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J Trust selected as successful bidder for Indonesia's Bank Mutiara

JAKARTA, Sept 14 - Japan's J Trust Co Ltd said it has been selected as a bidder for Indonesia's PT Bank Mutiara Tbk and will be allowed to have full ownership of the Indonesian bank.

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Soccer-'Lost son' Kagawa scores on Dortmund return, Bayern win 13 Sep 2014

BERLIN, Sept 13 - Japan international Shinji Kagawa sparkled on his return to Borussia Dortmund, scoring one goal for the Ruhr Valley club and helping set up another in a 3-1 win over Freiburg on Saturday.

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Japan August exports seen down on weak Asia demand 12 Sep 2014

TOKYO - Japan's exports are forecast to fall in August due to sluggish demand from emerging markets in Asia, a Reuters poll showed, adding to concerns the economy may see only a shallow recovery in the third quarter after a deep slump in April-June.

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Two years after protests, 'China risk' still haunts Japan firms 12 Sep 2014

DANYANG China - Amid a revival in sales of Japanese goods in China and talk of renewed investment from some big firms such as Toyota, a dusty industrial park near Nanjing offers a cold reality check on the health of ties between Asia's two biggest economies. | Video

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Rakuten considering Airbnb-like home rental service in Japan - sources 12 Sep 2014

TOKYO - Rakuten Inc, Japan's largest e-commerce company, has been actively considering launching a service like website Airbnb that would provide a hub to rent apartments and homes in Japan to short-term guests, two people with knowledge of the developing plans told Reuters.

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Rakuten considering Airbnb-like home rental service in Japan - sources 12 Sep 2014

TOKYO - Rakuten Inc, Japan's largest e-commerce company, has been actively considering launching a service like website Airbnb that would provide a hub to rent apartments and homes in Japan to short-term guests, two people with knowledge of the developing plans told Reuters.