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Twitter has its say about Reiwa, Japan's new era name

National Apr 1, 2019

Twitter has its say about Reiwa, Japan's new era name

Twitter erupted in a flood of posts Monday morning as the Japanese government revealed the country's new era name, Reiwa 令和, which is set to go into effect starting May 1. Keywords and hashtags related to the revelation captured most of the top trending ...

New Japanese oil giant created with Idemitsu-Showa Shell merger

Business / Corporate Apr 1, 2019

New Japanese oil giant created with Idemitsu-Showa Shell merger

Idemitsu Kosan Co., Japan's second-largest oil wholesaler, and fourth-ranked Showa Shell Sekiyu K.K. merged Monday, creating a new oil giant to better compete in increasingly challenging market conditions amid falling demand for gasoline. The new company, with combined sales of over ¥5 trillion, is set ...