SINGAPORE remains the biggest catchment area for American direct investments in Asia. Some US$15 billion were poured into factories and offices in the city state last year, raising the level of...

A CHINESE tycoon's purchase of vast wheat fields in France highlights China's increasing acquisition of foreign farmland as the Asian giant seeks to keep up with its massive population...

[BEIJING] China's state planner issued guidelines on Tuesday for monitoring the overseas activities of Chinese firms and individuals to prevent tax fraud, money laundering, illegal financing,...

MALAYSIA'S Retirement Fund Inc aims to lift the overseas portion of its investment portfolio to as much as 15 per cent from 12, as the US$30 billion pension fund looks to boost performance while...

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THE success of companies that venture abroad hinges on how they adapt to local cultures and address cultural differences. Those that have a strong and distinct organisational culture have...

FROM a small Californian brewery to a 175-year-old Czech pilsner brand, Japanese beermakers are in hot pursuit of more drinkers around the world as their home market languishes.