Business

Panda Beer anyone? Craft beers flow in middle-class China

May 19, 2018

Hundreds of craft beer enthusiasts, investors and brewers are attending an exhibition in Shanghai dedicated to expanding the palette of Chinese consumers and promoting sales of high-end brews

Malaysians transfixed by luxury goods seized from ex-PM flat

May 19, 2018

In 10 days of dramatic political developments, none has transfixed Malaysians more than the sight of truckloads of boxes of Hermes Birkin handbags and luggage filled with cash and jewelry being seized from apartments linked to the former prime minister

Malaysia anti-graft body summons ex-PM Najib for questioning

May 18, 2018

A Malaysian official says former Prime Minister Najib Razak has been summoned for questioning in a money-laundering probe involving the 1MDB state investment fund

Toyota chief hopes to help Japan automakers keep tech edge

May 18, 2018

Toyota Motor Corp. chief Akio Toyoda, tapped to head the Japanese auto industry association, is promising to lead a push among manufacturers to keep a competitive edge in emerging technologies like zero-emission and autonomous driving

Global stocks mixed on backdrop of US-China talks

May 18, 2018

World stocks are mixed as U.S. and Chinese officials hold a new round of talks to avert a trade war between the world's two biggest economies.

China first home-built aircraft carrier completes sea trials

May 18, 2018

China says its first entirely home-built aircraft carrier has successfully completed five days of sea trials

Asian stocks marginally higher on backdrop of US-China talks

May 18, 2018

Asian stocks marginally higher on backdrop of US-China talks

Study says China-backed dam in Cambodia would destroy Mekong

May 18, 2018

A study says a Chinese-backed plan for Cambodia to build the Mekong River's biggest dam would destroy fisheries that feed millions and worsen tensions with Vietnam, the downstream country with most to lose from dams on the waterway

Toshiba's chip sale to consortium wins regulatory approval

May 17, 2018

Japanese electronics company Toshiba Corp. says the sale of its computer memory chip business to a consortium led by Bain Capital Private Equity has cleared all anti-trust regulatory approval, including one it was awaiting from China

3 Japanese seek damages, apology for forced sterilizations

May 17, 2018

Three Japanese forcibly sterilized decades ago under a now-defunct Eugenics Protection Law have filed lawsuits against the government demanding an apology and compensation