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Operation Tsukiji: Tokyo battles rats as iconic market shuts

Sep 14, 2018

Operation Tsukiji: Tokyo battles rats as iconic market shuts

The operation must be ruthless, thorough and silent. Without alerting the watchful enemy, a unit of highly trained agents at work in Tokyo throw up a ring of steel to block any escape. Despite being vastly outnumbered, the unit's chief commander is confident of total ...

/ | Aug 22, 2018

Tokyo stocks higher on buybacks

Stocks went up on the Tokyo Stock Exchange on Wednesday, buoyed by repurchases after recent drops. The 225-issue Nikkei average advanced 142.82 points, or 0.64 percent, to end at 22,362.55. On Tuesday, the key market gauge rose 20.73 points. The Topix index of all first-section issues ...

Aug 19, 2018

Silicon Valley idealism at odds with China market

Google worker outrage over the idea of censoring searches to appease Chinese officials highlights the dilemma U.S. tech companies face in accessing the lucrative market. Using technology to make the world better is a well-worn mantra in Silicon Valley, preached so strongly by internet companies ...