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Kazunori Takada

Kazunori Takada

    China stocks rise after Beijing slaps curbs on selling
    China stocks rise after Beijing slaps curbs on selling
    Chinese stocks rallied on Thursday after the securities regulator banned shareholders with large stakes in listed firms from selling, in Beijing's...
    Japanese firms shut China plants, US urges calm
    Japanese firms shut China plants, US urges calm
    Major Japanese firms have shut factories in China and urged expatriate workers on Monday to stay indoors ahead of what could be more angry protests...
    Japan nuclear evacuation ring will be no-go zone
    Japan nuclear evacuation ring will be no-go zone
    Japan on Thursday said it would ban people entering the 20km evacuation zone around the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant north of Tokyo, weeks after...
    Power crunch puts Japan Inc to the test
    Power crunch puts Japan Inc to the test
    At first glance, business at Miwa Amauchi's precision metal-parts factory near Tokyo appears normal. A laser beam carves through metal sheets while...
    Japan finds plutonium in soil at stricken nuclear plant
    Japan finds plutonium in soil at stricken nuclear plant
    Plutonium found in soil at the Fukushima nuclear complex heightened alarm on Tuesday over Japan's battle to contain the world's worst atomic crisis...
    Radiation injuries slow work at Japan's nuclear plant
    Radiation injuries slow work at Japan's nuclear plant
    Radiation injuries to workers complicated the battle to control Japan's crippled nuclear plant on Friday, two weeks after a quake and tsunami that...
    Japan disasters to cost over $300-billion
    Japan disasters to cost over $300-billion
    Japan estimated the cost of the damage from its devastating earthquake and tsunami could top $300-billion as authorities in Tokyo warned that...
    US halts imports from Japan nuclear zone
    US halts imports from Japan nuclear zone
    The United States became the first nation to block produce from ally Japan's radiation zone, saying it will halt milk, vegetable and fruit imports...
    Steam rises from Japan plant, radiation worry grows
    Steam rises from Japan plant, radiation worry grows
    Smoke and steam rose from two of the most threatening reactors at Japan's quake-crippled nuclear plant on Tuesday, suggesting the battle to avert a...
    WHO warns of food radiation in disaster-hit Japan
    WHO warns of food radiation in disaster-hit Japan
    The World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Monday that radiation in food after an earthquake damaged a Japanese nuclear plant was more serious...
    Everest conqueror Edmund Hillary dies
    Everest conqueror Edmund Hillary dies
    New Zealand's Edmund Hillary, who along with Nepal's Tenzing Norgay Sherpa became the first to conquer Mount Everest, died in hospital on Friday....
    Dollar steady, fails to make gains despite Wall St
    Dollar steady, fails to make gains despite Wall St
    The dollar failed to make gains against the euro and yen on Tuesday despite a rally on Wall Street as players remained sceptical of chances of a...