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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

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.