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Line stays focused on Asia despite splashy IPO

Chief executive wants messaging app to be "the gateway to access all online services"


IT STAGED one of the year's biggest IPOs but messaging app Line, while a huge draw among teens in Asia, says it has no big ambitions to take on Western giants such as Facebook on their home turf.

The Japan-based company known for its popular cartoon "stickers" - a virtual...

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