Dec. 21, 2014

Japan to Continue Tax Breaks for Eco-Friendly Vehicles

Tokyo, Dec. 20 (Jiji Press)--The Japanese ruling coalition's tax panel is considering extending tax breaks for eco-friendly vehicles beyond fiscal 2015 under stricter fuel economy standards, informed sources said Saturday.

67.9-B.-Yen Beer Coupons Left Unused in Japan

Tokyo, Dec. 20 (Jiji Press)--Beer coupons worth a total of 67.9 billion yen have yet to be used by Japanese households, a liquor industry survey revealed Saturday.

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ECONOMY
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SPORTS
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JR Group to Retire Hokutosei, Last Remaining "Blue Train" in Japan, in March