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Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jun 29, 2023
Man arrested after 18-year-old woman stabbed to death in Yokohama
The woman's family called the police when they found her collapsed and covered with blood in an apartment complex Thursday morning.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Economy
Jun 29, 2023
Japan retail sales rebound, adding to signs of recovery
Spending rose 1.3% from April, according to the economy ministry on Thursday, beating economists expectations of a 0.8% increase.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Jun 29, 2023
Shareholder demands prompt Japan firms to seek investor relations talent
Under growing scrutiny, companies are turning to investment funds, banks and other financial firms to find people who can better communicate corporate strategy and capital allocation.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Economy
Jun 29, 2023
BOJ chief says confidence in 2024 price gains could bring a policy shift
Ueda has repeatedly stressed the high cost of premature tightening as green shoots finally emerge to generate sustainable inflation.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jun 28, 2023
Tochigi Prefecture ordered to pay damages over fatal 2017 avalanche
More than 40 people were caught in the avalanche near a ski resort in the town of Nasu on March 27, 2017, resulting in the deaths of seven students and a teacher.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jun 28, 2023
Japan's 15% rise in fish prices hits elderly's healthy eating habit
Those age 70 and above, who on average spend more than ¥7,000 on fish per month, are feeling a much larger inflationary hit from food than younger people.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jun 28, 2023
Ichikawa Ennosuke IV said he ground sleeping pills into powder, sources say
The kabuki actor was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of aiding his mother's suicide last month by giving her sleeping pills.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jun 28, 2023
Weak yen now the key to stronger currency and BOJ pivot later
An extended period of weakness could counterintuitively lay the ground for long-run strength should it help the BOJ boost growth and finally pivot from supereasy monetary policy.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jun 27, 2023
Odakyu train attack defendant denies intent to murder passengers
Yusuke Tsushima admitted to the Tokyo District Court that he attacked the people, including a 20-year-old female university student who took three months to recover from her injuries.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Economy / FOCUS
Jun 27, 2023
Competition growing over sales of energy-saving goods in Japan
Many consumers are buying new air conditioners to replace old ones as the hot and humid season gets underway.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Economy
Jun 27, 2023
Official behind last year’s ¥9.33 trillion yen intervention strategy reappointed
Masato Kanda has become just the fourth official in the past three decades to serve a third year as vice finance minister for international affairs, Finance Ministry documents show.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Markets
Jun 27, 2023
BOJ held record 53% of Japan government bonds at end of March
The BOJ has held more than half of the government's debt for three straight quarters.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Markets
Jun 27, 2023
Former vice minister Oba, renowned for shaping currency policy, dies at 94
Oba was a key figure in negotiating the 1985 Plaza Accord, intended to stop the U.S. dollar's rise against other major economies' currencies.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jun 27, 2023
Ichikawa Ennosuke arrested over assistance in mother’s suicide
He had previously told the police that his parents had taken sleeping pills and that they had discussed dying together.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jun 26, 2023
Tokyo 'Joker' train attacker pleads not guilty to murder intent over arson
Kyota Hattori admitted to both stabbing a man and arson, but said in court that he didn't intend to murder anyone by starting the fire.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jun 26, 2023
Uncle of 6-year-old found dead in Kobe directed disposal of body
The grandmother of Nao Hosaka has told investigators that the boy's uncle instructed other family members to prepare the suitcase used to discard the boy's body.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jun 26, 2023
Japan finance chief issues warning against yen's fall
Asked about authorities stepping into the foreign exchange market, Japan's top currency diplomat said that 'No options are ruled out.'
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jun 26, 2023
BOJ member called for review of yield cap program at June meeting
Some BOJ-watchers expect the yield cap program to be modified at the next policy-setting meeting in July, when the central bank is widely expected to upgrade its inflation outlook.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jun 26, 2023
Riders of electric kick scooters will not need driver's license from July
Concerns have been raised over an increase in riders who have not learned traffic rules at driving schools.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jun 25, 2023
Man with knife causes temporary panic on Yamanote Line train
The incident led a crowd passengers to evacuate in a panic, causing two men to suffer injuries after falling over, NHK quoted firefighters as saying.

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