japanese families that disembarked from the ship Kasato Maru at the Brazilian port of Santos on 28 April 1908 had little idea what fate held in store for them. All [...]
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China, Japan and Britain Join Search for Missing Jet in Indian Ocean

24-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Nytimes | 6:00 AM

China, Japan and Britain joined the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner in the southern Indian Ocean on Friday, while Australian search aircraft used human [...]
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In breakthrough, S. Korea, Japan to hold summit with US

24-Mar-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

South Korea and Japan said Friday that their leaders will hold a summit with US President Barack Obama next week, in a breakthrough after Washington urged the pair to mend [...]
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Warily Leading Japan’s Nuclear Reawakening

24-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Nytimes | 6:00 AM

To power his plans for Japan’s economic revival, prime minister Shinzo Abe could soon return his nation to nuclear power for the first time since the Fukushima accident [...]
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