Oct. 02, 2014

Colowide Mulling Acquiring Kappa Sushi Operator

Tokyo, Oct. 2 (Jiji Press)--Major Japanese restaurant chain Colowide Co. <7616> is considering acquiring troubled conveyor-belt sushi restaurant operator Kappa Create Holdings Co. <7421>, it was learned Thursday.

Nissan to Boost Electric Vehicle Chargers 3.3 Times

Tokyo, Oct. 2 (Jiji Press)--Nissan Motor Co. <7201> will increase the number of quick chargers for its Leaf electric vehicle to 4,100 units, about 3.3 times the current level, by the end of March 2015.

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US Obama Airs Support for HK Protesters, Urges Peaceful Response on China's Wang
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Tokyo Stocks (Closing): Nikkei Average 15,661.99 (-420.26)
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Asian Games: Japan's Ushiro Wins Gold in Men's Decathlon
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Japan Atomic Energy Agency Eyes 6-Month Extension of Monju Project Reform