Trends

  • US laptop ban in Asia would affect 51,000 passengers daily - report

    Asian carriers could take a hit if restriction on electronic devices is expanded

  • South Korean retailers challenged at home and abroad

    E-Mart, Lotte Shopping hit by Chinese THAAD retaliation, Moon social policy

  • China leaps 7 spots to No. 18 in world competitiveness ranking

    Hong Kong tops IMD's list again while Singapore grabs third place

  • Companies set sights on Japan's homegrown GPS

    Second satellite now in orbit, with all four to be in place by 2018

  • China tightens grip on big data

    Cybersecurity law threatens foreign firms by restricting information movement, collection

  • Mindanao siege puts Philippine tourism industry on defensive

    As spooked travelers cancel trips, agents call for specifying safe zones

  • Employment picture brightens for Japan's young recruits

    Jobs-to-applicants ratio at 9-year high, but economic boost may be small

  • Chinese automakers launch a global offensive via emerging Asia

    Success at home counts for little when it comes to challenging established players abroad

  • Singapore medical technology startups target overseas growth

    Innovative products win backing from international investors

  • Now hiring: Foreign engineers to beat tech labor crunch

    Japan's temp agencies turning abroad for skilled talent

  • Asian benchmark price for PVC drops on weak Chinese demand

    Japanese polyvinyl chloride makers could face headwind to pass-through rising costs

  • Big 4G push to drive Myanmar's smartphone use

    High-speed connection is now available in Naypyitaw, Yangon and Mandalay

  • BAT's entry an opening salvo in smokeless-tobacco war in Japan

    British company takes on JT, Philip Morris with rollout of new device

  • Investor Chiba envisions 'Team Drone Japan' with new fund

    Novice entrepreneurs get cash, management skills to aid fledgling industry

  • Third of Japanese corporations soon to offer stock incentives

    Businesses pressured to tie compensation packages to long-term earnings

  • Japanese automakers' overseas output fell 2.5% in April

    Toyota, Honda struggle in sluggish US market

  • Global Digital Summit promises revolution in transport

    Automation-minded execs talk tech that reshapes how people live, work, move

  • Japan's emerging businesses log 46% profit surge

    Seria, McDonald's among those benefiting from strong domestic demand

  • Fiery winds sending energy companies to Taiwan

    Wind-farm operators see chance in island phasing out nuclear power

  • Japan's tech players fall behind US peers in smart speakers

    Google Home seen hitting Japan this year; Sony playing catch-up