Fiona Hyslop promotes Scottish business in Japan

She will meet business leaders in Tokyo and Nagasaki to promote Scotland as a place to invest and do business. The cabinet secretary said Japan was "a very important international partner for Scotland". The Scottish government said Japan was one of the top ... ( read original story ...)

Asian stocks boosted by Trump pledge to cut business taxes

HONG KONG - Asian stocks advanced Friday led by big gains in Japan after U.S. President Donald Trump promised that he would soon cut taxes for businesses. Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 index surged 2.3 per cent as the yen weakened against the dollar ... ( read original story ...)

The Latest: Abe promotes Japan business ahead of Trump meet

WASHINGTON - The Latest on Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's visit to Washington and meeting with President Donald Trump (all times local): 9:05 a.m. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (SHEEN-zoh AH-bay) is making the case for Japanese business which he ... ( read original story ...)

Japan to expedite green card issuance to skilled professionals

"We are trying to make Japanese business environment better for the foreign companies through introducing a new type of green card system," Shigeki Maeda, Executive Vice President, Japan External Trade Organisation (JETRO) told reporters here. A ... ( read original story ...)

Trump's views don't always align with what's said in Japan

You look at what China's doing, you look at what Japan has done over the years. They play the money market, they play the devaluation market and we sit there like a bunch of dummies." Trump, speaking to U.S. business executives on Jan. 31. — "I think ... ( read original story ...)

Asian shares advance, Japan slips as Abe-Trump meeting looms

JAPAN MACHINERY ORDERS UP: Orders of "core machinery" that exclude ships and utilities rose 6.7 per cent in December from the month before, suggesting relative strength in business investment, though economists cautioned against reading too much into such ... ( read original story ...)

Yamaha Motor Establishes Highly Profitable Business Structure

IWATA, Japan--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. (TOKYO:7272) (ISIN:JP3942800008) announced today that in its fiscal 2016 year, which finished on December 31, net income increased 5.2 percent to 63.2 billion yen thanks to business expansion in ... ( read original story ...)

Business lobby seeks greater voice dealing with Trump's US

TOKYO -- The Japan Business Federation, or Keidanren, has chosen a Toyota Motor director as a new vice chair in an effort to keep the auto titan involved in Japan's top business lobby in the face of uncertainties brought about by Donald Trump's election as ... ( read original story ...)

Japan firm drops Mexico plant plan over Trump warnings

The decision by Nikkei 225-listed Nisshinbo Holdings marked the first time a Japanese company has publicly abandoned a Mexico facility in response to Trump’s protectionist outbursts, the Nikkei business daily said Thursday. The announcement comes as ... ( read original story ...)

Global shares higher, Japan slips ahead of Abe-Trump summit

TOKYO (AP) — Global shares were mostly higher Thursday though Japan's benchmark skidded as the dollar held steady ahead of meetings between Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and President Donald Trump. KEEPING SCORE: Britain's FTSE 100 inched 0.1 percent higher ... ( read original story ...)

Jetstar Japan targets business fliers with flexible fares

TOKYO -- Budget airline Jetstar Japan on Wednesday launched a new fare option to make flying more convenient for business travelers, aiming to broaden its customer base. The so-called Flexibiz bundle costs an additional 2,000 yen ($17.84) each way for ... ( read original story ...)