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  1. Nissan in limbo waiting for Japan-made parts

    Posted Mar 30th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Neil Gough Nissan Motor is scaling back production at all of its Chinese car factories due to supply-chain disruptions caused by the March 11 earthquake and tsunami in Japan. Nissan is cancelling all weekend and overtime shifts at its mainland car plants because component suppliers in Japan have yet to boost output back to normal levels, Nissan China spokeswoman Sharon Shen said ...

  2. BA eyes deal for Japan Airlines

    Posted Mar 18th 2011, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam British Airways is eyeing the chance of a consolidation with the cash-strapped Japan Airlines (JAL) despite the latter's dimmed business outlook in light of the country's worst disaster in a century. The route between London and Tokyo has been among the most profitable for British Airways, and Japan's recent earthquake and ensuing nuclear crisis has ...

  3. First Eastern to launch budget airline in Japan

    Posted Sep 10th 2010, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... Charlotte So Investment fund First Eastern Investment Group is to set up Japan's first budget airline with All Nippon Airways (ANA), the nation's second-largest carrier, to cash in on buoyant air travel demand in East Asia. 'I was sceptical about the idea when the chairman of ANA, Yoji Ohashi, pitched me the proposal to jointly run a budget airline in Japan two years ...

  4. Taobao, Yahoo Japan in talks on online cross-border trade tie-up

    Posted Apr 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Bien Perez Taobao, the mainland's leading internet shopping portal, and Softbank Corp-controlled Yahoo Japan are closing in on a deal that could drive cross-border trade between ... Taobao, which had more than 170 million registered users in December, was estimated to have hosted more than two million online stores as of June last year. Tokyo-listed Yahoo Japan, in which ...

  5. Japan telecom firms focus on mainland

    Posted Jun 07th 2004, 12:00am by Ben Kwok

    ... BEN KWOK Telecommunications companies from Japan are setting aggressive sales targets on the mainland, buoyed by strengthening direct investment trends among Japanese multinationals. The country's two leaders in the telecommunications sector- NTT Communications Asia and KDDI- hope they can double their sales in the mainland to 10 billion yen (HK$700 million) within the next two ...

  6. Corporate Japan resigned to kowtowing for trade

    Posted Feb 11th 2004, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... and unstable to invest in. 'If we had a plant in Mexico or France, we could close it,' said an official at one of Japan's major carmakers. 'Imagine trying to close a factory ... of those in Japan, and an enormous domestic market. This has left Japanese firms with no choice but to join the scramble, late in the game. Last year, funds from Japan overtook those from ...

  7. Japanese carmakers in China face damaging supply crunch

    Posted Mar 18th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Neil Gough Supply chain disruptions in the wake of last week's earthquake and tsunami in Japan may spell trouble for Japanese carmakers in China if the situation worsens or current ... from Japan could be run down in a matter of weeks. Production at nearly all of Japan's car plants and their supplier factories has been suspended since the quake struck last Friday, ...

  8. Business - China Business - TECHNOLOGY

    Lenovo completes strategic acquisition in Brazil

    Posted Jan 04th 2013, 12:00am by BIEN PEREZ

    ... in Argentina run by partner Newsan Group, bought control of German consumer electronics maker Medion and launched a joint venture with NEC in Japan. ...

  9. CNPC signs deal to buy 49pc of Nippon Oil plant

    Posted May 08th 2008, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... of the Japanese firm's refineries. The accord, signed during President Hu Jintao's state visit to Japan, will see CNPC secure additional fuel supplies without having to build a refinery, while helping Nippon Oil, Japan's largest refiner, slow a fall in utilisation and boost profits. CNPC, the parent of PetroChina, has agreed with Nippon Oil to set up a joint venture to own ...

  10. Awards reaffirm pedigree of services veteran

    Posted Feb 22nd 2005, 12:00am by Allan Nam

    ... performances in two major sectors, reaffirming its status as an Asian powerhouse. The JF SAR Japan Fund (Class A), which has risen by 55.2 per cent since 2001, against a 43 per cent increase for the FTSE World Japan Index, was the best performing Japan equity fund over a three-year span. The JF Korea Fund was the best performing South Korea equity fund over the same three-year period. ...




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