Trends

  • Chipmakers gear up for voice-activated gadgets boom

    Dutch chip giant NXP expects "tens of millions" of AI home devices by 2018

  • Russia offers South Korean shipbuilders hope

    Daewoo delivers first icebreaker LNG carrier, Hyundai launches joint venture

  • Chinese rival to Airbnb banks on comfort

    Zizaike only charges hosts, provides receipts for business travelers

  • Beijing turns to deregulation to spur automaking innovation

    Plan to scrap foreign ownership cap has domestic players bracing for competition

  • Qiao Liu

    China needs a new breed of companies

    Value creation must be put ahead of the pursuit of scale

  • Ichitan dives into energy drinks with Red Bull inventors on the rocks

    Ongoing scandal creates gaps in overcrowded Thai beverage markey

  • Sake boom lands in Southeast Asia

    Midsize makers follow major brewers as Japan's traditional alcoholic drink gets popular

  • Mobile money flourishing in Myanmar

    Telecoms see chance to catch up with startups as country shifts away from cash

  • Taiwan takes a liking to Japanese craft beer

    Yo-Ho's popularity leads to collaboration with Taiwanese brewer

  • Toyota-Tesla tie-up goes kaput

    Japanese automaker to go its own way in electric car market

  • Bosch Japan uses internship program in Vietnam to attract talent

    Demand for best IT students has German parts maker creating opportunities for them

  • Taiwan's hottest AI startup Appier looking to expand in Asia

    Platform knitting device ownership with audience profiles appeals to marketers

  • Tujia gaining on Airbnb in Japan

    Chinese operator competes on more than price

  • Vietnam's mobile game market attracts Japanese players

    Interest in Japan, improved mobile communications boost prospects for developers

  • GM, peers to keep green tech development cruising

    Joining response to global climate change seen as good business

  • Japan's aircraft parts makers stall as Boeing downshifts

    Move away from big planes seen clipping earnings

  • Way to Southeast Asian shoppers' hearts? Through their feeds

    Advertisers team with social media stars in hopes of reaching their large followings

  • Southeast Asia's new-car sales climb 4% in April

    Thailand leads way with fourth month of double-digit growth

  • Chinese bike-sharing startups get strategic tuneups in Singapore

    Ofo and Mobike see city-state as starting line for global expansion

  • Japan's travel agencies go experiential to draw customers

    JTB and H.I.S. are vying to win back tourists who increasingly book online