5:02 am March 27, 2015 | No Comment
Indian democracy has many problems, but the widely held idea that the country has “too much democracy,” and needs a little splash of authoritarianism to knock it into shape, is a mistake.
5:52 pm March 26, 2015 | No Comment
Apple plans to introduce a trade-in program for iPhones in China, people familiar with the effort said, after a similar program bolstered sales in the US.
5:28 pm March 26, 2015 | No Comment
Facebook is opening up its Messenger chat application so that other software developers can add new features that will let people include photos, videos and other enhancements to their online conversations.
5:20 pm March 26, 2015 | No Comment
Evidence of Southeast Asia’s rising clout can be found in a bottle of Whyte & Mackay whisky.
5:09 pm March 26, 2015 | 1 Comment
Flush with cash transfers from the state-controlled Hajj fund, Indonesia’s Islamic banks see loan growth tripling in 2015 as interest-rate cuts spur demand.
4:58 pm March 26, 2015 | No Comment
Japan is stepping up pressure on companies to use their near-record cash stockpiles to help drive growth, with Finance Minister Taro Aso saying on Thursday the government should consider a tax to prod businesses into action.
4:48 pm March 26, 2015 | No Comment
Toyota Motor will shift half of all the vehicles it makes to new cost-saving platforms by 2020, following a similar move by rival Volkswagen.
4:40 pm March 26, 2015 | No Comment
Kraft Foods Group will merge with HJ Heinz in a deal orchestrated by 3G Capital and Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway, creating the third-largest food and beverage company in North America.
6:14 pm March 25, 2015 | No Comment
A decade ago, Joe Jimenez was peddling ketchup and baked beans. Now he’s using Microsoft’s gaming technology and embedding Google sensors in contact lenses to reinvent the world’s biggest maker of medicine.
5:58 pm March 25, 2015 | No Comment
Inflation showed signs of stirring in February, signaling an improving US economy is starting to give companies the ability to charge more.
5:01 pm March 25, 2015 | No Comment
A record high yield premium for offshore yuan debt and Asia’s strongest currency rally are attracting investors back to Dim Sum bonds traded in Hong Kong.
4:37 pm March 25, 2015 | 2 Comments
Seven decades after the end of World War II, the international economic architecture crafted by the US faces its biggest shakeup yet, with China establishing new channels for influence to match its ambitions.