Category: Japanese

Japanese Scientists Find New Coronavirus Transmission Route in Breakthrough Study
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Japanese Scientists Find New Coronavirus Transmission Route in Breakthrough Study

Scientists in Japan discovered that micro particles could be causing coronavirus to spread much faster. Simple conversations in close proximity could spread the virus without coughs and sneezes. Solutions to better contain the virus will emerge as scientists break down how it spreads. Scientists in Japan have found a third transmission route for coronavirus in…

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This Japanese Stock Just Went Parabolic Because of the Coronavirus
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This Japanese Stock Just Went Parabolic Because of the Coronavirus

Shares in Japan’s Kawamoto Corp. have quadrupled in January. The company sells medical masks and other healthcare equipment. Panic from the coronavirus pandemic has sent healthcare stocks soaring. China’s deadly coronavirus has hit global stock markets hard. On Monday the U.S. Dow Jones suffered its worst sell-off since October while trading in China was halted…

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Japanese instant-credit provider Paidy raises $143 million from investors including PayPal Ventures
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Japanese instant-credit provider Paidy raises $143 million from investors including PayPal Ventures

Paidy, a Japanese financial tech startup that provides instant credit to consumers in Japan, announced today that it has raised a total of $143 million in new financing. This includes a $83 million Series C extension from investors including PayPal Ventures and debt financing of $60 million. The funding will be used to advance Paidy’s…

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