Jan. 29, 2015

(Update) Skymark Files for Bankruptcy Protection

Tokyo, Jan. 28 (Jiji Press)--Skymark Airlines <9204> filed for court protection from creditors under the civil rehabilitation law on Wednesday, leaving debts of some 71,088 million yen.

Nissan Recalls 639,000 SUVs in U.S.

New York, Jan. 28 (Jiji Press)--Nissan Motor Co. <7201> is recalling about 639,000 sport-utility vehicles in the United States for electrical shorts and hood problems, according to safety regulators.

HEADLINES

POLITICS
ASEAN Foreign Ministers Condemn Islamic State over Hostage Crisis
ECONOMY
NY Stocks (Wednesday Closing): Dow 17,191.37 (-195.84); Nasdaq 4,637.99 (-43.51)
SPORTS
Golf Women: Ai Miyazato Shoots 1 over Par 73 in R1 of LPGA Opener
OTHER
27-Year-Old Japanese Man Arrested for Selling Fake Youkai Watch Toys