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Line Village messaging digital theme park opens in Bangkok

Jun 23, 2017

Line Village messaging digital theme park opens in Bangkok

The text-messaging service Line plans to inaugurate an indoor digital theme park in Thailand’s capital, seeking to squeeze maximum advantage from its popularity in the country, its second-biggest market after Japan. Line Village Bangkok will begin operating Friday as a retail store, selling dolls ...

Son to pick successor from Softbank Group

/ Jun 22, 2017

Son to pick successor from Softbank Group

Softbank Group Corp. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Masayoshi Son said that he will pick his successor from executives at group companies. At a general shareholders meeting in Tokyo, Son said his successor “will be a person who plays an important role with me ...

Takata likely to file for bankruptcy protection on Monday

/ Jun 22, 2017

Takata likely to file for bankruptcy protection on Monday

Struggling air bag maker Takata Corp. is apparently ready to file for bankruptcy protection Monday under the civil rehabilitation law, informed sources said Thursday. Takata, reeling from global recalls of its defective air bag inflators, aims to achieve a turnaround through court-led rehabilitation after ...