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July 27, 2019

Toshiba buys additional stake in U.K. nuclear power unit

Struggling electronics and machinery giant Toshiba Corp. said Wednesday it has acquired a 40 percent equity stake in British nuclear power firm NuGeneration Ltd. from Engie SA of France to make it a wholly-owned subsidiary,according to The Japan News on 26 July. The move came after the French company exercised its right to make Toshiba purchase …
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July 27, 2019

Toshiba buys additional stake in U.K. nuclear power unit

Struggling electronics and machinery giant Toshiba Corp. said Wednesday it has acquired a 40 percent ...

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July 22, 2019

Chair and Vice Chairs of “30% Club Japan” Appointed

Source: https://30percentclub.org/press-releases Chair: Masahiko Uotani, President & Group CEO ...

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July 8, 2019

Tributes to Haruno Yoshida

Former CEO of BT Japan, and BCCJ Executive Committee member (2014-2015), Haruno Yoshida passed away ...

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July 5, 2019

Japan’s Business Confidence Hits 3-yr High

Japan Today reports: Confidence among Japan’s biggest manufacturers has risen for the third st ...

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June 7, 2019

Japan Enacts Law to Allow First Abdication of Emperor in 200 Years

The Mainichi Shimbun reports: On 9th June 2017, Japan’s parliament enacted a law to allow 83-y ...

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May 10, 2019

Failing too fast in Japan

Alan Mockridge, President of Intralink America, pinpoints the three big reasons many North American ...

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March 26, 2019

Increase in Japanese tourism to the UK signals growing cultural ties

According to VisitBritain, 270,000 Japanese visitors are expected to travel to the UK in 2019, a 9% ...

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March 22, 2019

Rugby World Cup 2019: opportunities for communities in Japan

As the best-attended, most-watched, most socially engaged and most commercially successful Rugby Wor ...

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March 14, 2019

ESR completes large-scale, multi-tenant logistics facility in Ichikawa City, Chiba

On 21 February 2019, ESR announced the completion of a large-scale, multi-tenant logistics facility ...

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March 8, 2019

First shipment of UK beef, lamb in 23 years hits Japan at Foodex

British brands court Japanese buyers at food & drink fair British beef and lamb wowed at interna ...

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February 28, 2019

Kagoshima and Manchester Deepen Historic Ties

Officials from Kagoshima, Japan, travelled to Manchester in January for a two-day visit to strengthe ...

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February 7, 2019

Japan in the News: 02 Feb – 05 Feb

The latest developments surrounding Japan in the news: Japan’s female employment tops 50% for ...

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June 25, 2018

Japan plans to implement Telework Days Initiative from July 23 to 27

Teleworking has already been recognized as a key part of Japan’s “work style reform” initiativ ...

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June 20, 2018

Greg Hands MP: EU – Japan Trade Agreement lays foundation for prosperous future UK Deal

  Credit: PA Images As the UK leaves the EU we can hope to further encourage free trade throug ...

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June 18, 2018

Osaka Earthquake and disaster preparedness

A message from the BCCJ President The magnitude 6 earthquake that struck North Osaka at 08:00hrs thi ...

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May 25, 2018

Japan House London to open in June

Europe’s first Japan House is to open in London on 22nd June, to offer authentic and surprising en ...

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