Fujitsu, Lenovo to postpone PC business integration: NHK

TOKYO Japan's Fujitsu Ltd and China's Lenovo Group Ltd will postpone plans to integrate their personal computer operations until next month or later, Japanese public broadcaster NHK reported Thursday on its website. The companies had been in advanced talks ... ( read original story ...)

Japan, the Netherlands blast way into WBC final four

But two losses in a row - today's 8-3 loss to Japan and a 12-2 clobbering by the Netherlands (March 13) - made advancing to the finals a dream for the next global tournament. Team Israel's improbable five-game run in the global tournament has many American ... ( read original story ...)

Will Japan really get tough on smoking or is it just hot air?

After vocal opposition from Japan Tobacco (JT) and small business owners, however, the ministry bowed to public pressure and relaxed some of the rules. The new proposal, to be submitted to Parliament in June, now excludes establishments less than 30 ... ( read original story ...)

Japanese skittish on EEC outlays

Jetro Bangkok conducts a survey every six months on the business sentiment of Japanese investors in Thailand as well as potential investors. "Over 50% of survey respondents said they will expand their investment in Thailand," said Mr Mitsumata referring to ... ( read original story ...)

Hitachi Zosen: Start of Kompogas Business in the U.S.

OSAKA, Japan--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Hitachi Zosen Corporation (TOKYO:7004) has announced that Hitachi Zosen Corporation (HZC) is to start first Kompogas business in the U.S. jointly with Hitachi Zosen Inova AG (HZI), its wholly-owned subsidiary engaged in EPC ... ( read original story ...)