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Weaker Yen To Push Up Import Prices In Japan, Leading To Food Price Hikes

According to a credit research company, Japan will see a price hike on 30,009 food and beverage products by October as the country’s currency Yen weakens as well as weaker Yen pushing up import prices, Kyodo News Agency reported. Adding that, the company also cited another reason to be a surge in electricity and labour […]

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Japan To Allow Trial Sale of Emergency Contraception Pills Without Prescription

In a big step towards joining dozens of other nations that currently allow such sales at pharmacies, Japan’s health ministry announced Monday that it will allow the trial sale of emergency contraceptives without a prescription beginning this summer, Kyodo News reported. A ministry panel has approved the sale of so-called morning-after pills at pharmacies that […]

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World’s Most Expensive Mango ‘Miyazaki’ Showcased At Mango Festival In Raipur

World’s most expensive mango ‘Miyazaki’ priced at Rs 1.82 lakh in the international market was showcased at a Mango Festival organized in Chhattisgarh’s Raipur. Japan’s famous mango ‘Miyazaki’ was displayed at the Mango Festival organized in the state capital from 17 June to 19. The price of this mango is Rs 2.70 lakh per kg, […]

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Samsung Electronics To Build $222 Mn Chip Facility In Japan

Samsung Electronics is looking to build a chip development facility in Japan for an estimated cost of 20 billion yen or USD 222 million, according to Nikkei Asia. The South Korean electronics major’s investment will build a production line for a prototype chip device at the facility which is expected to come up in Yokohama. […]

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Japan: Egg Prices Surge Amid Record 16Mn Bird Flu Cullings

Egg prices continue to spike in Japan with the current avian flu season touching a record 16 million birds marked for culling, impacting both the restaurant sector and households already dealing with inflation, Kyodo News reported. More than 90 per cent of the birds being killed are egg-laying hens, and this according to the agriculture […]

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