National Mar 15, 2021

Forest fire north of Tokyo put out after three weeks

A forest fire that broke out in late February on a mountain north of Tokyo has finally been extinguished after scorching about 106 hectares, the local government said Monday. With firefighters pointing to the possibility of a hiker having caused the fire in Ashikaga, Tochigi ...

Business / Corporate Sep 5, 2013

Nomura to begin Ashikaga exit with ¥21 billion sale

Nomura Holdings Inc. will begin its exit from Ashikaga Holdings Co. by selling about ¥21 billion worth of preferred shares in the regional bank, according to two sources briefed on the matter. Nomura Capital Investment Co. is poised to sell 8,000 preferred shares to closely ...