Consumers

Tourists wait for Uber cabs at Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport in Mumbai on Feb. 21. (Photo by Takaki Kashiwabara)

Multinationals in Asia

Uber turns over a new leaf in Asia

New CEO wants to move past scandals and friction with foreign governments to grow 'in harmony'

  • Hong Kong cosmetics retailer pulls out of Taiwan

    Move to cut losses hits 20 stores, about 260 employees affected

  • Factory-grown greens catch on in Japan

    'Clean,' mild-tasting produce is a hit as prices for farm vegetables rise

  • Tokyo Disney finally taps tech as visitors tire of waiting

    Smartphone app lets guests do their souvenir shopping in line

  • E-commerce fuels rebound in Chinese gold buying

    Rising prices for the precious metal failed to dent jewelry demand in 2017

  • Hong Kong Disneyland reports losses doubled in 2017

    Efforts to lure Muslims help, but red ink hits $44.1m for third year of loss

  • One year on, 'Premium Friday' loses its shine in Japan

    Government-business push for less work, more consumption fails to take off

  • Record Chinese tourists flock abroad for Lunar New Year

    Companies court 6.5m travelers during lucrative holiday season

  • Exclusive

    Apple in talks for first order with a Chinese chipmaker

    A deal with Yangtze Memory will mark milestone in China's tech development

  • China's JD.com raises $2.5bn for logistics business

    Tencent and China Life join in financing for advanced technologies

  • Resurgent McDonald's plans 200 openings in Japan's burger battle

    Biggest expansion wave in decades spurs Burger King to triple eateries

  • Shiseido hits sales target early, but US unit lags

    Investors urge overseas makeover for Japanese cosmetics company

  • India passenger vehicle sales rise 7.6% in January on SUV demand

    Models from Maruti, Hyundai, Jeep drive sales

  • Rakuten gropes for ways to sharpen business edge

    Investors yet to show support for Japanese e-commerce champion's recent ventures

  • JD.com charges ahead into physical stores

    China's No. 2 e-tailer planning hundreds of cashier-free supermarkets

  • Hong Kong bus crash kills 18, injures 62

  • Company in focus

    Ride-hailing app Grab gears up for payment dominance

    Singaporean company aims to become the first big-data king in Southeast Asia

  • Malaysia's Maxis rides rising postpaid subscriptions to 9% profit

    Nation's 2nd-largest mobile operator sees smartphone penetration grow in FY2017

  • Kakao's record earnings overshadowed by stock fall

    South Korean chat app operator drops 11.8% after $1 billion share issuance and global stock dip

  • Will Chinese consumers like the new Peugeot and Citroen SUVs?

    French carmaker PSA says it will take a while to get back on track in China