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  • Coming apart: regulators' sweep threatens auto parts business model

    NAGOYA Japan/TOKYO (Reuters) - When a Japanese carmaker issued a tender for shock absorbers a few years ago for a model it planned to sell in Indonesia, two suppliers came back with bids that were "so obviously coordinated," said an executive at the...
  • Citigroup seeks to exit Japanese retail banking : source

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Citigroup Inc is preparing to sell its Japanese retail banking operations, a source with direct knowledge of the matter said on Wednesday, as it waves the white flag on a venture plagued by regulatory troubles and anemic lending. The...
  • BoJ may ease policy for 'some time' to slay deflation - Kuroda

    JACKSON HOLE Wyo. (Reuters) - The Bank of Japan may have to pursue its aggressive monetary policy easing for "some time" to fully vanquish deflation, BoJ Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said on Saturday. Speaking at a global central banking conference here,...
  • Stars to face Japan national team in five-game series

    (Reuters) - All-Star slugger Albert Pujols of the Los Angeles Angels and the Seattle Mariners' Robinson Cano headline a Major League Baseball squad that will take on the Japan national team in a five-game series, MLB said on Thursday. The Baltimore...
  • Review: 'Confessions' by Kanae Minato

    Review: 'Confessions' by Kanae Minato
    As you're reading what had promised to be a garden-variety crime novel, it's thrilling when it gradually dawns on you that what you're holding in your hands is far deeper and larger, though no less entertaining, than what you expected. And when that...
  • Puig, Cano, Pujols to play in Japan All-Star series

    Puig, Cano, Pujols to play in Japan All-Star series
    All-Stars Robinson Cano, Adam Jones, Yasiel Puig and Albert Pujols lead the Major League roster that will travel to Japan in November for a five-game series against Samurai Japan, the country's National Team, in All-Star Series 2014. Texas Rangers...
  • 'Paper Planes' Wins Australia's Richest Film Prize at CinefestOz

    BUSSELTON, West Australia - Robert Connolly's "Paper Planes" claimed the richest festival award in Australia on Saturday (Aug. 23, 2014). The film was named as the winner of the first prize at the CinefestOZ festival (Aug. 20-24), in Busselton, West...
  • 'Good news' shock could kill the five-year-old bull market

    LONDON (Reuters) - If bad economic news continues to translate into good news for investors, any sharp acceleration of the world economy from here could well kill off the long-running equity bull market. While a mid-summer wobble in global markets was...
  • A View From History

    A View From History
    As part of our 250th year of publication, I'll be posting selected historical cartoons from The Courant's files every Thursday. Henry McNulty, who is our informal historic authority on all things Courant, provides the explanation for the cartoons. Today'...
  • China antitrust regulator fines two Japan auto parts makers

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Two Japanese automotive bearings makers said on Tuesday a Chinese regulator has ordered them to pay fines for violating antitrust laws as Beijing intensifies its scrutiny of business practices in the auto sector. Earlier this month, the...
  • AirAsia has no interest in Skymark: Tony Fernandes on Twitter

    SINGAPORE (Reuters) - AirAsia Bhd's group chief executive, Tony Fernandes, dismissed a media report that the Malaysian carrier is weighing a bid for Japan's Skymark Airlines Inc . "Never seen such rubbish. AirAsia has no interest in Skymark in Japan,"...
  • UCLA's Francis Wai was an American hero

    UCLA's Francis Wai was an American hero
    Many UCLA football fans will not be familiar with the name Francis Wai … but they should. Several great football players have come through Westwood. There has been one Medal of Honor winner. Wai, who will be inducted into the UCLA Athletics...