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After bodysuit blow, Japan's Zozo embarks on hiring spree to shore up online mall

8:00am BST

TOKYO For Japan's Zozo Inc, a brash online fashion retailer, 2018 marked a turning point, but not in the way that anyone had hoped.

Didi-SoftBank taxi-hailing JV expands to 13 cities across Japan

5:08am BST

TOKYO Didi Mobility Japan, a joint venture (JV) by China's Didi Chuxing and SoftBank Corp, said it would expand its taxi-hailing service to 13 cities across Japan.

Nintendo shares jump 17 percent after Tencent wins key China Switch sales approval

19 Apr 2019

TOKYO Nintendo Co Ltd shares jumped 17 percent in morning Tokyo trade on Friday, a day after China's Tencent Holdings Ltd won a key approval to begin selling Nintendo's Switch console in the world's largest video games market.

Tencent wins key approval to sell Nintendo's Switch in China

18 Apr 2019

BEIJING/TOKYO China's Tencent has won a key approval to start selling the Nintendo Switch in the country, paving the way for the console to enter the world's largest video games market two years after it was first released worldwide.

Japan telco shares jump after Docomo announces smaller-than-feared price cuts

16 Apr 2019

TOKYO, April 16 Shares in Japan's big telcos jumped on Tuesday after market leader NTT Docomo announced smaller-than-feared price cuts, alleviating concerns about a profit-dampening price war.

Japan telcos' 5G go-ahead cements curbs on Chinese vendors

10 Apr 2019

TOKYO Japan's telcos were formally allocated 5G spectrum by regulators on Wednesday, a major milestone ahead of the launch of high-speed wireless services next spring.

Ghosn's sudden Twitter appearance is latest surprise move by ousted businessman

03 Apr 2019

TOKYO Ousted Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn's sudden appearance on Twitter on Wednesday was a surprise move by the businessman that perplexed people and sent journalists scrambling, and not for the first time.

Ghosn's sudden Twitter appearance is latest surprise move by ousted businessman

03 Apr 2019

TOKYO Ousted Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn's sudden appearance on Twitter on Wednesday was a surprise move by the businessman that perplexed people and sent journalists scrambling, and not for the first time.

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