Japan Update

Japan Airlines President Yoshiharu Ueki, left, will be replaced by Yuji Akasaka, managing executive officer in charge of engineering and maintenance in April.

Japan Airlines chief, credited with helping steer recovery, to step down

  • Japan's career women find little to cheer since Abe promise

    Only one in five say opportunities for workplace participation have improved

  • Mr Uniqlo's 5 tips for management success

    Tadashi Yanai on lessons he has learned from building the fashion empire

  • Abe to attend opening ceremony at South Korean Olympics

    Japanese PM will meet President Moon to discuss 'comfort women' and North Korea

  • Japan posts trade surplus in 2017 for 2nd straight year on strong exports

  • Japanese carmakers fall in line readying electrics for China

    Mazda is the latest to develop SUV with local partner ahead of stricter rules

  • Japanese bioventures receiving healthy dose of investor funds

    Top-tier bio startups rack up record market capitalization

  • Japan Market Pulse

    Discipline goes by the wayside as stock rally continues

    Minority shareholders overlooked amid easy fundraising environment

  • Japan's Shimizu admits to rigging maglev bids

    General contractor follows Obayashi in seeking gentler punishment for collusion

  • Japan launches test of self-driving truck convoys

    Labor-saving tech would let one driver direct multiple vehicles

  • Japan moving backward on road to budget surplus

    Cabinet Office now says Tokyo won't hit goal until at least fiscal 2027

  • State Street taking board diversity push to Japan

    US asset manager calling for more outside directors and female representation

  • Japanese and US equities gain momentum on earnings upside

    Optimism on global economy shoring up investor sentiment

  • Consumer gadgets drive record orders at Japan parts makers

    'Internet of things' trend also contributed to fifth straight quarter of growth

  • Japan's department store sales see first rise in 3 years

    Urban consumers and overseas visitors lead uptick in spending

  • Deadly volcano eruption in Japan confounds forecasters

    One killed, 11 hurt in ski area northwest of Tokyo

  • TPP 11 deal reached as Canada and Vietnam end holdout

    Side deals will enact concessions needed to reach March signing

  • Suntory to pour $900m into boosting bourbon output in US

    Tax cut factored into Japanese company's decision to upgrade Beam distilleries

  • BOJ chief tries to quash market speculation of tapering

    Gov. Kuroda adamant that massive monetary easing will continue

  • BOJ's negative-rate policy helps Japan reduce debt issuance

    Ministry expects extra $13.6bn income in fiscal 2018 by selling bonds above face value