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2011-04-27 05:17:00

LONDON, April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MINDS International, the global association of digital news agencies, has expanded its reach with the addition of four news agencies to its network.

2011-04-07 00:00:28

Dempsey Partners LLC, a professional services firm that provides catastrophic insurance claim recovery assistance to corporate risk managers, and Tokyo Kyodo Accounting Office, a Tokyo-based affiliate of RSM International, the world’s sixth largest accounting firm, announced the formation of a joint venture to help companies quantify and resolve property, business interruption, and supply chain claims arising from the March 11 earthquake and tsunami. Wilton, CT, USA (PRWEB) April 6,...

2011-03-17 00:00:00

TOKYO, March 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- K.K.

2009-10-09 00:59:00

TOKYO, Oct. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- "Kyodo News" is now available for iPhone and iPod touch. Daily Japanese news is available not only in the Japanese language but also in English for the international market.

2009-08-27 23:40:00

Japan's jobless rate rose to a record high 5.7 percent in July despite recent signs of economic recovery, the government said Friday.

2009-08-26 01:50:46

Japan's July trade surplus totaled 380 billion yen or $4.03 billion due to a sharp drop in imports while exports declined, the government said Wednesday. The July number was the sixth straight month of a surplus, the Finance Ministry said, Kyodo news reported. July exports fell 36.5 percent from a year earlier to 4,844.66 billion yen or $51.43 billion.

2009-08-16 23:59:22

A survey of 108 major Japanese companies found 66 percent of them expect the economy to recover by the first half of 2010. The survey indicated a growing view that the economy, the world's second-largest after the United States, is hitting the bottom, reported Kyodo News, which compiled the results. A

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  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.