Deals

  • BP, Reliance aim to reign upstream and downstream in India

    Partners to invest $6bn in gas while seeking new answers for local energy needs

  • Sompo boosts sales of insurance for Japan's Chinese visitors

    Japanese company, Alibaba affiliate to join hands in travel insurance venture

  • For Toshiba chip bid, Bain-Japan team ideal financial match

    US fund seen as more cooperative partner than Western Digital

  • Team Japan to join with Bain on Toshiba chip bid

    State-backed fund creating wide partnership to seek memory unit

  • Daikokuya to buy fellow secondhand shop player Brand Off

    Combined designer-goods seller will rival Japanese leader Komehyo in sales

  • Marubeni to enter Europe's clothing market via Turkey

    Japanese trader in tie-up with Istanbul-based fast-fashion supplier

  • Philippine telco PLDT set to outsource IT operations to IBM

    Resulting job cuts to save the company an estimated $140 million

  • Interview

    Foxconn says Dell, Kingston to join its bid for Toshiba chip unit

    Tycoon Terry Gou says Foxconn will pass anti-trust test

  • Mitsubishi to cash out of 2 Aussie coal mines

    Japanese trading house shifting away from resources as prices slump

  • Bain may join Japan-US alliance for Toshiba Memory bid

    The addition would increase the private-equity firepower of group that could also include KKR

  • Exclusive

    SoftBank engineers integration of India's Snapdeal, Flipkart

    Japanese tech giant eyes 20% interest in envisioned challenger to Amazon

  • Doublestar's Kumho Tire deal drifts off course

    Brand usage fee, opposition party put brakes on Chinese tire maker's plan

  • Nippon Steel to use market rate for buying coking coal

    Japanese major hopes the shift from negotiations brings pricing flexibility

  • Western Digital might raise offer for Toshiba

    Troubled Japanese company could get its 2tn yen asking price

  • Toshiba battles against clock on chip unit sale

    Lingering conflict with Western Digital complicates decision making

  • Western Digital's fresh offer fails to sway Toshiba

    Japanese conglomerate unconvinced by proposal to buy memory unit

  • SoftBank unit agrees to buy Boston Dynamics from Alphabet

  • Shanghai exchange to acquire 25.1% stake in Kazakhstan exchange

  • Japan aims to launch self-piloting ships by 2025

    Marine transport companies, shipbuilders collaborating on AI navigation system

  • China's stall on Taiwan merger seen as tinged by politics

    Lengthy screening of ASE Group-SPIL deal might be payback aimed at Tsai