OSAKA, Japan Stuck at home for weeks while Japan was under a state of emergency due to the coronavirus, renowned Japanese Bunraku puppet master Kanjuro Kiritake, all his performances cancelled for months, was stricken with deep anxiety.
TOKYO/WELLINGTON More than 40 crew members were missing after a ship carrying cattle from New Zealand to China capsized in stormy weather in the East China Sea, the Japanese coastguard said on Thursday. | Video
TOKYO/WELLINGTON, Sept 3 More than 40 crew
members were missing after a ship carrying cattle from New
Zealand to China capsized in stormy weather in the East China
Sea, the Japanese coastguard said on Thursday.
TOKYO Takeda Pharmaceutical Co said on Monday it would sell its Japanese consumer healthcare business to U.S. buyout fund Blackstone Group, as it aims to focus on developing drugs for unmet medical needs and rare diseases.
TOKYO Bain Capital clinched a $1.2 billion deal on Tuesday to buy Japanese nursing-home operator Nichiigakkan after fending off a higher, last-minute bid from rival Baring Private Equity Asia (BPEA).
TOKYO Hong Kong-based buyout firm Baring Private Equity Asia (BPEA) made a counter offer on Monday for Japanese nursing home operator Nichiigakkan Co Ltd , which has agreed to be bought by Bain Capital in a deal valuing it at $1.2 billion.
TOKYO, July 31 Bain Capital on Friday sweetened
its terms for a $1 billion buyout of Japanese nursing home
company Nichiigakkan Co as it gained support from
activist fund Effissimo Capital Management.
TOKYO Two straight days of record novel coronavirus infections in the Japanese capital have dashed shopkeepers' hopes that business can get back to normal any time soon.