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JAPAN POST

Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Aug 31, 2017
Japan Post Bank poised to plow ¥100 billion into stocks
Japan Post Bank Co. plans to spend an initial ¥100 billion directly buying stocks — when it finds the right opportunities.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jun 28, 2017
Japan helps Myanmar set up 250 revenue-generating postboxes
Myanmar will get help from Japan to replace postboxes in three major cities with new designs that offer advertisement space to reform the nation's aging postal system.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Jun 19, 2017
Japan Post scraps Nomura Real Estate acquisition plan after postal group's FY 2016 loss
Japan Post Holdings and Nomura Real Estate Holdings have apparently failed to agree a purchase price and other terms.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Jun 17, 2017
Japan Post's bid for Nomura unit stalls
Japan Post Holdings will likely abandon its quest to acquire Nomura Real Estate Holdings due to conflicts over price and other conditions, sources say.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jun 6, 2017
Japan notches $18 billion in soured deals amid M&A boom
Japanese businesses that have been snapping up everything from drugmakers to beer brands in their biggest overseas acquisition spree on record are beginning to feel the pain from some of the soured deals of the past.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
May 15, 2017
Japan Post logs ¥29 billion net loss; first since privatization
Japan Post Holdings Co. logged a group net loss of ¥28.98 billion for fiscal 2016, its first red ink since its privatization in 2007, due to a massive write-down of its Australian logistics arm.
JAPAN / Society
May 11, 2017
Labor ministry names and shames businesses that exploit workers despite warnings
In a first, the labor ministry publishes the names of 334 “black companies” warned about excessive overtime or other violations online, including Dentsu, Panasonic and Japan Post.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Apr 25, 2017
Japan Post to book first net loss since privatization
Japan Post Holdings Co. is set to fall into the red for the first time since it was privatized in 2007, posting a net loss of about ¥40 billion for the business year that ended March 31, the postal giant announced Tuesday.
BUSINESS / Companies
Apr 20, 2017
Japan Post could post giant loss on Toll Holdings acquisition
Japan Post Holdings might post impairment losses worth hundreds of billions of yen for fiscal 2016 related to its 2015 acquisition of an Australian logistics firm, sources said.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Apr 16, 2017
Home delivery firms strain under e-commerce load
Amanda used to work part-time for major delivery firm Yamato Transport Co., helping out during Japan's busy traditional gift-sending seasons in summer and winter.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Mar 8, 2017
Japan Post mulls seeking parcel delivery fee hike for large clients
Japan Post Co. is considering a hike in the parcel delivery fees it charges large clients due to a surge in online shopping packages and manpower shortages, industry sources said on Wednesday.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / YEN FOR LIVING
Jan 21, 2017
Stress mounts as fees fall in Japan for home deliveries
The rise of online retailers has led to a race to the bottom for home delivery firms desperate to hold on to the huge amount of business these shopping sites provide.
JAPAN / Society
Dec 23, 2016
Ad giant Dentsu declared Most Evil Corporation of the Year
Advertising giant Dentsu Inc. has won the Most Evil Corporation of the Year Award in recognition of its culture of overwork and harassment, journalists and rights activists announce.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Nov 18, 2016
Japan Post to sell golden stamp in honor of Ichiro's 3,000th MLB hit
Japan Post Co. will release pure gold plates shaped like stamps to commemorate Ichiro Suzuki's 3,000th hit in Major League Baseball.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jul 20, 2016
Japan Post plans premium Ichiro stamp set after 3,000th MLB hit
Japan Post Co. said Tuesday it will release a commemorative set of postage stamps if baseball star Ichiro Suzuki collects his 3,000th MLB hit.
BUSINESS / Companies
Apr 22, 2016
Japan Post to fight negative rates with shift to risk assets
Japan Post Holdings Co. will shift more of its $2.6 trillion investment portfolio to riskier assets to boost profitability as negative interest rates shrink income from government bonds.
BUSINESS
Apr 21, 2016
Japan Post opens huge mall in Fukuoka
Japan Post Co. on Thursday opened a large commercial center in a prime location in Fukuoka in a bid to capitalize on a national tourism boom.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Apr 5, 2016
FamilyMart, Japan Post join hands to offer delivery service to Asia
Convenience store operator FamilyMart Co. and Japan Post Holdings Co. said Tuesday they will begin a delivery service enabling foreign visitors to Japan to send packages from FamilyMart's domestic stores for pickup at its stores elsewhere around Asia.
BUSINESS
Mar 22, 2016
Government approves higher savings cap at Japan Post Bank
The government agreed Tuesday to raise the cap on deposits at Japan Post Bank despite fears among small, regional rivals that it will result in an outflow of funds. Savers will be able to stash a total of ¥13 million in future, compared with ¥10 million as of now.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Mar 16, 2016
Japan Post appoints Nagato as president, replacing Nishimuro
Japan Post Holdings Co. named Masatsugu Nagato as president of the recently listed mail and financial services giant, replacing Taizo Nishimuro following his hospitalization last month.

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