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FINANCIAL TIMES

Japan Times
BUSINESS
Oct 2, 2019
No-deal Brexit could prompt Nissan to reconsider Sunderland plant, FT reports
Japanese carmaker Nissan will review its decision to build the Qashqai SUV in northern England if Britain leaves the EU without a deal, potentially leading to the closure of the Sunderland plant, the Financial Times reported.
Japan Times
WORLD
Oct 9, 2018
Japan opposes withdrawal of U.S. troops from Korean Peninsula in potential denuclearization deal: Abe
Japan opposes any withdrawal of U.S. forces from the Korean Peninsula in exchange for North Korea's denuclearization, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said in an interview with the Financial Times published Monday.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Oct 6, 2018
Hong Kong press freedom in question as Financial Times journalist denied visa
Hong Kong has refused to renew a work visa for the Asia news editor of the Financial Times, who is also an official of the city's Foreign Correspondents' Club (FCC), a decision that has shocked many in the financial hub's international community.
JAPAN
May 21, 2018
Former Financial Times Tokyo bureau chief Charles Smith dies at 82
Charles Smith, who served as Tokyo bureau chief of the Financial Times in the 1970s and of the Far East Economic Review in the 1980s, passed away at the age of 82 Friday of acute respiratory failure, the Foreign Correspondents' Club of Japan said Monday.
BUSINESS / Companies
Dec 1, 2015
Nikkei Inc. completes $1.3 billion purchase of Financial Times
News organization Nikkei Inc. announced Monday that it has completed the acquisition of British newspaper The Financial Times from the U.K. media giant Pearson Plc.
BUSINESS
Nov 20, 2015
Nikkei denies it proposed any changes to FT pensions
Nikkei Inc., the new owner of the Financial Times, Friday denied that it proposed any changes to the British newspaper's pension contributions, which has reportedly led to its staff voting to go on strike.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Aug 5, 2015
Nikkei's $1.3 billion FT bid 'too much,' Axel Springer CEO says
Axel Springer SE would have "loved" to buy the Financial Times, but the $1.3 billion (¥161.7 billion) Nikkei Inc. paid for the salmon-hued paper was too much for the German media group, according to Chief Executive Officer Mathias Doepfner.
BUSINESS
Jul 28, 2015
Japan banks said to weigh lending billions of yen to Nikkei for acquisition of Financial Times
Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group Inc. is among the banks that are preparing to offer about ¥100 billion ($810 million) in loans for Nikkei Inc. to buy the Financial Times, people with knowledge of the matter said.
COMMENTARY / Japan
Jul 27, 2015
FT challenges Nikkei's values
The Financial Times is everything that Nikkei is not. It is questionable whether international and Japanese news values will fit easily together.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Jul 25, 2015
For industry, Nikkei deal to acquire FT raises questions about shift in standards
Despite assurances following the Nikkei's takeover of the London-based Financial Times, some staff are worried about what changes may be coming their way.
BUSINESS / Companies
Jul 25, 2015
After surprise FT sale, focus turns to The Economist
The Economist Group could become the latest British media business to undergo a change of ownership this year as its co-owner Pearson focuses on education, bankers and industry sources said.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Jul 24, 2015
Nikkei Inc. announces it will buy venerable Financial Times in ¥160 billion deal
The surprise announcement by Nikkei Inc. has raised questions about whether the Japanese company can successfully manage such a highly regarded news company.
BUSINESS / Companies
Jul 24, 2015
Nikkei snaps up London's Financial Times for $1.3 billion
Japanese media group Nikkei has agreed to buy the Financial Times from Britain's Pearson for $1.3 billion, putting one of the world's premier business newspapers in the hands of a company influential at home but little known outside Japan.

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