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Hon Hai chief confirms $7 billion U.S. investment in works

The head of Taiwan’s tech giant Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. confirmed Sunday he is considering a $7 billion investment to make flat panels in the United States in a joint project with Japan’s SoftBank. U.S. President Donald Trump announced before taking office a $50 billion deal by the two ...

China's Alipay to be accepted at all of Lawson's Japan stores

Jan 24, 2017

China's Alipay to be accepted at all of Lawson's Japan stores

Major Japanese convenience store operator Lawson Inc. said Monday that it will accept payments via the Alipay electronic payment platform, which is popular in China, at all its outlets in Japan. From Tuesday, the Alipay payment service will be available at some 13,000 stores, ...

Jan 24, 2017

Tsutaya rental chain opens first 'book cafe' in Taiwan

Tsutaya Co., a major Japanese movie and music rental and bookshop chain, will open its first “book cafe” in Taiwan on Tuesday, company officials said Monday. The Tsutaya Bookstore in Xinyi, Taipei’s newest trend-setting commercial district, aims to offer a new “lifestyle” for people ...