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Japan turns to entrepreneurs to get its economic mojo back

For years, Japan has been searching for a way to get its economic mojo back, and increasingly it's looking to people like 17-year-old high school dropout Yoichiro Mikami as the answer.

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Rising risks to our currency and trading systems

The rising popularity of extremism reflects a popular disenchantment with the policies that have led to economic stagnation, writes William R. Rhodes.

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Rising risks to our currency and trading systems

Japanese engineer wins Changi Airport's millionaire draw

Japanese civil engineer Mr Oiyama Seiichiro was crowned the winner of Changi Airport's millionaire draw after beating five other finalists from Singapore, China and Egypt.

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Japanese engineer wins Changi Airport's millionaire draw

World Bank trims forecast for global growth

A slowdown in Europe and Asia is holding back the world economy, while things are looking up in the U.S.

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World Bank trims forecast for global growth

Bill to help PWDs finish college

Persons with disabilities (PWDs) deserve an equal chance to finish school in spite of their disadvantages, according to a lawmaker.

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Bill to help PWDs finish college

Wall Street rises, yen hits seven-year low

NEW YORK (Reuters) – World stock markets slipped on Thursday on signs the Chinese and European economies were cooling, while Japan's yen slid to seven-year lows against the dollar amid expectations of more Japanese stimulus.

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Japanese Regional Banks Higo, Kagoshima Agree to Merge

Kagoshima Bank Ltd. and Higo Bank Ltd., Japanese regional lenders, agreed to merge next year to tackle the intensifying competition, shrinking population and economic stagnation afflicting the industry.

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Japanese Regional Banks Higo, Kagoshima Agree to Merge

Falling Wages in Southern EU Vex Draghi as Youth Punished

Across much of the euro area, young adults are worst hit by wage deflation or stagnation, which increasingly is seen as a threat to the 18-member bloc’s nascent economic recovery.

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Falling Wages in Southern EU Vex Draghi as Youth Punished

Abe Becomes Biggest Globetrotter in Japan-Is-Back Campaign

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By this time next week Abe will have visited 47 nations since taking office in 2012, after an itinerary encompassing six Latin American and Caribbean cities in nine days. Spanning the globe to sell the story that the nation marred by two decades of deflation and economic stagnation is now back on the upswing, Abe will become the most traveled Japanese prime minister in history on a trip penciled …

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Japan business mood defies economic headwinds, backs BOJ optimism

Japan business mood defies economic headwinds, backs BOJ optimism

By Tetsushi Kajimoto and Leika Kihara TOKYO/AKITA Japan (Reuters) – Confidence of Japanese manufacturers held steady in June while the service-sector mood rebounded from the prior month, an encouraging sign for the economy as it tries to hold its ground in the face of soft exports and weakening consumption. The readings in Thursday's Reuters Tankan poll – which strongly correlates with the Bank …

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Japan business mood defies economic headwinds, backs BOJ optimism