Honda July US Car Sales Rise on Accord, Civic Demand

Honda Motor Co. (NYSE: HMC) reported on Wednesday July U.S. sales rose 45.3 percent to 116,944 as the Japanese automaker continues its robust recovery from last year's earthquake and tsunami in Japan and flooding in Thailand.

Japan Orders Restart of Two Nuclear Reactors Disregarding Protest

Japanese Premier Yoshihiko Noda on Saturday announced the restart of two nuclear reactors, for the first time since the closure of all of country's nuclear power plants following last year's Fukushima crisis, disregarding the widespread public opposition to nuclear power.


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World?s Most Expensive Cities For Expats In 2012 [SLIDESHOW]

Though rents went down, grocery bills shrank and companies trimmed their workforce after the devastating 2011 earthquake and tsunami, Tokyo edged past Angolan capital Luanda to become the world?s most expensive city for expatriates in Mercer?s 2012 survey.
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Japan?s Q1 Economic Growth Revised To 1.2%

Japan's economy grew more than the initial estimate in the first three months of the year from the preceding quarter, indicating that the country is slowly regaining the growth momentum.
Visitors are silhouetted against a Logo of the Honda Motor at the company showroom in Tokyo

American Honda Sales In US Skyrocket 47.6 Percent In May

U.S. car sales soared 47.6 percent for the American Honda unit of Honda Motor Co. Ltd. (NYSE: HMC) in May, as the Japanese automaker consummated its recovery from last year's triple disaster (earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear meltdowns), with strong sales of its flagship Civic and Accord cars.