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The new Chinese regime in Hong Kong has raised concerns about Hong Kong’s future as a global financial centre. Photograph: Lam Yik Fei/The New York Times

US hedge fund Elliott Management is closing its Hong Kong office, becoming one of the first large financial institutions to shutter operations in the (...)

The company, which has tried several strategies to revive its business, faces two demands for extraordinary general shareholder meetings. Photograph: Toshifumi Kitamuratoshifumi Kitamura/AFP/Getty

Toshiba has held an emergency board meeting and called on Goldman Sachs for help as the Japanese technology conglomerate battles with an unprecedented(...)

Sushiro’s experiment with AI was played out on TV in a documentary that pitted software against a trained sushi chef.

Back in late 2018, in one of the family’s favourite lunching spots overlooking Tokyo Bay, I had the nastiest mouthful of sushi I can remember. Its awf(...)

 Carlos Ghosn, former chairman and CEO of the Renault-Nissan Alliance,

Japanese regulators have demanded a ¥2.4bn (€19.8 million) fine from Nissan, alleging it understated pay for its former chairman Carlos Ghosn over a f(...)

The new roles are across a number of areas, including artificial intelligence, data analytics and blockchain

Chinese technology services company Horizon8 is to create up to 50 jobs with the opening of a new European headquarters in Cork. The company, formerl(...)

Member of staff at Huawei’s flagship store in Bangkok, Thailand: firm has avoided   worst-case scenario. Photograph: Soe Zeya Tun

Panasonic said it was halting shipments of some components to Huawei that would fall under the proposed US export restrictions, in the latest setback (...)

The stricken   Fukushima  nuclear power plant in  2011. The accident at the   plant was unleashed by a devastating earthquake and tsunami. Photograph:  Yoshikazu Tsuno/AFP/Getty Images

Just two years after the Fukushima nuclear accident, Shinzo Abe, Japan’s prime minister, was gamely trying to make a virtue out of a catastrophic liab(...)

There was an assumption  that everyone on the factory floor was devoted to the perfection of monozukuri, or craftsmanship. Photograph: AP

On an otherwise ordinary afternoon in mid-December, the Hakata to Tokyo express pulled into Nagoya and a thousand passengers were ordered off the trai(...)

Traders in the NYSE, December 13th. Photograph: Reuters/Brendan McDermid

Stocks globally reached a record high on Wednesday ahead of a widely expected interest rate increase by the US Federal Reserve. Political jitters hi(...)

Toshiba share sale: the company hopes to erase a €5.7 billion liability. Photograph: Tomohiro Ohsumi/Bloomberg

Toshiba plans to sell shares to raise 600 billion yen, or about €4.5 billion, and will explore selling its Westinghouse-related assets in a bid to avo(...)

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