JAPAN'S economy grew more than expected in the second quarter, helped by strong household and business spending and recovering from an earlier contraction, but global trade tensions loom as...

THE hugely successful initial public offering (IPO) by online marketplace Mercari in June was a bonanza for its shareholders - and may transform lukewarm attitudes among mainstream asset managers...

MAZDA, Suzuki and Yamaha conducted improper fuel economy and emissions tests on their vehicles, Japan's transport ministry said on Thursday...

JAPAN'S core machinery orders tumbled in June at the fastest pace in six months, with firms expecting another modest drop in the third quarter in a sign that capital expenditure may have peaked...

[NANJING] Pom-pom girls strut their stuff, pop music reverberates around the arena and a "kiss cam" trains its sights on the next unsuspecting couple...

[TOKYO] Japan is considering adopting daylight saving time next year and during the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games to allow sporting events to be held during the cooler hours of the early morning, the...

JAPAN'S retail sales climbed more than expected in June due to increased spending on fuel, appliances and cosmetics, in a positive sign that households are growing more confident in the economy...