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  • Granddaughter of Samsung Founder Brings Cool to CJ Group

    Miky Lee, vice chairman of CJ Group, beams as she greets a visitor in the executive lounge of South Korea’s biggest purveyor of food, home-shopping services, TV programs and movies. Wearing a black top, charcoal leggings and midcalf Michael Kors sneakers, the 55-year-old granddaughter of Samsung Group’s founder shows no sign it’s been a traumatic few months.

  • Takenaka Sees Japan Deregulation Pushing Nikkei Past 18,000

    Japanese stocks could surpass a level not seen since 2007 if the government pushes through in its drive to loosen business regulations, said Heizo Takenaka, a member of a government council on special economic zones.

  • Abe Ends Year on Flagging Support, Needs Unified Cabinet

    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe this month completed a year in office with public support falling to the lowest yet. Abe’s fortunes next year will ride in part on the ability of his top spokesman to keep the cabinet unified as the government pushes economic and military reform.

  • Abe Ends Year on Flagging Support, Needs Unified Cabinet

    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe this month completed a year in office with public support falling to the lowest yet. Abe’s fortunes next year will ride in part on the ability of his top spokesman to keep the cabinet unified as the government pushes economic and military reform.

  • Ears Follow Eyes as Target in $1.84 Billion Wearable Boom

    Google Inc. is going after consumers’ eyes with its Glass Internet spectacles, and Samsung Electronics Co. went for the wrist with its Galaxy Gear smartwatch. Iriver Inc. is seeking to connect another body part: the ear.

  • Goldman Sachs Banker Turns College Rugby Coach at Japan’s Keio

    Koji Wada, a Goldman Sachs Group Inc. banker in Tokyo, was appointed head coach of the Keio University rugby team.

  • Abe’s Amari Pushes Japan With Too Many Titles to List

    Akira Amari, Japan’s minister for economic and fiscal policy, has so much on his plate that all of his titles don’t fit on his business card. He’s also the minister in charge of economic revitalization and reforming social security and taxes and the head negotiator for the Trans- Pacific Partnership trade pact, Bloomberg Markets magazine will report in its October special issue on the 50 Most Influential people in global finance.

  • Bond Market Too Slow to Force Government Deficit Cuts, BOJ Nominee Warned

    Sayuri Shirai , nominated to the Bank of Japan’s board this week, warned as a scholar that governments shouldn’t be fooled into confidence in their debt levels by a lack of stress in the bond market, which can react too slowly to emerging crises.

  • Samsung Electronics Says Chairman Lee to Promote His Son to President

    Samsung Electronics Co. Chairman Lee Kun Hee will promote his son, a move that would elevate the scion closer to running the world’s largest maker of memory chips, televisions and flat screens.

  • Takeda Breaks Tradition in Naming Outsider as Heir Apparent

    Takeda Pharmaceutical Co., the more than 230-year-old Japanese drugmaker, is starting to make a practice of breaking with tradition.

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