SEOUL, South Korea — Colonial-era Korean laborers are seeking a court’s approval for the sales of local assets of their former Japanese employer after it refused to comply with a court order to compensate
Japan’s threat of export controls on South Korean chipmakers risks “large unintended consequences” on the technology supply chain, including for Japanese companies, a top Asia economist has warned. Tokyo
Japanese companies announced an unprecedented $55.6 billion of share repurchases in 2018 TOKYO—A record wave of share buybacks by companies such as Sony Corp., SoftBank Group Corp. and Nomura Holdings
TOKYO (Reuters) - The Bank of Japan's focus on keeping the yen weak and bolstering stock prices has made executives complacent and hurt corporate competitiveness, says a former state banker turned critic
The South Korean government has angrily denied claims by Japan that its is turning a blind eye to transfers of sensitive technology to North Korea, in defiance of United Nations sanctions on Pyongyang.
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Japanese company Sanrio (8136.T), which owns the Hello Kitty franchise, was fined 6.2 million euros ($6.94 million) by EU antitrust regulators on Tuesday for preventing cross-border
Brussels moved to take Hello Kitty off the leash on Tuesday, fining Japanese company Sanrio €6.2m for imposing unfair restrictions on cross-border sales of products featuring the famous character. The
TOKYO/SEOUL (Reuters) - Japan has tightened curbs on exports of high-tech materials used in smartphone displays and chips to South Korea, upping the ante in a decades-old dispute with Seoul over South