[TOKYO]Finance Minister Taro Aso said on Tuesday that Japan has essentially escaped from the economic malaise linked to asset price deflation, although policymakers need to do more.

[TOKYO] Japan has okayed plans to let people choose to start drawing their state pensions beyond the age of 70 as it grapples with severe labour shortages, ballooning welfare costs and a shrivelling...

JAPAN'S core machinery orders tumbled in December at the fastest pace in more than three years, and companies expect orders to rise only marginally in January-March, raising concerns that recent...

JAPAN'S trading houses are scouting for assets as they enjoy their best profit outlook in six years, driven by higher prices for commodities from metals and coking coal to oil and natural gas...

[TOKYO] Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso said the yen's recent move isn't abrupt enough to warrant intervention...

JAPAN'S economy posted its longest continuous expansion since the 1980s boom as fourth quarter growth was boosted by consumer spending, moving Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's revival plan a...

INDIA has welcomed the initiative to create the Quadrilateral Security Dialogue, or Quad, but it needs to tread carefully, as it may end up making large military commitments without getting much in...

[TOKYO] It is a marriage made in Heaven for cute-obsessed Japan: this Valentine's Day, lovers can present the object of their affection with a world first - naturally bright pink chocolate...

[TOKYO] Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing announced a deal with Japanese telecom firm SoftBank on Friday to develop a taxi app in Japan, where services like Uber have struggled to make inroads.

[TOKYO] Even in the age of LinkedIn profiles and digital addresses, the business card endures.