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'Pink-slip party' organizer prepares for firm's IPO

Jun 13, 2016

'Pink-slip party' organizer prepares for firm's IPO

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Seven years after making a name for itself by hosting a “pink-slip party” for finance professionals left jobless during the global financial crisis, Japanese online recruiter BizReach Inc. is about to start putting some bankers to work. In August the career consultant will start ...

Jun 11, 2016

Japan to toughen measures against mileage manipulation

The transport ministry’s working group on Friday released a set of measures to prevent any new manipulation of data on vehicles’ fuel economy, including the introduction of punishment. The move came after Mitsubishi Motors Corp. admitted manipulating fuel economy data and Suzuki Motor Corp. ...

Jun 10, 2016

Duskin to buy Malaysian doughnut chain Big Apple

Duskin Co., operator of the U.S.-founded Mister Donut chain, said Thursday it will acquire Malaysian doughnut chain Big Apple Worldwide Holdings Sdn. Bhd. in December to expand its business in Southeast Asia. Duskin said it will buy a 90 percent stake in BAWH, which ...

Jun 9, 2016

Honda recalls 784,000 vehicles in Japan over Takata air bags

Honda Motor Co. is recalling 784,000 vehicles in Japan due to faulty Takata Corp. air bag inflators for front passenger seats. The recall, announced Thursday, is the latest over inflators that may explode with too much force. This recall covers the Odyssey minivan, Accord ...