Japan sees record tourism spend

Japan sees record tourism spend

Japan earned a record roughly $41b in inbound tourism spending in 2018.

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3 arrested in $2m investment scam

3 arrested in $2m investment scam

Three men are arrested for collecting nearly $2m in an investment con.

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Autonomous tractor aims to ease farmers' burden

Autonomous tractor aims to ease farmers' burden

A self-driving tractor is among new technology Japan is developing to assist its aging farmers.

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Boeing to use Japanese firms in electric plane project

Boeing to use Japanese firms in electric plane project

Boeing and Japan's Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry have a new agreement on developing electric planes.

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JOC top denies bribery allegations

JOC top denies bribery allegations

A scandal of Olympic proportions rocks Japan prompting Japan Olympic Committee President Tsunekazu Takeda to deny graft ...

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Cheap beer battle ahead of tax hike

Cheap beer battle ahead of tax hike

Japanese beer makers are bringing out new lines of cheap, so-called third category beer ahead of a tax hike this October...

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Department store sells works of gold

Department store sells works of gold

A department store in Tokyo sells more than 1000 works made of gold.

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Ghosn claims innocence

Ghosn claims innocence

Nissan's former chairman Carlos Ghosn declares his innocence at a Tokyo court in his first public appearance since his N...

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New Year's tuna auction nets record $3m

New Year's tuna auction nets record $3m

The New Year's first bluefin tuna auction at Tokyo's Toyosu market nets a record $3m.

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Nikkei closes down 3%

Nikkei closes down 3%

The Nikkei 225 closes at 19,561.96 i nits first trading session of the year.

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