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WWII vet calls it 'glorious day' as Japanese corporation apologizes for using forced laborers

...Mitsubishi.Murphy said that after 70 years it was "the first time we've heard those words. They touch the heart."Japan's government issued a formal apology to American POWs in 2009 and again in 2010. But the dwindling ranks of POWs used as slaves...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-19/wwii-vet-calls-it-glorious
Japan's government debt reaches record high in December

TOKYO -- Japan's government debts climbed to a record high 670.12 trillion yen ($6.32 trillion) as of December 2003, according to data disclosed Thursay...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/03/26/bus_409988.shtml
Business
Japan nationalizes troubled bank

TOKYO -- Japan's government put its long-awaited bank bailout plan into action Friday by taking over one of the country's biggest lenders, the debt-ridden...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/10/24/bus_242711.shtml
Business
Japan frets about falling space junk

...chances of any of this actually happening, the experts say, are 1,000 to one. At worst. That hasn't kept Japan's government from worrying enough to form a monitoring team and the media from bombarding readers with shrill what-if reports...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/02/24/tec_308787.shtml
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Dow, S&P 500 mark latest record highs; relief over better news from Japan and Germany

...provided some relief. Tokyo's benchmark Nikkei index rose 2.2 percent amid expectations, later confirmed, that Japan's government will delay a sales tax increase that was planned for next year. U.S. stocks also got a boost from an increase...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-18/dow-sp-500-mark-latest-rec
Legacy of last god-king lingers

...legacy of Japan's last god-king and the war fought in his name still looms over the world's oldest throne. Japan's government marked Akihito's anniversary Friday with a parade, concerts and memorials in and around the moat-ringed Imperial...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/11/17/met_274635.shtml
Metro
SRS helps Japan nuclear plant

...compiled at SRS and other facilities involved in the project will be used to evaluate human exposure hazards and assist Japan's government in assessing environmental and agricultural impacts associated with the nuclear event.Many samples sent to South...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2011-08-11/srs-helps-japan-nuclear-
Business news

...retirees banked on their homes as their retirement fund.Japan industry output finally goes up a bitTOKYO --- Japan's government says industrial production rose in November for the first time in six months.The Ministry of Economy, Trade and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2010-12-27/business-news
Business
Possible merger for ailing bank

...confidence and we are in somewhat of a crisis of confidence now," said James Fiorillo, an analyst at ING Barings. Japan's government is pushing banks to write off bad loans they amassed in the late 1980s. The government also is scrambling to set...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/06/27/bus_231896.shtml
Business
Equipment will be shipped from SRS to Japan

...trailers.No departure schedule has been arranged, Giusti said, and U.S. officials are in discussions with Japan's government to determine the best means of transportation to relocate the equipment from SRS to Japan.No SRS workers are currently...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-04-14/equipment-will-be-shipped-srs
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