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Nomura Holdings CEO Koji Nagai vows to cut costs and keep struggling brokerage independent

By Takashi Nakamichi,Takako Taniguchi
- via The Japan Times    Apr 22, 2019

Nomura Holdings Inc. CEO Koji Nagai is interviewed recently in Tokyo. | BLOOMBERG

Nomura Holdings Inc.’s chief executive vowed to keep Japan’s biggest brokerage independent and quickly implement his latest turnaround plan as a slumping share price puts ...

Expert credited with stopping WannaCry attack admits malware charges

via The Japan Times    Apr 20, 2019

A British cybersecurity researcher hailed as a hero for neutralizing the global WannaCry ransomware attack in 2017 has pleaded guilty to U.S. charges of writing ...

Philip Morris says it doesn’t want you to buy its cigarettes, but will IQOS help it survive?

By Tiffany Kary
- via The Japan Times    Apr 18, 2019

Phillip Morris USA Inc.'s production facility in Richmond, Virginia | BLOOMBERG

How can a company that tells people explicitly not to buy its products survive? That’s a question for Philip Morris International Inc., which recently unveiled ...

Breaking the internet: New regulations imperil global network

via The Japan Times    Apr 13, 2019

Is the dream of one global internet still alive?Increasingly, moves by governments to filter and restrict content are threatening to fragment the system created with ...

Big banks CEOs face off with House Democrats over risks, politics on anniversary of crisis

via The Japan Times    Apr 11, 2019

Michael Corbat, chief executive officer of Citigroup Inc., listens during a House Financial Services Committee hearing in Washington Wednesday. A decade after the financial crisis, the chiefs of the largest U.S. banks faced a grilling from lawmakers on everything from income inequality to their ties to politically controversial industries. | BLOOMBERG

The heads of seven of the largest banks in the U.S. fielded sometimes contentious questions from a House committee Wednesday, some dealing with current risks ...

Procurri’s technology meets all IT needs

   Oct 03, 2017

Singapore-based IT services provider Procurri has attracted the attention of the business world for its well-planned expansion around the world and its well-considered acquisitions and partnerships.

Peru’s oldest bank gears up for influx of foreign investment

By Karl Cryer
-    Jul 20, 2015

With middle-term economic growth forecasts looking bright, Peru's biggest bank is gearing up for an expected surge in foreign investment.

Peruvian law firms become first stop for Asian business

By Karl Cryer
-    Jul 20, 2015

Miranda & Amado, a law firm based in the Peruvian capital Lima, has seen increased interest from Asian companies wanting to operate in the country.

Indonesian bike maker’s next stop: Europe

By Karl Cryer
-    Mar 30, 2015

Indonesia's Polygon Bikes is banking on its growing reputation to achieve success in Europe and elsewhere in Asia-Pacific.

Indonesian conglomerate aims to lead in banking and healthcare

By Karl Cryer
-    Mar 19, 2015

Jakarta-based Mayapada Group hopes to be the next big player in Indonesian banking following its alliance with Taiwan's Cathay Life Insurance.




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