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Japan is on the menu for U.S. restaurant chains

Apr 14, 2015

Japan is on the menu for U.S. restaurant chains

A handful of U.S. casual dining chains are planning to move into the Japanese market, counting on not just the domestic base of customers but also a rising number of foreign visitors in the run-up to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Menus offered by these ...

Apr 14, 2015

Japan emissions up 1.2% in FY 2013: report

Japan’s greenhouse gas emissions increased by 1.2 percent in fiscal 2013 to the second-highest level on record as ongoing nuclear plant shutdowns placed greater reliance on coal-fired power generation, the Environment Ministry said in a report. The report released Tuesday showed emissions of carbon ...

Apr 14, 2015

Government calls Taiwan's food-labeling move 'regrettable'

by Reiji Yoshida

The government on Tuesday called Taiwan’s plan to tighten regulations on Japanese food imports because of fears of radioactive contamination “extremely regrettable.” The top government spokesman called on Taipei to use what he called “scientific findings” in drafting its rules. “So far we have ...