Posts Tagged ‘Japan’

Why Ghosn’s still jailed and what it says about Japan

TOKYO • Carlos Ghosn, the deposed chairman of Nissan Motor Co, was until recently a jet-setting captain of industry. To the shock of many, he was arrested ...

With RM3.7t in cash, Japan M&A set for ‘biggest year ever’

Japanese firms outmuscle China as they announce more than 1,000 offshore M&As totalling a record RM787b last year
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Tears as Japan emperor gives last New Year speech

TOKYO • Japan’s Emperor Akihito delivered his final New Year’s address yesterday before his abdication later this year, telling a record turnout of ...

Japan export growth stalls on trade-war risks

By BLOOMBERG
TOKYO • Japan’s export growth slowed again in November, with shipments eking out a tiny gain, as weakening demand in China and trade-war ...

Japan’s FY19 budget to top RM3.7t for 1st time

By BLOOMBERG
TOKYO • Japan’s budget for the fiscal year starting in April 2019 (FY19) will top ¥100 trillion (RM3.72 trillion) for the first time, ...

There’s one place where VCs chase founders to give them money

Plentiful jobs and stigma of job failure are reasons why the Japanese aren’t starting companies
TOKYO • Yusuke Muranaka is ready to bet millions of ...

Police, firemen search for cause of explosion in Japan’s Sapporo

TOKYO – Police and fire officials on Monday were searching for the cause of a dramatic explosion in the northern Japanese city of ...

Huawei freezes orders from Japan supplier after CFO arrest

TOKYO • The surprise arrest of Huawei Technologies Co Ltd’s CFO Meng Wanzhou is about to impact one of the Chinese company’s suppliers in Japan.
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Japan economy shrinks 2.5% in 3Q on capex fall

TOKYO • Japan’s economy contracted more than initially projected in the third quarter (3Q), driven by the biggest drop in business spending in nine years ...

Japan’s ‘insecure’ princess vows to serve

pic by AFP PHOTO / IMPERIAL HOUSEHOLD AGENCY OF JAPAN
TOKYO • Japan’s Crown Princess Masako yesterday pledged to do her best despite feeling ...

S. Korea-Japan spat deepens over Mitsubishi case

SEOUL • A diplomatic spat between South Korea and Japan deepened yesterday after the Supreme Court in Seoul ruled that Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd was ...

Nomura’s rating likely cut by Moody’s on profit woes

By BLOOMBERG
TOKYO • Nomura Holdings Inc faces a possible credit-rating cut by Moody’s Investors Service Inc after it warned of weak earnings prospects ...