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Japan Times
JAPAN / Science & Health
Mar 8, 2022
'Digital detox' gains allure in Japan amid rising screen times
Experts say cutting down usage of digital devices helps people live healthier lives, with benefits ranging from better sleep to increased concentration.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Sep 16, 2021
Seoul doesn't have Beijing's crackdown muscle
Apple and Google felt South Korea's legislative wrath last month thanks to a new law that stops software developers from having to use payment platforms tied to their app stores.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Aug 8, 2021
In China's Silicon Valley, COVID-19 curbs pinch hardware startups
Border closures have paralyzed the movement of talent to and from Shenzhen, throwing a spanner in the rapid cycles of product development.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Jul 3, 2021
Mitsubishi Electric chief to resign over firm's decades of 'organizational misconduct'
President Takeshi Sugiyama will quit after the Japanese electronics conglomerate found it had cheated on inspections for air conditioners and compressors for train use.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
May 19, 2021
Taiwan aims to keep chip production humming as COVID-19 spreads
Taiwan’s government has pledged to try to keep the world supplied with chips even as COVID-19 cases escalate, while anticipating a limited impact from its worst outbreak so far.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Jul 22, 2020
South Korea's trade fight threatens serious long-term harm to Japan
Businesses in South Korea may someday thank Shinzo Abe for forcing them to develop their own ways to get strategic supplies.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Feb 11, 2020
Japanese firms moving production sites to Southeast Asia as coronavirus outbreak disrupts supply chains
Japan's manufacturers have started moving production out of China because they fear the deadly coronavirus outbreak could prolong plant closures and wreak more havoc on their supply chains.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Jan 18, 2020
Toshiba CEO Nobuaki Kurumatani to be given additional title of president in April
Toshiba Corp. Chief Executive Officer Nobuaki Kurumatani will add the title of president effective April, part of a revamp among top management aimed at speeding up decision-making.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Jan 2, 2020
Sony cranking out image sensors round the clock to meet smartphone-fueled demand
Sony Corp. is working around the clock to manufacture its in-demand image sensors, but even a 24-hour operation hasn't been enough.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Nov 13, 2019
Toshiba posts ¥145 billion net loss in first half of fiscal year
Toshiba Corp. reported a net loss Wednesday of ¥145.15 billion ($1.3 billion) for the April-September period, due in part to taking a loss on the sale of a U.S. liquefied natural gas operation.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Nov 1, 2019
Sharp sees net profit fall 33.1% in April-September, attributes decline to weak TV sales
Sharp Corp. said Friday its group net profit in the April-September period fell 33.1 percent from a year earlier to ¥27.40 billion ($254 million), due to weak TV sales in overseas markets.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Oct 24, 2019
Japan Display to receive faster payments from Apple as additional financial support
Japan Display Inc. said Wednesday it will receive further financial support from Apple Inc. and other clients, as part of efforts to quell concerns over its financing arrangements.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Sep 2, 2019
Japan Display might crank out next-gen OLEDs at Ishikawa plant, Lee says
Japan Display Inc. is exploring the idea of mass producing next-generation organic electroluminescent panels for smartphones at a domestic plant, the CEO of a China-Hong Kong consortium bailing out the troubled Apple Inc. supplier says.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Aug 23, 2019
Chinese manufacturers eager to ink OLED panel tie-up with struggling Japan Display
Several Chinese manufacturers are interested in tying up with Japan Display Inc. to mass produce next-generation OLED panels for smartphones, a consortium that has agreed to bail out the troubled Apple Inc. supplier says.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Aug 20, 2019
Japan releases second batch of high-tech material to South Korea, sources say
Japan has approved shipments of the material to South Korea for the second time since imposing tighter export restrictions last month, sources said Tuesday.
BUSINESS / Companies
Aug 20, 2019
Bando Densen of Japan expands cable production to Laos amid U.S.-China row
Electric wire maker Bando Densen Co. has set up a cable plant in Laos as part of its "China plus one" strategy, expanding production bases amid the U.S.-China trade row.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Jul 24, 2019
Canon's profit on track to fall by 36%, hit by weak China demand
Canon Inc. said Wednesday its group net profit for this business year is now projected to fall by 36.7 percent from a year earlier, citing weakening demand for cameras in the Chinese market.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jul 10, 2019
South Korea's Moon warns business leaders to prepare for a prolonged fight with Japan
South Korean President Moon Jae-in warned top business leaders of an extended battle with Japan over its export controls on vital manufacturing materials, raising concerns their latest fight could disrupt global supply chains.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jul 4, 2019
South Korean minister warns of possible countermeasures to Japan's export curbs
South Korea's economic policy chief said Thursday he would not rule out direct countermeasures against Japan if Tokyo maintains restrictions on exports of high-tech materials to South Korean companies for an extended period.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Jun 21, 2019
Terry Gou resigns as Hon Hai chairman to pursue Taiwan presidency, hands reins to Sharp board member Liu
Foxconn's Terry Gou announced Friday he is stepping down as chairman of the major contract electronics maker formally known as Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. but will remain on its board as he campaigns to become president of Taiwan.

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