Questions rise about temps, overwork at Toyota
Toyota Motor Corp. has long boasted a stellar reputation for super-efficient production that has become the lore of countless business success books.
Toyota lays off 800 workers at Japan plant
Japanese automaker Toyota has laid off 800 people at a plant in southwestern Japan in response to declining sales in North America.
Fujitsu readies for new innings
He has been in India for just over four months and is busy planning the Japanese technology major Fujitsu’s future in India.
Bank of Japan keeps key rate at 0.5%
The Bank of Japan kept its benchmark interest rate unchanged as it waits for more proof that economic growth will be sustained and inflation will take hold.
Euro rises to record against yen as G-7 refrains from criticism
The euro rose to a record against the yen after the Group of Seven finance ministers refrained from saying Japan’s currency is too weak and European officials said exchange rates aren’t holding back their economies.
Govts split over stimulus, IMF warns on recession
Japan and China added to divisions among top nations over whether they are doing enough to fight the financial crisis, as the IMF warned of a "Great Recession" and a European central banker said rates could hit zero.
Taro Aso takes charge as Japan PM
The lower house of parliament voted on party lines to install Aso as PM.
My mandate is to make the Dentsu India Group the best: Rohit Ohri, Former Managing Partner, JWT Delhi
Ohri surprised many when he decided to move out of JWT to join Dentsu India Group as the Executive Chairman.
Auto cos may be riding out the slump
Automakers may be getting past the worst of the slump after PSA Peugeot Citroen said it generated cash in the first half and Daimler, Honda Motor and Nissan Motor posted better-than-expected quarterly results.
Long sought inflation saps Japan
Japan’s decade long fight against deflation may be over, only to be replaced by inflation that is sapping economic growth. Fukui has been predicting the economy’s longest expansion in more than 60 years will spur profits.
Indictment: Broadcom ex-CEO built drug warehouse
Federal prosecutors may have charged Broadcom co-founder Henry T. Nicholas III in one of the largest stock-option backdating cases in US history.
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