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Japanese Airlines Experience Near Full Bookings for China-Japan Flights During National Day Holiday

Japanese airlines have reported that flights from China to Japan are witnessing near-full bookings during China’s eight-day holiday, commencing on September 29. This surge in travel demand comes despite recent concerns surrounding a canceled trip to Japan in the wake of treated radioactive contaminated water discharge from the Fukushima nuclear power plant. Data analysis conducted …

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India’s Ambitious Solar Exploration Continues Following Successful Moon Landing

Just days after achieving a monumental feat with a successful moon landing, India is setting its sights on a new frontier: sending a spacecraft to study the sun. The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has announced its plans to launch the Aditya-L1 spacecraft on September 2 from the Sriharikota Space Center. This mission represents India’s …

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Warabeya Nichiyo Holdings Co. Faces Sharp Decline in Stocks After Cockroach Incident

Japanese packaged food maker, Warabeya Nichiyo Holdings Co., experienced a significant decline in its shares, falling 8.6 percent on Friday, marking the largest drop for the company in recent times. This comes as a consequence of a cockroach infestation incident that occurred ten months ago in its onigiri products, which the company had previously apologized …

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Central Bank of Nigeria Implements Interest Rate Hike to Tackle Soaring Inflation

The Central Bank of Nigeria convened a monetary policy meeting, resulting in a decision to raise interest rates by 0.50% to 18.50% as part of an effort to combat the prevailing issue of high inflation in the country. Nigeria, the largest nation in Africa, has been grappling with the persistent challenge of soaring inflation. In …

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Indonesia’s Finance Minister Remains Confident in 5% Economic Growth

Indonesia’s Finance Minister, Mrs. Sri Mulyani Indrawati, expressed confidence in the country’s economic prospects, stating that she expects the economy to grow around 5% this year, despite weak exports. Speaking to Bloomberg News on the sidelines of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank meeting in Washington on Friday (April 14), Mrs. Indrawati remained …

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China’s COVID measures weigh heavily on the service sector

The strict COVID measures in China continue to show their effects on the economy and the population. In the last two months, Chinese authorities have repeatedly opted for lockdown measures in various cities. As a result, the service and manufacturing sectors are in a steady state of contraction. The November Purchasing Managers’ Index for the …

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Oil Prices Heading for $200?

Oil prices have risen back above $100 a barrel on speculation that oil supplies will tighten after Russia struggles with Western sanctions. Commodities trader Pierre Andurand expects oil prices to rise as high as $200 per barrel this year, he told Bloomberg News. Andurand sees the current market environment as predisposing to rising oil prices …

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