Japan Requires Companies to Set Goals in Hiring Female Execs
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Japan Requires Companies to Set Goals in Hiring Female Execs

ELAINE KURTENBACH, AP Business Writer TOKYO (AP) — Japanese lawmakers approved a law Friday requiring…

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Robots Do Check-in and Check-out at Cost-Cutting Japan Hotel
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Robots Do Check-in and Check-out at Cost-Cutting Japan Hotel

Yuri Kageyama, ASSOCIATED PRESS     SASEBO, Japan (AP) — The English-speaking receptionist is a…

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No Offense to Royals: Monkey in Japan Keeps Name Charlotte
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No Offense to Royals: Monkey in Japan Keeps Name Charlotte

Obama, Abe Putting Joint Face on Trade Amid Opposition in US
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Obama, Abe Putting Joint Face on Trade Amid Opposition in US

  (Associated Press) – Eager to build on the U.S.-Japan alliance, President Obama and Japanese…

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Obama, Abe Putting Joint Face on Trade Amid Opposition in US
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Obama, Abe Putting Joint Face on Trade Amid Opposition in US

JIM KUHNHENN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Eager to build on the U.S.-Japan alliance, President…

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US 1st Lady Gets Taste of Japan’s Ancient Culture in Kyoto
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US 1st Lady Gets Taste of Japan’s Ancient Culture in Kyoto

ELAINE KURTENBACH, Associated Press KYOTO, Japan (AP) — U.S. first lady Michelle Obama was treated…

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New Law to Require Workaholic Japanese to Take Days Off
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New Law to Require Workaholic Japanese to Take Days Off

YURI KAGEYAMA, AP Business Writer TOKYO (AP) — College-educated and gainfully employed 36-year-old Eriko Sekiguchi…

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McDonald’s in Japan Limits Orders of Fries
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McDonald’s in Japan Limits Orders of Fries

ELAINE KURTENBACH, AP Business Writer TOKYO (AP) — Only small fries with that? McDonald’s in…

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5 Women Named to Japan’s Cabinet, Tying Past High
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5 Women Named to Japan’s Cabinet, Tying Past High

YURI KAGEYAMA, Associated Press TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s prime minister picked five women for his…

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