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Japan requires companies to set goals in hiring female execs

By Sat, Aug 29, 2015 2:23PM UTC

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese lawmakers have approved a law requiring large companies to set and publicize targets for hiring or promoting women as managers.

Japan organizers defend designer over logo, deny it’s copied

By Sat, Aug 29, 2015 2:04PM UTC

TOKYO (AP) — Tokyo Olympic organizers have defended a Japanese designer in a logo scandal, denying allegations his design for the 2020 Games was taken from a Belgian theater.

Obama expresses regret to Japan’s Abe over WikiLeaks spying allegations

By Wed, Aug 26, 2015 4:42PM UTC

TOKYO (AP) — U.S. President Barack Obama has called Japan’s leader to express regret over recent WikiLeaks allegations that the U.S. had spied on senior Japanese officials.

China cuts key interest rate as stocks plummet 7.6%

By Tue, Aug 25, 2015 6:28PM UTC

China’s main stock market index has fallen for a fourth day, plunging 7.6 percent to an eight-month low.

Asian markets rebound after early losses

By Tue, Aug 25, 2015 10:38AM UTC

Asian stock markets showed signs of recovery Tuesday morning after most markets opened lower.

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