K. Oanh Ha
A group of Chinese tourists walks through the Ginza district in Tokyo.
Jun 22, 2024
Japan and Thailand top list of travel destinations for Chinese tourists
The return of Chinese tourists is being closely watched, as their numbers and spending are crucial for the tourism industry’s recovery.
Tourists take pictures from a boat on the Chao Phraya river in Bangkok.
Jun 13, 2024
Thailand is already seeing signs of a 'White Lotus' travel bump
The series recently wrapped filming at several resorts and locations in the nation.
Tourists on a beach in China’s Fujian province in May
Jun 3, 2024
China’s tourists to spend nearly $1 trillion on holidays at home
Spending by domestic holidaymakers is expected to be 11% higher than 2019.
Japan Times
Apr 4, 2022
Russian ships switch flags at record rate amid sanctions scrutiny
A total of 18 ships, including 11 cargo vessels from the same fleet, changed to non-Russian flags last month, maritime consultancy Windward Ltd. found.
Japan Times
Mar 28, 2022
Russian tankers going dark raises flags on sanctions evasion
The ships engaging in dark activity include vessels connected to big corporations and multinational shipping firms, as well as small businesses.
Japan Times
Feb 14, 2022
Facing crisis, Hong Kong leans on Beijing to contain COVID-19 surge
Authorities in the city on Sunday reported 1,347 coronavirus infections and said more than 3,400 confirmed patients were receiving treatment.
Japan Times
Nov 25, 2021
China's seven-week port quarantine snarls supply chains further
To comply with the measure, owners and managers have had to reroute ships, delaying shipments and crew changes.
Japan Times
Oct 18, 2021
Richest families in Southeast Asia scout for the next unicorn
Moguls from Thailand's Dhanin Chearavanont to the Philippines' Lance Gokongwei are either plowing millions of dollars directly into promising companies or setting up venture capital funds.
Japan Times
Mar 28, 2021
When a desert wind blew $10 billion of global trade off course
The grounding highlighted the fragility of a global network of markets and economies that takes for granted the flow of goods through it.
Japan Times
Nov 28, 2020
Anger grows at Hong Kong’s erratic COVID-19 rules as cases mount
Though the city has thus far been relatively unscathed the city has encountered more waves than most other places and is entering its fourth round of stop-start restrictions.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies / FOCUS
Apr 29, 2019
HNA's $25 billion fire sale not enough to emerge from crisis
Even for a company that's been through as many crises as HNA Group Co., it's been a rough few months.
May 5, 2018
Xerox CEO to stay in surprise U-turn, putting deal with Fujifilm in flux and setting off proxy war
A plan to replace the chief executive officer of Xerox Corp. and several directors fell apart over a technicality, setting the stage for a proxy fight in which activist shareholders will seek to improve the terms of a deal to cede control of the iconic U.S. printer company to Japan's Fujifilm Holdings...


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