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Honda's Mobilio car looks to repeat Indonesia success in India

NEW DELHI/JAKARTA - Honda Motor Co is looking to boost its market share in India with the launch of a seven-seater, multi-purpose vehicle which has been a runaway success for the Japanese carmaker in Indonesia.

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China food scandal spreads, drags in Starbucks, Burger King and McNuggets in Japan

SHANGHAI - The latest food scandal in China is spreading fast, dragging in U.S. coffee chain Starbucks, Burger King Worldwide Inc and others, as well as McDonald's products as far away as Japan.

Business, World 22 Jul 2014

UPDATE 1-Japan gov't trims economic growth estimate for this year

* Some ministers worried about labour shortages in Japan (Adds details on monetary policy)

22 Jul 2014

Japan's Mitsubishi to enter Australia diesel market with import terminal

TOKYO, July 22 - Japanese trading house Mitsubishi Corp said it is entering Australia's diesel market by building a $103 million gas oil import terminal to tap growing demand and as a closure of several refineries has squeezed domestic supply of the fuel.

22 Jul 2014

McDonald's Japan says it sourced chicken nuggets from Shanghai Husi

TOKYO, July 22 - McDonald's Holdings Co (Japan) Ltd said Shanghai Husi Food Co Ltd, which was shut down by local regulators over food safety concerns, had supplied about 20 percent of its Chicken McNuggets and that it had halted sales of the item on Monday.

Regulatory News, 22 Jul 2014

SK Hynix says Toshiba seeks $1.1 billion in NAND leak suit

SEOUL - South Korea's SK Hynix Inc on Monday said Japanese rival Toshiba Corp is seeking 109.15 billion yen ($1.08 billion) in damages in a lawsuit filed over the suspected leak of NAND flash memory chip technology.

21 Jul 2014