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Japan Times
Jul 12, 2018
Climate change threat sends Japan's Key Coffee on bean hunt
Coffee lovers beware: Climate change is threatening supplies of high-quality beans, with one coffee house hunting for the perfect bean to withstand warmer conditions.
Japan Times
Jun 20, 2018
Trump's migrant child detentions mean $458 million for nonprofit minder
The Trump administration plans to pay a Texas nonprofit nearly half a billion dollars this year to care for immigrant children who were detained crossing the U.S. border illegally, according to government data.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Mar 18, 2018
Obama to launch Asia-Pacific tour Monday that concludes on March 25 in Japan
On the last leg of the four-nation Asia-Oceania tour, former U.S. President Barack Obama will visit Japan, where he will attend an international conference.
BUSINESS / Companies
Jan 7, 2018
Takata recalls another 3.3 million air bags under U.S. order
Takata Corp., the parts supplier that filed for bankruptcy after sparking the largest recall in automotive history, called back 3.3 million additional air bags as part of a U.S. order that scheduled repairs for the potentially deadly devices over several years.
Japan Times
Sep 12, 2017
Key West's Hemingway museum, 54 descendants of writer's six-toed cat ride out Irma unscathed
Hurricane Irma may have shattered homes and flooded communities across Florida, but the Key West museum dedicated to acclaimed American author Ernest Hemingway and descendants of his beloved six-toed cats emerged unscathed.
Japan Times
Jun 16, 2017
End of the road for Takata? Air bag maker may file for bankruptcy next week
Beleaguered air bag maker Takata, buried under liability claims linked to its defective inflators, is about to file for bankruptcy, sources say.
BUSINESS / Companies
Feb 5, 2017
Chinese-owned Key Safety emerges as preferred bidder for air bag maker Takata
Key Safety Systems Inc. leads the bidding for Takata Corp., the embattled air bag maker searching for a buyer following the biggest safety recall in automotive history.
Japan Times
Dec 8, 2016
New Zealand finance minister set to become next PM after rivals drop out
New Zealand Finance Minister Bill English is set to be confirmed as the country's next leader after both his competitors for the prime ministership dropped out of the race on Thursday.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Sep 18, 2016
Embattled air bag maker Takata planning bidder shortlist by next month
Takata Corp., which is looking for a buyer, aims to shortlist two to three candidates by October.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Mar 24, 2015
Abe, New Zealand's Key vow TPP progress
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his New Zealand counterpart John Key pledged further cooperation Tuesday to wrap up the Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations soon.
Jul 29, 2014
Web tycoon Dotcom says he'll reach 5% in New Zealand election
Kim Dotcom, the Internet tycoon facing extradition to the U.S. on piracy charges, said his political party is on course to win more than 5 percent of the vote in New Zealand's general election by appealing to young and first-time voters.
BUSINESS / Economy
Feb 7, 2014
Key index rises on rosy profits
The key index of indicators designed to show the current state of the economy rose in December to its highest level in more than five years as companies boosted production and tried to increase employment as their profits recovered, the government said Friday.
JAPAN / Politics
Jan 24, 2014
Abe talks economy, not diplomatic rifts, at Diet opener
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe opens the 150-day ordinary Diet session with a policy speech that reaffirmed his vow to push up wages and expand consumption to make his "Abenomics" economic policy sustainable


Hideo Shimoju points to a possible site that his fellow neighbors may relocate to. Such relocations have happened before, but not preemptively.
In disaster-prone Japan, some communities consider major moves