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West Java Governor Ridwan Kamil has said the province needs Rp 1.2 quadrillion (US$85.10) to improve infrastructure during his five-year term.He said on Wednesday in Jakarta that the province needed alternative financial resources to finance infrastructure projects because the annual regional budget would not be able to cover the construction costs of the projects.
The three largest convenience chain operators now plan to remove pornographic magazines from their store shelves across the nation by the end of August, after FamilyMart on Tuesday joined the move announced by its two rivals Seven-Eleven and Lawson the previous day.
Sony will shift its European headquarters from Britain to the Netherlands to avoid Brexit-related customs issues, but operations at its current UK company will remain unchanged, a company spokesman said Wednesday.
TOKYO (Jiji Press) — Sony Corp. said Wednesday it will start a new service of enabling users of its “aibo” robot dog to watch over their children or elderly family members at home from remote places through videos sent to their smartphones from the pet robot.
San Francisco is about to require brick-and-mortar retailers to take cash as payment, joining Philadelphia and New Jersey in banning a growing paperless practice that critics say discriminates against low-income people who may not have access to credit cards.