BUSINESS

Jul 28
The Consumer Affairs Agency ordered Softbank Group Corp. on Thursday to take preventive measures after it ran dishonest online advertisements for Apple Watch smartwatches in violation of the law against misleading representation. (Japan Times)
Jul 27
Wasabi and Okinawan sweet potato may not be everyone's preferred type of Kit Kat but booming demand for exotic flavours in Japan has prompted bar-maker Nestle to open a new factory. (Japan Today)
Jul 27
The Japanese government is poised to impose a safeguard measure to protect domestic cattle farmers against foreign beef for the first time in 14 years, in response to a surge in imports of frozen products from the United States, informed sources said Wednesday. (Jiji)
Jul 26
An Osaka-based restaurant chain operator and its top manager were fined Wednesday for making foreign student employees work longer hours than legally permitted. (Japan Times)
Jul 26
Uber Technologies Inc. is at risk of losing out on another big chunk of the global market. (Japan Times)

Jul 26
Japan will limit the number of visits per player to casinos that will open in so-called integrated resorts in the country as a measure to counter gambling addiction, the government said Tuesday. (Jiji)
Jul 25
The government held a teleworking campaign day on Monday, with about 60,000 people from about 1,000 companies mainly based in the Tokyo metropolitan area working outside their regular workplaces. (the-japan-news.com)
Jul 25
Toyota Motor aims to introduce autonomous vehicle technology that can handle complex city driving in the first half of the next decade to keep up with competition while ensuring safety. (Nikkei)
Jul 25
Japan Airlines will partner with Vietjet Aviation to rebuild its presence in Vietnam, joining a trend of Southeast Asian collaborations between conventional and low-cost carriers. (Nikkei)
Jul 24
Reports of poisonous fire ants being discovered at ports across Japan are boosting sales of pesticides. (NHK)

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