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    Comeback win for Japan

    Agence France-Presse . Abu Dhabi | Updated at 12:00am on January 10, 2019

    Yuya Osako netted a quickfire double as former champions Japan survived a scare to beat Turkmenistan 3-2 in their Asian Cup opener on Wednesday....

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    Record $3.1 million paid in New Year’s tuna auction

    Agence France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 01:13pm on January 05, 2019

    A Japanese sushi entrepreneur paid a record $3.1 million for a giant tuna Saturday as Tokyo’s new fish market, which replaced the world-famous Tsukiji late...

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    Gatekeeper at Japan's 'Suicide Forest' hopes music can save lives

    Agence France-Presse . Narusawa | Updated at 11:13am on December 21, 2018

    From his hut on the edge of Japan's ‘Suicide Forest’, Kyochi Watanabe blasts John Lennon's ‘Imagine’ into the night -- hoping that music can lift...

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    Dhaka eyes Japan’s skilled worker programme

    Shahidul Islam Chowdhury | Updated at 11:26pm on December 12, 2018

    Bangladesh wants to explore potentials of sending skilled workers to Japan as the country is likely to open the job market for foreign workers....

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    Japanese investors urged to invest in Bangladesh

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 10:15pm on December 11, 2018

    Bangladesh ambassador to Japan Rabab Fatima urged Japanese investors to invest in Bangladesh on Tuesday highlighting the current investment and business opportunities in the country....

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    Ghosn formally charged for financial misconduct, Nissan also indicted

    Reuters . Tokyo | Updated at 12:00am on December 11, 2018

    Tokyo prosecutors officially charged ousted Nissan Motor chairman Carlos Ghosn on Monday for under-reporting his income and extended his detention on suspicion of additional financial...

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    Japan opens door wider to foreign blue-collar workers

    Reuters . Tokyo | Updated at 12:00am on December 09, 2018

    Japan, in a major policy shift, enacted on Saturday a law to let in more foreign, blue-collar workers to ease a labour shortage, despite criticism...

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    Prof Yunus attends Olympic Summit in Japan

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 07:47pm on December 06, 2018

    Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus visited Japan from December 1 to 4 to attend the various preparatory meetings of Tokyo Olympic 2020 and the International Olympic...

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    Japan brokers readying for new client surge ahead of SoftBank’s mammoth IPO

    Reuters . Tokyo | Updated at 12:00am on December 01, 2018

    Japan’s stockbrokers are rubbing their hands ahead of SoftBank’s record-breaking $21 billion share sale, banking on the telco’s brand power and unprecedented marketing campaign to...

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    Mitsubishi’s arm Setsuyo starts journey in Bangladesh

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:00am on December 01, 2018

    Setsuyo Astec Corporation, a subsidiary of Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, has launched its representative office in the country to strengthen market survey, information collection and such...