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Mochtar Riady, founder and chairman of Lippo Group, speaks during the Nikkei A300 forum in Tokyo on May 21. (Photo by Kohnosuke Urata)

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  • YouTubers hit the jackpot by sharing Japan with the world

    Video stars from abroad spawn a thriving new industry

  • Google, Facebook and Amazon drive push for deep-sea cables in Asia

    Construction to climb 30% in region as tech giants enter the fray

  • Chinese filmmakers eye Japanese novels for storylines

    Growing industry searches for new content material as audiences' interests expand

  • Korea Inc. mostly freed from China's missile shield wrath

    Recovery for tourism and cars but not electric vehicle battery makers

  • Thai leather makers gain ground as tanners quit China

    Low prices and loose regulation have fostered the industry

  • Alibaba out to dominate mobile pay in Southeast Asia

    In Thailand, market leader Line faces serious challenge from the Chinese group

  • China's youth fads start with 15-second amateur videos

    Popularity of sharing app Douyin holds useful lessons for marketers

  • Corporate Japan learns to boost profitability

    Net earnings of 1,566 listed companies rose by 35% last year

  • Starbucks plans ambitious growth in China amid US trade tensions

    Coffee chain aims to nearly double number of shops to 6,000 in four years

  • Apple suppliers brace for profit slide as gadget sales slow

    Taiwan's contract manufacturers hope AI era will bring orders boost

  • Sharp increase in reported white-collar crime in Singapore

    Investments to combat such crimes are also rising, survey shows

  • Belt and Road offers path into China for foreign financial firms

    Investors offer vital funding for projects with eye toward looser ownership rules

  • Nobuko Kobayashi

    #MeToo finally comes to Japan

    High-profile sexual harassment scandal raises hard questions about men and women at work

  • Regional leaders from China hunt for more Japanese investment

    Officials ramp up visits to corporate Japan to court potential partners

  • EU remains unconvinced by Thai seafood industry reforms

    Big fishing companies are resisting official efforts to eliminate unsustainable practices

  • 'Population bonus' pushes up Asian growth

    New free trade deals and intra-regional demand help maintain economic boom

  • Beer and cars fuel optimism for Asian corporate profits

    Increased consumer spending puts Nikkei Asia300 companies on track for another record year

  • Japan Inc. pours cash into Myanmar despite Rohingya crisis

    Real estate leads record investments of $1.4bn that aim to capture emerging market

  • Cryptocurrency slowdown throws cold water on DRAM market

    Flat demand and rising output mean memory prices likely to fall this year