Japan Update

Itochu president faces high hurdle in his eighth year

Okafuji wants to see success from Japanese trading house's China deal

  • Shinzo Abe emphasizes Japan-US alliance

    Prime minister focuses on diplomacy in policy speech to lower house

  • Vietnam opens new doors with push for coal energy

    Plant builders flock back to Southeast Asian country after nuclear letdown

  • Mitsubishi to announce fifth delay in MRJ airliner delivery

    Electronics design changes mean jet won't be ready until mid-2020

  • Trump's fiscal policies may turn bulls loose in Japan

    Higher spending, tax cuts will be good for Japanese stocks -- if they happen

  • Aso says no need to fret about every currency move

  • Japan trade mininister says not considering Toshiba rescue plan

  • Bureaucrats still have cozy ties with private sector

    Japanese official lands cushy job; 7 ministry officials face punishment

  • Japan nominates natural, Christian sites for World Heritage honor

    Unesco to review candidates next year

  • Shimamura expanding use of automated markdowns

    Japanese casual wear company readies for new shop openings

  • Embattled Dentsu taps favorite to lead comeback

    New chief brings broad experience as ad agency aims to rebuild trust

  • Japan's SMBC to back cross-border yuan pooling

    Bank will help Hong Kong businesses pass currency through free trade zone

  • Interview

    Toyota bullish on hydrogen investment

    New cross-industry council to pave way, chairman says

  • Suntory to replant greening business in China

    Japanese company eyes Asian, Middle Eastern markets

  • Japan lawmakers launch abdication talks

    Consensus seen as a must for divining 'the will of the people'

  • Nintendo eyeing ways of grabbing coins with smartphone games

    'Fire Emblem Heroes' features in-app purchases

  • Toshiba racing against time to secure path to revival

    Japanese giant scrambles for capital ahead of fiscal year-end

  • Seven-Eleven Japan freshens coffee menu with new machines

    Convenience store chain targets 1 billion cups sold as competition heats up

  • Gates Foundation, governments start vaccine drive to prevent epidemics

    Japan is a founding member of global coalition

  • Market Scramble: Investors bet on China's recovery

    Machinery and resource stocks advance on order data, copper upturn