Business sentiment at lowest since 2002

Business sentiment at lowest since 2002

Results of the Economy Watchers Survey show that the business sentiment in Japan is the lowest since 2002.

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Nuclear fuel reprocessing plant passes new safety standards

Nuclear fuel reprocessing plant passes new safety standards

The Nuclear Regulation Authority approves the safety inspection document for a nuclear fuel reprocessing plant in Rokkas...

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167-million yen gene therapy drug now available in Japan

167-million yen gene therapy drug now available in Japan

Zolgensma, a gene therapy drug for a rare genetic disorder in children, becomes the most expensive medicine in Japan at ...

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Japan's 1st antigen test kit for novel coronavirus

Japan's 1st antigen test kit for novel coronavirus

The health ministry approves Japan's first antigen test kit for checking whether someone is infected with the novel coro...

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Taxi drivers, beauticians and those in hotel, leisure industries worried about future

Taxi drivers, beauticians and those in hotel, leisure industries worried about future

Taxi drivers in Japan are the most worried about their income and jobs according to a survey. Those in the beauty, hotel...

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Toyota forecasts a nearly 80 percent drop in profits for next fiscal year

Toyota forecasts a nearly 80 percent drop in profits for next fiscal year

Toyota Motor project its operating profits will drop about 80 percent for the fiscal year through March 2021 due to the ...

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Over 700,000 Japanese businesses apply for cash benefits amid the pandemic

Over 700,000 Japanese businesses apply for cash benefits amid the pandemic

Japan's government says 27 thousand of the more than 700 thousand applications for small and medium size business cash b...

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Japanese nationals evacuate Russia amid a spike in virus infections

Japanese nationals evacuate Russia amid a spike in virus infections

Some 270 Japanese nationals are expected to evacuate from Russia where the number of COVID-19 patients has topped 200,00...

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Police arrest illegal gambling facility operators

Police arrest illegal gambling facility operators

Tokyo police arrest suspects involved with an illegal gambling facility and Nippon TV captures the moment of apprehensio...

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58% unhappy with govt response to coronavirus

58% unhappy with govt response to coronavirus

A public opinion poll conducted by Nippon TV and its affiliate news network together with the Yomiuri Shimbun newspaper ...

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