Japanese stocks ease to 1-1/2-week lows; Line, Z Holdings soar on merger talks
Worries about violent anti-government protests in Hong Kong also soured investor sentiment.
Winter season treats: Discover the culinary & cultural delights in Japan, Falkland Islands
Wear a Kimono and have Tofu in Japan or meet the Penguins in Falkland Islands.
Tokyo shares bounce back on renewed US-China trade deal hopes
The benchmark Nikkei share average rose 0.7 per cent to 23,303.32.
The voyage home: Japan's Hayabusa-2 probe to head for Earth
The mission took the fridge-sized probe some 300 million kilometres (186 million miles) from Earth, where it explored the asteroid Ryugu, whose name means "Dragon Palace" in Japanese -- a reference to a castle at the bottom of the ocean in an ancient fable. Hayabusa-2 will receive its orders to head for home on Wednesday, break free of the asteroid's gravity on November 18
Tune differences between bird species linked to genes: Study
The researchers, including those from Hokkaido University in Japan, said species-specific songs by birds were dependent on differences in the structure and development of regions in the brain which influenced behaviour, but the genetic mechanism underlying these differences remained elusive until now.
Talent which transcends borders: Ayushmann Khurrana’s ‘Bala’ and ‘Andhadun’ to debut in Japan and Saudi Arabia
‘Bala’ will release in Saudi Arabia on November 14 and ‘Andhadun’ will hit the Japanese theaters on November 15.
Explore feasibility of hydrogen-based Japanese tech to fight air pollution: SC to Centre
The court directed the Centre to expedite the deliberations on the issue and come before the court with its findings on December 3. The development comes as Delhi's air quality neared the "emergency" zone for the second time in a fortnight on Wednesday due to raging farm fires in neighbouring states and unfavourable weather conditions.
Asian shares slide on trade disappointment, HK unrest
Trump rattled some investors by threatening China with even more tariffs if they do not sign a deal.
Investors can wait for Sun to shine in Japan and China
Historically, strategy formulation and execution has been one of the key strengths of Sun Pharma.
India woos Japanese medical device companies
Price curbs imposed on medical devices have irked US companies and become a key trade issue between Washington and New Delhi. Even as the US is sparring with India over this, the focus is now on fast-tracking investments from other countries, especially Japan, said people who are part of the discussions in the government.
Moody's cuts global outlook to 'negative' for 2020
Unpredictable politics and trade wars such as that between the United States and China would weaken open and commodity-exporting economies.
Nikkei eases off 13-month high, consolidates gains
The Nikkei share average slipped to 23,331.84, easing from a 13-month high hit on Friday.
Japan wants to go cashless, but elderly aren't so keen
Tokyo wants to double the ratio of cashless settlements to 40% by 2025 and to 80% eventually to spur labour productivity.
India after RCEP deal opt-out: Challenges and way forward
How India’s trade policy establishment is thinking about life after the Prime Minister’s decision to not join the trade bloc. The big question, here is that what could be India’s next move? Does the nation have enough headroom to not fall into a morass of trade and diplomatic isolation, particularly in the East and the Far East, where members of the new bloc will enjoy easier access?
Kuroda says BOJ's easing tools not limited to rate cuts
The BOJ kept monetary policy steady on Thursday as expected but gave the strongest signal to date.
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