Japanese carmaker Nissan reports $3.5 billion net loss between Apr-Dec 2020
09 February 2021 | 2:41 pm
Japanese carmaker Nissan reported a net loss of 367.71 billion yen ($3.5B) in the first nine months of the fiscal year up to December 2020 although its performance improved in the most recent quarter.
10 Nov 2021
US electric vehicle maker Rivian is set to make its debut on Wall Street at $78 a share, in one of the biggest initial public offerings ever. Also, director Peter Jackson sells his visual effects firm for $1.6 billion and a legendary Parisian department store gears up for a busy holiday shopping season after a 16-year hiatus.
26 Dec 2021
After Japan's 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor, the US forcibly displaced 120,000 people of Japanese origin into 10 internment camps in the western United States. Eight decades on, our correspondents went to meet survivors, who reflected on their ordeal.
28 Dec 2021
Former Nissan boss and international fugitive Carlos Ghosn abruptly stopped an interview with DW's Conflict Zone, arguing "bad faith" by host Tim Sebastian.
4 Feb 2022
Japan's ageing society is forcing it to innovate in some unusual ways. Fifteen years ago, the western town of Hōki, where almost half the residents are aged over 65, started using recycled adult diapers to heat public baths and reduce energy bills. The project was highly successful and now the idea of turning diapers into fuel pellets has spread to other parts of Japan. Our correspondents report.
5 Jul 2022
Glen Wood has come to symbolise a growing fight against "paternity harassment" in Japan. In of the of the country's very first cases of its kind, Wood alleged on-the-job harassment and unlawful dismissal from his position at Mitsubishi UFJ Morgan Stanley after taking parental leave when his son was born prematurely in 2015. Last month, the Tokyo High Court rejected the Canadian native's appeal. In a 21-page ruling, the court defended the company's actions as "inevitable".
8 Jul 2022
Germany, China and the US have all sent messages of support after the deadly shooting of the former prime minister. Shinzo Abe was Japan's longest-serving prime minister before leaving office in 2020.
7 Aug 2022
Toru Kubota is the fifth foreign journalist detained in Myanmar since the military seized power in February 2021. He is accused of stoking dissent against the military government.
2 Sep 2022
First female Japanese referee to officiate World Cup feels pressure as a pioneer.
26 Nov 2022
Supporters of the Japanese national football team were seen cleaning up Qatar's Khalifa International Stadium after their win against Germany. They were also seen cleaning up rubbish after the opening match between Qatar and Ecuador.
29 Nov 2022
In 1977, 13-year-old Megumi Yokota vanished from the Japanese coastal city of Niigata on her way home from school. Twenty-five years later, North Korea admitted that its agents had snatched her away, along with 12 other Japanese citizens, in order to train its spies.
12 Dec 2022
In its first space mission, Japanese company ispace Inc. has built the lander that is carrying the United Arab Emirates' Moon rover, as well as other payloads for government agencies from the US, Canada and Japan. Created over a decade ago, it could be the first private company to land on the Moon's surface.
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Delegates to China's ceremonial legislature have approved a new law to address Western grievances about unequal market access and IP theft in the Asian giant. But concerns remain among European and US businesses.
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