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Yoshiyasu Shida

Yahoo Japan ending ivory sales, joining other online retailers

28 Aug 2019

TOKYO Yahoo Japan Corp said on Wednesday it will end the sale of ivory on the country's biggest online auction site, finally joining competitors in a ban.

Yahoo Japan to end ivory sales - sources

28 Aug 2019

TOKYO, Aug 28 Yahoo Japan Corp plans to end the sale of ivory on the country's biggest online auction site, two sources with direct knowledge of the matter said on Wednesday, finally joining competitors in a ban.

Nippon Steel fears potential earnings damage from U.S. tariffs on Japan - exec

04 Jun 2019

TOKYO, June 5 Japan's Nippon Steel Corp said any move by Washington to impose tariffs on Japanese cars and auto parts will hurt its earnings, but expects less of a direct impact from proposed tariffs on U.S. imports from Mexico.

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.

Exclusive: Japan Display to supply OLED screens for Apple Watch - sources

03 Apr 2019

TOKYO Japan Display Inc will begin to supply organic light-emitting diode (OLED) screens for the Apple Watch later this year, two sources said, a breakthrough for the cash-strapped company whose late shift to OLED has cost it orders from Apple.

Nippon Steel aims for output near 11 million tonnes a quarter for 2019/20

24 Feb 2019

TOKYO Japan's top steelmaker Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal aims to boost crude steel output to nearly 11 million tonnes a quarter in the year from April 1, after system troubles cut production and its profit outlook this year, a senior executive said.

Japan's Nintendo slashes Switch hardware forecast after bumper third quarter

31 Jan 2019

TOKYO/OSAKA, Japan Japan's Nintendo Co Ltd on Thursday slashed its full-year hardware forecast for the hybrid home-portable Switch console, revising a figure that had been treated with scepticism by investors and added to pressure on its share price.

Japan Inc profits under siege from China slowdown

18 Jan 2019

TOKYO Two prominent Japanese electronics and equipment makers warned of profit declines over the past week due to the impact of the U.S.-Sino trade war, stoking worries of widespread cuts to corporate earnings forecasts and a hit to economic growth.

China schaltet in Huawei-Affäre auf Angriff

07 Dec 2018

Tokio/Washington Nach der Festnahme einer Top-Managerin des chinesischen Technologiekonzerns Huawei in Kanada verhärten sich die Fronten zwischen dem Westen und der Volksrepublik.

Japan government to halt buying Huawei, ZTE equipment: sources

07 Dec 2018

TOKYO Japan plans to ban government purchases of equipment from China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd and ZTE Corp to beef up its defenses against intelligence leaks and cyber attacks, sources told Reuters.

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