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06:20 am

Japan seeks out more global infrastructure projects

06:00 am

Murata charging up battery production as market demands safety

05:54 am

Wall St down; lawmakers delay vote on Trump healthcare bill

05:45 am

London attack underscores Europe's trouble with lone wolves

05:30 am

Japan school scandal deepens as key figure names names

05:27 am

Akie Abe faces calls from opposition to provide answers about school scandal

05:07 am

China's Tencent grabs 830m mobile payment users

05:00 am

Yahoo Japan investing in SoftBank driverless-bus venture

05:00 am

Boris Johnson defiant after London terror attack

05:00 am

NTT weighs seventh year of dividend hikes

04:52 am

UK parliament attacker named as British-born Khalid Masood

04:25 am

Survey fails to find melted rods at Fukushima reactors

04:08 am

Market Scramble: Key legislation stalled as school scandal engrosses Diet

04:00 am
Earnings preview:

Hokuetsu Kishu Paper seen topping profit forecast

04:00 am

Sinopec to buy Chevron assets in South Africa, Botswana

03:10 am

More big companies gobbling startups for tech, talent

03:00 am

Hitachi Zosen to build waste-to-energy plant in California

02:40 am

Gold rallies on uncertainty about Trump's economic policies

02:30 am

Japan to review any foreign sale of Toshiba memory ops

02:00 am
Earnings preview:

Seven & i seen ringing up record operating profit

02:00 am

Panasonic buys into US startup Drivemode

01:40 am

Citic shares slip despite profit upturn

01:40 am

Ping An Insurance lifts cash handout to lure investors

01:23 am

Investors punish China Mobile for paltry dividend hike

01:00 am

Nintendo chases more than profit with 'Super Mario Run'

12:39 am

New JGB auction rules could smooth exit from easing

12:20 am

Alibaba eyes expansion beyond China

12:09 am

Belgium arrests man trying to drive down shopping street at high speed