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Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jul 5, 2023
Fund that beat 99% of peers by betting on China shares is shifting to booming Japan
Midas International Asset Management is betting on Japanese technology firms and companies bolstered by the economy’s reopening.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jul 4, 2023
GSDF recruit charged again for murder after shooting at Gifu training exercise
The recruit shot an instructor in the head and then proceeded to shoot him in the back after he had fallen face-down, according to investigative sources.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jul 4, 2023
Headless body found at Sapporo 'love hotel'
An autopsy revealed that the victim bled to death and that his head was severed afterward.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Markets
Jul 4, 2023
Tokyo in constant dialogue with U.S. and others on currencies, finance minister says
The remarks likely signal Tokyo's desire to keep the market on guard about possible currency intervention to prop up the yen, which has been hovering near ¥145 to the dollar.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jul 4, 2023
Return of tourists drives shift in Japan's top-selling goods in 2023
Increased sales of cosmetics and certain health goods, combined with declines for pandemic-related products, highlight the return of tourists and Japan's shift toward a post-COVID era.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jul 3, 2023
Japanese police to trial system to prevent attacks by lone actors
Under the pilot program, officers at some police headquarters will gather information on individuals deemed particularly dangerous during questioning or other investigative activities.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jul 3, 2023
Four injured as explosion hits building in Tokyo’s Shimbashi district
The blast, which originated in a bar on the second floor of the building, was reported at about 3:15 p.m.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Economy
Jul 3, 2023
Improving Japan business mood signals steady economic recovery
Companies expect to increase capital expenditure and project inflation to stay above the Bank of Japan's 2% target five years ahead, the quarterly tankan showed.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Economy
Jul 3, 2023
Higher land prices add to signs of Japan's post-pandemic recovery
Out of the nation's 47 prefectures, 25, including Tokyo and Osaka, observed higher average land prices.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / JAPANESE KITCHEN
Jul 2, 2023
Recipe: Chilled lime soba
A common saying among Japanese noodle lovers goes: “Udon in the west, soba in the east.”
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jun 30, 2023
Food price hikes in Japan this year are already topping 2022
Bread products, in particular, are set to see price rises in July after the government raised the price of imported wheat.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jun 30, 2023
Yen weakens to ¥145 per dollar, nears 2022 intervention level
Last year, the currency’s slide toward ¥146 triggered intervention, and in the buildup to that there were repeated official warnings.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jun 30, 2023
Tokyo inflation speeds up again as Japan production sputters
Consumer prices excluding fresh food increased 3.2% in the capital from a year earlier, rising at a slightly faster pace than last month’s revised figures.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jun 30, 2023
Former SDF troops plead not guilty in high-profile sexual offense case
The case has gained substantial public attention as the victim, Rina Gonoi, 23, made the rare move last year of coming forward to expose sexual offenses while serving as a GSDF member.
Japan Times
OLYMPICS
Jun 30, 2023
Yasuhiro Yamashita re-elected as president of Japanese Olympic Committee
Yamashita voiced unease regarding Sapporo's bid to host the 2030 Winter Olympics.
Japan Times
LIFE / Language / BILINGUAL
Jun 30, 2023
Frugal phrases: Finding money-saving tips in Japanese
Cost-conscious Japanese shoppers know various tricks to try and save money. By beefing up on your economic terms, maybe you can get in on the deals.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Film
Jun 29, 2023
Animated Polish-Japanese story wins top prize at Asia short film fest
Izumi Yoshida takes the George Lucas Award for her short based on the so-called Siberian Children who were rescued by the Japanese Red Cross Society following the Russian Revolution.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jun 29, 2023
'Luffy' crime ring suspect indicted over Kyoto jewelry shop robbery
Police suspect that Kiyoto Imamura orchestrated the robbery of a jewelry shop in Kyoto on May 2 last year.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jun 29, 2023
Japan police to help Ukrainian counterparts identify war dead
Kyiv contacted the Japanese Embassy in Ukraine asking for professionals to share their expertise in identifying massive numbers of bodies.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jun 29, 2023
Family suicide likely to have been proposed by Ichikawa Ennosuke
Before discussing the suicide, Ennosuke is believed to have learned on May 17 that a harassment scandal involving him would be reported by a weekly magazine.

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