Companies

  • Why one silicon wafer maker relented and is adding capacity

    Now that it can raise prices, Japan's Sumco makes big capital splash

  • Company in focus

    Toshiba dithers over chip unit sale as clock ticks

    Garbled negotiations and a lack of leadership put the company's future in doubt

  • Samsung trial raises questions of Lee's leadership prowess

    'Chaebol sniper' compares accomplishments with Hyundai's heir apparent

  • Uniqlo to double China stores, but real fight lies online

    Country to have more outlets than Japan by 2020

  • Fintech startup Money Forward IPO expected September

    Budgeting app has more than 5 million users

  • AI on the lookout for not-so-good drivers

    Auto-leasing agency wants to help clients lower accident risk

  • Warehouse robots getting better at sorting things out

    Amazon competition challenges robots to face unknowns

  • Japan eyes new launchpad to spur growth of rocket industry

    Large-scale launch site at Tanegashima fears being passed over

  • Citic Telecom's DataMall rollout delayed by nerves over party congress

    Macau carrier expects casino recovery to boost fixed-line sales

  • Retail giant Aeon looks to cater to Japan's graying population

    At least 100 stores to offer products, services targeting older shoppers

  • Foxconn Q2 earnings hit by Nokia and Snapdeal losses

    Taiwanese company expects boost from OLED iPhones in second half

  • Thai Airways falls back into quarterly loss

    Higher fuel charges, stiff price competition pose challenges as flag carrier aims for second profitable year in a row

  • Global brewery output falls for three years straight

    Beer less popular in established markets, developing Asia quaffing more

  • FPT reduces stake in handset retail subsidiary

    Top investment funds snap up 30% of Vietnam's second largest mobile chain

  • Sportswear brand Li Ning to open fewer, bigger stores

    Chinese group's traditional retailing undermined by soaring e-commerce sales

  • South Korean central bank to move reserves to provincial cities if war breaks out

    Seoul-based companies review contingency plans amid rising military tensions

  • JG Summit experiences turbulence as first half airline profits fall

    Lackluster food and beverage, real estate sector also hurt bottom line

  • Tata Motors and Volkswagen Group halt partnership talks

    Automakers leave option for future collaboration in India

  • Ayala's net profit growth slows to 9% in first half

    Lower trading gains at banking arm tempers real estate unit boom

  • CP All's Q2 profit up 10% on store expansion

    Thai 7-Eleven operator defies same-store sales decline, opening 700 new outlets