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Yoshiyasu Shida

China schaltet in Huawei-Affäre auf Angriff

Dec 07 2018

Tokio/Washington Nach der Festnahme einer Top-Managerin des chinesischen Technologiekonzerns Huawei in Kanada verhärten sich die Fronten zwischen dem Westen und der Volksrepublik.

Japan government to halt buying Huawei, ZTE equipment: sources

Dec 07 2018

TOKYO Japan plans to ban government purchases of equipment from China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd and ZTE Corp to beef up its defenses against intelligence leaks and cyber attacks, sources told Reuters.

Japan govt to halt buying Huawei, ZTE equipment - sources

Dec 07 2018

TOKYO Japan plans to ban government purchases of equipment from China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd and ZTE Corp to beef up its defences against intelligence leaks and cyber attacks, sources told Reuters.

Nippon Steel braces for weaker prices amid fears over China slowdown

Nov 20 2018

TOKYO Japan's top steelmaker Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corp is bracing for a weaker steel market in Asia because the escalating Sino-U.S. trade war may crimp steel demand in top buyer China and in Southeast Asia, a senior executive said.

Japan pushing to end smartphone bundling, cut wireless fees: source

Aug 21 2018

TOKYO Japan is aiming to force wireless carriers to cut their monthly fees and stop bundling the cost of smartphones with wireless services, a senior telecoms ministry source said on Tuesday, in a move that is likely to hit Apple Inc.

Japan's Daikin, thriving in Asia and India, sets sights on Africa

Aug 20 2018

TOKYO Daikin Industries, the world's largest maker of air conditioning equipment, is turning to Africa for further expansion, 10 years after a successful gamble on sharing its key technology with a Chinese company.

Japan's Mitsui may raise its stake in Vale: executive

Jul 09 2018

TOKYO Japanese trading house Mitsui & Co may boost its stake in Brazil's Vale SA if other shareholders sell part of their holdings, a senior executive said, giving it greater influence over the iron ore giant's management.

Japan Display aims to double automotive sales to cut Apple dependence: executive

May 17 2018

TOKYO Japan Display Inc aims to nearly double its automotive display sales in five years to lessen its dependence on Apple Inc and other smartphone makers, a senior executive said on Thursday.

Japan's Abe seeks to remove 'balance' requirements in broadcast news

Mar 26 2018

TOKYO Prime Minister Shinzo Abe wants to repeal a Japanese law requiring broadcasters to show impartiality, a step critics fear will lead to sensational reporting and polarize views, just as a similar move has been blamed for doing in the United States.

SoftBank telecoms IPO faces headwinds from govt.-backed upstarts

Jan 19 2018

TOKYO SoftBank Group Corp's expected spin-off of its Japanese telecoms business will lure investors seeking exposure to a solid tech name, but the prospect of tougher competition in a mature industry may turn off those chasing higher returns.

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