WTO rules for Fuji in trade dispute

...Japanese photo film company Fuji conspired with the Japanese government to keep Eastman Kodak products out of Japan. The...rival. It said it had never conspired with the Japanese government to keep Kodak products off Japanese store shelves...

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Moody's downgrades Japanese debt

...cut its assessment of the creditworthiness of the Japanese government Tuesday in the latest sign of growing international...rating of all securities issued or guaranteed by the Japanese government by one notch from the highest rating of Aaa to...

Mad cow disease in Asia confirmed

...Agriculture said Saturday, confirming the first known case of the deadly brain-wasting illness in Asia. The Japanese government had announced last week that the 5-year-old dairy cow in central Japan might have suffered from the sickness...

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IMF leader says women vital for global recovery

...global recovery is too tepid and too turbulent, IMF chief Christine Lagarde told a gathering organized by the Japanese government and business groups to support Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's campaign to promote a bigger role for women in the...

Report reveals truth about Japan disaster

...expended vilifying the Tokyo Electric Power Co., the Japanese government, and the nuclear industry in general for months...unfounded.I submit that the accused ? TEPCO, the Japanese government and the nuclear industry ? are guilty of not...

Collapse of exchange spells trouble for bitcoin

...people close to the company had confirmed the figures. Reached by phone, he declined to comment further. The Japanese government has not announced any formal investigation.The scandal might cost customers dearly.At the Tokyo office tower...

Court orders Japanese government to pay for suicide from overwork

TOKYO -- In a nation of workaholics, a Japanese judge on Friday blamed a man's suicide on exhaustion from working 80-hour weeks and ordered the government to compensate his family -- possibly paving the way for thousands of such cases. Before Mori Iijima hanged himself in his garage in 1985, he was driven to depression from overwork at his job in a machine shop, the Nagano District Court ruled.

Update on Japanese auto recalls

TOKYO -- Toyota declined a Japanese government energy efficiency award given to its hybrid Prius, saying that the honor is not appropriate for a car hit by massive recalls...

American, partners boost JAL support offer

...weeks and months." The announcement came as the Japanese government finalizes details of a turnaround plan for JAL...according to media reports. "While JAL and the Japanese government might decide to address capital requirements internally...

Japan central bank keeps monetary policy steady

...profits. Earlier in the day, the Bank of Japan kept its monetary policy steady despite a recent sharp rise in Japanese government bond yields. The central bank said it expects the economy to gather momentum, an assessment that dovetails with...