Japan Update

  • Earnings preview

    Nichirei's FY16 profit seen soaring 40% on frozen-food demand

    Profit likely to set another record as solo eating increases in Japan

  • Daiwa House building large hotel in Vietnam

    Hai Phong property will include extended-stay rooms

  • Earnings preview

    Japan's Riso Kyoiku seen logging 20% pretax profit growth for fiscal 2017

    Cram school openings to pull in more students

  • Tokyo Rope loosens profit forecast over impairment loss

    Cable maker downgrades outlook from growth to a sharp decline

  • Japanese manufacturers seen feeling good for the moment

    World economy humming along, but uncertainty over US policy clouds the future

  • Odds of BOJ's Kuroda hitting price target grow longer by the day

    Oil rally, weaker yen unlikely to spur 2% inflation before his term ends

  • EU-Japan pact could help solve Brexit (and dinner) dilemmas

    Time running out for trade deal that would benefit automakers, wine lovers alike

  • Exclusive

    Westinghouse poised for Chapter 11 filing

    Decision could come on Tuesday; Toshiba stock ends Monday down 2.1%

  • Japan's online banks go bricks-and-mortar to boost loan ops

    Physical branches reassure borrowers, bolster chances for sales

  • Sumitomo Electric, Siemens join forces in grid business

    Partners see Indian underground wire project as first step

  • Inside SoftBank

    SoftBank stays focused on providing the platform

    Masayoshi Son's business may be in flux, but the core remains the same

  • Corporate Japan learning self-defense against cybercrooks

    Schooling workers crucial to thwarting the scammers

  • Public unconvinced by Abe government on school affair, poll shows

    Japanese cabinet's approval rating largely steady despite widespread skepticism

  • Japan looks to reward 'good' employers of foreign trainees

    Extended internships offered as carrot for favorable work environments

  • Mizuho, Marubeni gear up for e-payments in Southeast Asia

    Japanese duo eyes smartphone-based services in fast-growing market

  • School scandal brings political risk to Japan

    Markets watch closely as Abe's Teflon coating wears thin

  • Tepco to promote Director Kobayakawa to president

    Move comes after Hitachi's Kawamura accepts role of chairman

  • Japan vice minister officially visits Taiwan

    Island receives highest-level government official from Japan since 1972

  • Lots of empty seats on Hokkaido Shinkansen

    In dead of winter, new bullet train only 6% full at night

  • McDonald's Japan faces make-or-break summer after return to black

    July-August push looms large as CEO Casanova targets growth