Companies

  • Alibaba's finance arm hikes MoneyGram bid by over a third

    Fight over giant US money transfer company heats up

  • Tokyo Gas to take stake in planned US shale gas plant

    Seeking know-how from abroad to compete back in Japan

  • Japan's Duskin welcomes its first foreign housekeepers

    Recruits from Philippines aid government push to ease labor shortages

  • Vietnam's FPT looks to put self-driving cars on Asian roads

    IT company to challenge global giants with low-cost tech

  • Nippon Steel's win against leakers sets strong example

    Determined pursuit in Posco case aims to deter would-be spies

  • Japan's BTMU devises easier, cheaper way to raise yuan

    Bank targets Japanese companies operating in China

  • Former Nippon Steel workers pay in Posco secrets case

    Sizable settlements offer companies a strategy in handling corporate espionage

  • Snapchat boycott in India after alleged derogatory comments

    CEO Spiegel accused in court of calling market too poor to bother with

  • Shanghai auto show to kick off amid changing landscape

    Environmental regulations, technical innovation shaping China market

  • South Korea pension fund accepts Daewoo Shipbuilding bailout proposal

  • Mitsui & Co. bets big on former Rio Tinto CEO

    Resource magnate Sam Walsh becomes Japanese company's external director

  • MUFG to launch AI-based business consulting service

    Japanese megabank taps big data to uncover consumer trends

  • SMBC deal aims to promote Japanese investment in Malaysia

    Megabank teams with agencies to help companies find local partners

  • Famous brands in Japan go offbeat to boost name recognition

    And now for something completely different: Gucci uchiwa and Nikon yokan

  • Takashimaya still happily riding tourist spending wave

    Japanese department store is eclipsing rivals on demand for duty-free sales

  • Sharp mulls jumping back into IT equipment business

    PC rollout likely with Hon Hai's help, but smartphones are not part of the plan

  • Japan's hotels seek out foreign staff as customer base grows

    Royal Hotel taps government's assistant language teacher program for new hires

  • Casio's camera unit faces first operating loss in five years

    Consumer electronics maker bitten, again, by boom-bust cycle

  • Canon's medical device biz bought from Toshiba sets sail

    Camera giant to chase global 'big 3' in health care hardware with IT push

  • Smaller banks break ranks on Toshiba financing

    Funding outlook hazy as regional lenders scale back loans