News Column

Japanese morning newspaper headlines

August 12, 2014

The following are the headlines of top stories carried by major Japanese newspapers in their Wednesday morning editions:

-- No. of users of Line smartphone application set to top 500 mil. worldwide (Asahi)

-- WHO backs use of experimental Ebola drugs (Mainichi)

-- Nippon Life Insurance to clarify stance as activist shareholder (Yomiuri)

-- 20% of major Japanese firms plan to expand research activity overseas in fiscal 2014 (Nikkei)

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Source: Japan Economic Newswire

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