Japan Says ‘Ni Hao’ as Brands Trump Diplomacy for China Deal

Japan Says ‘Ni Hao’ as Brands Trump Diplomacy for China Deal

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People wait to cross an intersection in front of an advertisement for Laox Co. in the Akihabara district of Tokyo. Suning Appliance Co., based in Nanjing, eastern China, said Aug. 16 it planned to spend 159 million yuan ($24 million) to boost its stake in Laox.