Premium carmakers see China drama ahead

Analysts say sales fall will mean luxury brands warn on profits

Chagos Islands: Long journey home

Islanders were forcibly displaced in the 1960s. Now there is hope of a return, but it is complicated by the US military presence

Suzuki aims to buy back VW’s stake

German carmaker ordered to sell 19.9% holding in Japanese group

China turbulence casts shadow on Africa

Fears grow for rare economic bright spot

China P2P lender banks on social media use

China Rapid Finance uses Tencent data to judge creditworthiness

Fuganto Widjaja

Fuganto Widjaja, Sinar Mas: a new start

The founder’s grandson has set out to modernise the family-run conglomerate

Luxury groups wait on Chinese stock take

Slide in share prices makes consumers less keen to splash out

A customer looks at goods in the Don Quijote Co. Ltd.'s store in Tokyo, Thursday, February 23, 2006.
Photo by Haruyoshi Yamaguchi

Japan’s ‘Donki’ rides inbound tourism surge

Unconventional discount retailer buoyed by overseas visitors

The headquarters of Bank of China Harbin branch
Two senior Bank of China officials are missing and believed to have fled China after up to one billion yuan (120 million US dollars) was embezzled from a branch of the bank.

China banks face surging bad loans

Lenders grappling with toughest market conditions in years

Hanergy Thin Film Power swings to a loss

HTF attributes loss to ending of contracts with parent

Tesco’s Dunnhumby sets up Chinese venture

Data analysis business seeks growth ahead of planned sale

Vodafone India confirms 4G launch

Move comes weeks after rivals unveiled their launch plans

Taking China seriously

Looking through short-term swings, where is the economy moving?

Qantas chief’s pay soars as revamp takes off

Six senior executives divide A$23m pot after programme of cuts bolsters airline’s performance

Cambodian banks: still powering ahead

Very high growth rates look sustainable, at least in short term

Rakuten to offer electricity online

Japanese ecommerce group weighs tie-up with Marubeni as domestic power market opens up

Ironman: Wanda why?

Chinese billionaire is obviously in it for the long run

Japan Post eyes freebies for IPO delivery

Brokerage groups fret over how to make a heavy, low-growth package appealing to investor recipients

Tesco eyes $844m Homeplus dividend

Payout would lower sale price of retailer’s Korean business

Food groups wary of India’s new watchdog

Producers grapple with a regulator seeking to assert its authority


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