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Sponsors Count the Cost of Supporting the Tokyo Olympics

Big-money backers calculate how vocal to make their support for the Summer Games, which some surveys show are unpopular with the Japanese public.

Toshiba Board Removes 2 Directors Amid Scandal Linked to Prime Minister

The electronics maker is winnowing its board and executive ranks amid an investigation ensnaring Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga.

Biogen's Japanese Partner on Alzheimer's Drug Set for Gains

Eisai is working on another promising drug candidate to combat Alzheimer's disease, and will benefit from a split of the profits for Aduhelm.

China the Target on G7 Radar as Blinken Meets Key Asian Allies

Blinken says China is acting 'more repressively at home and more aggressively abroad.'

China, U.S. Locked in a New Battle: Low Fertility

China to announce the first decline in its population since the famine of the 1950s. U.S. population growth is at its second-lowest ever ebb.

Toshiba CEO Resigns Amid Boardroom Chaos, Private-Equity Bids

The company is closing ranks against unprecedented pressure from activist investors.

Toshiba, Hitachi Bids Show Japan Inc. Listed Subsidiaries Are in Play

Bids from Western venture capital investors for age-old Japanese names are only likely to increase.

Activist Overseas Investors Win Landmark Vote in Japan

Toshiba has fallen on hard times. Will top executives fall on their sword now that shareholders are running the show?

European Union Urged to Vote Down China Trade Deal

Hong Kong activists want Europe's parliament to vote down a trade deal rushed through before Biden took office.

Asian Shares Suffer Heaviest Selling in 9 Months

Stocks were down sharply and across the board in Asia, but absent any region-specific factors.