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IOC boss tells Japan 'no apology needed' over stadium changes

KUALA LUMPUR - Olympic officials have told Japan there was no need to apologise for scrapping their original proposal for a new national stadium in Tokyo but they still need to get a hurry on to have it ready in time for the 2020 Olympics.

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E&Y Japan arm launches internal probe of Toshiba audit

TOKYO - The Japanese affiliate of Ernst & Young LLC has launched an in-house investigation into its audit of Toshiba Corp in the wake of the electronics maker's $1.2 billion accounting scandal, a person with knowledge of the matter said.

01 Aug 2015

Japan's Amari says one more push can seal elusive Pacific trade deal

LAHAINA, Hawaii - Japan's Economy Minister Akira Amari said on Friday that one more push by Pacific nations can reach a broad trade deal after members of the Trans-Pacific Partnership failed to seal a highly awaited pact.

01 Aug 2015

E&Y Japan arm launches internal probe of Toshiba audit

TOKYO, Aug 1 - The Japanese affiliate of Ernst & Young LLC has launched an in-house investigation into its audit of Toshiba Corp in the wake of the electronics maker's $1.2 billion accounting scandal, a person with knowledge of the matter said.

Regulatory News, 01 Aug 2015

Former CEO of collapsed Mt.Gox bitcoin exchange arrested in Japan: reports

TOKYO - Mark Karpeles, the former head of defunct bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox, was arrested on Saturday in connection with the disappearance of hundreds of millions of dollars worth of the virtual currency, Japanese media reports said.

01 Aug 2015

Japan spending slump heightens chance of second quarter contraction

TOKYO - Japan's household spending unexpectedly fell and inflation stalled in June, heightening the chance the economy may have contracted in April-June and casting doubt on the central bank's view growth will rebound solidly in the current quarter.

31 Jul 2015