May 28, 2022

4 Major Japan Power Firms to Raise Household Rates in July

Tokyo, May 27 (Jiji Press)--Four of Japan's 10 major electricity suppliers said Friday that they will raise their household rates in July due to soaring fuel costs.

Japan Regional Banks Log 23 Pct Annual Profit Growth

Tokyo, May 27 (Jiji Press)--The combined unconsolidated net profit of 99 Japanese regional banks rose 23.1 pct in the year ended in March from the previous year.

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POLITICS
Ex-Upper House Lawmaker Yamashita Indicted over Shinkansen Ticket Scam
ECONOMY
Japan FY 2022 Extra Budget Passes Lower House
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OTHER
Tokyo Reports 2,630 New Coronavirus Cases