Companies

  • Singapore fund GIC takes a hit with UBS sell-off

    By shedding burdensome old investment, fund hopes to focus on new growth areas

  • China retailer Belle seeks digital revamp via $5.8bn privatization

    Struggling footwear company to jump on the e-commerce bandwagon

  • Maruti Suzuki India launches fully remodeled Dzire compact sedan

    The carmaker expects a sales boost from the segment-dominating model

  • Sime Darby, MMC team up for halal exports to China

    Malaysian companies to collaborate on port management

  • Volume up at Japan's crisis-hit parcel handlers

    Industry delivers 8% more packages -- despite serious labor shortage

  • Horiba to open R&D facility in South Korea

    Yongin site to allow shorter development time for mass flow controllers

  • Sony striving to regain magic touch

    Company President looking to reconnect with consumers

  • Mitsubishi Jakarta factory to strive for Ghosn targets

    Plants in Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand key to regional sales recovery

  • Itochu's streamlined Dole business returns to profit

    Japanese trading company has exited loss-making products in cost-cutting revamp

  • Japanese knife maker slices into India

    Unlisted Kai takes aim at country's burgeoning middle class

  • Dai-ichi Life net profit soars nearly 30%

    Overseas units help extend streak of records to sixth year

  • Low interest rates still squeezing Japanese banking profits

    Overseas operations prop up sagging earnings

  • Japan Post takes first net loss since privatization

    Burned by soured deal, postal group likely to tread carefully

  • Interview

    Down but not out, Toshiba's chief strikes resolute tone

    Struggling group stands firm on Western Digital, tamps down bankruptcy talk

  • Panasonic turns up the juice for overseas consumer electronics

    Western ops headed under one roof; air conditioner production slated for Vietnam

  • Vietnam's low-cost automaker Thaco set for growth spurt

    Company is branching out into farming machinery

  • Nippon Life offers cancer insurance in China

    Coverage includes treatment in Japan

  • Interview

    Mitsui CEO outlines investment to cut reliance on resources

    Trading house's three-year plan eyes tech innovations for infrastructure, retail

  • Fujitsu readies robot that discerns emotions, preferences

    Japanese company sees AI assistant serving patients, consumers

  • Toshiba faces tough climb out of nearly $5bn hole

    Partner's move to halt memory unit sale could close off main turnaround option