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Japan's Dentsu evacuates Tokyo HQ after bomb threat

05 Jun 2020

TOKYO Japan's largest advertising agency, Dentsu Group Inc, has evacuated its Tokyo headquarters after receiving a bomb threat, an internal company email reviewed by Reuters showed on Friday.

RPT-Japan's Dentsu gets $700 mln windfall from gov't SME aid scheme amid opposition criticism

04 Jun 2020

TOKYO, June 3 Japanese advertising giant Dentsu Group Inc has received almost $700 million via a government contract to provide back-office services for a scheme to help virus-hit firms, under a framework opposition lawmakers called "opaque".

SoftBank launches $100 million fund investing in 'people of colour'

03 Jun 2020

TOKYO SoftBank Group Corp is launching a $100 million fund to invest in "companies led by founders and entrepreneurs of colour", in the latest corporate action as protests roil the United States.

SoftBank launches $100 mln fund investing in 'people of colour'

03 Jun 2020

TOKYO, June 3 SoftBank Group Corp is launching a $100 million fund to invest in "companies led by founders and entrepreneurs of colour", in the latest corporate action as protests roil the United States.

Japan's Dentsu gets $700 million windfall from government SME aid scheme amid opposition criticism

03 Jun 2020

TOKYO Japanese advertising giant Dentsu Group Inc has received almost $700 million via a government contract to provide back-office services for a scheme to help virus-hit firms, under a framework opposition lawmakers called "opaque".

Nexon shares hit record high after strong start for Nintendo karting rival

02 Jun 2020

TOKYO Nexon Co Ltd's shares hit a record high on Tuesday following the strong start for a mobile version of its hit karting franchise, as the gaming company looks to mobile for new audiences for its top titles.

Nexon shares hit record high after strong start for Nintendo karting rival

02 Jun 2020

TOKYO, June 2 Nexon Co Ltd's shares hit a record high on Tuesday following the strong start for a mobile version of its hit karting franchise.

SoftBank Vision Fund head's pay doubled last year despite massive losses

02 Jun 2020

TOKYO (This May 29 story corrects Mizuho borrowing to 912 million, not 1.39 trillion yen, in paragraph 6 and borrowing from the three big Japanese banks to almost 2 trillion yen, not 2.45 trillion yen, in paragraph 7 after SoftBank issues corrected filing.)

Dentsu's Olympic year torpedoed by coronavirus outbreak

27 May 2020

TOKYO Japan's largest advertising agency, Dentsu Group Inc , pulled its earnings guidance for the year ending December on Wednesday as the coronavirus outbreak, which has upended expectations of a bumper Olympic year, hammers client spending.

Japan's Marvelous shares jump 17% as China's Tencent takes 20% stake

26 May 2020

TOKYO Shares in Japan's Marvelous Inc on Tuesday closed up 17% at their daily limit of 682 yen after the games maker announced China's Tencent Holdings Ltd would take a 20% stake.

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