Companies

  • Fanuc to spend $566m to lift robot output in Japan

    Robust Chinese industrial demand prompts move

  • SoftBank plans vast new Japan solar farm, batteries included

    On-site storage addresses problem of inconsistent output

  • Docomo eyes pivot to services as 'peak smartphone' looms

    Self-driving cars, virtual reality pitched as ideas for broadening telecom's base

  • Foxconn Chairman Terry Gou to meet Trump: sources

    Taiwanese tycoon likely to discuss Toshiba memory unit and US investment

  • Nitori to put its furniture into preowned homes for sale

    Big investment in renovator targets long-term growth

  • Maruti Suzuki India reports 16% rise in Q4 net profit

    Carmaker sets aside 45 billion rupees for capital spending in new fiscal year

  • Tenaga Nasional's 2Q net profit climbs 12% on higher electricity demand

    Malaysian energy major still cautious, citing unstable prices, exchange rates

  • $39 flights to India's remoter destinations

    UDAN scheme to make aviation more accessible to ordinary people

  • Naver focuses on AI for its platforms

    Company says net profit grew 28% in the first quarter

  • India's first state-owned company IPO in five years to open next month

  • Stronger yen digs into Komatsu's earnings

    Revenue, profit down at construction machinery maker despite demand uptick in Asia

  • Toyota Motor's global vehicle sales hit record high

    Figure for year ended March falls short of Volkswagen

  • United Airlines CEO answers lawmakers on passenger dragging incident

  • Samsung board decides against holding company

    Directors say such a structure would not benefit shareholder value

  • Think the RCEP is about free trade? Think again

    Beijing-led pact is aimed at saving China's own economy via the Belt and Road

  • The long, frustrating quest for free trade in Asia

    A defanged TPP and an undercooked RCEP make for a murky future

  • Li & Fung needs a new case study

    The digital era has not been kind to the old-line supply chain manager

  • Samsung Electronics sees stronger earnings from chips, phones after Q1 profit jump

  • AI now and tomorrow

    Help wanted -- young AI engineers in demand in Japan

    Shortage of specialists leads companies and schools to start training early

  • South Korea's Lotte to adopt holding company structure

    Reshuffle seeks to address public criticism, strengthen chief's position