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  1. Japan economy weak but improved in April; deflation persistsRead the original story

    9 min ago | Canadian Business Magazine

    ... are better than some economists' forecasts, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is seeking backing from his Liberal Democratic Party and its coalition partner, the Komeito, for a postponement of a sales tax hike due next year, out of concern the recovery is ...

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  2. Don't Dare Bring Hudud to Sabah - BN & Pakatan Reps in Rare Solidarity Against Najib-HadiRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Malaysia Chronicle

    ... Parliament. Other Sabah leaders such as deputy chief minister Tan Sri Joseph Pairin Kitingan and Liberal Democratic Party president Datuk Teo Chee Kang have also opposed the Bill, which was tabled by PAS president Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi Awang last ...

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  3. Economic Takeaways From Japan's Production, Spending, Jobs DataRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Bloomberg

    ... sales-tax increase planned for April 2017. Abe wants to delay the measure for 2 1/2 years, ruling Liberal Democratic Party Economist view: "The basic tone for private consumption is weak," said Itochu's Takeda. "Households are keeping their purse ...

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  4. International markets roundupRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | West Australian

    European shares have hit one-month highs, while the US dollar index rose to a two-month peak after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen suggested that an interest rate rise in the United States may be around the corner. The euro zone's blue-chip Euro STOXX 50 index was 0.1 per cent higher, while Germany's DAX was up 0.3 per cent, hitting a one-month high.

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  5. Prosecutors quiz ex-minister Amari over contractor cash; charges said unlikelyRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Japan Times

    ... developer better known as UR, over a housing development project. Amari, a veteran ruling Liberal Democratic Party lawmaker, also admitted he had received a total of A 1 million in cash from the company on two occasions in 2013 and 2014. Amari's ...

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  6. need2know: Flat start in store on back of Memorial Day holidayRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Age

    Local shares are set to open flat after a quiet night on global markets due to public holidays in both the US and the UK. Oil and iron ore continued to oscillate around the $US50 mark, while gold slipped briefly below $US1200 an ounce for the first time this year, following nine straight days of losses.

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  7. At the open: TSX starts flat on U.S. holidayRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

    Canada stocks opened flat on Monday after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen suggested a rate hike in the coming months, but gains were limited as Canadian oil production was set to restart after huge wildfires. The S&P TSX index was up 4.77 points, or 0.03 per cent, at 14,106.28 in early trading.

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  8. LDP grandees fall into line on postponing second-stage tax hikeRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Japan Times

    Top executives from the ruling Liberal Democratic Party on Monday effectively endorsed Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's plan to shelve the planned hike of the unpopular consumption tax, despite opposition from several party leaders earlier in the day. None of the attendants at that meeting objected, LDP Secretary-General Sadakazu Tanigaki said, adding that the party would attempt to reach a formal consensus on the issue Tuesday at a policy affairs council session.

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  9. Science Council of Japan considers overturning long-held opposition to military researchRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Japan Times

    The nation's largest and most powerful group of scientists has started discussing lifting its decades-old ban on defense-related research as the government seeks more collaboration with civilians in the development of weapons technology. The move comes as the Defense Ministry, under the "proactive peace" policy of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, is pushing for the development of dual-use technology by funding research that can be used for both civilian and military purposes.

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  10. Abe tells party official Japan will delay tax hike by more than 2 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said he would delay a sales tax hike scheduled for next April by two and a half years, a senior ruling party official said. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said he would delay a sales tax hike scheduled for next April by two and a half years, a senior ruling party official said.

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  11. Premarket: European shares hit one-month high, U.S. dollar firms on Yellen hike hintRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

    A man walks by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Monday, May 30, 2016. Asian stocks rose following Wall Street's gains as investors looked ahead to economic data this week from China, Australia and South Korea.

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  12. Japan's retail sales stall as Abe mulls delay to tax hikeRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Japan Times

    ... of Lehman Brothers. Postponing the sales tax increase could bolster the popularity of Abe's ruling Liberal Democratic Party before the election. Economists are now asking whether the prime minister may also announce an economic spending package to ...

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  13. Abe to say Japan will delay tax hike by 2 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | RTE.ie

    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said he would delay a sales tax hike scheduled for next April by two and a half years, a senior ruling party official said after a meeting with the premier today. "The premier's determination to postpone the tax increase seems to be very strong," Masahiko Komura, vice president of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party, said.

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  14. Asian shares slipRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    Asian shares edged down on Monday while the dollar marked fresh highs after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen suggested that an interest rate hike in the United States could be around the corner. The Fed should raise interest rates "in the coming months" if economic growth picks up and the labour market continues to improve, Yellen said on Friday.

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  15. Currencies: Dollar rockets past A 111 after Fed's Yellen fuels rate-hike feverRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | MarketWatch

    The dollar advanced to a one-month high against the yen during Asian trade Monday, tracking its weekend gains after U.S. Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen signaled an interest-rate rise was likely coming soon. strengthened to A 111.15 in early afternoon Asia session, its highest since April 28, before falling only slightly to A 111.12.

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  16. Japan to export nursing care to Asian nationsRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    ... identify the needs of Japanese nursing care companies hoping to do business in Asia. The ruling Liberal Democratic Party is also set to compile its own proposals. According to data compiled by the Cabinet Secretariat, at least 50 Japanese companies ...

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  17. Senator David Leyonhjelm's plan to pay cash, 'ignore tax' in new hire for Liberal Democratic PartyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Age

    ... tax." In an email obtained by Fairfax Media, Senator Leyonhjelm, told the inner-sanctum of the Liberal Democratic Party that one of his senior advisers, Helen Dale - the controversial author once known as Helen Demidenko - had quit over the weekend. ...

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  18. Asia shares slip, dollar firm after Yellen's hike remarksRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Channelnewsasia.com

    Asian shares slipped on Monday while the dollar marked fresh highs after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen suggested that an interest rate hike could be around the corner. Visitors looks at an electronic board showing the Japan's Nikkei average at the Tokyo Stock Exchange in Tokyo, Japan, February 9, 2016.

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  19. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. Photo: ReutersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | South China Morning Post

    ... summer, mostly likely on July 10. In Toyama Prefecture on Sunday, Aso told a meeting of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party that Abe should call a lower house election if he is to postpone the tax hike. "Unless a lower house election is held to seek ...

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  20. Japan's Retail Sales Stall as Abe Mulls Delay to Tax Hike an hour agoRead the original story

    Yesterday | Bloomberg

    ... of Lehman Brothers. Postponing the sales tax increase could bolster the popularity of Abe's ruling Liberal Democratic Party before the election. Economists are now asking whether the prime minister may also announce an economic spending package to ...

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