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Nippon

(nĭp`ŏn, nĭpŏn`), name for Japan, derived from Dai Nippon, meaning Great Japan. The expression comes from the Chinese ideograph for the place where the sun comes from, or Land of the Rising Sun. The term Nipponism has come to imply an extreme Japanese nationalism.
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As one of the only companies providing complete painting service for automobiles, Nippon Paint China has three divisions to serve the China auto industry.
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SUS plays a central role of Nippon Steel Group, attracting growing demand for high-class steels in Thailand and serving as a strong base for exports to neighboring countries in Southeast Asia.
Murakami was arrested Monday on suspicion of insider trading in connection with purchases of Nippon Broadcasting shares from November 2004 to January 2005.
As a first step, Nippon Paper Industries will transfer three paper machines, with a combined annual production capacity of 150,000 tons, and related equipment from its mill in Shiraoi, Hokkaido, to the new company.
The ministry will also issue a request to Nippon Meat to temporarily suspend supplies of beef to the subsidiary, the officials said.
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Freydberg, said they made a deal with The Nippon Club whereby the club moved out of the old brownstone during the reconstruction of the property.
Murai has worked for Nippon Life Group for more than 25 years.
All Nippon Airways, in its plan for 2006-07, will nearly double its flights from Tokyo to Xiamen and Qingdao to a daily service using 767-300ERs and commence daily flights to Tianjing from Nagoya Centrair.
Under the agreement terms, Nippon Paper-Pak will provide Fuji-Pak system, its proprietary aseptic packaging system for beverages, to the Chinese company.
8 -- Livedoor boosts its stake in Nippon Broadcasting to 35 percent in terms of outstanding shares by acquiring a 29.