Unilever CEO values sustainable-development opportunities in Asia

Paul Polman says businesses must be part of society's solution

  • Retiring TSMC's Morris Chang keeps eye on Samsung rivalry

    New dual leadership will test Taiwan chipmaker

  • No dialogue with North Korea without denuclearization, Abe says

    Japanese PM seeks to mend ties with China through reciprocal visits

  • From the cardboard industry, Japan's economy looks 'golden'

    Bellwether material is in for a record-setting year, industry exec says

  • Former Australian PM: China-US can rein in Pyongyang

    Cooperation key to solving region's problems, sharing intelligence can curb terrorism

  • Fed to shed $2tn in assets 'over long period'

    Ex-vice chairman reckons Yellen wants to get started on balance sheet shrinkage

  • Spring Airlines targets China's ascendant middle class

    Chairman sees room for foreign partners in a still-underserved market

  • Reappoint BOJ's Kuroda, says Abe economic adviser

    Koichi Hamada adds his voice to support for the face of Abenomics

  • 'Mistake' to think Britain turning in on itself: Boris Johnson

    UK foreign minister calls 1984 Hong Kong declaration 'a living treaty'

  • AirAsia plans to launch fintech products

    Malaysian budget carrier wants its own version of AliPay and TripAdvisor

  • Murata chief sees plenty of room for growth in smartphone parts

    Proliferating features, demand from Chinese makers creating boom for components

  • It was 20 years ago that the Thai central bank panicked

    Bequeathed a crisis, former finance chief Tarrin recalls getting out of it

  • Snatching Taiwan's allies will backfire on China, says Premier Lin

    Leader says Taipei still wants good economic ties with Beijing and to join TPP

  • AIIB will stay 'lean,' says vice president

    China-led lender will continue cofinancing projects with the World Bank and ADB

  • Hong Kong trimmed to 'one country, 1.5 systems'

    Student activists argue that the next decade is crucial to secure democracy

  • Foxconn says Dell, Kingston to join its bid for Toshiba chip unit

    Tycoon Terry Gou says Foxconn will pass anti-trust test

  • HR software developer Workday eyes expanded presence in Asia

    Plans include opening Seoul, Bangkok offices, doubling Asia staff

  • China economist concerned by inefficient government investment

    Central bank official sees multiple factors as 'favorable' for economy overall

  • Moon adviser says only government can create jobs

    South Korea's economic policy will shift to 'people first'

  • BHP CEO: Shale not a long-term goal, potash has potential

    Mining giant not impressed with Elliott's attempts at 'financial engineering'