EU fines Hello Kitty owner $7 million in antitrust ruling

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union authorities have fined the Japanese company behind Hello Kitty for restricting cross-border sales of toys, mugs, bags and other products featuring the cartoon cat girl. ...

Taiwan Railways launches Hello Kitty tourist train

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)— Hello Kitty fans, are you ready? The Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA) has announced on their website that a tourist train will reenter service decked out with a new Hel...

CVS, Uber and Mattel rise while Box stumbles

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily on Tuesday: Box Inc., down 75 cents to $17.18 The online storage provider gave investors a weak re...

Thai passengers blocked from EVA Air flight to Taiwan due to Hello Kitty stamps

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A female Thai passenger and her travel companions were blocked from a flight to Taiwan by EVA Air last week allegedly because they had Hello Kitty stamps in their passports. ...

Hello Kitty to make her big screen debut

NEW YORK (AP) — Hello Kitty might not have a mouth but she's got a movie deal. Warner Bros.' New Line Cinema announced Tuesday that it has acquired film rights to Hello Kitty from th...

Mother, daughter desperate to leave Venezuela flee on foot

PAMPLONA, Colombia (AP) — As night approached, Sandra Cadiz wrapped her shivering 10-year-old daughter in a blanket and prayed for a ride up the frigid Colombian mountaintop known as "the icebox." ...

Mother, daughter desperate to leave Venezuela flee on foot

PAMPLONA, Colombia (AP) — As night approached, Sandra Cadiz wrapped her shivering daughter in a blanket and prayed for a ride up the frigid Colombian mountaintop known as "the icebox." ...

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ July 15 The Washington Post asks who is paying for the next Supreme Court jus...

Review: 'Ant-Man and The Wasp' punches above its weight

Not since Animal against the advice of Dr. Bunsen Honeydew and Beaker ingested Insta-Growth pills has a movie had as much fun with scale as "Ant-Man and The Wasp." Among the greatest...

All aboard Hello Kitty: Pink bullet train debuts in Japan

TOKYO (AP) — A Hello Kitty-themed "shinkansen" bullet train has debuted in Japan. Adorned with the cartoon icon inside out, this one is a dream ride for her fans. The special shinka...

Le Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo accueille le « Princess Mermaid Sweets Buffet »

TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--juin 21, 2018--Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo (KPH), l’un des hôtels internationaux les plus prestigieux du Japon, situé à Shinjuku, à Tokyo, va proposer un « Princess Mermaid Sweets B...

Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo Gastgeber des Dessert-Buffets „Princess Mermaid Sweets Buffet“

TOKIO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 21, 2018--Das Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo, eines der elegantesten internationalen Hotels Japans in Shinjuku, Tokio, wird unter dem Titel „Princess Mermaid Sweets Buffet“ ein Des...

Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo Hosts "Princess Mermaid Sweets Buffet"

TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 21, 2018--Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo (KPH), one of Japan’s most prestigious international hotels located in Shinjuku, Tokyo, will host the “Princess Mermaid Sweets Buffet” in c...

Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo Hosts "Princess Mermaid Sweets Buffet"

TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 21, 2018--Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo (KPH), one of Japan’s most prestigious international hotels located in Shinjuku, Tokyo, will host the “Princess Mermaid Sweets Buffet” in c...

SANRIO AND PBTEEN DEBUT EXCLUSIVE HELLO KITTY COLLECTION

SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 14, 2018--Sanrio, a global lifestyle brand best known for its pop icon, Hello Kitty, and PBteen, a member of the Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE: WSM) portfolio of bran...