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U.S. agriculture secretary urges Japan to reach trade deal

U.S. agriculture secretary urges Japan to reach trade deal

Published 13/05/2019

TOKYO (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue urged Japan on Monday to move swiftly to clinch a trade deal with Washington on farm [more…]

Exclusive: Philip Morris suspends social media campaign after…

Exclusive: Philip Morris suspends social media campaign after…

Published 11/05/2019

(Reuters) - Cigarette maker Philip Morris International Inc has suspended a global social media marketing campaign in response to Reuters inquiries into the company’s use [more…]

Mitsubishi plans $1.4 billion rescue for plant engineering firm…

Mitsubishi plans $1.4 billion rescue for plant engineering firm…

Published 06/05/2019

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese trading house Mitsubishi Corp and MUFG Bank plan to rescue plant engineering company Chiyoda Corp with a $1.4 billion lifeline, betting [more…]

Japan fashion tycoon says selling valuable paintings, has no money

Japan fashion tycoon says selling valuable paintings, has no money

Published 05/05/2019

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese fashion tycoon Yusaku Maezawa said he plans to auction off artworks worth millions of dollars because he has no money. Maezawa, [more…]

Ex-Nissan Chairman Ghosn indicted on aggravated breach of trust charge

Ex-Nissan Chairman Ghosn indicted on aggravated breach of trust charge

Published 22/04/2019

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese prosecutors indicted former Nissan Motor Co Chairman Carlos Ghosn on Monday on a charge of aggravated breach of trust, a Tokyo [more…]

Toyota establishes research institute in China to study hydrogen,…

Toyota establishes research institute in China to study hydrogen,…

Published 21/04/2019

BEIJING (Reuters) - Japan’s Toyota Motor Corp said on Sunday it was setting up a research institute in Beijing in partnership with Tsinghua University to [more…]

Walmart Japan’s new CEO: Seiyu ‘absolutely’ not for sale

Walmart Japan’s new CEO: Seiyu ‘absolutely’ not for sale

Published 18/03/2019

TOKYO (Reuters) - The newly appointed chief executive of Walmart Inc’s Japanese supermarket chain Seiyu on Monday denied the business was up for sale, following [more…]

Toyota, Japan space agency join forces to develop moon rover

Toyota, Japan space agency join forces to develop moon rover

Published 12/03/2019

TOKYO (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp, one of the world’s largest automakers, and Japan’s space agency said on Tuesday they had agreed to cooperate in [more…]

KKR poaches Goldman Asia investment banking chair Richdale

KKR poaches Goldman Asia investment banking chair Richdale

Published 04/03/2019

HONG KONG (Reuters) - KKR & Co Inc has poached Kate Richdale, Goldman Sachs Group Inc chair of Asia investment banking ex-Japan. Richdale will be [more…]