Sharp to consider investing in Japan Display if asked, CEO says

Business Jun 26, 2019

Sharp to consider investing in Japan Display if asked, CEO says

Sharp Corp. CEO and Chairman Tai Jeng-wu said Tuesday his company will consider investing in Japan Display Inc. if the struggling display maker asks for financial aid. Tai made the remark at Sharp's business strategies briefing held after the company's annual shareholders meeting in Sakai, ...

China no match for Japan in Southeast Asia infrastructure race

Business Jun 23, 2019

China no match for Japan in Southeast Asia infrastructure race

Japan is still winning the Southeast Asia infrastructure race against China, with pending projects worth almost one and a half times its rival, according to the latest data from Fitch Solutions. Japanese-backed projects in the region's six biggest economies — Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand ...

Asia Pacific Jun 16, 2019

Papua New Guinea vows to get rich in a decade

Papua New Guinea's new prime minister has an ambitious — cynics would say far-fetched — objective of turning one of the world's poorest countries into the "richest black nation" on Earth in just a decade. If national economies were like soccer teams, Papua New Guinea ...