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Feb 25, 2017

Dakota Access oil pipeline could be operating within weeks

Oil could be flowing through the $3.8 billion Dakota Access pipeline in less than two weeks, according to court documents filed by the developer just before police and soldiers started clearing a protest camp in North Dakota where pipeline opponents had gathered for the ...

Feb 24, 2017

China overtakes U.S., France as Germany's biggest trading partner

China for the first time became Germany’s most important trading partner in 2016, overtaking the United States, which fell back to third place behind France, data showed on Friday. German imports from and exports to China rose to €170 billion ($180 billion) last year, ...

Feb 24, 2017

ANA to spend ¥30 billion to turn Peach into subsidiary

ANA Holdings Inc. has decided to bring low-cost carrier affiliate Peach Aviation Ltd. under its wing by raising its stake in the company from about 39 percent, a sources close to the matter said Friday. ANA, parent of All Nippon Airways, plans to spend ...

Feb 24, 2017

Sony, Mitsui to integrate animation business

Sony Pictures Entertainment (Japan) Inc. and major trading house Mitsui & Co. said on Thursday they will integrate their animation program broadcasting business. Through the integration, the Sony Corp. group company and Mitsui will aim to win program orders from television networks and strengthen ...

Feb 24, 2017

MGM Resorts may invest $10 billion in Japan, says CEO

James Murren, visiting chairman and chief executive officer of major U.S. casino operator MGM Resorts International, says his company may consider investing $10 billion in integrated resort operations in Japan. Japan’s integrated resort market could be “much bigger than Las Vegas,” Murren said on ...