BRITISH American Tobacco plc (BAT) said the rapid growth of tobacco-heating products in Japan has slowed, adding to doubts that the category can offset the decline in traditional cigarettes.

WITH the world at an inflexion point on trade and security issues, Singapore's Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean on Monday urged countries to find ways to manage their bilateral and...

[TOKYO] , June 11 (Reuters) - Growing nations like Malaysia need different trade protections and, while Kuala Lumpur is not against trade pacts such as the Trans Pacific Partnership, the TPP must be...

RENTAL site Airbnb said on Thursday that it had been forced by the Japanese authorities to cancel thousands of reservations ahead of a new law regulating short-term rentals, and apologised for the...

RENTAL platform Airbnb has suspended a large majority of its listings in Japan ahead of a new law that goes into effect next week regulating short-term rentals in the country.

JAPAN'S household spending unexpectedly contracted in April and services sector activity slowed in May, figures out on Tuesday showed, raising the possibility of the economy falling into...

JAPANESE brewers are discovering a new way to tap the lucrative market of working adults: Get them tipsy more quickly and efficiently.

[TOKYO] Japanese brewers are discovering a new way to tap the lucrative market of working adults: Get them tipsy more quickly and efficiently.

JAPAN'S JERA, a US-German joint venture (JV) and an Australian firm have teamed up to develop battery projects in the Asia-Pacific, including the world's biggest, targeting a market...

COCA-COLA launched its first ever alcoholic drink on Monday in Japan - a fizzy, lemon-flavoured concoction laced with spirits that seeks to capitalise on the growing popularity of chuhai alcopops...