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Messages from former top Boeing test pilot reveal 737 Max concerns A former senior Boeing test pilot told a co-worker that he unknowingly misled safety regulators about problems with a flight-control system that would later be … Posted: October 19, 2019 1:48 am by The Japan Times
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Top IMF official denies Japan is a case study in Modern Monetary Theory The Bank of Japan’s monetary policy aims to boost inflation and differs from Modern Monetary Theory, according to a senior official at the International Monetary … Posted: October 19, 2019 12:07 am by The Japan Times
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G20 urges global regulations to address ‘serious’ risks in cryptocurrencies Finance chiefs from the Group of 20 major economies on Friday agreed that cryptocurrencies such as Facebook Inc.’s planned Libra can give rise to “a … Posted: October 19, 2019 12:00 am by The Japan Times
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Gun with a chip: U.S. Army contracts may lead to a smarter firearm A carbine that can call in an airstrike. A computer-aided scope on a machine gun that can turn just about anyone into a marksman.Even firearms … Posted: October 18, 2019 2:20 pm by The Japan Times
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Dollar weaker below ¥108.70 in late Tokyo trading The dollar was weaker below ¥108.70 in Tokyo trading late Friday, with investors retreating to the sidelines to see developments over Britain’s exit from the … Posted: October 18, 2019 9:34 am by The Japan Times
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Tokyo: 3 men appearing to be foreigners behind Kabukicho ticket shop theft Three men believed to be foreigners are behind to have been behind the theft of more than 4 million yen from a ticket shop in Shinjuku Ward on Wednesday, police said, reports NHK (Oct. 17). (tokyoreporter.com) Posted: October 17, 2019 11:11 pm by...
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Tokai Univ. solar car comes 2nd in cross-continent race in Australia The first solar-powered cars to complete a 3,000-kilometer endurance race across Australia reached the finish line in Adelaide on Thursday, with Japan’s Tokai University Solar Car Team coming in second place. (Kyodo) Posted: October 17, 2019 11:09 pm by News On Japan
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Two Japanese make BBC's list of world's 100 most influential women Two Japanese women, one behind a campaign against women being forced to wear high heels at work under corporate rules and the other a collegiate sumo wrestler, were included in British broadcaster the BBC’s 2019 list of 100 influential women from around the world...
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Second Marine misidentified in iconic Iwo Jima picture The U.S. Marine Corps on Thursday acknowledged an error in the identity of a second Marine pictured lifting the American flag over Iwo Jima in one of the most iconic photographs of World War II. (Japan Times) Posted: October 17, 2019 11:03 pm by News On Japan
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Japan's lenders bankroll scholarships to dodge negative rates Japanese commercial banks have been snapping up zero-coupon debt issued by a state-backed scholarship body in the latest twist in the the Bank of Japan’s negative rate campaign where no-interest loans can be a good deal for lenders. (Nikkei) Posted: October 17, 2019 11:01 pm by News...
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