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JAPAN POST CO

Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Jun 20, 2023
Yamato and Japan Post announce tie-up for mailbox and small parcel deliveries
The two companies are working together to tackle anticipated truck driver shortages, expected when overtime work restrictions come into effect in April next year.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Mar 6, 2023
Kuroda’s decade at the BOJ changed how Japan’s banks make money
Investors prepare for an eventual normalization of monetary policy with BOJ Gov. Haruhiko Kuroda, who introduced negative interest rates, set to hand over the reins.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Feb 26, 2023
Rural post offices begin hosting unmanned shops to help older residents
Some 3,000 of the roughly 24,000 post offices nationwide have embraced the service, stocking vegetables, daily necessities and other items.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Feb 22, 2023
Japan Post retiring cheap postcards amid digital shift
For years, the company's international aerograms and postcards have allowed senders in Japan to convey messages to people abroad for just ¥90 and ¥70, respectively.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Feb 17, 2023
Post office in Saitama robbed by man with knife, leaving two workers injured
The robber, who was reported to have been wearing a hood, entered Kawaguchi Namiki Post Office at around 1:40 p.m. before demanding that a teller give him money.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Feb 12, 2023
Japan eyes stockpiling disaster supplies at post offices
The government is considering using post offices to stockpile emergency supplies with an eye to delivering them to evacuation areas in the event of disasters.
Japan Times
JAPAN
May 20, 2022
Japan Post resumes airmail services to Ukraine
Japan Post on Friday resumed accepting Express Mail Service and airmail bound for Ukraine after securing cargo space on aircraft.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Mar 11, 2022
Japan Post halts shipments by air to parts of Europe and Africa due to Ukraine war
Japan Post has announced that it will temporarily stop accepting letters to be sent by plane to 18 countries in Europe and Africa as the war in Ukraine hits air shipments.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Dec 15, 2021
Japan Post admits losing personal details of 214,000 bond and trust fund clients
The oversight was identified during a probe sparked when information on 318 customers was lost across four prefectures last November.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Oct 6, 2021
Japan to sell 27% of Japan Post to raise reconstruction funds
The planned sale would represent a stake of about 27%, lowering the government's ownership to one third, the minimum allowed by law.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Sep 29, 2021
Government may start process to sell ¥950 billion stake in Japan Post this week
The sale was expected in 2019 but became difficult after the value of Japan Post shares fell sharply following a scandal over improper sales practice at its insurance unit.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jun 29, 2021
Japan Post to honor Tokyo Olympics medalists with golden mailboxes
Every time a Japanese athlete wins a gold medal, an ordinary red mailbox will be replaced by a golden one, government and postal service officials have said.
Japan Times
LIFE / Lifestyle
May 2, 2021
Navigating Japan Post: Mail during the time of COVID-19
Japan Post provides a handy lifeline to those wanting to connect with family and friends in Japan or overseas.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Apr 7, 2021
Former head of Nagasaki post office may have swindled over ¥1 billion
According to an internal probe, the man in his 60s fraudulently collected money from customers after telling them the payments were for deposits or insurance premiums.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Mar 15, 2021
Rakuten sees biggest surge in 18 years after Tencent and Japan Post invest
The e-commerce pioneer is looking to expand its capabilities in artificial intelligence, financial technology and mobile networks.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Mar 12, 2021
Rakuten to raise $2.2 billion as Japan Post and Tencent buy stakes
The Japanese e-commerce pioneer has benefited from a boom in online shopping during the pandemic, but faces stiff competition from Amazon.com Inc.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Dec 20, 2020
Japan Post hopes demand for New Year's greetings cards rises amid pandemic
Online orders have increased about 20% from the previous year as people are refraining from going outside due to COVID-19, Japan Post said.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Dec 16, 2020
Japan Post insurer plans $2.9 billion buyback to cut owner stake
Japan Post Insurance is seeking to rebuild its business after a sales scandal last year ended with the resignation of senior management and a regulatory penalty.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Nov 5, 2020
Japan Post considers selling courier business of Australia's Toll
Japan Post Holdings Co. said Thursday it is exploring a potential sale of the struggling courier division of its Australian logistics subsidiary Toll Holdings Ltd.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Oct 15, 2020
Japan's top court rules against denying allowances to fixed-term employees
The top court's judgment in favor of nonregular workers came two days after its rulings against them in two other cases.

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