Japan Today  3 hrs ago  Comment 
FamilyMart Co Ltd and UNY Group Holdings Co Ltd said on Friday they were considering a merger that would create Japan's second-biggest convenience store chain, rivaling industry leader 7-Eleven Japan. The move comes as FamilyMart, Japan's No. 3...
Japan Today  Mar 6  Comment 
Major convenience store chain 7-Eleven is expanding its presence in Japan with stores planned for Kochi Prefecture this month and one in Aomori in summer. That will leave only Tottori and Okinawa as the only two prefectures without a...
Japan Today  Mar 6  Comment 
Japan is making some progress when it comes to gender diversity in the workplace but the percentage of women in senior management roles still remains well behind its Asian neighbors, says recruiting experts Hays. The news comes in advance of...
New York Times  Mar 6  Comment 
Solar power generators have proliferated in Japan as part of an effort to promote green energy, but utilities say they can’t cope with the expansion.
FierceBiotech  Mar 6  Comment 
Japanese pharma giant Astellas won FDA approval for an antifungal treatment targeting two rare but dangerous infections, the latest drugmaker to take advantage of new incentives for anti-infective products.
Mondo Visione  Mar 6  Comment 
1. Contents of the Recommendation The Securities and Exchange Surveillance Commission (“SESC”), today, made a recommendation to the Prime Minister and the Commissioner of the Financial Services Agency that an administrative monetary...
Automotive World  Mar 6  Comment 
JAMA outlines some of the measures being taken by OEMs in Japan to address CO2 emissions, waste and the use of hazardous substances at their manufacturing facilities The post Japanese plant work towards reducing CO2 emissions and waste appeared...  Mar 6  Comment 
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MarketWatch  Mar 6  Comment 
Japan stocks hit a fresh 15-year high, as the yen weakens versus the greenback ahead of the closely watched U.S. jobs report for February.


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