Japan extended a string of trade deficits in May, official data showed on Wednesday, as the country’s import costs rose on the weak yen, but shipments to the United States and China soared.
Three leading shipping companies announced an alliance on three crucial routes on Tuesday in a strategy to face over-capacity and declining demand for transportation.
In a rural classroom in the Thai highlands, hill tribe children energetically slide their fingertips over tablet computer screens practising everything from English to mathematics and music.
The hedge fund that has called on Sony to list part of its profitable entertainment arm has boosted its stake in the company, a report said Tuesday, days ahead of a shareholders’ meeting.
Chinese telecoms giant Huawei will launch a new smartphone on Tuesday to better compete with high-end rivals like Apple and Samsung overseas, a company official said.
Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani schoolgirl shot by the Taliban for promoting girls’ education, on Monday denounced an attack on a bus carrying female students in Quetta as “cowardly”.
US aircraft leasing group ILFC has ordered an extra 50 Airbus A320neo airliners with a catalogue price of $5.0 billion (3.7 billion euros), the two companies announced on the first day of the Paris Air Show on Monday.
European aircraft maker Airbus made a big breakthrough for its flagship A380 superjumbo airliner on Monday, taking the first order for the plane this year after a setback over cracks in the wings.
A consortium led by Asia’s richest man Li Ka-shing said on Monday it had agreed to buy a Dutch waste management company, in a deal worth more than $1billion.
Activist Chen Guangcheng says that China waged an “unrelenting” pressure campaign that led New York University to end his studies as he voiced fear for academic freedom in the United States.