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Feb 9, 2016

McDonald's Japan suffers record annual net loss

McDonald’s Holdings Co. (Japan) said it suffered a group net loss of ¥34.704 billion in the business year that ended in December, due chiefly to food safety problems. The figure was worse than the preceding year’s net loss of ¥21.843 billion, the fast-food company ...

Feb 9, 2016

McDonald's Japan logged ¥34.70 billion loss in 2015

McDonald’s Holdings Co. (Japan) reported Tuesday a group net loss of ¥34.70 billion for 2015, the largest loss since it listed in Japan in 2001. It marked the second straight year of loss, hurt by slumping sales and the costs of closing loss-making restaurants. ...

JAL starts trial run for humanoid robot guide at Haneda airport

Feb 9, 2016

JAL starts trial run for humanoid robot guide at Haneda airport

Japan Airlines Co. started trials of a humanoid robot guide at Haneda airport on Tuesday. The machine offers information about flight schedules and the weather at flight destinations. The white, 60-centimeter-tall robot, made by a French company, will stand in Terminal 1 from Tuesday ...

Feb 9, 2016

Cabinet approves solar-power auctioning in shake-up of sector

The Cabinet on Tuesday approved changes to the country’s incentive program for clean energy, including the introduction of auctions for solar projects in an overhaul of the program that is almost four years old. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s Cabinet agreed to amend the law ...