Tag archive for ‘Japan’
By Soujanya Ravi On Tuesday, September 4th, 2018
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Visa invests in Japanese fintech company Paidy

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Global payment technology company Visa has made an undisclosed investment in Japanese fintech company Paidy, which offers instantly-issued post-pay credit More...

By businessnewstoday On Monday, June 25th, 2018
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Hotel Okura to invest $1bn to renovate Hotel Okura Tokyo as The Okura Tokyo

Japanese hotel chain Hotel Okura said that it Hotel Okura Tokyo, a luxury grand hotel in downtown Tokyo will be renovated with an investment of ¥110 billion ($1.0 billion) into a 508-room The Okura Tokyo by September More...

By businessnewstoday On Saturday, April 21st, 2018
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Takeda offers $62bn to acquire Irish rare disease company Shire

Japanese pharma company Takeda Pharmaceutical has proposed to acquire Shire, an Ireland-based rare disease company for $62 billion after Botox-maker Allergan scrapped its plans of making a rival bid. Friday’s More...

By businessnewstoday On Saturday, April 7th, 2018
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SoftBank to invest $77m in Canadian lithium mining company Nemaska Lithium

Mining industry news : Japan’s SoftBank Group has agreed to acquire a stake of up to 9.9% in Nemaska Lithium, a Canadian lithium mining company for C$ 99.1 million ($77.7 million). Through the investment in the More...

By businessnewstoday On Sunday, March 18th, 2018
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Japan Tobacco to acquire Russian tobacco company Donskoy Tabak for $1.6bn

Cigarette industry news : Japan Tobacco (JT), a Japanese government-controlled cigarette manufacturing company has made a deal to acquire Russian tobacco company Donskoy Tabak (DT) for about RUB90 billion ($1.6 More...

By businessnewstoday On Wednesday, February 28th, 2018
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eBay to acquire online shopping site Qoo10 & other Japan business of Giosis

eBay acquisition of Qoo10 : E-commerce giant eBay has agreed to acquire the Japanese business of Giosis, including the Qoo10 online shopping site, for an undisclosed price. eBay, which is currently an investor in More...

By businessnewstoday On Saturday, February 3rd, 2018
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Pacifico Energy begins construction of Minami Mega solar project in Japan

Solar industry news : Japanese solar power developer Pacifico Energy has started construction of the 55MW Minami Mega solar project in Japan’s Gifu prefecture in Gujo City. The new Japanese solar power plant will More...

By businessnewstoday On Friday, January 26th, 2018
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Walmart, Rakuten partner on online grocery delivery service in Japan

Retail business news : Retail giant Walmart and Japanese ecommerce conglomerate Rakuten have announced a new strategic partnership to launch online grocery delivery service in Japan and for offering new eBooks and More...

By businessnewstoday On Wednesday, December 27th, 2017
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Canadian Solar’s Gunma Aramaki solar power plant in Japan begins operations

Solar industry news : Canadian Solar says that its Gunma Aramaki solar power plant in Japan built at a cost of JPY5.4 billion ($47.0 million) having a capacity of 19.1MW has entered into commercial operations Located More...

By businessnewstoday On Wednesday, December 27th, 2017
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Japanese cosmetics company Kao to acquire US-based Oribe Hair Care

Cosmetic industry news : Kao USA, a subsidiary of Japanese cosmetics company Kao Corporation has agreed to acquire beauty and hair care products manufacturer Oribe Hair Care for an undisclosed price, to expand its More...