Japan

FDA panel backs Daiichi's blood thinner

- A panel of advisers to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration voted 9-1 in favor of approving Japanese drugmaker Daiichi Sankyo Co's blood clot and stroke preventer for use in some patients with atrial fibrillation.

Recent Japan News

Japan's SoftBank sets sights on America Movil assets: WSJ

- Japanese telecom and media group SoftBank Corp has set its sights on the wireless assets put up for sale by America Movil, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter.

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Japan's SoftBank sets sights on America Movil assets: WSJ

- Japanese telecom and media group SoftBank Corp has set its sights on the wireless assets put up for sale by America Movil , the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter.

12:08am IST

Japan's SoftBank sets sights on America Movil assets - WSJ

Oct 30 - Japanese telecom and media group SoftBank Corp has set its sights on the wireless assets put up for sale by America Movil, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter.

Regulatory News, 12:04am IST

Wal-Mart to close 30 underperforming stores in Japan, take charge

REUTERS - Wal-Mart Stores Inc said on Thursday it would close 30 underperforming stores in Japan, scaling back in what was once considered one of the retailer's most promising markets and highlighting the hurdles it faces to securing growth overseas.

Business, 30 Oct 2014

Purple haze of jacarandas draws Japanese to South Africa

PRETORIA - Eighty-one-year-old Sachiko Asano traveled 8,500 miles to Africa to see jacaranda trees in bloom, one of hundreds of Japanese inspired by a culture of flower-viewing to make the trek every year.

Lifestyle, 30 Oct 2014