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Prolonged Brexit uncertainty frustrating Japanese companies

Business Oct 27, 2019

Prolonged Brexit uncertainty frustrating Japanese companies

Japanese manufacturers are growing frustrated yet again over another delay in Britain's withdrawal from the European Union, as the prolonged confusion is raising concerns over disruptions to their businesses and supply chains. Britain is expected to postpone their withdrawal from the union, previously slated for ...

LDP eyes project team for North Korea missile defense

National / Politics Oct 27, 2019

LDP eyes project team for North Korea missile defense

The ruling Liberal Democratic Party is considering establishing a new project team soon to discuss the strengthening of missile defense measures amid rapid progress made by North Korea in its nuclear and missile development programs, LDP lawmakers said Saturday. The project team is expected to ...

Japan Display halts Chiba plant due to damage from heavy rain

Business Oct 27, 2019

Japan Display halts Chiba plant due to damage from heavy rain

Japan Display Inc. has suspended production at its mainstay plant in Mobara, Chiba Prefecture, due to damage from torrential rains that hit the prefecture late last week, it was learned Sunday. Since 6 a.m. Saturday, the plant has halted the production of liquid crystal display ...

Almond Eye wins Tenno-sho in return to racing

More Sports / Horse Racing Oct 27, 2019

Almond Eye wins Tenno-sho in return to racing

Racing for the first time since June, Almond Eye regained G1 dominance on Sunday as the four-year-old filly won a three-length victory at the autumn Tenno-sho. Steered by Christophe Lemaire, the race favorite got off to a good start in the 2,000-meter turf race at ...

Hanyu torches field to win Skate Canada title

Figure Skating Oct 27, 2019

Hanyu torches field to win Skate Canada title

Two-time Olympic champion Yuzuru Hanyu, the only man to surpass the 200-point barrier in the free skate Saturday, claimed his first Skate Canada title after runner-up finishes in 2013, 2015 and 2016. Grabbing a 20-point lead after the short program on Friday, Hanyu scored 212.99 ...