Companies

A man with a mobile phone walks by the Samsung Electronics logos at its headquarters in Seoul. © AP

Chip sales boost Samsung Electronics operating profit

South Korean smartphone maker plans share buybacks worth 9.3tn won

  • Chinese companies losing their way

    Slew of questionable decisions hampers progress as economy slows

  • China's JD.com to be in easier reach of Japanese vendors

    Yamato Holdings investment to help simplify payments, contract signing

  • LG Display reports record Q4 profits

    Panel prices seen rising further

  • Samsung 4Q profit jumps as record chip profit masks Note 7 failure

    But higher marketing costs, weaker TV sales are expected to weigh next quarter

  • Tepco to set up power plant management business

    Ballooning disaster costs push company to expand overseas

  • Battery fires often remain cold cases

    Causes of overheating can defy easy explanation

  • Mitsubishi Heavy's fifth delay on jet forces broad scrutiny

    Manufacturer seeks more outside talent, better long-term management

  • Samsung seeks components-driven comeback

    Pivot to parts comes as smartphones, TVs lose steam

  • Lenders seen propping up Toshiba at least through February

    Continued backing to hinge on turnaround plan from nuclear losses

  • Nippon Paper targets beverage cups in India, Vietnam

    Company eyes fast-food industry with first production bases in both countries

  • Stronger headwinds push Foxconn toward global production

    Trump win opens door to altering approach, exploiting US-China rivalry

  • My Personal History

    Carlos Ghosn (23) Weathering Japan's post-crisis market

    In Thailand, Nissan found a way to maintain both profitability and quality as the yen soared

  • Honda sees margins recovering for 3 popular models

    Cost cuts should move needle past 7%, CFO says

  • Smartphone maker Xiaomi loses star executive

    Hugo Barra leaves Chinese group and heads home to Silicon Valley

  • Mitsubishi chief acknowledges 'failure' in latest delay of MRJ

    Miyanaga admits company inadequately prepared for hugely complex project

  • Taiwan Cement chief Koo Cheng-yun dies at 62

    Brother-in-law Nelson Chang takes over reins, expresses optimism for 2017

  • Samsung blames itself for faulty design that caused Note 7 fires

    Company says it will not take legal action against battery suppliers

  • Foxconn chooses to play the Trump game

    But does the Taiwanese manufacturing giant have a chance of winning?

  • Interview

    AI will smooth out shocks to the system: Hitachi president

    Technology can eliminate uncertainty inherent in human mistakes