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H.I.S. abandons fight for Unizo, leaves SoftBank firm as sole bidder: Nikkei

Aug 23 2019

TOKYO Japanese travel agency H.I.S. Co has given up its bid for a controlling stake in Unizo Holdings , Nikkei Business reported on Friday, after a SoftBank-owned firm made a $1.3 billion 'white knight' offer for the hotel operator.

Tokyo skyline reaches for new heights with $5.5 billion Mori project

Aug 22 2019

TOKYO Mori Building Co has started work on a $5 billion real estate project that will include Japan's tallest building and an emphasis on overseas residents, in the latest sign of developers' bullishness on Tokyo beyond the 2020 Olympics.

Tokyo skyline reaches for new heights with $5 billion Mori project

Aug 21 2019

TOKYO Mori Building Co is spending more than $5 billion on a massive real estate project in Tokyo, creating a city within a city with everything from offices, a British school and vegetable gardens to the tallest building in Japan.

Tokyo skyline reaches for new heights with $5 bln Mori project

Aug 21 2019

TOKYO, Aug 22 Mori Building Co is spending more than $5 billion on a massive real estate project in Tokyo, creating a city within a city with everything from offices, a British school and vegetable gardens to the tallest building in Japan.

G7 summit seen ending without communique due to gaps on trade: source

Aug 20 2019

A Group of Seven summit to be held this weekend in France will likely end without a joint communique due to gaps between member nations on trade, a Japanese government official with knowledge of the matter said on Tuesday.

UPDATE 2-Akebono Brake to receive $185 mln for turnaround, shares climb

Jul 18 2019

* Akebono plans to ask for 50 bln yen debt waiver - Nikkei (Adds Nikkei report on debt waiver request)

Australian student released from North Korea says he's 'very good'

Jul 04 2019

SYDNEY/TOKYO An Australian student who was detained in North Korea was freed and safely left the country on Thursday, arriving in Tokyo via Beijing later the same day after Swedish officials helped broker his release. | Video

EU leaders warn of damage to global growth from trade war

Jun 27 2019

OSAKA European Union leaders warned on Friday against the damage that escalating U.S.-China trade friction was inflicting on the global economy, as the Group of 20 economies began a two-day summit in Japan's western city of Osaka.

France's Macron says no need to lower government's stake in Renault

Jun 27 2019

TOKYO French President Emmanuel Macron said on Thursday there was no need for the government to lower its stake in Renault and that he wanted the Renault-Nissan alliance to work on strengthening its synergies.

France's Le Maire says 'essential' to bolster Renault-Nissan alliance

Jun 09 2019

FUKUOKA, Japan French finance minister Bruno Le Maire on Sunday said it was vital that Renault and Nissan Motor strengthen their alliance as the auto industry undergoes rapid change in the areas of electric and connected vehicles.

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