BUSINESS

Jan 27
Toyota Motor has unveiled luxury minivans that can park themselves. (NHK)
Jan 25
Amazon Japan is "fully cooperating" with a police investigation into possible sales of child pornography, the local unit of Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN) said in an e-mailed statement. (Bloomberg)
Jan 25
The agriculture ministry will determine three times a year whether to import butter for commercial use as an emergency measure to prevent butter shortages, the ministry has announced. (The Japan News)
Jan 24
KFC in Japan has stopped selling fries, as industrial disputes that have crimped potato exports from the U.S. took another bite out of the country's fast food market. (Japan Today)
Jan 24
Toyota Motor Corp. said it will increase production in 2016 and later of its Mirai fuel cell vehicle, which was released in Japan in December. (The Japan News)
Jan 23
A publisher in Tokyo will release a book featuring cartoons issued in the French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo, which was the target of a terrorist attack earlier this month that left 12 people dead. (Asahi)
Jan 22
The number of new condominiums put on sale in the greater Tokyo area in December increased year-on-year for the first time in 11 months. (NHK)
Jan 21
On a recent weekday, the quaint Ichibangai Shotengai shopping street in Kawagoe, Saitama Prefecture, was crowded with foreign tourists savoring a popular local sweet. (Asahi)
Jan 21
Toyota Motor Corp. warded off Volkswagen AG to remain the world's top-selling automaker for a third consecutive year, driven by record U.S. deliveries of its SUVs, according to the 2014 tally announced by the company Wednesday. (Japan Times)
Jan 20
Nissan Motor Co. plans to begin in-house production of minicars in fiscal 2016, The Yomiuri Shimbun has learned. (The Japan News)
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