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Business investment climbs for first time in three quarters

Sep 03, 2013

Business investment climbs for first time in three quarters

Japanese capital spending rose in the April-June quarter, logging its first increase in three quarters as the weakened yen and policy effects shored up stocks and companies and prompted the corporate sector to beef up investment, the government said Monday. Companies’ higher spending on ...

Mitsubishi Aircraft to open Europe quality office

Sep 03, 2013

Mitsubishi Aircraft to open Europe quality office

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd.’s aircraft unit, building Japan’s first passenger jet, will set up a quality-assurance center in Europe after pushing back the delivery of the aircraft by more than a year. Mitsubishi Aircraft Corp. will open the center in a couple of months ...

From outback to Antarctica, Aussies go to polls

Sep 03, 2013

From outback to Antarctica, Aussies go to polls

From the frozen Antarctic to the dry and remote outback, millions of Australians will cast their ballots Saturday in an election that poses logistical challenges in a continent-sized country. Voting is compulsory and a record 14.7 million Aussies are registered to make their mark ...

Sep 03, 2013

Hakuho aiming to win fourth consecutive title

Gunning for his 27th career title, Mongolian firebrand Hakuho heads up the prestigious east yokozuna slot for the third tournament in a row as the Japan Sumo Association announced the rankings Monday for the upcoming Autumn Grand Sumo Tournament in Tokyo. Hakuho is seeking ...