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Japan remains on U.S. ‘monitoring list’ for currency but no manipulation seen

via The Japan Times    Oct 18, 2017

The U.S. Treasury Department said Tuesday it has retained Japan, China, South Korea, Germany and Switzerland on a list of countries it monitors over what ...

Japan’s coastal fishing industry takes on reforms to boost profits and sustainability

via The Japan Times    Oct 18, 2017

The nation’s coastal fishing industry, plagued by higher material costs, dwindling catches and an aging workforce, is implementing bold measures to turn around sagging revenues.The ...

Nikkei extends winning streak to 12th session

via The Japan Times    Oct 18, 2017

The benchmark Nikkei average managed to extend its winning streak to a 12th straight session on the Tokyo Stock Exchange Wednesday, supported by expectations for ...

U.S. looking to Japan for help in boosting LNG exports to Asia

via The Japan Times    Oct 18, 2017

Hiroshige Seko, minister of economy, trade and industry, speaks during the LNG Producer-Consumer Conference 2017 in Tokyo on Wednesday. | BLOOMBERG

The United States is keen to work with Japan in expanding exports of U.S. liquefied natural gas in Asia, and hopes for more Japanese investment ...

Toyota targets 1,000-km driving range with fuel cell concept car

via The Japan Times    Oct 18, 2017

Toyota Motor Corp. is set to unveil a fuel cell concept car that aims to offer 50 percent more driving range than its current hydrogen-powered ...

Mercedes recalls 400,000 U.K. cars due to air bag fault

via The Japan Times    Oct 17, 2017

The Mercedes logo is photographed in Stuttgart, Germany, in February. | AP

Mercedes-Benz is recalling 400,000 U.K. cars owing to a fault that may deploy an air bag by error, the company said on Monday.A statement issued ...

Abe win may boost chances of another term for Bank of Japan chief

By Toru Fujioka,Masahiro Hidaka
- via The Japan Times    Oct 17, 2017

If Shinzo Abe wins Sunday’s Lower House election, it will boost the chances that Bank of Japan Gov. Haruhiko Kuroda will serve a second term, ...

Japan travel agencies to draw closer government oversight

via The Japan Times    Oct 17, 2017

Tourists return to Narita International Airport from overseas in August. The Japan Tourism Agency plans to tighten regulations for travel agencies to protect tourists in the wake of Tellmeclub's bankruptcy in March. | KYODO

The Japan Tourism Agency will tighten regulations for travel agencies to protect tourists in the wake of Tellmeclub’s bankruptcy in March.The failure of the Tokyo-based ...

Toyota channels ‘Knight Rider’ with concept car that read drivers’ emotions

By Yuri Kageyama
- via The Japan Times    Oct 17, 2017

Toyota Motor Corp. manager Makoto Okabe stands in front of an image of the TOYOTA Concept-i series concept car Monday in Tokyo. | AP

Driving sleepy? Hungry? Toyota will be highlighting an array of experimental technologies aimed at improving safety and anticipating drivers’ desires at the Tokyo Motor Show ...

Tesla’s former battery director joins high-tech farming startup Plenty

via The Japan Times    Oct 17, 2017

Tesla Inc.’s former director of battery technology has joined Plenty Inc. to lead the vertical farming startup’s plan to build indoor growing rooms around the ...

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