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18 articles published/printed


Jun 10, 2013

Abe to finalize tax break for corporate investment by fall

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Sunday his government will finalize a tax break for corporate investment by this fall in addition to its already announced growth strategy. Abe, appearing on a television program aired by public broadcaster NHK, called the series of measures he ...

Rino Sashihara tops annual AKB48 popularity poll

Jun 10, 2013

Rino Sashihara tops annual AKB48 popularity poll

Rino Sashihara on Saturday captured the coveted No. 1 spot within the all-female pop group AKB48 and its sister groups in this year’s popularity vote. Sashihara, 20, who last year moved from AKB48 to HKT48, a sister group based in Fukuoka, southwestern Japan, garnered ...

Nadal wins record eighth French Open

Jun 10, 2013

Nadal wins record eighth French Open

Rafael Nadal defied David Ferrer, as well as a worrying security breach, to become the first man to capture the same Grand Slam title eight times with victory in the French Open final.