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2008-08-06 12:00:22

By Kyodo News International, Tokyo Aug. 6--TOKYO -- Major air conditioner maker Daikin Industries Ltd.

2008-07-29 12:01:18

By Kyodo News International, Tokyo Jul. 29--TOKYO -- Japan's average retail price of regular gasoline is expected to hit a new high of around 185 yen per liter in August as major oil refiners Tuesday unveiled plans to raise wholesale prices by around 6 yen per liter for the coming month.

2008-07-11 15:00:41

By Kyodo News International, Tokyo Jul. 11--TOKYO -- Major Japanese oil refiner Idemitsu Kosan Co. said Friday it will raise wholesale prices of gasoline and other petroleum products in the second half of July by 4.40 yen per liter from the first half of the month.

2008-07-11 15:00:36

By Kyodo News International, Tokyo Jul. 11--TOKYO -- The Japan Oil, Gas and Metals National Corp. said Friday the independent administrative agency has signed a contract with Minotaur Exploration Ltd. of Australia to jointly explore mines in South Australia.

2008-07-11 15:00:21

By Mai Iida, Kyodo News International, Tokyo Jul.

2008-07-08 09:00:38

By Kyodo News International, Tokyo Jul. 8--BEIJING -- China's state TV network will broadcast live for the first time in its history during the Beijing Olympics, the official Xinhua News Agency reported Tuesday.

2008-07-02 12:01:05

By Kyodo News International, Tokyo Jul. 2--BRASILIA -- Japan and Brazil will later Wednesday agree on the enhancement of cooperation in biofuels and trade amid a sharp rise in prices of natural resources worldwide, Japanese officials said.

2008-07-02 12:01:05

By Kyodo News International, Tokyo Jul. 1--TOKYO -- Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. said Tuesday it will license its technology to recycle carbon dioxide emissions to a major Pakistani urea fertilizer producer. With the Japanese firm's know-how, Engro Chemical Pakistan Ltd.

2008-07-02 12:01:05

By Kyodo News International, Tokyo Jul. 1--TOKYO -- Nippon Oil Corp. and other petroleum companies on Tuesday hiked the wholesale prices of gasoline and other petroleum products to be shipped in July by a range of 8 yen to 10 yen per liter.

2008-07-02 12:01:04

By Kyodo News International, Tokyo Jul.


Word of the Day
plim
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
The word 'plim' is probably a variant of the word 'plum'.
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