Live like Super Mario IRL: The character is all set to make theme park debut in Japan
The new area in the amusement park will offer interactive attractions where guests can jump and hit blocks to collect coins and items.
Sony unveils PlayStation 5, Twitter has a hearty laugh and churns out hilarious memes
Twitter, couldn’t help but poke fun at the new gadget.
India eyes investment from Japanese firms
The Japanese government is offering its companies incentives to shift manufacturing bases out of C...
Enforcement Directorate attaches assets worth Rs 1.84 cr in Kerala gold smuggling case
The ED initiated investigation in a gold smuggling case on the basis of an FIR and chargesheet filed by the CBI and the Anti Corruption Bureau, Cochin against C Madhavan, a former deputy commissioner of customs, P P Sunil Kumar, Faiz T K, Ashraf Kallunkal, Subair Y M and Abdul Rahim and others.
Nintendo reports 428% jump in profit as Animal Crossing sales top 22 million
Operating profit for April-June was 144.7 billion yen ($1.37 billion). That compared with an average estimate of 71 billion yen from 12 analysts polled by Refinitiv SmartEstimate.
Japan stocks rise on recovery hopes, SoftBank falls again
Conglomerate SoftBank Group, however, extended falls to hit a two-month low. It settled down 0.61%, adding to the previous session's hefty 7.2% decline as the company bought large amounts of call options on US technology stocks.
Lockdown mania: Over 110 mn units of Sony's PlayStation 4 sold, almost gets the 'bestselling console of all time' tag
The company sold 2.6 million consoles in the same period last year.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, aka 'Super Mario', loses out on Olympics
Abe's humorous invitation to the next Olympics in Tokyo was a big hit among Brazilian fans, and to a worldwide television audience. It turns out that Abe won't be around - at least not in an official capacity - when the postponed Olympics are set to open on July 23, 2021.
K-Pop sensation BTS is heading towards the multi millionaire-mark
BTS officially debuted in 2013 with its single album '2 Cool 4 Skool.
Nikkei rebounds on Wall Street tech rally, but posts weekly fall
The benchmark Nikkei share average closed up 0.17% at 22,920.30, after briefly rising over 1% in early trade.
Get, set, play! People stuck in lockdown turn to gaming, video game spending hits record high of $10 bn
Overall revenue from digital video games for the month was up 11 percent year-on-year.
Japan's economy shrinks at record rate, slammed by pandemic
Japanese media reported the latest drop was the worst since World War II. But the Cabinet Office said comparable records began in 1980. The previous worst contraction was in 2009, during the global financial crisis of 2008-2009.
Money laundering: I-T raids on Chinese individuals, Indian contacts continue for 2nd day
The tax sleuths raided at least two dozen premises in Delhi, Gurgaon and Ghaziabad on Tuesday as part of the action under which it covered the Chinese, some of their Indian associates and bank officials, the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) had said in a statement.
Japan stocks rise most in a week as U.S. stimulus bets gather steam
The Nikkei 225 Index ended up 1.88% at 22,750.24, the biggest daily gain since Aug. 3. Industrial and consumer discretionary shares lead the gains. The broader Topix index rose 2.54%.
Japan shares end lower on gloomy earnings, Sino-U.S. tensions
The benchmark Nikkei share average fell 0.39% to 22,329.94.