BUSINESS – 8

Jun 08
The International Tokyo Toy Show 2018 opened to buyers and the media on Thursday with "global" being a keyword for Japan's largest toy industry showcase as it began a four-day residency at Tokyo Big Sight. (Kyodo)
Jun 07
Japan's Honda Motor says it will start selling its small business jet in the country. (NHK)
Jun 06
Subaru Corp. said Tuesday it has found new cases of product data fabrication, bringing the total number of affected vehicles to 1,551, up from the previously reported 903, and prompting a revamp of its top management. (Japan Times)
Jun 05
Toshiba Memory Corp., the world's second-largest maker of NAND flash memory chips, is considering changing its name in 2019 as it seeks to introduce a new brand and raise its profile in the intensely competitive market. (Japan Times)
May 29
Coca-Cola has chosen Japan to launch its first alcoholic beverage, debuting on Monday a fizzy, lemon-flavored concoction called Lemon-Do that seeks to capitalize on the growing popularity of chūhai drinks. (Japan Times)

May 29
Japanese, Chinese and South Korean communications ministers agreed Monday to reduce international roaming fees. (Japan Times)
May 27
A pair of famous Yubari brand melons sold for an all-time high of 3.2 million yen in this season's first auction at the wholesale market in Sapporo, Hokkaido, on Saturday. (Jiji)
May 26
At least 331 cryptocurrency traders in Japan reported over 100 million yen in miscellaneous incomes in their tax returns for 2017, when digital currency prices spiked, National Tax Agency data showed Friday. (Jiji)
May 25
Tokyu Corp. announced Thursday that a new complex comprising a hotel, office and commercial space near Shibuya Station is scheduled to open in September, with the top half occupied by Google. (Japan Times)
May 24
As a nation, Japan is more connected to the internet than almost any other country in the world. According to statistics from Statista, 91% of the country's 104 million internet users are going online every day. (newsonjapan.com)

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