Trends

  • Brazilian meat scare sweeps across Asia

    Hong Kong, South Korean restaurants and shops drop dishes and offerings

  • Malaysia's central bank projects economy to grow between 4.3% and 4.8% this year

  • Is it the end of the motorcycle as we know it?

    Tomorrow's 'Easy Rider' will also need to be easy on the environment

  • Japan's affluent once again drawing global wealth managers

    Negative interest rate policy provides opening

  • Smartphone demand buoys Japan's electronic parts makers

    TDK, Taiyo Yuden, others benefiting from Apple, Chinese brands

  • Corporate Taiwan trying to wean itself off China

    Formosa Plastic focusing on India, Indonesia; lender opens in Myanmar

  • Japan's gas, electricity prices to rise again in May

    Utilities pass on higher costs of fuel imports including LNG

  • Developers still splurge on land despite China property curbs

    Land purchase is crucial in competitive market, analyst says

  • US laptop ban: What does it mean for travelers?

    UK government follows new carry-on restriction, citing terror threats

  • Southeast Asia's gaming startups win by branching out

    Newcomers follow successful business model of China's Tencent

  • Japan's first sewer concession opens up untapped potential

    French group Veolia in lead for contract to run municipal water treatment plant

  • Foreign housekeepers to help kick off spring cleaning in Japan

    Filipino recruits to fulfill three-year stints

  • India air passenger traffic growth slows in February as fares rise

  • Japan Inc. farmers finding success at last

    Plant factories, corporate growers see value in studying customers

  • Asia most represented region on Forbes' list

    Latest count of the superrich includes 720 Asians, US leads the way by country

  • There's trouble in the convenience store

    Japan seems to have too many 'conbini', not enough workers, customers

  • Interview

    Southeast Asia fertile ground for Japan's railway companies

    Experience in hand, infrastructure development opportunities abound

  • McDonald's Japan to accept credit cards nationwide

    Move is targeted at the rising number of foreign visitors to the country

  • Science, engineering majors in high demand in Japan

    Survey shows companies want nearly 15% more next spring

  • Corporate Japan test drives internships in race for talent

    Labor crunch pushes employers to try new recruitment approaches