• Paying a Thai tuk-tuk driver? Just scan the code

    Mastercard, Visa, China UnionPay team on QR code payment system

  • Exclusive

    Kobe Steel partners with Novelis to enlarge aluminum ops

    Deal with US company eyes autoparts makers; Japanese plant also getting upgrade

  • Japanese metal producers selling rights to Canadian mine

    Mitsubishi Materials, Dowa, Furukawa see few years remaining in copper site

  • Toshiba warns Western Digital not to interfere in chip biz sale

    Dispute heats up as Japanese tech giant threatens to shut out workers

  • SoftBank dives back into Indian startup investing

    Japanese tech giant aims to take stakes, push mergers with $100bn fund

  • Japanese educator to acquire Canadian, US language schools

    Human Holdings sees demand from Asians seeking to learn English

  • Japan rescue fund to lead joint bid for Toshiba chip ops

    Alliance may expand to include state-backed bank, Western Digital

  • Chinese ride-hailer Didi raises $5.5bn from SoftBank, others

    Japanese company adds to stake, with sights on internet of things

  • China's Belle International receives $5.82bn buyout offer

    Proposed deal to take Hong Kong-listed shoe retailer private

  • Megabank-linked brokerages wield clout in Japan M&As

    Strong financing capacity and extensive international networks boost their appeal

  • Hitachi enters Europe elevator market with UK acquisition

    Temple Lifts to help Japanese group shed dependence on Asia

  • MUFG securities unit, analytics firm team for M&A insights

    Tech visualizing patent and research data will reveal possible synergies

  • Singapore newspaper company buys nursing home provider

    State-backed media empire pays $117m to get into elderly care business

  • Hitachi lands US air compressor ops from Accudyne

    Japanese group beefing up core segment through purchase

  • Netflix clinches licensing deal with China's

  • The art of the deal, Nagamori style

    Japanese CEO closes in on 53rd acquisition as head of Nidec

  • Exclusive

    Hitachi selling chipmaking device unit to KKR, Japan fund

    Hitachi Kokusai Electric seen fetching more than $1.8bn

  • Mitsubishi Motors, Nissan to team up on Southeast Asian distribution

    Seeking mutual savings in product procurement and vehicle delivery

  • Nikon sues Dutch rival ASML after settement 13 years ago

    Japanese company says patent infringement has continued

  • China Mobile shares fall amid talk of Singapore acquisition

    Deal for M1 would be carrier's largest overseas purchase in a decade