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Features by Rupert Wingfield-Hayes

Boeing's Dreamliner will soon be back in the air

Japan has given the green light to Boeing's 787 Dreamliner. Japans two biggest airlines, Nippon Airways and Japan Airlines, may resume flying the aircraft, which has been grounded since January.
Posted In: Boeing, Dreamliner, Dreamliner 787, Japan, Airlines

Does the U.S. benefit from Japan-China tensions?

Tensions are on the rise this week between China and Japan after Chinese naval ships confronted Japanese fishing boats in the waters surrounding some disputed islands in the East China Sea.
Posted In: Japan, China

Japan central bank hopes a bold bond buy will solve an old problem

Japan is fed up with deflation and a sluggish economy, and its central bank is getting aggressive. Today, the Bank of Japan launched a sweeping bond-buying program to pump money into the economy.
Posted In: Japan, bonds, Shinzo Abe

Japan marks two year anniversary of tsunami

Today's anniversary is being marked with protests against nuclear power in Japan. But can the country sustain a non-nuclear energy policy?
Posted In: Japan, nuclear, Fukushima, tsunami, earthquake

Japan to restart nuclear plants

Japan's prime minister Shinzo Abe has called for some nuclear plants to reopen in order to ensure energy security for the country.
Posted In: Japan, nuclear energy, nuclear power

Battery problems old news for Dreamliner

Boeing has apparently been aware of the problems with the troublesome lithium ion batteries on its 787 Dreamliner for some time.
Posted In: Boeing, Dreamliner 787, Dreamliner, airline safety

Toyota's back on top

After a dramatic couple of years, Japanese car giant Toyota has beaten General Motors to become the world's biggest-selling car maker.
Posted In: bbc world service, Japan, cars, Toyota

Dreamliners grounded by two of Japan's largest airlines

After another incident on a 787 Dreamliner, Japan's two largest airlines have grounded Boeing's new flagship plane.
Posted In: Boeing, Dreamliner 787, Japan

Japanese economy gets a $224 billion boost

The new government in Tokyo has unveiled a $224 billion stimulus plan in its latest bid to support the world's number three economy.
Posted In: Japan, Shinzo Abe, stimulus

Japan's new prime minister hopes to weaken yen

Japan's Liberal Democratic Party promises to tackle economic problems.
Posted In: Japan, inflation, yen

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