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Several people from Nomura Holdings in charge of Asia excluding Japan are leaving the company, according to an internal memo.
BUSINESS / Companies
Jul 17, 2024
Nomura reshuffles Asia investment banking team and cuts jobs in slump
A management change coincides with a new round of job cuts involving about 10 bankers this week, sources have said.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
May 10, 2020
China's Animal Crossing gamers use code words and middlemen to enter virtual world
Users look to skirt limits imposed by local regulators on a game that has become both a breakout worldwide hit and political flash point.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jul 24, 2018
China's caffeine war: Fast-growing Luckin brews up a threat to Starbucks
Qian Zhiya may be Starbucks' worst nightmare.
ASIA PACIFIC
Jul 18, 2018
China's version of 'Saturday Night Live' pulled amid crackdown on content
China's version of U.S. satire show "Saturday Night Live" has temporarily been pulled from a domestic video site amid a crackdown on content ranging from online blogs to livestreams.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Entertainment news
Jun 24, 2018
In cartoon arms race against Japan, Chinese tech giants splash out
Growing up in the Chinese port city of Dalian in the 1990s, Zhang Hongchang spent hours immersed in Japanese cartoons like "Dragon Ball" and "Naruto."
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Feb 9, 2018
China's winter resorts face tougher terrain despite Olympics excitement
At its peak a decade ago, the Muchengjian mine churned out mountains of coal on the western outskirts of Beijing.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Oct 1, 2017
Tea and Tiananmen: Inside China's new censorship machine
In a glass tower in a trendy part of China's eastern city of Tianjin, hundreds of young men and women sit in front of computer screens, scouring the internet for videos and messages that run counter to Communist Party doctrine.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Aug 6, 2017
In China's hotels, small VPN gaps in 'Great Firewall' are closing
In China, the plush international hotel lobby has been one of the few places to find gaps in the "Great Firewall," a sophisticated system that denies online users access to blocked content such as foreign news portals and social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter .

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Traditional folk rituals like Mizudome-no-mai (dance to stop the rain) provide a sense of agency to a population that feels largely powerless in the face of the climate crisis.
As climate extremes intensify, Japan embraces ancient weather rituals