Companies

  • Japan's Shimadzu looks to expand joint research in China

    Precision instrument maker will add more labs, customer training centers

  • Sapura Energy's 1Q net profit tumbles 75.5%

    Malaysian oil, gas company warns of continued volatility

  • Seven-Eleven gets foot in door of Vietnam's booming market

    Insiders say influential local figure helped chain partner up fast

  • Catcher: Most smartphones will have glass backs, metal frames

    New iPhones are expected to sport the combination

  • Tata Sons to buy Tata Motors stake from Tata Steel

    The $590.5 million deal will help unwind complex group structure

  • Malaysia says FGV board had reasonable grounds to suspend execs

  • Business Insight

    Family and connections fail to save Anbang founder Wu

    Acquisitive entrepreneur felled by capital controls and Beijing's poisonous politics

  • S. Korea begins shut down of its first and oldest commercial reactor

  • Nisshinbo to make brake material investments in China, US

    Japanese company aims to exploit demand for electric vehicles, green materials

  • Toyota's days on easy street are over

    Carmaker knows it must move fast to fend off the likes of Google, Apple

  • Toshiba's lack of auditor options exposes global problem

    Checks and balances jeopardized by overconcentration in the accounting industry

  • Remote 'off' switch applied to Cambodia taxis

    Japanese startup's wireless device service makes car leasing less risky

  • Race a Mario Kart or go bungee jumping -- in the middle of Tokyo

    Virtual reality could be on the verge of remaking the theme park industry

  • Shiseido aids working women with virtual cosmetics app

    Software detects facial features and applies makeup for use in teleconferencing

  • Sanrio to license indoor Hello Kitty theme park in Shanghai

    Japanese creator of kawaii character shifting priority to Asian markets

  • Multinationals in Asia

    Expedia plays the Asian card

    Online travel giant investing in technology, regional partners to grab customers

  • Thailand's No. 2 energy drink brand bullish on exports

    From the country that gave the world Red Bull, here comes Carabao

  • IT, foreign workers buttressing Japan's nursing home services

    Acute labor shortage has operators seeking alternatives

  • Sega Sammy gets a crash course in casinos in South Korea

    Japanese company hopes joint venture helps it hit jackpot at home

  • Works Applications to offer AI interships in Singapore

    Japanese software developer hopes program helps it hire more engineers