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How to Ease the Pain of Physical Inventory Counts
While physical inventory counts are a necessary evil, they don't need to be such a significant burden.
Apr 5th, 2021
Ship Operator to Pay $9M Over Oil Spill
The MV Wakashio struck a coral reef and caused a widespread oil spill off the coast of Mauritius earlier this summer.
Sep 14th, 2020
Japan Unveils $4B Package to Fight Virus
The package includes subsidies for parents who need to take time off work due to school closures, funding for development of virus vaccines and test kits and for extra production of protective masks.
Mar 10th, 2020
Japan Opens Last Off-Limits Town
It has been off-limits due to radiation since the Fukushima nuclear disaster nine years ago.
Mar 4th, 2020
Fukushima Water Release to Sea
It is meant to solve a growing problem for the plant's operator.
Jan 31st, 2020
Japan Revises Fukushima Cleanup Plan
The nation is delaying key steps.
Dec 26th, 2019
Government Wants to Release Fukushima Water
Radioactive water continues to accumulate as water used to keep the cores cool leaks from the damaged reactors and is stored in tanks so it won't escape into the ocean or elsewhere.
Dec 23rd, 2019
Fukushima Melted Fuel Removal to Begins 2021
Nearly nine years after the accident, the decommissioning of the plant, where three reactors melted, remains largely an uncertainty.
Dec 2nd, 2019
Food & Beverage
Whalers Complete Hunt
The fleet brought back an estimated 1,430 tons of frozen whale meat, down 670 tons from last year’s Antarctic hunts.
Oct 4th, 2019
Prosecutors Appeal TEPCO Acquittal
Residents of the area appealed the acquittal of three former Tokyo Electric Power Co. executives.
Oct 1st, 2019
Japan Ups Sales Tax to 10%
Previous tax increases, a 2-point increase to 5% in 1997 and another to 8% in 2014, brought on recessions.
Oct 1st, 2019
Japan Welcomes US Trade Pact, but Automakers Appeal for Help
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and President Donald Trump signed a trade agreement covering agricultural, industrial and digital trade.
Sep 26th, 2019