Holiday hit: Japan sees surge in crab prices amid drop in imports
Prices of crab, a delicacy for Japanese, especially in the year-end and New Year period, are surging on the back of a sharp fall in imports, including from Russia and Alaska. Wholesale prices are some 30 to 50 percent higher than the year-before levels. Imports account for most of the ...
Dentsu faced 10 on-site probes over work-related woes before 2015 ‘karoshi’ suicide: sources
Labor authorities conducted on-site inspections at Japan’s top advertising agency Dentsu Inc. 10 times during the past decade through December 2015 prior to the alleged overwork-related suicide of one of its young female employees, sources said Thursday. During investigations into allegations such as illegally long working hours, the company received ...
Toshiba burning through cash, running out of fixes to plug nuclear hole
Faced with the prospect of a multi-billion-dollar writedown that could wipe out its shareholders’ equity, Japan’s Toshiba is running out of fixes: it is burning cash, cannot issue shares and has few easy assets left to sell. The Tokyo-based conglomerate, which is still recovering from a $1.3 billion accounting scandal ...
Tepco customers shelled out ¥2.4 trillion in nuke-related costs since 2012 rate hike
Customers of Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings Inc. have spent over ¥2.4 trillion to cover its nuclear power-related costs since it raised electricity charges in September 2012, it was learned Thursday. Such costs include those necessary to maintain nuclear power plants owned by Tepco and to deal with the March ...
L'Agence fédérale de contrôle nucléaire manquerait d'indépendance
Quelques semaines avant le passage, en juin 2015, du texte législatif entérinant la prolongation des réacteurs de Doel 1 et 2, l'Agence fédérale de contrôle nucléaire (AFCN) estimait que le projet de loi de la ministre Marghem devait être amendé, relate jeudi La Libre Belgique.
English import Fran Wilson in the runs for Wellington Blaze after slow start
The last week in Lincoln could be the making of the Wellington Blaze's season, their English import says.
Duke Energy conclui venda de ativos no Brasil para CTG
Duke Energy International, Geração Paranapanema, concluiu a venda de ativos no Brasil para a China Three Gorges (CTG) por US$ 946,7 milhões
Russia: bene la manifattura, vola ai massimi da oltre 5 anni e mezzo
(Teleborsa) - Segnali incoraggianti giungono dal settore manifatturiero russo. Nel mese di dicembre, l'indice PMI che misura l'attività manifatturiera del Paese ha registrato un ulteriore passo...
Nigeria Imports N1trn Rice, 3 Food Items Annually – CBN
…Set aside N220bn for Farmers under ABP The Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele, on Thursday said rice, wheat and two other top import commodities in the country consume over one trillion naira in foreign exchange annually. Emefiele made this known at the launch of Katsina State ...
Ethiopians in China to Purchase U.S.$14, 000 GERD Bond
[Ethiopian Herald] Ethiopians and foreign nationals of Ethiopian origin residing in Beijing, China, have pledged to purchase bonds worth 14,000 USD to finance the construction of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD).