Japan Update

Toshiba President Satoshi Tsunakawa speaks at a press conference in Tokyo on March 29.

Toshiba says it can erase negative net worth in a year

Future of 140-year-old Japanese company rests in selling chip business

  • North Korean missile threat sparks fear, preparations in Japan

    First drills of their kind as country readies for worst case scenario

  • Westinghouse bankruptcy leaves Toshiba facing 1tn yen net loss

    Exit from overseas nuclear business stirs US, Japan security concerns

  • Toyota bringing 'kaizen' to Japan's farms

    Ishikawa, in central Japan, aims for farms that hum with efficiency

  • Atomic bomb survivor blasts Japan for skipping UN talks

    Call for ban on nukes falls on deaf ears as nuclear-armed states boycott

  • Court decision to energize reactor restart efforts in Japan

    Putting plants back in service seen putting money back in utilities' pockets

  • Japan Tobacco still addicted to crumbling cigarette strategy

    Investors say prescription for growth lies in drug business

  • After key deal, Tepco, Chubu Electric struggle with next step

    Conflicting goals could throw up roadblock to further cooperation

  • JX Nippon Oil, Hokkaido Gas to share LNG terminal

    Cooperation will improve productivity and energy stability

  • Japan's FamilyMart to offer 4-day workweek

    Option will support employees looking after family members

  • Japan draws up work reform plan setting overtime caps

    Diet to consider legislative changes this year

  • Toshiba memory spinoff raises tech security fears

    Japanese group must give thought to blocking leaks, corporate lobby chief says

  • Japan performs first transplant of donor iPS cells

    Cheaper, prompter procedure opens doors to treating urgent ailments

  • Market Scramble: Investors seek returns from deep-pocketed businesses

    Market stagnation drives search for targets with low cost of capital

  • Japan turns to AI, drones in war on smuggling

    Pre-Olympics testing will put eyes in the sky and automate airport screenings

  • Toshiba moving Westinghouse out of way to march forward

    Heavy costs still loom even after cutting nuclear unit loose

  • Virtual money poses accounting dilemma for Japan's early adopters

    Asset or expense? The bottom line depends on the answer

  • Tech stocks grab spotlight in US, Japan as 'Trump shares' slide

    Policy uncertainty shifts focus to fundamentals

  • Earnings preview

    Obic expected to post record profit

    Cloud services, workplace reforms improve margins

  • Cracks appearing among Toshiba creditors

    Smaller lenders accuse conglomerate of playing favorites