BUSINESS

Oct 24
A small-scale Japanese study last year, among others, suggested there was a connection between chomping and cognitive function, and the belief in a link between chewing and health is widely held in Japan. (manilastandardtoday.com)
Oct 24
Honda Motor is recalling several models, including the Fit hybrid, for defects. (NHK)
Oct 24
Japanese automakers are flying high on brisk North American sales and a weaker yen, with Toyota Motor expected to report a record operating profit for the six months through September. (Nikkei)
Oct 21
Japan's convenience store operators are jostling for eminence in a famously cut-throat industry, and one product has come up trumps for the market's top players - coffee. (Reuters)
Oct 21
Japan's plan to legalise casino gambling has likely been delayed again, a senior official said on Monday, dealing a further political blow to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. (straitstimes.com)
Oct 21
This year's sake brewing season has begun, and newly harvested rice is being shipped across the nation. (The Japan News)
Oct 21
Japan's Fujifilm Holdings Corp <4901.T> said on Monday it was expanding the production of its Avigan anti-influenza drug to reach an additional number of Ebola patients. (Reuters)
Oct 20
Imports of bluefin tuna caught in the Atlantic Ocean off the North American coast are rising in Japan, although many other fishery products from overseas have been hit by the yen's recent sharp depreciation. (Jiji Press)
Oct 18
The government on Friday approved Central Japan Railway Co.'s plan to construct the Linear Chuo Shinkansen line, paving the way for the 2027 start of magnetic levitation train service connecting Tokyo and Nagoya in 40 minutes. (The Japan News)
Oct 17
Major information service firm and staffing agency Recruit Holdings Co. made a strong debut on the First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange Thursday in the biggest initial public offering in Japan this year. (The Japan News)
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