US West Texas Intermediate crude was 82 cents, 1.3 per cent, higher at USD 63.58 a barrel.
20 May 2019 10:33 AM
After many lackluster months, the price of bitcoin started to rally from early April, hitting a 10-month high earlier this week.
17 May 2019 3:09 PM
Current law already bans the flying of drones over key facilities such as the Prime Minister's Office and the Imperial Palace.
17 May 2019 2:55 PM
The appointments are likely to be announced on Friday and presented for approval at a shareholder meeting in June.
17 May 2019 11:27 AM
Brent crude futures were at USD 73.00 a barrel at 0303 GMT, up 38 cents, or 0.5 per cent.
17 May 2019 9:56 AM
Japan will host the G20 summit in Osaka on June 28-29, with Donald Trump and China's President among the world leaders expected to attend.
16 May 2019 2:54 PM
Cheers and screams filled the air in Tokyo on Saturday as new Japanese Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako made their first greetings.
04 May 2019 8:58 AM
Japan's new Emperor Naruhito formally ascended the Chrysanthemum Throne, a day after his father's historic abdication.
01 May 2019 10:42 AM
'Heisei' that is 'achieving peace' period ended with Akhito stepping down as Japan's Emperor.
30 Apr 2019 2:22 PM
Ghosn also faces two charges of deferring some USD 80 million of his salary and hiding this in official documents to shareholders.
25 Apr 2019 9:21 AM
The elegant 52-year-old with long blonde hair has become a passionate spokeswoman for her husband, loudly proclaiming his innocence.
24 Apr 2019 2:01 PM
The automaker is scheduled to announce its full-year earnings results on May 14.
24 Apr 2019 11:18 AM
Japanese authorities on Monday hit former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn with a fresh charge of aggravated breach of trust.
22 Apr 2019 12:24 PM
A blind Japanese sailor completed his non-stop Pacific voyage on Saturday, local media reported.
20 Apr 2019 1:38 PM
Tokyo prosecutors are likely to indict former Nissan Motor Co Ltd boss Carlos Ghosn on an additional charge.
19 Apr 2019 2:38 PM
Toyota has already invested USD 500 million in Uber as the firm races Google-owned Waymo.
19 Apr 2019 9:48 AM
A Japanese professor could face up to 10 years in jail after getting his students to produce ecstasy, in an echo of TV show 'Breaking Bad'.
19 Apr 2019 8:26 AM
He's been charged with falsifying financial documents in under-reporting his compensation and with breach of trust in dubious payments.
15 Apr 2019 12:39 PM
A Japanese court ruled that Carlos Ghosn will remain in detention until April 22, as prosecutors grill the former Nissan boss.
12 Apr 2019 4:55 PM
The wife of Nissan's former Chairman Carlos Ghosn will be questioned by prosecutors in a Tokyo court on Thursday.
11 Apr 2019 12:08 PM