Business

Flying into the future

Orix to boost aircraft leasing operations via GE unit deal

TOKYO -- Orix will acquire 17 midsize planes for 90 billion yen ($724 million) from an aircraft leasing company affiliated with General Electric to meet rapidly growing demand in emerging countries. The Japanese company will buy the aircraft thro...

Asean Business File

Total's new plant: Singapore becomes lubricant hub

SINGAPORE -- Total, the French oil and gas conglomerate, on Friday opened a lubricant oils...

Property

Thinking long term : Sovereign wealth funds step up property investments in Asia

LONDON -- Sovereign wealth funds from around the world are pouring money into Asian proper...