Japan

North Korea says demonstrating good faith, urges U.S. to drop…

North Korea says demonstrating good faith, urges U.S. to drop…

Published 06/08/2018

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korean state media called on Monday for the United States to drop sanctions, saying Pyongyang had demonstrated good faith by ending [more…]

U.S. bond market takes looming Treasuries deluge in stride

U.S. bond market takes looming Treasuries deluge in stride

Published 06/08/2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. government debt supply will likely continue to boom, but bond market investors seem to be taking it in stride. The [more…]

Asian stocks trim gains as China swings to red, trade fears weigh

Asian stocks trim gains as China swings to red, trade fears weigh

Published 06/08/2018

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Asian shares pared gains on Monday as Chinese stocks swung into negative territory, driven lower by the escalating Sino-U.S. trade war, though [more…]

Dollar remains steady after U.S. jobs data, focus on yuan

Dollar remains steady after U.S. jobs data, focus on yuan

Published 06/08/2018

TOKYO (Reuters) - The dollar held firm against a basket of its peers on Monday after U.S. job data reinforced investors’ expectations the Federal Reserve [more…]

Pompeo plays down North Korea sparring

Pompeo plays down North Korea sparring

Published 05/08/2018

ABOARD U.S. GOVERNMENT AIRCRAFT (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Sunday played down an exchange of contentious remarks with North Korea on [more…]

Box Office: ‘Mission: Impossible – Fallout’ Cruises Past…

Box Office: ‘Mission: Impossible – Fallout’ Cruises Past…

Published 05/08/2018

LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Tom Cruise easily conquered Winnie the Pooh at the domestic box office. “Mission: Impossible - Fallout” generated $35 million from 4,395 [more…]

Eisai/Biogen to advance Alzheimer’s drug, provide fresh hope

Eisai/Biogen to advance Alzheimer’s drug, provide fresh hope

Published 03/08/2018

(In this July 24th story, corrects paragraphs 3 and 16 to clarify that Eisai executive said the trial generated positive, rather than effective, results at [more…]

Japan scientists to use ‘reprogrammed’ stem cells to fight Parkinson’s

Japan scientists to use ‘reprogrammed’ stem cells to fight Parkinson’s

Published 30/07/2018

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese scientists said on Monday they will start clinical trials next month on a treatment for Parkinson’s disease, transplanting “reprogrammed” stem cells [more…]

Actor Nomura to orchestrate Tokyo 2020 ceremonies

Actor Nomura to orchestrate Tokyo 2020 ceremonies

Published 30/07/2018

FUKUSHIMA PREFECTURE, Japan (Reuters) - Japanese actor Mansai Nomura will orchestrate the opening and closing ceremonies for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games, it [more…]

Box Office: ‘Mission Impossible — Fallout’ rocketing to $59…

Box Office: ‘Mission Impossible — Fallout’ rocketing to $59…

Published 29/07/2018

LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Tom Cruise’s latest, “Mission: Impossible — Fallout,” is on its way to a No. 1 debut at the North American box [more…]