Japan Update

Concept drawing of the food court planned at Singapore airport. © (Courtesy of ANA Trading)

ANA to open Japanese food court at Singapore airport

Airline operator seeks to cater to growing popularity of the cuisine

  • Mitsubishi, Mitsui plow tech into new solutions for agriculture

    Drones, data harnessed to help farmers do more with less

  • Japan shelves Osprey funding amid local pushback

    Safety fears about the aircraft resurface after Australian crash

  • Earnings preview

    Interior designer Tanseisha seen narrowing first-half profit drop

    Lack of lucrative big projects hurts profitability

  • Japan's Kirin taps AI for beer making

    Machine learning expected to yield new recipes

  • Konica Minolta targets $1.8bn in sales from health care in 3 years

    Office equipment maker seeks salvation in health care, IoT businesses

  • Obstacles grow for coal power in Japan

    Economic and environmental concerns clash in setting nation's energy course

  • With US backer parting ways, Seibu set for new era of growth

    Japanese group expanding hotel business after 'tense' relationship with Cerberus

  • Abe keeps up suspense over snap election

    Yet Japanese leader could risk losing chance to revise constitution

  • Japan Market Pulse

    Tokyo stocks getting little love from oil-rich nations

    Fuji Oil, autoparts maker Press Kogyo among the few names attracting attention

  • Japan Inc. softening its outlook for the yen

    Euro's strength leaves room for better-than-forecast results

  • Mitsui to double spending in aircraft-leasing ops

    Japanese trading house to focus on smaller jets amid rising demand from budget carriers

  • Dai-ichi Life plots return to foreign property markets

    Yield-starved Japanese insurer eyes broad exposure via fund of funds

  • Dim bond market view casts doubt on Japan's inflation goals

    Economists, central bank also downgrade price-growth forecasts

  • More Japanese companies trimming financial summaries

    Newly allowed practice largely fails to speed up releases

  • Foreign financial institutions set sail for Japan once more

    Government aims to cut red tape, looking to boost Tokyo's financial profile

  • No vacation without taxation

    Record foreign tourism prompts Japan to look for new revenue to handle the flow

  • BOJ could overtake ECB as world's largest central bank

    But with increased size comes increased risks

  • Hitachi to offer 'internet of things' security service in China

    All-in-one system monitors elevators, security, temperature, power usage

  • Japan department stores upbeat on tax-free sales as tourists return

    Skin care products driving recovery, but apparel remains a liability