Japan's June core inflation rate slows as oil prices fall
July 19, 2019 | The Mainichi Shinbun
Japan's core consumer prices rose 0.6 percent from a year earlier in June, ...

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Japan targets IT giants with rules on use of online purchase and browsing history
July 18, 2019 | The Mainichi Shinbun
The use of consumers' online purchase and browsing history without gaining their consent, ...

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Exports, manufacturing gloom heighten risks
July 18, 2019 | The Japan News
Japan’s exports fell yet again in June, while manufacturers’ confidence crumbled to ...

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BOJ’s next move likely to be more stimulus
July 18, 2019 | The Japan News
Expectations have risen sharply that the Bank of Japan’s next policy move will be ...

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Japan’s exports fall in June, hit by global trade wars
July 18, 2019 | The Asahi Shimbun
Japan's exports declined in June as shipments of goods were hit by global trade wars, ...

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Japan logs goods trade deficit of 888.8 bil. yen in 2019 1st half
July 18, 2019 | The Mainichi Shinbun
Japan logged a goods trade deficit of 888.8 billion yen ($8.2 billion) in the first half of 2019, ...

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Japan to implement fair pay rule for temporary workers
July 17, 2019 | Nikkei Asian Review
The Japanese government has decided to push for fairer pay for ...

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FTC drafts rules for IT giants on protecting users’ personal data
July 17, 2019 | The Asahi Shimbun
Japan’s anti-monopoly watchdog has drafted guidelines to prevent IT giants, ...

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Japan sweetens insurance terms for ESG-conscious companies
July 17, 2019 | Nikkei Asian Review
The Japanese government now offers better trade insurance terms for overseas projects ...

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Von der Leyen confirmed as new European Commission president
July 17, 2019 | The Mainichi Shinbun
Ursula von der Leyen was confirmed as the European Commission president Tuesday, ...

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White paper calls for new intl framework to safeguard trade
July 16, 2019 | The Japan News
A government report released Tuesday stressed the urgent need to create ...

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Major Japanese firms hike wages by average 2.43%, top 2% for 6th year
July 16, 2019 | The Mainichi Shinbun
Major Japanese companies increased wages by an average 2.43 percent, ...

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France begins process to allocate 5G frequencies: regulator
July 16, 2019 | The Japan Times
France’s telecom regulator on Monday officially launched the process to ...

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European 'mild hybrids' pose risk to Japanese automakers
July 15, 2019 | Nikkei Asian Review
Automakers based in Europe are increasingly adopting low-cost, ...

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WTO agrees to discuss Japan's export curbs on South Korea
July 14, 2019 | Nikkei Asian Review
The World Trade Organization has stepped into the latest ...

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