Consumers

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

  • Japan farm co-op group to push beef and rice via a Hong Kong unit

    The new local arm will work to boost sales in the top importer of Japanese foods

  • SoftBank to IPO mobile unit to fuel startup strategy

    Group's rising debt level remains in 'safe zone,' insists CEO Son

  • Second Phnom Penh casino lifts NagaCorp earnings

    Company will plow ahead with Russian project despite tax increase

  • China's Didi launches car-sharing app with 12 automakers

    Platform for new energy vehicles to also offer finance and insurance services

  • Retailers suffer as Indonesians choose travel over shopping

    Clarks and Gap to close as shift in behavior hits consumer spending

  • Interview

    The key to surviving in China's P2P marketplace? Understanding regulations

    Online lender Dianrong eyes Southeast Asia opportunities, founder says

  • A little technology turns the automobile into a karaoke parlor

    For $400 parents can now keep their kids occupied on long road trips