Tokyo shares tread water after US-China trade deal; machinery makers lag
The Nikkei share average added 0.1 per cent to 23,933.13.
Japan shares rise as easing Middle East tension shifts focus to trade deal
The benchmark Nikkei index ended up 0.47 per cent at 23,850.57 poi...
Lebanon bans Carlos Ghosn from foreign travel
The 65-year-old businessman -- for years venerated in Japan for turning around once-ailing Niss...
Nissan’s Carlos Ghosn took bullet train to Osaka enroute to Lebanon
Ghosn boarded a “shinkansen” bullet train from Tokyo’s Shinagawa station on December 29. He got off at a station in western Osaka, arriving around 7:30 pm and taking a taxi to a hotel near Kansai Airport, NTV said. He is thought to have taken a private jet the same day from the airport, bound for Istanbul, where he switched planes and continued to Beirut.
Ghosn used one of two French passports to flee: media
Former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn, who fled to Lebanon to avoid a Japanese trial, was carrying one of his two French passports, local media said Thursday, as Japan launched a probe into the embarrassing security lapse.
Neeraj Chopra qualifies for Olympics with 87.86m throw on comeback
Star javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra has qualified for the Tokyo Olympics. He threw the spear to 81.76m at the start and kept improving with every throw. He managed 82m in his second attempt and 82.57 in the third. Another Indian in fray, Rohit Yadav threw 77.61m to finish second.
Oil comes back to haunt Asian currencies as volatility increases
Oil prices have surged since early October as Middle-East turmoil has ratcheted up.
Asian shares at 19-month highs ahead of US-China deal
Washington has the right to reimpose tariffs if it judges China is not abiding by the deal.
Japan's NEC Corp looks to tap opportunities in smart digital solutions in India, eyes USD 1 bn revenue in 5 yrs
NEC Corporation contributed to the implementation of Aadhaar Programme in India by providing its biometrics identification system & has recently completed the trial of a flying car in Japan. The co at present is laying down submarine cable from Chennai to Andaman & Nicobar Islands, a 2,300-km long under sea project expected to be completed in 2020.
Record number of Foreign Ministers to attend India's premier foreign policy dialogue from January 14
The three-day event, co-hosted by the Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India, and Observer Research Foundation, will also see the participation of many deputy foreign ministers, former Prime Ministers, former Presidents, national security advisors, military chiefs and other high level policy-makers, scholars and officials.
Sumit Nagal aims to break into top 100 to qualify for the Olympics, plans to stay an extra month to explore Japan
The young tennis player also shared his Davis Cup experience.
Trains, planes and audacity: How Carlos Ghosn became the world’s most famous fugitive
Ghosn had sought diplomatic help from Brazil, France & Lebanon,. Only the last acted with evident enthusiasm.
Is India on the verge of an infra boom?
The era of big-ticket greenfield investments in metals and refining may be over.
Allahabad Bank looks to sell stake in Universal Sompo
At present, Allahabad Bank holds 28.52% in the JV while overseas partner Sompo Japan is the largest shareholder with 34.61% interest.
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