TOKYO Japan's Toshiba Corp has begun preparations to sell a minority stake in its core chip business, people with knowledge of the matter said, as it urgently seeks funding to avoid being crippled by an upcoming multibillion-dollar writedown.
TOKYO Several hundred people, most of them expatriate Americans, held a protest on Friday in the Japanese capital, Tokyo, against U.S. President-elect Donald Trump, hours before his inauguration in Washington.
DAVOS, Switzerland Nissan will review the case for future investment in Britain when the terms of the country's departure from the European Union finally become clear, the Japanese carmaker's Chief Executive Carlos Ghosn said on Friday.
BRUSSELS Heineken , the world's second largest brewer, said on Friday it was in talks regarding a possible deal for the Brazilian operations of Japan's Kirin Holdings Co Ltd .
TOKYO Japan's Canon Inc is considering investing in Toshiba Corp's chip business, Kyodo news agency reported on Friday.
TOKYO Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, speaking in parliament hours before U.S. President-elect Donald Trump takes office, said on Friday he wanted to further strengthen the Japan-U.S. alliance.
TOKYO Japan's minister for economy, trade and industry, Hiroshige Seko, said on Friday a rescue plan for embattled conglomerate Toshiba Corp was not under consideration at his ministry.
TOKYO Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida on Friday objected to mention on the Pyeongchang Olympics website of islands disputed by his country and South Korea, saying it was "unacceptable" and went against the spirit of the international competition.
TOKYO Shares in Japan's Toshiba Corp extended losses on Friday, weighed down by concern over a potentially bigger-than-expected $6 billion writedown triggered by cost overruns at its U.S. nuclear business.
TOKYO A Japanese hotelier's denial of a 1937 massacre by Japanese troops in the Chinese city of Nanjing has prompted Chinese social media calls for a boycott of travel to Japan, threatening tourist arrivals days before the Lunar New Year holidays.
WASHINGTON Donald Trump took power as the 45th president of the United States on Friday and pledged to end the "American carnage" of social and economic woes in an inaugural address that was a populist and nationalist rallying cry. | Video