Monday, Feb 18, 2019 | Last Update : 09:26 PM IST


Report says Japan's PM nominated Trump for Nobel Peace Prize on US request

Japan's Shinzo Abe nominated US President Donald Trump for the Nobel Peace Prize after receiving a request from the US government.

18 Feb 2019 1:05 PM

Nissan downgrades full-year forecast, logs nine-month profit fall

Nissan downgraded its net profit forecast to 410 billion yen for the fiscal year to March

12 Feb 2019 3:28 PM

SoftBank Group's third-quarter profit leaps 60 pc, beating estimates

SoftBank’s operating profit in the Oct-Dec quarter was 438.3 billion yen versus 274 bn yen a year earlier.

06 Feb 2019 12:47 PM

Toyota nine-month net profit dives 30%, cuts forecast

Toyota's net profit for the nine months to december came to 1.42 trillion yen, down 29.3 percent from the same period the previous year.

06 Feb 2019 11:23 AM

Nissan poised to propose Ghosn replacement on board: report

At this gathering in April, shareholders also will be asked to remove Ghosn and his right-hand man Greg Kelly from the board.

04 Feb 2019 1:04 PM


Plane skids off runway, closing parts of Tokyo's Narita main hub

The officials and the carrier said the 201 passengers and crew had all been escorted off the Boeing 787 jet with no serious injuries.

01 Feb 2019 10:40 AM

Japan ditches porn

Japan's convenience stores to ditch porn mags ahead of Olympics.

22 Jan 2019 3:29 PM

Ghosn appeals against Japan bail rejection

Since his stunning arrest on November 19 the auto tycoon has languished in a Tokyo detention centre.

17 Jan 2019 1:09 PM

Nissan executive on leave for tasks related to Ghosn arrest

Munoz is among several executives media have speculated could be a possible successor to Ghosn.

05 Jan 2019 12:31 PM

Shares in SoftBank mobile unit rebound after earlier plunge

The shares were 8.3 per cent down at their lowest point -- 22 per cent below the IPO price.

20 Dec 2018 1:37 PM


Six missing after two US military planes crash off Japan

One serviceman has already been rescued and is thought to be in a stable condition.

06 Dec 2018 3:59 PM

Mitsubishi Motors dismisses Ghosn as chairman

Ghosn’s arrest marked a stunning fall for an executive who dominated the Japanese auto industry.

26 Nov 2018 3:34 PM

Nissan aims to nominate new chairman by around Dec 20: source

The new chairman would hold the post “at least” until Nissan’s next shareholder meeting.

23 Nov 2018 1:06 PM

Nissan board to meet for ousting Ghosn as future of alliance in focus

Nissan’s board meeting will be held sometime after 4:00 pm at its headquarters in Yokohama.

22 Nov 2018 10:53 AM

Japan dedicated to making bullet trains in India reality soon: PM Shinzo Abe

The Mumbai-Ahmedabad high speed corridor has been plagued by land acquisition issues but is expected to meet the deadline for a 2022 launch.

10 Nov 2018 12:21 PM


Toshiba to shed troubled assets, cut jobs; shares jump nearly 12 per cent

Toshiba cut its annual operating profit forecast to 60 billion yen from the previous estimate of 70 billion yen.

08 Nov 2018 10:40 AM

Oil prices rise for first time in three days, but trade war drags

Brent crude futures had gained 47 cents, or 0.6 per cent, to $76.38 a barrel by 0441 GMT.

31 Oct 2018 11:38 AM

PM Modi, Shinzo Abe warmth precedes talks today

Modi was affectionately received by Abe on his arrival at Hotel Mount Fuji in the Yamanashi prefecture, west of Tokyo.

29 Oct 2018 1:34 AM

Oil prices drop as oversupply looms amid global market woes

The global benchmark is on course for a weekly loss of over 4 per cent.

26 Oct 2018 12:41 PM

No breathing through nose, moving while I slept: Japanese scribe's Syria horror

Confined for 8 months to space just 1.5 mtrs high and 1 mte wide, Yasuda wasn't allowed to bathe, wash clothes, or make noise or movement.

26 Oct 2018 12:16 PM