Japan's esports market valued at ¥4.8 billion: report

Business Dec 11, 2018

Japan's esports market valued at ¥4.8 billion: report

Japan's esports market grew to ¥4.8 billion (about $42.5 million) this year, marking a thirteenfold increase from last year, gaming industry publisher Gzbrain Inc. said Tuesday. A survey by Gzbrain, which publishes popular video game magazine Famitsu, tracked a massive jump in revenue since the ...

Business / Corporate Dec 11, 2018

Idemitsu Kosan's Vietnamese oil refinery starts operation

An oil refinery project involving Idemitsu Kosan Co., Mitsui Chemicals Inc. and state-run oil companies of Vietnam and Kuwait has begun commercial operations, Idemitsu Kosan said Tuesday. The Nghi Son Refinery and Petrochemical Complex, Vietnam's second refinery, has a daily production capacity of 200,000 barrels. ...