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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...

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    Nissan 'drives out' disgraced chairman

    Agence France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 06:20pm on November 22, 2018

    Nissan board members have sacked disgraced Carlos Ghosn as chairman, local media reported Thursday, which would be a spectacular fall from grace for the once-revered...

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    70pc Japanese firms in Bangladesh want to expand business

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:43am on November 19, 2018

    About 70 per cent of Japanese companies in Bangladesh wanted to expand their business in the next one to two years as their confidence had...

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    Japanese Princess Ayako gives up royal status to marry commoner

    Reuters . Tokyo | Updated at 01:24am on October 30, 2018

    Princess Ayako married commoner Kei Moriya on Monday at a traditional ceremony at Tokyo’s Meiji Shrine, to become the latest female royal to leave Japan’s...

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    Karaoke office: Japan inc shifts to unusual workspaces

    Agence France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 12:00am on October 15, 2018

    From tiny one-person cubicles in underground stations to camping tents under towering skyscrapers and even karaoke clubs: in workaholic Japan, salarymen are never short of...

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    Suu Kyi promises ‘transparency’ over Rohingya atrocities

    Agence France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 12:29am on October 09, 2018

    Embattled leader Aung San Suu Kyi vowed Monday to increase transparency over her government’s handling of the Rohingya crisis while pitching for foreign investment in...

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    Japan cheesemakers fret over EU trade deal

    Agence France-Presse . Japan | Updated at 12:05am on October 08, 2018

    It was three decades ago, but Kazuhiko Ochiai still remembers his first taste of cheese when he visited France, a palate pleaser that inspired the...

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    Pompeo eyes progress over Trump-Kim summit

    Agence France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 01:02am on October 07, 2018

    US secretary of state Mike Pompeo said he hoped to accelerate a second summit between Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump as he kicked off...

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    Toyota, sensing an opening, debates building Lexus cars in China

    Reuters . Beijing | Updated at 12:05am on October 06, 2018

    Toyota Motor Corp, long opposed to producing its premium Lexus cars in China because of concerns over quality and profitability, is now considering it to...

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    Tokyo fishmongers mourn and protest closure of famous fish market

    Reuters . Tokyo | Updated at 12:05am on October 04, 2018

    Takako Arai’s earliest memories are of Tsukiji, playing hide-and-seek with her brother in the concrete maze of Tokyo’s sprawling fish market. Years later, she now...

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