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Japan Times
LIFE / Lifestyle / Kateigaho International Japan Edition
Feb 29, 2020
Tokyo revealed: To market, to market!
Tokyo boasts an abundance of markets selling regional specialties from all over Japan. Just as fascinating as the diversity of merchandise on offer are the vendors themselves, who have plenty to say about their wares.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Feb 28, 2020
Japan's government to demand halt to online face mask auctions
The industry ministry will ask online auction companies to voluntarily stop listing face masks from their websites, amid supply shortages caused by the spread of COVID-19 infections, it was learned Thursday.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jan 5, 2020
Tuna fetches ¥193 million in New Year's auction at Tokyo's Toyosu market
A bluefin tuna fetched ¥193.2 million Sunday at the New Year's auction at Tokyo's Toyosu fish market, the second-highest price on record.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Nov 27, 2019
Babe poised to hit another out of the park as historic 'Sultan of Swat' 500th homer bat goes on block
Babe Ruth is poised to hit another home run, only this time on the sports memorabilia market when the bat he used to slug No. 500 nearly a century ago hits the auction block on Wednesday.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Nov 21, 2019
Hitler's top hat, Evan Braun cocktail dress up for auction in Germany
Nazi memorabilia including Hitler's top hat and a cocktail dress worn by his companion Eva Braun is going under the hammer at a German auction house, drawing calls from the Jewish community to stop a sale it deems immoral.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Nov 13, 2019
Rare 1770 portrait of teenage Mozart to be auctioned in Paris
A rare portrait of Austrian composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart will be sold by British auction house Christie's on Nov. 27 in Paris at an estimated price of between €800,000 and €1.2 million($882,000-$1.32 million).
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Nov 7, 2019
'Five shining stars' snow crab sells for world record ¥5 million in Japan
A snow crab caught off Tottori Prefecture sold for a record ¥5 million ($46,000) at auction, the local fisheries association said Thursday.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Aug 17, 2019
Japanese 'Full Card' whisky collection draws nearly $1 million at auction in Hong Kong
A rare Japanese whisky collection has fetched 7,192,000 Hong Kong dollars ($917,000, ¥97.5 million) at an auction in Hong Kong, according to British auction house Bonhams.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Aug 17, 2019
For $28 million, a onetime Japanese government plane could be yours
One of the two Japanese government planes that were decommissioned in March has been put up for sale on an online market for used aircraft at $28 million (¥2.98 billion).
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Aug 2, 2019
Aussie, Japanese fishmongers to swap tips in wake of Tsukiji transfer project
The former head of Tokyo’s famed Tsukiji fish market visited a market in Sydney on Friday to advise the facility on its soon-to-commence redevelopment.
JAPAN
Jul 13, 2019
Taboo family registry records from Meiji Era sold at auction in Japan again
Documents apparently showing family registry records from the Meiji Era called jinshin koseki, currently prohibited due to descriptions of social classes and criminal histories, have been auctioned online again, it has been learned.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jul 9, 2019
Ruby Roman grapes sell for ¥1.2 million at Kanazawa auction
In the first auction of the season of Ruby Roman grapes in Kanazawa, a bunch of the red grapes sold Tuesday for ¥1.2 million, making it the most expensive ever since the variety first appeared on the market 12 years ago.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jun 24, 2019
Mexico auctions narco safe houses, ranches and luxury flats with grisly histories
Houses with swimming pools and escape tunnels, a ranch surrounded by hectares of land and a luxury apartment with a grisly history were among the 27 properties Mexico had seized from drug traffickers and others were auctioned on Sunday.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
May 24, 2019
Pair of Yubari melons fetch record ¥5 million at season's first auction in Hokkaido
A pair of specially grown hybrid melons cultivated in the city of Yubari, Hokkaido, fetched a record ¥5 million ($45,500) on Friday in the season's first auction.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
May 10, 2019
Foreigners stage 'positive invasion' of Sicily in €1 home sale
Bargain hunters from Argentina to China swooped on a €1 auction and snapped up 16 abandoned Sicilian homes in a foreign buying frenzy that was heralded on Thursday as a positive invasion of a dying hilltop town.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
May 5, 2019
Zozo founder Yusaku Maezawa says he is selling valuable paintings and jokes that he never has any money
Japanese fashion tycoon Yusaku Maezawa said he plans to auction off artworks worth millions of dollars because he has no money.
WORLD
May 2, 2019
One giant bid: First moon landing manual could fetch $9 million at auction
The detailed manual used by U.S. astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin to land on the moon in 1969 is going up for auction in July and could fetch up to $9 million, New York auctioneers Christie's said on Wednesday.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Feb 4, 2019
Sommelier lapel pins — some fake — sold online in Japan despite ban
The Japan Sommelier Association has found that pins it issues to those who pass the sommelier and other wine expert qualifications have been sold on auction sites despite a ban, and that some of the pins are fake, association officials said Monday.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jan 15, 2019
Observation deck for Tokyo's renowned tuna auctions opens to public at new Toyosu market site
Visitors formed long lines before daybreak on Tuesday to catch a glimpse of Tokyo's renowned tuna auctions — now at the Toyosu wholesale fish market — as an observation deck opened to the public for the first time since the relocation from Tsukiji in October.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Entertainment news
Nov 18, 2018
Marilyn Monroe's Golden Globe sells for record $250,000 at auction
Marilyn Monroe's Golden Globe Award sold for a record-breaking $250,000 at Julien's Auctions in Beverly Hills, California, auction officials said late Saturday.

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