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OpenAI Opens Tokyo Office, Marking Its Entry Into Asian Market

AI startup OpenAI opened its first Asia headquarters in Tokyo to attract Japanese customers and boost revenue.

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EU Greenlights Japan's Nippon Steel's $14.9 Billion Acquisition of US Steel Despite Opposition

US Steel Shareholders Approve Sale of the Iconic American Firm to Japan's Nippon Steel Despite Joe Biden's Opposition

US Steel shareholders have overwhelmingly approved the firm's sale to Japan's Nippon Steel for a cash payment of $14.1 billion.

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US, Japan Vow New Collaboration to Push for Next Generation Nuclear Power

US, Japan Vow New Collaboration to Push for Next Generation Nuclear Power

The United States and Japan have recently unveiled a collaborative effort aimed at accelerating the advancement and implementation of nuclear fusion technology.

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Hong Kong Discovers Over $10 Million Worth of Gold on Board a Cargo Plane Headed for Japan in Largest Smuggling Bust

Hong Kong officials confiscated an estimated $10.7 million worth of gold disguised as machine parts being shipped to Japan.

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Japan Power Producer to Substitute Coal with Ammonia in Reducing Carbon Emissions

Jera Co., Japan's top power producer, launches a pioneering project to cut coal emissions by integrating ammonia into electricity generation at the Hekinan Thermal Power Station in Aichi prefecture. The project aims to replace 20% of coal heating value with ammonia.

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North Korea Refuses Peace Talk With Japan Unless They Confront Their 'Brutal' History; Business Relations at Risk

North Korea's disinterest in summit talks with Japan, driven by historical grievances, hints at worsening relations, affecting both business and diplomatic ties.

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Bank of Japan Departs From Negative Interest Rate Policy, Boosting Confidence in Economic Growth

The Bank of Japan's decision to abandon its negative interest rate policy, coupled with its first rate hike in 17 years, reflects confidence in Japan's economic growth, driven by significant wage increases. Still, experts anticipate minimal immediate impact on the public.

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Asian Markets to Gain on Fed Rate Cut Signal; Japan's Yen Remains on the Brink

Asian markets are poised for further gains after US markets' positive reaction to the Federal Reserve's signal that interest rates could be slashed by 75 basis points this year.

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Taiwan Chip Giant TSMC Is Eyeing to Build Advanced Chip Packaging Capacity in Japan: Report

Chip giant Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) is reportedly considering building advanced packaging capacity in Japan.

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Japan Expanding QR Code Payments Globally by 2025, Talks Underway in Southeast Asia

Japan's QR code payment expansion targets global adoption by 2025, aiming to streamline cross-border transactions and strengthen ties with Southeast Asia, countering China's influence.

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Nissan Mulls EV Partnership With Honda to Form Powerful Japanese Alliance to Take on Overseas Rivals

Nissan Motor is reportedly considering approaching Honda Motor for a partnership on key components for electric vehicles (EVs).

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Japan’s Nippon Steel Is Determined to Acquire US Steel Despite Joe Biden's Opposition

After President Joe Biden voiced opposition to the $14.1 billion plan of Japan's Nippon Steel to acquire US Steel, the Japanese firm said it is committed to pursuing the buyout deal.

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From Tokyo to Miami: Nakahara Restaurant to Showcase World-Famous Wagyu Katsu Sando

Chef Kentaro Nakahara is bringing the world-renowned Wagyu katsu sando sandwich to Miami via his new restaurant, which showcases premium beef and a handpicked Japanese menu.

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Japan To Allow Cryptoassets in Their Investment Fund

Japan proposes a bill allowing venture capital firms and investment funds to hold cryptocurrency assets.

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North Korea Says It Is Ready to Boost Bilateral Ties With Japan, Which Just Lost Its Spot as World's Third-Largest Economy

North Korea Is Ready to Boost Bilateral Ties With Japan, Which Just Lost Its Spot as World's Third-Largest Economy

North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un's powerful sister, Kim Yo Jong, expressed openness to improve her country's relations with Japan.

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