Airbnb joins IOC to provide Olympic Games accommodation

Short-term home rental company Airbnb Inc has joined the ranks of the…

FamilyMart will allow shorter opening hours across Japan

Convenience store operator FamilyMart Co said on Thursday it would allow its owners to…

Japanese and South Korean entrepreneurs want freer and more democratic economy

Japanese and South Korean business leaders agreed on Friday on the importance of continuing trade in…

Usain Bolt wants to bring his eScooter to Japan

Olympic gold medalist Usain Bolt is bringing his electric scooters to Japan in the…

China and Greece agree € 600 port investment deal

China and Greece agreed on Monday to move ahead with an investment of € 600 million from…

Amazon plans to launch new supermarket brand

Amazon.com plans to launch a new supermarket brand distinct from Whole Foods Market that…

Industry could earn $ 700 billion by investing in women's products, consultancy says

The male-dominated financial sector is losing more than $ 700 billion a year…

Trump will visit Apple factory in Texas

US President Donald Trump and Apple CEO Tim Cook should visit the…

Top Japanese Corporate Loan Investor Reduces US Purchases

Japan's largest buyer of corporate loans in the US reduced its holdings last quarter…

Facebook unites payment services and creates Facebook Pay

Facebook Inc. is consolidating its multiple payment features into a single product with one…

Hospitals show revenue drop on 2018

The profit margin of hospitals in Japan, excluding psychiatric institutions, was reduced by…

Japan introduces bill to ensure fair competition online

The Japanese government decided on Tuesday to draft new laws that would restrict controls over…

Nissan says profit fell more than 50% last quarter

Nissan says its profit between July and September has halved from…

'Singles Day' generates billions in profits in China

Chinese customers spent billions of dollars during the country's annual "Singles Day" Monday,…

Iran announces discovery of new major oil field

Iran has discovered a massive new oil field, President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday,…

Fukushima Bank joins SBI to create fourth largest Japanese “megabank”

Fukushima Bank said Monday it has agreed to form a capital and business liaison with…

Minister inspects meat from now vaccinated pigs in Tamamura

Agriculture Minister Taku Eto inspected a wholesale meat market on Monday before the…

Chinese inflation reaches highest level since 2012

China's inflation grew at its fastest rate in almost eight years in October,…

Airbnb says it will check all 7 million properties

Airbnb says it will spend next year checking that all 7 million of its…

JR East will rule out 10 bullet trains affected by Typhoon no.19

East Japan Railway Co. (JR East) plans to discard eight used bullet trains on the Hokuriku Shinkansen…

Microsoft Japan experiences three-day weekend; productivity increases by almost 40%

Japan is known for having some of the longest working hours in the world, with…