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With Japan's quarterly reporting period almost over, one analyst summed up the general feeling about companies' profit performance. "The results season was probably a disappointment," said Jonathan Allum, a strategist at SMBC Nikko Capital Markets Ltd. in London. It's difficult to disagree. Most firms have posted ...
A plan to restore iconic Nagoya Castle to attract more tourists is facing criticism as the mayor aims to re-create the original 17th century structure with no elevators for people with disabilities. Citing problems with quake resistance, the Nagoya Municipal Government will demolish the concrete ...
Already known for its boutiques, bars, restaurants and that famous scramble crossing, Shibuya's appeal as a destination for foreign visitors has gotten a further boost from its local tourist association: tours introducing the area's nightlife, from backstreet izakaya pubs to the "love hotel" quarter. The ...