Trends

  • Market Scramble: More voting transparency on the way at Japan Inc.

    Activist investor proposals seen getting a leg up

  • India's 1st infrastructure investment trust to hold IPO

    IRB Infrastructure Developers looks to raise $784 million

  • Amid hype, iPhone suppliers scramble to ready new parts

    Delivery delay now expected as component makers strive for perfection

  • 42-inch TV panel prices drop slightly

    Consumers pushing prices up with newfound preference for bigger sets

  • Japan's LCD materials makers bite the bullet on China production

    Despite sagging profits, companies invest to get closer to rising clients

  • Automakers head to Thailand as new green-car frontier

    Government seeks to bolster industry with tax breaks for producers, consumers

  • Japanese TV show exports are hot but beware of diplomatic drama

    Fragile ties with importers like China could get in way of 50bn yen goal

  • AI now and tomorrow

    As AI technology advances, 'bad' robots become real

    Maintaining human control over our creations is key

  • More small property developers might go bust in China, says Moody's

    Rating agency warns of challenging environment as sales slow, liquidity tightens

  • Chinese, Americans, French venture farther distances in Japan

    JR East, NTT Data survey shows travel habits of visitors of tourists

  • AI now and tomorrow

    As jobs fall to AI, can workers adapt?

    Unprecedented challenges arise as tech renders humans increasingly redundant

  • Japan's solar panel makers cut output as clouds gather

    Demand shrinks along with feed-in tariffs, even as foreign rivals drive down prices

  • Foreign cruise operators set sail for the Japanese market

    Princess Cruises will start the country's first year-round cruise service

  • Asia's venture capital firms learn Silicon Valley tricks

    Startups with clever ideas are having more success raising money locally

  • 2017 Shanghai motor show cuts a more modest figure

  • Burger vans muscle in on Thai food stalls

    Iconic street food culture shunned as government seeks to boost tourism

  • Indian elevator market ascending quickly

    Foreign and domestic builders ride wave of residential construction

  • Corporate Japan's acquisition costs hit 11-year high

    Good vision and planning key to M&A success as risk of losses climbs

  • Hothouse atmosphere takes hold in Singapore

    City-state wants to be Asia's go-to place for incubating innovative ideas

  • Asian container shipments to US hit record

    Strong American housing market, consumer spending drive growth