Business

The motor developed jointly by Honda Motor and Daido Electronics

New high-performance magnet limits China risk

TOKYO -- Honda Motor and Daido Electronics have developed a new method for making high-performance magnets -- used in products from electric vehicles to wind turbines and air conditioners -- that eliminates the need for rare-earth metals imported fro...

Brexit: The future of Europe

Commentary: Nicholas Spiro -- Market calmness on China belies underlying risks

Investors have been taking little notice of yuan weakness, putting money back into Chinese...

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

Southeast Asia-bound containership rates remain low

TOKYO -- Spot rates for containership transport to Southeast Asia are hovering at low leve...

Equities

Air China shares rebound on higher passenger numbers

HONG KONG -- Shares in Air China rebounded Wednesday in Hong Kong as optimism over an incr...