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World Nov 26, 2018

Japan may extend tax deduction period for housing loan users

The government and the Liberal Democratic Party-led ruling camp are considering extending the tax incentive program for housing loan borrowers, in a bid to cushion the impact from next October's rise in the consumption tax, according to informed sources. The discussion is focused on a ...

France braces for economic blow from 'yellow vest' protests

Business Nov 26, 2018

France braces for economic blow from 'yellow vest' protests

French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire will meet retailers and insurers on Monday to assess the economic impact of nationwide protests over rising fuel costs, he said on Sunday. Protesters clad in fluorescent jackets, dubbed "yellow vests," have blocked highways across France since Nov. 17, ...

Takakeisho reflects after first career championship

Sumo / Basho Reports Nov 26, 2018

Takakeisho reflects after first career championship

A day after winning his first makuuchi division championship at the Kyushu Grand Sumo Tournament, up-and-coming komusubi Takakeisho said Monday he slept like a baby for the first time in a while. "I was able to fall asleep without thinking about anything for the first ...