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Japan’s October exports almost back to pre-pandemic levels

Japan’s October exports almost back to pre-pandemic levels

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A worker rides a bicycle past containers at an industrial port in Tokyo. Photo: REUTERS file Japan’s exports in October bounced back to just below the levels seen before the novel coronavirus pandemic, as global demand for products such as cars has risen in line with a gradual recovery in business activities, government data showed…

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Salaries in Asia Pacific projected to grow the most globally in 2021

Salaries in Asia Pacific projected to grow the most globally in 2021

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Salaries in Asia Pacific are forecast to grow at a greater rate than any other part of the world in 2021, in a signal that employers believe the region is emerging from the worst of the pandemic. Asia Pacific pay packets are expected to rise by an average of 4.3% next year, up from 3.2%…

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JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon: People with these traits succeed–‘not the smartest or hardest-working in the room’

JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon: People with these traits succeed–‘not the smartest or hardest-working in the room’

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Jamie Dimon, chief executive officer of JPMorgan Chase & Co.Giulia Marchi | Bloomberg | Getty Images According to Jamie Dimon, chairman and CEO of JPMorgan Chase, the most successful leaders have certain key traits. ″[H]umility, openness, fairness [and] being authentic” are most important – “not [being] the smartest person in the room or the hardest…

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Robot enforces mask-wearing, distancing at store in Japan

Robot enforces mask-wearing, distancing at store in Japan

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Robovie directing a customer to products in a store. Credit: Reuters TOKYO – A robot has signed on as the newest staff member at a store in Japan, taking on the job of ensuring customers wear masks and practice social distancing to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Robovie, developed by Kyoto-based Advanced Telecommunications Research…

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Python creator Guido van Rossum joins Microsoft

Python creator Guido van Rossum joins Microsoft

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Image Credits: Sauria Associates, LLC / Contributor / Getty Images Guido van Rossum, the creator of the Python programming language, today announced that he has unretired and joined Microsoft’s Developer Division. Van Rossum, who was last employed by Dropbox, retired last October after six and a half years at the company. Clearly, that retirement wasn’t…

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Japanese companies rushing to adapt to net-zero emission goal

Japanese companies rushing to adapt to net-zero emission goal

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The 2020 Toyota Corolla is awarded the Green Car of the Year at the AutoMobility LA auto show in Los Angeles in November. | AP / VIA KYODO Japan’s business world is rushing to take measures to reach the government’s goal to reduce the nation’s greenhouse gas emissions to net zero by 2050. Automakers are…

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This floating spaceport in Japan could bring space travel to the city

This floating spaceport in Japan could bring space travel to the city

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Around the world, spaceports are popping up in anticipation of a boom in commercial space travel. Spaceport City in is a conceptual design project in Japan that aims to demonstrate the opportunities an urban spaceport could bring for business and travel. Click through to see spaceports around the world. Space Port Japan Association, Dentsu, Canaria…

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Seeking entry to Japan? Here’s what you need to know

Seeking entry to Japan? Here’s what you need to know

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Even though Japan is relaxing its entry restrictions on those from overseas, except for tourists, visa applicants will be required to meet strict conditions to receive permission to enter the country. | BLOOMBERG In a long-awaited move, Japan is partially reopening its borders, allowing all foreign nationals from around the world who are planning to…

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Japan exports down but slowly recover amid pandemic damage

Japan exports down but slowly recover amid pandemic damage

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Cars are parked to be exported at Yokohama port, near Tokyo on Sept 29. Photo: AP/Koji Sasahara The drop in Japanese exports diminished last month, according to government data released Monday, underlining how trade damage from the coronavirus pandemic may be easing. Japan’s exports in September were down by 4.9% from the same month a…

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Apple iPhone maker Foxconn wants to become the Android for electric cars with new vehicle platform

Apple iPhone maker Foxconn wants to become the Android for electric cars with new vehicle platform

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The Foxconn logo is displayed on a Foxconn building in Taipei on January 31, 2019. Sam Yeh | AFP | Getty Images Foxconn, the Taiwan company that assembles Apple’s iPhone, has launched an platform to help automobile companies make electric cars. The technology giant is best known for being a major assembler of consumer electronics…

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