Companies

Toray is positioning pharmaceutical and medical products as a core business rivaling chemicals.

Toray to start clinical trials on new cancer drug

Japanese chemical giant cultivating medicine as core segment

  • Panasonic localizes appliances operations in China

    Chinese executive will head key Hangzhou unit

  • Hong Kong bourse seeks diversification for mainland investors

    Reliance on equity trades to dwindle amid changing product mix

  • Toshiba faces longer screening over fate of securities alert

    Bourse says considerable time needed due to slew of problems

  • Sime Darby says spinoffs are about 'maximizing value'

    Listing plantation, property arms could free group from conglomerate discount

  • Brisk car sales carry Astra International through finance slump

    Indonesian group posts 5% profit gain despite bank unit's big loss

  • CLP says Australia power market outperforms China, India

    Hong Kong power supplier beats estimates, despite 19% profit slump

  • Hong Kong stocks fall a third day as China parliament awaited

  • Japanese banks top project financing rankings

    Falling commodity prices, poor performance from peers behind advance

  • Vanke stock falls following penalties against 2 insurers

    Concern grows over possible contracting of investment

  • BYD shares rebound on 79% net profit jump in 2016

    Brisk sales of electric cars and hybrids are giving the Chinese company a jolt

  • VR unveilings promise Samsung respite from reality

    Troubled titan to spotlight virtual eyesight aid at Mobile World Congress

  • LSE says regulators likely to block Deutsche Boerse merger

  • SoftBank nears deal to invest $3 bln in US startup WeWork -- CNBC

  • PSA Group to re-enter India

    Partnership with Hindustan Motors could revive Ambassador nameplate

  • Mitsubishi Motors plots Southeast Asian expansion

    Automaker to beef up sales operations in key growth market

  • Sekisui Chemical bringing carbon fiber to infrastructure

    Japanese material maker aims to replace metals with stronger, lighter composites

  • Huawei eschews shipment target amid challenges from rivals

    No. 3 smartphone maker to adopt advanced 10nm chips this year

  • Small geothermal plants gaining steam in Japan

    Higher power prices, less red tape encourage businesses to tap massive reserves

  • Robots dish out ramen at Tokyo restaurant

    AI-based customer service system could find work at retailers too