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Tokyo stocks see mixed close amid thin trading

via The Japan Times    Oct 18, 2019

Tokyo stocks saw a mixed close amid thin trading on Friday, with investors retreating to the sidelines ahead of the weekend.The benchmark Nikkei average of ...

Japan’s government predicts 0.8% boost to GDP from new U.S. trade deal

via The Japan Times    Oct 18, 2019

The Cabinet Office estimates that a bilateral trade agreement between Japan and the United States will boost Japan's gross domestic product by around 0.8 percent. | BLOOMBERG

The government has estimated that a bilateral trade agreement Japan recently signed with the United States will push up gross domestic product by around 0.8 ...

Dollar weaker below ¥108.70 in late Tokyo trading

via The Japan Times    Oct 18, 2019

The dollar was weaker below ¥108.70 in Tokyo trading late Friday, with investors retreating to the sidelines to see developments over Britain’s exit from the ...

Samsung admits Galaxy S10 smartphone has fingerprint access flaw

via The Japan Times    Oct 18, 2019

Tech giant Samsung Electronics on Friday acknowledged a major flaw with its fingerprint system that allows other people to open its top-end smartphones, advising users ...

Gun with a chip: U.S. Army contracts may lead to a smarter firearm

By Daniel Trotta
- via The Japan Times    Oct 18, 2019

Demonstrators carry firearms before a Democratic presidential primary debate hosted by CNN/New York Times at Otterbein University on Tuesday in Westerville, Ohio. | AP

A carbine that can call in an airstrike. A computer-aided scope on a machine gun that can turn just about anyone into a marksman.Even firearms ...

20/20 Vision on Growth

   Jun 26, 2013

Since it gained independence in 1957, Malaysia has undergone a remarkable transition from an agricultural economy to a dynamic manufacturing and services-driven economy, a feat that has consolidate...

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