TOKYO Japanese trading house Itochu Corp on Wednesday announced a 581 billion yen ($5.4 billion) tender offer for the rest of convenience store FamilyMart Co, seeking full control of a business facing slow growth and tough competition.
TOKYO Personal mobility devices to transport passengers with limited mobility are rolling at Tokyo's Haneda Airport, in an automation play for labour shortage-hit Japan that has taken on new urgency as the coronavirus outbreak compels social distancing.
TOKYO Almost a month after Tokyo declared a state of emergency, dozens of call centre employees for telecom KDDI Corp still commute into their crowded office, where the fear of coronavirus infection has taken a back seat to data security.
TOKYO, Feb 13 Two of Japan's biggest refiners
said on Thursday their profitability is likely to be hit by the
fall in oil prices caused by the coronavirus outbreak in China,
which has dampened demand for commodities.