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Spring Airlines' Airbus A320 aircraft at Shanghai's Hongqiao Airport © Reuters

China's Spring Airlines rides high on overseas travel boom

Low-cost carrier finds success, but it now faces challenges from rivals

  • China Inc. earnings rise on resource rebound, public spending

    Net profit rises 16% on previous year but sustainability concerns remain

  • Toshiba dithers over chip unit sale as clock ticks

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

  • LG Display sees a brighter picture with OLED

    With the technology having boosted its TV business, the group now eyes smartphones

  • Hyundai Motor confronts twin crises in China, US

    South Korea's leading automaker suffers from falling overseas sales, muddled strategy

  • Takata: A textbook example of crisis mis-management

    Why Toyota and Samsung succeeded where the scandal hit air bag maker failed

  • Foxconn seeks to raise its own profile after working for others

    The Taiwanese company embarks on an acquisition strategy to boost profits

  • CapitaLand accelerates 'asset light' strategy despite China's economic slowdown

    New business model includes tapping Vietnam, rolling out shared offices

  • Maybe Masayoshi Son's successor will be AI

    With $93bn to invest, SoftBank founder's timing must be impeccable

  • Salim returns to banking to gain control of Indonesia's digital economy

    The country's largest group believes the future lies in e-commerce

  • South Korea's new energy plan puts pressure on Kepco

    Power utility giant must adjust to push for less nuclear power and coal usage

  • Hong Kong's MTR is praised abroad for efficiency, but criticized at home

    Local commuters say railway operator puts profits before affordable service

  • Asian streaming services stand strong against US rivals

    HOOQ, iflix, Hotstar have the content, capital to edge Netflix, Amazon

  • Entrepreneurs still figuring out the streaming industry

    The CEOs of Hotstar, iflix and HOOQ all have unique formulas

  • TSMC looks to feed AI boom

    Making Apple chips puts Taiwanese company on equal footing with Intel

  • Bangkok Airways explores next 'boutique routes'

    Thai carrier combines tailored services with airport ownership to be competitive

  • AIA's new chief has big challenges -- and big shoes to fill

    Insurer needs growth in China and a digital strategy to maintain its momentum

  • Maruti Suzuki wants the world, starting with rural India

    Suzuki Motor is trying to strengthen the unit, but it may encounter pushback

  • China's Lenovo losing bet on mobile phone diversification

    Company seeks return to PC roots after mishandling Motorola acquisition

  • Malaysia's Sime Darby splits up palm oil kingdom to raise equity value

    To free group from conglomerate discount, plantation and property divisions will be listed separately