The Nikkei 225 closed down 518.67 points, or 3.11 percent, at 16,147.38, after initially tumbling as much as 4.14 percent in early trade.
Tips in restaurants, hotels and bars should go to workers and not their employers, the government said in a report published on Monday.
The controversial billionaire Sports Direct boss is planning to rescue stricken BHS, vowing to save all jobs and stores. Mike Ashley, who also owns Newcastle United football club, is mulling over whether to make a formal offer to administrators.
IMAGINE that the paternity of a particularly brilliant child is in doubt, and someone steps forward to claim he is the father. In the real world a DNA test would sort the matter out quickly.
The latest survey of activity in Spain's manufacturing sector is a bit of a mixed bag. While the headline reading of the purchasing managers' index (PMI) is slightly stronger than economists had anticipated, despite the country's recent political drama ...