Business

Yahoo Japan eyes 4-day workweek for all its employees

TOKYO (Kyodo) -- Yahoo Japan Corp. is considering introducing a four-day workweek for all its 5,800 employees, sources familiar with the matter said Saturday.The subsidiary of SoftBank Group Corp. plans to implement the system in stages over several ...

Dhanin Chearavanont

My Personal History: Dhanin Chearavanont (24): In the right place at the right time to become a telecom giant

Charoen Pokphand Group's three core business lines in Thailand are agriculture and food, r...

CEO in the news

CEO in the news: CT Corp.'s Chairul bets $3bn to prove Indonesia's consumption-led growth

JAKARTA -- Indonesia's fifth-richest man plans to open 100 Transmart malls, featuring roll...

Company in focus

Company in focus: Motherson Sumi gears up for diversification after VW's 'Dieselgate'

NEW DELHI -- Back on its feet from the Volkswagen diesel emission scandal, India's auto co...

Brexit: The future of Europe

Japan wades into Brexit tug of war

LONDON -- Corporate Japan is adding to the pile of political pressure on Britain's leaders...

Startups

Japan's WHILL takes the grand prize at Pioneers Asia

TOKYO WHILL has found a way. The Japanese electric wheelchair maker won the main competi...

Commodities

Bulk carrier charter rates jump to 12-month high on brisk demand

TOKYO -- Charter rates for large ocean-going bulk carriers have risen to the highest in al...

Equities

Wall Street falls as energy lags; stocks end week up

NEW YORK (Reuters) -- Wall Street retreated on Friday as lower oil prices weighed on energ...