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Mar 29, 2017

Narita airport debuts self-service baggage drop machines

hiba Pref. Narita International Airport in Chiba Prefecture has unveiled self-service baggage drop machines for international flights. Set to be introduced on Thursday, the baggage machines, along with check-in devices, are expected to help shorten the average check-in and baggage drop-off time from some ...

/ Mar 28, 2017

Fujitsu, Lenovo to delay PC business integration: source

Fujitsu Ltd. and China’s Lenovo Group Ltd. will delay the planned integration of their personal computer businesses, a company source said Tuesday. The two companies initially aimed to reach a final agreement on the integration within March. But negotiations will not be concluded until ...

Mar 28, 2017

Gastech conference to kick off in Chiba next week

Gastech, the world’s largest gas and liquefied natural gas conference and exhibition, will be held at Makuhari Messe in Chiba Prefecture from April 4 to 7. Ten Japanese energy companies and trading houses formed a consortium to host Gastech Japan 2017 in the first ...

/ Mar 28, 2017

Tokyo stocks rebound on buying on dips

Stocks turned higher on the Tokyo Stock Exchange Tuesday, supported by buying on dips following the previous day’s plunge. The 225-issue Nikkei average jumped 217.28 points, or 1.14 percent, to close at 19,202.87. On Monday, the Nikkei average gave up 276.94 points to close ...

Congressional group vows to boost ties with Japan despite TPP exit

Mar 28, 2017

Congressional group vows to boost ties with Japan despite TPP exit

A leader of a U.S. congressional group dedicated to promoting relations with Japan on Monday voiced eagerness to boost bilateral economic ties despite Washington’s withdrawal from the Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade deal. “Whatever happens with (a possible Japan-U.S. trade deal), we want to make ...