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Trip Tips: Japan's coastal Miyako city puts tsunami behind it

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MIYAKO, Japan - Miyako in northeastern Japan was for decades a small coastal city, famed for the salmon that splashed upriver in the autumn and the succulent oysters gathered just offshore. Tourists came to fish, paddle kayaks in the bay and enjoy the scenic views.

Life, Japan 10:14am GMT

Japan, China to hold first security talks in four years

TOKYO - Japanese and Chinese officials will hold their first security talks in four years in Tokyo later this month, Japan's Foreign Ministry said on Thursday, the latest sign of a possible improvement in ties strained by a territorial dispute.

World, Japan 9:21am GMT

Revised Japan fourth quarter GDP to show better capex, no change in overall growth

TOKYO - Revised fourth-quarter Japanese data on Monday is likely to show capital spending was slightly stronger than expected, but overall economic growth was little changed from initial estimates, confirming the economy only managed to limp out of recession.

FXpert, Japan 8:51am GMT

Revised Japan fourth-quarter GDP to show better capex, no change in overall growth

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TOKYO - Revised fourth-quarter Japanese data on Monday is likely to show capital spending was slightly stronger than expected, but overall economic growth was little changed from initial estimates, confirming the economy only managed to limp out of recession.

8:09am GMT

Japan's FamilyMart, UNY study convenience store merger

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TOKYO - FamilyMart Co Ltd and UNY Group Holdings Co Ltd said on Friday they were considering a merger that would create Japan's second-biggest convenience store chain, rivaling industry leader Seven-Eleven Japan.

Deals, Japan 7:41am GMT

Japan Display confirms new plant, source says for Apple

TOKYO - Japan Display Inc said on Friday that it would build a new $1.4 billion liquid crystal display (LCD) manufacturing plant, which a source said would supply smartphone screens for Apple Inc.

Tech, Japan 7:13am GMT

Japan Display confirms new plant, source says for Apple

TOKYO - Japan Display Inc said on Friday that it would build a new $1.4 billion liquid crystal display (LCD) manufacturing plant, which a source said would supply smartphone screens for Apple Inc.

7:11am GMT

UPDATE 1-Japan Display confirms new plant, source says for Apple

* Japan Display seeks to be primary supplier to Apple, sources say

Regulatory News, Japan 7:08am GMT

Japan eyes MI6-style spy agency as it seeks to shed pacifist past

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TOKYO - Japan is looking into creating an overseas intelligence agency possibly modelled on Britain's MI6 spy service, ruling party lawmakers say, 70 years after Allied victors dismantled Japan's fearsome military intelligence apparatus following World War Two.

World, Japan 6:48am GMT

Japan Display says to build new LCD plant

TOKYO, March 6 - Japan Display Inc said on Friday that it would build a new generation-6 liquid crystal display (LCD) manufacturing plant in Japan, as it targets future growth in demand for them.

Regulatory News, Japan 6:24am GMT