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 2018-07-20 10:27 

Nikkei Asian Review

Corporate Japan outspends EU companies on overseas M&As - Nikkei Asian Review...

TOKYO -- Japanese companies used a record $112.2 billion on overseas mergers and acquisitions in the first half of this year, eclipsing the same kind...

 2018-07-20 08:27 

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India urges ASEAN to strengthen Indo-Pacific maritime cooperation...

NEW DELHI -- India urged members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations to strengthen regional maritime cooperation at an internation...

 2018-07-20 07:26 

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Nobody wins with US auto tariffs, Ghosn says...

TOKYO -- A 20% duty on imported vehicles being considered by the U.S. would produce no winners, said Carlos Ghosn, chairman of Japanese automaker ...

 2018-07-20 07:26 

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Japan, Canada and EU join auto industry condemnation of tariffs...

WASHINGTON/PALO ALTO, U.S. -- Japan, Canada and the European Union on Thursday warned U.S. officials of the repercussions if Washington make...

 2018-07-20 06:26 

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In Wisconsin, Foxconn's Terry Gou seeks a future beyond Apple...

MOUNT PLEASANT, Wisconsin/TAIPEI -- As trade tensions between Washington and Beijing escalate, the chairman of Foxconn Technology Group, Terry Gou, ha...

 2018-07-20 05:26 

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China's CDRs fall at the second hurdle...

Last week brought the somewhat disappointing listing of Chinese mobile phone maker Xiaomi, minus its proposed offering of China depositary receipts. T...

 2018-07-20 04:26 

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Snacks the next frontier in Asia's rideshare battle...

NEW YORK -- Seven months ago, Douglas Straebler put a plastic box filled with snacks in the car he drives for rideshare companies Uber and Lyft. Since...

 2018-07-20 04:26 

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Missing benchmark for coal price leaves Asian utilities confused...

TOKYO -- The failure of Tohoku Electric Power and Glencore to agree on a new contract for the annual supply of thermal coal leaves electric utilities&...

 2018-07-20 03:27 

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Bangkok eyes export boost from US-China trade war...

BANGKOK -- Thailand expects its exports to grow more strongly than previously forecast this year, to a level well above last year's record high, fuele...

 2018-07-20 03:26 

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China warms up to neighbors for Pacific power play...

BEIJING -- China appears set to take a softer hand with its neighbors as tensions with the U.S. escalate, seeking friends that will take its side in a...

 2018-07-20 01:26 

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Japan's 5-year worker visa extended to manufacturing...

TOKYO -- Japan's new residency program for overseas workers will be expanded to include key yet understaffed manufacturing fields that supply par...

 2018-07-19 23:25 

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Auto tariffs receive thumbs down from Canada, EU and Detroit...

WASHINGTON/PALO ALTO, U.S. -- Canada and the European Union warned on Thursday they will retaliate in equal proportions if the U.S. makes good on...

 2018-07-19 23:25 

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Japan e-tailer links with Thai CP to expand in China...

TOKYO -- International e-commerce company Inagora is joining with Thai conglomerate Charoen Pokphand to strengthen its business in China and...

 2018-07-19 22:26 

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Corporate Japan pledges full shift to renewable energy...

TOKYO -- More Japanese companies are promising to source all of their electricity from renewable energy in 10 to 30 years, a trend that could in turn...

 2018-07-19 21:25 

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Idemitsu market cap surges to $9bn as investors cheer merger...

TOKYO -- Oil refiner Idemitsu Kosan's market capitalization topped 1 trillion yen ($9 billion) for the first time on Thursday foll...

 2018-07-19 21:25 

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Japan's 5-year visa extended to core manufacturing sectors...

TOKYO -- Japan's new residency program for overseas workers will be expanded to include key yet understaffed manufacturing fields that supply par...

 2018-07-19 21:25 

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Japan faces $2bn price tag for flood rebuilding...

TOKYO -- Japan is staring at a more than 270 billion yen ($2.39 billion) bill to rebuild infrastructure destroyed by torrential rains t...

 2018-07-19 21:25 

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Absent from front pages, Xi keeps trade war at arm's length...

BEIJING -- Chinese President Xi Jinping has been conspicuously silent on the trade row with the U.S., sparking speculation that he is shielding h...

 2018-07-19 20:25 

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American households feel the heat of Trump's China tariffs...

NEW YORK -- The latest tariffs on Chinese imports proposed by U.S. President Donald Trump's administration will likely bring trade frictions into Amer...

 2018-07-19 19:23 

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TPP plans expansion in 2019 with Thailand and Colombia first...

TOKYO -- The 11 nations of the Trans-Pacific Partnership plan to welcome new members to expand their ambitious free-trade bloc, with Thailand pos...

 2018-07-19 19:23 

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Japan extends tuna fishing quotas to larger bluefin...

TOKYO -- The Japanese government plans to introduce catch quotas for Pacific bluefin tuna weighing more than 30 kg, expanding restrictions on the popu...

 2018-07-19 17:17 

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Toyota to shut Japan plant to fuel technology shift...

NAGOYA -- Toyota Motor will close a car assembly plant in Japan to consolidate production as it steers more resources toward developing electric vehic...

 2018-07-19 17:17 

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Yuan approaches China's red line for intervention...

SHANGHAI -- The yuan touched a one-year low on Thursday, sparking concerns that the currency will weaken past the threshold that in the past has trigg...

 2018-07-19 17:17 

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Facebook to remove posts sparking violence in emerging Asia...

PALO ALTO, U.S. -- Facebook will start taking down posts with misinformation that could incite violence in emerging countries, the company said on&nbs...

 2018-07-19 16:17 

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Toyota's new Philippine-made car uses more local parts...

MANILA -- Toyota Motor has begun producing the revamped Vios compact sedan in the Philippines, using more parts procured from local suppliers in...

 2018-07-19 15:20 

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Didi to seek global opportunities with AI and big data...

TOKYO -- Chinese ride-sharing giant Didi Chuxing will explore ways to export its artificial intelligence and strength in big data to become a glo...

 2018-07-19 15:19 

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Apple supplier TSMC forecasts mobile revenue drop for 2018...

TAIPEI -- Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., the world's biggest contract chipmaker and a key Apple supplier, on Thursday forecast a mobile reven...

 2018-07-19 13:14 

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Didi to seek global opportinities with AI and big data...

TOKYO -- Chinese ride-sharing giant Didi Chuxing will explore ways to export its artificial intelligence and strength in big data to become a glo...

 2018-07-19 13:14 

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China's thrifty shoppers behind Pinduoduo's $1.9bn IPO plan...

HONG KONG -- Pinduoduo's customers do not fit the image of the typical tech-savvy Chinese shopper. Instead, they are a group of bargain-hunting moms a...

 2018-07-19 12:14 

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India shares fall for second day amid weaker regional cues...

MUMBAI (NewsRise) -- Indian shares fell for a second straight day on Thursday amid tepid regional cues. Kotak Mahindra Bank and Hindalco Industries pa...

 2018-07-19 10:22 

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Indonesia holds rates steady for first time in four meetings...

JAKARTA -- Indonesia's central bank kept its key interest rate unchanged for the first time in four meetings over three months on Thursday, as th...

 2018-07-19 10:22 

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Baidu's fintech spinoff pitches aggressive expansion plan...

HONG KONG -- Financial services have become the new battlefield for internet heavyweights in China, as peers such as Alibaba Group Holding,...

 2018-07-19 10:20 

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Human-driven cars to disappear, says SoftBank's Son...

TOKYO -- Human driven cars will disappear on city streets and expressways within 50 years, a situation that requiring the auto industry...

 2018-07-19 09:10 

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Thai military draws up 20-year national political blueprint...

BANGKOK -- Thailand's ruling generals are fine tuning a strategy that will ensure the country remains in their grip for at least the next 20...

 2018-07-19 09:10 

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Asahi Kasei to buy US textile supplier for $1.06bn...

TOKYO -- Japanese materials maker Asahi Kasei announced Thursday that it will buy U.S.-based Sage Automotive Interiors for $1.06 billion (119 billion...

 2018-07-19 08:11 

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Singapore ratifies TPP-11 as US-China trade war escalates...

SINGAPORE -- Singapore has become the third country to ratify the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement, its trade ministry said Thursday.The...

 2018-07-19 07:10 

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Shorter office hours push South Koreans to home cooking...

SEOUL -- South Korean workers are leaving their offices and factories earlier thanks to a mandated shorter workweek, which seems to be bad news for re...

 2018-07-19 05:10 

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Asahi Kasei to buy US textile supplier for 100bn yen...

TOKYO -- Japanese materials maker Asahi Kasei will buy U.S.-based Sage Automotive Interiors for an estimated 100 billion yen ($890 million), Nikkei ha...

 2018-07-19 05:09 

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China unresponsive over FTA talks with Sri Lanka...

COLOMBO -- The Sri Lankan government is exasperated by China's slowness to conclude a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) after Colombo sent Beijing a for...

 2018-07-19 05:09 

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Myanmar jade industry gathers dust despite China-led boom...

NAYPYITAW -- The jade mining industry in Myanmar, one of the world's richest sources of the gem, is scrambling to meet rising Chinese demand, sometime...

 2018-07-19 04:09 

Nikkei Asian Review

Myanmar jade industry gathers dust despite China-led boom...

NAYPYITAW -- The jade mining industry in Myanmar, one of the world's richest sources of the gem, is scrambling to meet rising Chinese demand, sometime...

 2018-07-19 04:09 

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Grab to tackle ASEAN's traffic tangles amid antitrust pressure...

SINGAPORE --Grab, Southeast Asia's largest ride-hailing app operator, on Wednesday started a research laboratory for artificial intelligence here, aim...

 2018-07-19 04:09 

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Teslas in the palace signal brewing battle in Beijing...

TOKYO -- The compound that houses the headquarters of the Chinese Communist Party and the State Council -- a walled-off part of central...

 2018-07-19 04:09 

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Indian tractor maker Escorts drives toward Africa for growth...

NEW DELHI -- Escorts Ltd., India's third-largest tractor maker, is aiming to quintuple exports over the next three years by focusing on Africa a...

 2018-07-19 01:09 

Nikkei Asian Review

Grab crunches data to unclog ASEAN's roads...

SINGAPORE --Grab, Southeast Asia's largest ride-hailing app operator, on Wednesday started a research laboratory for artificial intelligence here, aim...

 2018-07-18 23:09 

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China admits to revising padded corporate profits...

BEIJING -- China's statistics bureau has taken the highly unusual step of acknowledging that it revised past data on corporate profits, rais...

 2018-07-18 23:09 

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Flexibility coming to Japan's program for foreign teachers...

TOKYO -- The more than 5,000 foreigners who are employed by local governments in Japan in positions such as language teachers will no longer be p...

 2018-07-18 23:09 

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Disco's quarterly profit seen down 30%...

TOKYO -- Chipmaking-equipment maker Disco is expected to report a 30% drop in group operating profit to 10.5 billion yen ($93 million) for t...

 2018-07-18 22:09 

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Hong Kong tops global office rent rankings for 3rd year...

TOKYO -- Hong Kong's Central business district has the world's highest office rents for the third straight year, according to real estate se...

 2018-07-18 22:09 

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Matcha buzz powers Japan's record-breaking tea exports...

TOKYO -- Japan's green tea exports are on track to reach record heights this year as drinks and desserts made with matcha catch on in the U.S. and acr...

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