Posts Tagged ‘Japan’

BoJ’s hoard of assets is now bigger than the economy

Tokyo • The Bank of Japan’s (BoJ) massive asset purchase programme has taken it into uncharted territory, with its ballooning holdings now larger than the ...

Nomura’s Ashley laments Brexit danger

LONDON • Steve Ashley, charged with turning around a slump at Nomura Holdings Inc’s investment bank, faces one of his biggest challenges thousands of miles ...

Amazon Go has a real rival in Japan and its shares are soaring

TOKYO • Amazon.com Inc is betting that stores of the future won’t have any clerks or registers. A company in Japan thinks it can get there first.
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Dr M: Study on national railway to ensure benefits

By BERNAMA
Tokyo • The Malaysian government’s efforts to get JR Kyushu Railway Co’s cooperation to look into the problems of the national railway is to ...

Here’s an indulgent way to stand out at work

Writing by hand is all the more impressive when you use inks with a signature sparkle
By DANIEL TAUB / Pics By BLOOMBERG So, you finally picked up ...

S. Korea must find fix to World War 2 forced labour case, Japan’s Kono says

The 2 sides also spar over women trafficked before and during World War 2, and over the ‘Rising Sun’ flag
by BLOOMBERG TOKYO • Japan’s top diplomat ...

Japan victory over mobile carriers triggers RM142.1b rout

By BLOOMBERG
TOKYO • NTT Docomo Inc led a ¥3.8 trillion (RM142.12 billion) stock rout of Japan’s top three mobile carriers after it appeared to cave in ...

Japanese company pays employees to get a full night’s sleep

More than 92% of Japanese over the age of 20 say they aren’t getting enough sleep, according to a survey
Tokyo • Kazuhiko Moriyama is betting that ...

Japan’s September exports unexpectedly fall

By BLOOMBERG
TOKYO • Japan’s exports unexpectedly fell in September — the first drop in almost two years — as natural disasters disrupted economic ...

Japan races to let in foreign workers as labour shortage bites

If passed, the legislation would amount to Japan’s most dramatic immigration overhaul since the 1990s
By BLOOMBERG TOKYO • A strict ...

Japan sees 1st tourism drop since 2013 on quakes and typhoon

By BLOOMBERG
TOKYO • The number of foreign tourists to Japan dropped for the first time in more than five years during September, as an earthquake and ...

Japan’s FamilyMart inks RM7.9b Don Quijote deal

By BLOOMBERG
TOKYO • FamilyMart UNY Holdings Co Ltd, Japan’s second-largest convenience- store operator, will acquire a stake in discounter Don Quijote ...