The case adds to concern that the games — less than a month away — may trigger a new wave of infections.
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The firm has been under pressure to reassess the tie-up with Myanmar Economic Holdings Public Company due to the local partner's military connections.
Major Japanese firms including Kirin Holdings have pushed into Myanmar since Suu Kyi's party won a landslide election in 2015.
The decline in CD sales signals the streaming market’s growth potential.
The shops, which have struggled to modernize and adapt to new shopping styles, have been hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic.
Although the nation's e-commerce development lags behind that of its peers, COVID-19 has prompted a rise in buyers ordering from home.
With much of Asia having subdued the spread of COVID-19, Fast Retailing is seeing trade return to its Uniqlo stores.
The time may not be far off when more adults need diapers than babies as the population grows older, potentially a huge opportunity for manufacturers of incontinence products — if they can lift the stigma that has long constrained sales. The market for adult diapers, ...
A male employee is suing sportswear maker Asics Corp. for alleged mistreatment after taking paternity leave, a case that has cast a spotlight on gender equality and workers' rights in Japan. The lawsuit — filed by a 38-year-old man who says he was harassed by ...
One of Renault boss Carlos Ghosn's senior executives received an additional six-figure salary unknown to the carmaker's board via the Dutch joint venture overseeing its alliance with Nissan, according to sources and documents seen by Reuters. Ghosn and Nissan senior director Greg Kelly, who are ...