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Business Mar 2, 2020

Capital spending sinks 3.5%, logging Japan's first drop in 13 quarters

Capital spending by Japanese companies fell 3.5 percent in the third quarter compared with the previous year, marking the first drop in 13 quarters, government data showed Monday. Investment by all nonfinancial sectors for such purposes as building factories and adding equipment from October to ...

Asian factories slammed by virus as China's PMI drops to record low

Business Mar 2, 2020

Asian factories slammed by virus as China's PMI drops to record low

Asia's factories took a tumble in February under the weight of the rapidly spreading coronavirus outbreak, with a severe plunge in activity in China driving down output across the region. South Korea and Japan, where confirmed cases of the virus have accelerated recently, showed sharp ...

NPB and J. League join forces to combat COVID-19

Sports Mar 2, 2020

NPB and J. League join forces to combat COVID-19

by Kaz Nagatsuka

Nippon Professional Baseball and the J. League, two of Japan's biggest professional sports circuits, will form a tag team amid the COVID-19 outbreak, the two entities announced in a Tokyo news conference on Monday. On Tuesday, the two leagues will officially launch a joint task ...