Tag archive for ‘Japan’
By news On Tuesday, June 19th, 2018

Mercari, a rare Japanese unicorn, soars 76 percent in debut

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); TOKYO (Reuters) – Flea market app operator Mercari Inc’s shares surged 76 percent in their Tokyo stock market debut on Tuesday morning, underscoring More...

By news On Monday, June 18th, 2018

Google to invest $550 million in Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Google will invest $550 million in Chinese e-commerce powerhouse JD.com (JD.O), part of the U.S. internet giant’s efforts to expand its presence in fast-growing Asian markets and battle More...

By news On Friday, June 15th, 2018

Japan holiday home rental crackdown as over-tourism increases | Travel News | Travel

Japan is the latest victim when it comes to over-tourism. According to the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO), 28.7 million people visited Japan last year. This is an increase of 20 million tourists More...

By news On Friday, June 15th, 2018

Pompeo says North Korea sanctions to remain until complete denuclearization

SEOUL/BEIJING (Reuters) – Tough sanctions will remain on North Korea until its complete denuclearization, the U.S. secretary of state said on Thursday, apparently contradicting the North’s view that the More...

By news On Thursday, June 14th, 2018

Mulberry bags South Korea deal | City & Business | Finance

UK retail sales were flat at £106.3 million in the year to March 31, but are down by 9 per cent in the 10 weeks to June 2. Group pre-tax profit fell from £7.5 million to £6.9 million. A Mulberry spokesman said: More...

By news On Wednesday, June 13th, 2018

Toshiba says to buy back $6.33 billion in shares

TOKYO (Reuters) – Toshiba Corp said on Wednesday that it would buy back around 700 billion yen ($6.33 billion) in shares as soon as possible after selling its memory chip business for $18 billion. FILE More...

By news On Monday, June 11th, 2018

South Korean exchange Coinrail says hit by hackers, bitcoin slides

SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Coinrail said it was hacked over the weekend, prompting an extended sell-off of bitcoin to a 2-month low amid growing concerns about security at small- More...

By news On Friday, June 8th, 2018

FCO Foreign travel checklist: Foreign Office latest advice on carrying prescription drugs  | Travel News | Travel

Foreign Office travel advice is to check local laws before travelling as some medicines – even perfectly innocuous ones by UK standards – might well be illegal in that country, potentially leading to More...

By news On Wednesday, May 30th, 2018

AstraZeneca drug Fasenra fails to achieve main goal in COPD trial

(Reuters) – AstraZeneca’s first respiratory biological medicine Fasenra failed to meet its main target in a second clinical trial treating patients with moderate to very severe chronic obstructive pulmonary More...

By news On Saturday, May 26th, 2018

Olympics: Sporting events put Japan businesses in the mood for love

TOKYO (Reuters) – As Japan gears up to host the Rugby World Cup and Olympic Games in consecutive years, many businesses are seizing on the opportunity to capitalize on the influx of tourists, media and athletes More...