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Tennis: Japan celebrates Osaka's ground-breaking triumph

Sep 09 2018

TOKYO Japan celebrated Naomi Osaka's victory over Serena Williams in the U.S. Open final, with fans putting her stunning success down to a steely focus and humble attitude as much as her powerful performance at Flushing Meadows.

Japan celebrates Osaka's ground-breaking triumph

Sep 09 2018

TOKYO Japan celebrated Naomi Osaka's victory over Serena Williams in the U.S. Open final, with fans putting her stunning success down to a steely focus and humble attitude as much as her powerful performance at Flushing Meadows.

Japan celebrates Osaka's ground-breaking triumph

Sep 09 2018

TOKYO Japan celebrated Naomi Osaka's victory over Serena Williams in the U.S. Open final, with fans putting her stunning success down to a steely focus and humble attitude as much as her powerful performance at Flushing Meadows.

UPDATE 1-Tennis-Japan celebrates Osaka's ground-breaking triumph

Sep 09 2018

TOKYO, Sept 9 Japan celebrated Naomi Osaka's victory over Serena Williams in the U.S. Open final, with fans putting her stunning success down to a steely focus and humble attitude as much as her powerful performance at Flushing Meadows.

UPDATE 1-Japan's FTC approves merger of Fukuoka, Eighteenth Bank after long review

Aug 24 2018

* Banks will be monitored on rates after merger (Adds details)

Japan's Orix to buy $2.2 billion stake in HNA's aircraft lessor Avolon

Aug 08 2018

TOKYO/SINGAPORE Japanese financial services group Orix Corp has struck a $2.2 billion deal to buy a 30 percent stake in aircraft lessor Avolon Holdings as cash-strapped Chinese conglomerate HNA Group Co Ltd trims holdings in its core assets.

Tokyo exchange's landlord gets backing for 'poison pill' bid defence

Jun 26 2018

TOKYO, June 26 Shareholders in the landlord of the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) approved a "poison pill" defence against hostile investors on Tuesday, after an April run-up in the property company's shares fuelled speculation of a possible bid.

Japan's home-sharing offerings evaporate ahead of new regulations

Jun 07 2018

TOKYO Japan, which just months ago had tens of thousands of Airbnb and home-sharing properties available, has approved only about 150 before a new law kicks in next week, meant to bring order to the market and create more lodging options for foreign tourists.

Tokyo Broadcasting sets June vote on activist proposal to cut crossholdings

May 31 2018

TOKYO Shareholders of Tokyo Broadcasting System Holdings (TBS) will vote next month on a proposal from a London-based investor to sell down the company's crossholdings and return the resulting proceeds to investors.

Regulatory battle heats up over future of Japan's regional banks

May 07 2018

TOKYO Two small Japanese banks made a fresh appeal on Monday to be allowed to combine and pledged to ease antitrust concerns, as a battle between two government agencies that could shape the fate of the nation's 100-plus struggling regional banks intensified.

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As U.S. sanctions near, Europe fails to protect Iran deal

At a meeting in Washington after Donald Trump pulled out of the Iran nuclear deal in May, a senior U.S. official told European diplomats that their efforts to save the deal by protecting EU investment in the Islamic republic were pointless.