Japan

Shire sells cancer drugs to Servier for $2.4 billion as Takeda circles

Shire sells cancer drugs to Servier for $2.4 billion as Takeda circles

Published 16/04/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - Shire, the London-listed rare diseases specialist that is a potential takeover target for Japan’s Takeda Pharmaceutical, is selling its oncology business to [more…]

Tokyo fears Trump could link security with trade at summit with Abe

Tokyo fears Trump could link security with trade at summit with Abe

Published 16/04/2018

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe could find his oft-touted close ties with Donald Trump sorely tested at a summit this week in [more…]

Indian ride-hailing firm Ola to add 10,000 electric three-wheelers…

Indian ride-hailing firm Ola to add 10,000 electric three-wheelers…

Published 16/04/2018

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Indian ride-hailing firm Ola, backed by Japan’s SoftBank Group, said it will add 10,000 electric three-wheelers to its fleet over the [more…]

Qualcomm to refile China antitrust application for $44 billion NXP…

Qualcomm to refile China antitrust application for $44 billion NXP…

Published 16/04/2018

BEIJING (Reuters) - U.S. chipmaker Qualcomm (QCOM.O) will refile as early as Monday an application with the Chinese government to clear its $44 billion takeover [more…]

Golf: Kodaira triumphs at Hilton Head for first PGA Tour win

Golf: Kodaira triumphs at Hilton Head for first PGA Tour win

Published 15/04/2018

(Reuters) - Japan’s Satoshi Kodaira birdied the third extra hole to beat South Korean Kim Si-woo in a playoff at the RBC Heritage in South [more…]

‘Rampage’ Sneaks Up on ‘A Quiet Place’ to Win Weekend Box Office

‘Rampage’ Sneaks Up on ‘A Quiet Place’ to Win Weekend Box Office

Published 15/04/2018

LOS ANGELES, (Variety.com) - After a weekend of fluctuating projections, Dwayne Johnson (just barely) owned the North American box office after all. Though earlier estimates [more…]

Trump says U.S. will only rejoin Pacific trade pact if terms are…

Trump says U.S. will only rejoin Pacific trade pact if terms are…

Published 13/04/2018

WASHINGTON/TOKYO (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said the United States would only join the Trans Pacific Partnership, a multinational trade deal his administration walked [more…]

Indian man dies in Japanese immigration detention center in…

Indian man dies in Japanese immigration detention center in…

Published 13/04/2018

TOKYO (Reuters) - An Indian man died on Friday at a Japanese immigration detention center in an apparent suicide, the latest death in a system [more…]

Volkswagen open to alliances in areas like autonomous driving

Volkswagen open to alliances in areas like autonomous driving

Published 13/04/2018

WOLFSBURG, Germany (Reuters) - Volkswagen’s (VOWG_p.DE) new Chief Executive Herbert Diess on Friday said the car and truck maker is open to alliances in areas [more…]