Dubai to curb pace of construction projects as prices skid

Business / Economy Sep 3, 2019

Dubai to curb pace of construction projects as prices skid

Dubai's ruler issued a directive on Monday that would curb the pace of new real estate construction projects as property prices fall and the sheer scale of developments threatens to outstrip demand. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum ordered the creation of a committee to ...

U.S. startups look to Japan's graying population

Business Aug 28, 2019

U.S. startups look to Japan's graying population

U.S. startups focusing on care products and services for the elderly are tapping into the graying Japanese market, where more than 35 million people are over the age of 65. Seismic, a California-based apparel company, hopes to expand in Japan with its Powered Clothing, a ...

Business / Corporate Feb 20, 2018

Japanese drone service provider Terra taps Indian market

Tokyo-based drone service and solution provider Terra Drone Corp. will launch operations in India this year to apply unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) tech within the industry field of Asia's third-largest economy. Terra Drone India Pvt., a local unit of the firm, was incorporated last month ...

Abe wants to raise construction site productivity with drones, AI

Business Sep 12, 2016

Abe wants to raise construction site productivity with drones, AI

The government unveiled has unveiled a campaign to raise productivity at construction sites by 20 percent by 2025 through the use of drones and artificial intelligence. At an inaugural meeting of officials and private-sector experts tasked with formulating new growth strategy policies, Prime Minister Shinzo ...