BITPoint Japan handles several digital currencies, including bitcoin and ethereum. Photo: AFP / File

¥ 3,5 billion in criptomoedas were stolen from Japanese company

A Tokyo-based encryption bag reported on Friday that it suspended all services after losing more than

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People go through office buildings in the central business district in Singapore at 14 on April 2015. Photo: REUTERS / Edgar Su / File Photo

Singapore warns against investing aggressively in HK

Singapore has warned asset managers against aggressive marketing of their services or other efforts to attract customers to

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Japan's Economy, Trade and Industry Minister Hiroshige Seko leaves the European Commission's headquarters after a meeting on steel overcapacity in Brussels, Belgium, on 10 in March of 2018. REUTERS / Francois Walschaerts

Dispute between Japan and South Korea may affect world technology trade

Japan and South Korea raised bets on Tuesday in a dispute that threatens to disrupt supply

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The 737 MAX aircraft are seen parked on an aerial photo at the Boeing Field in Seattle, Washington, US 1 July 2019 1 July of 2019 taken picture. REUTERS / Lindsey Wasson.

Boeing to lose title to largest aircraft manufacturer

Boeing is bound to lose its title as the world's largest aircraft maker after reporting a fall

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A Baemin Rider employee checks his cell phone before leaving in Seoul, South Korea, on 27's June 2019. Photo taken at 27 in June of 2019. REUTERS / Kim Hong-Ji

Deliveries market attracts investment to South Korea

Chef Youm Jung-phil plans to close his restaurant in the affluent Gangnam district of Seoul this month, worn out by the surge

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The logos of the Nexon online gaming company are seen at its main building in Seoul in December of 2011. Photo: REUTERS / Kim Hong-Ji / File Photo

Nexon founder leaves US $ 16 billion deal

Nexon Co. founder Jungju Kim abandoned plans to sell a controlling stake in its parent company NXC, they said.

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A man walks past the Samsung Electronics logo outside the Samsung building in Seoul on January 31. Samsung would be a Korean company that would suffer from a Japanese cut of semiconductor materials. Photo: AFP / Jung Yeon-je

Samsung's profit fell by half, second report

Samsung Electronics is due to say that second-quarter profits fell by half when after a profit announcement

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A man walks past the Samsung Electronics logo outside the Samsung building in Seoul on January 31. Samsung would be a Korean company that would suffer from a Japanese cut of semiconductor materials. Photo: AFP / Jung Yeon-je

South Korea reacts to Japan's economic retaliation

Seoul will take countermeasures in response to a Japanese government plan that will tighten regulations on exports to

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Investors monitor exchange rates at a trading room in Seoul in May. The government says it will increase spending to generate more growth and create more jobs. Photo: Jung Yeon-je / AFP

South Korea cuts growth forecast for 2,4-2,5%

The South Korean government reduced its GDP growth forecast for this year to 2,4-2,5%, which was estimated at the beginning

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An aerial photo shows Boeing 737 MAX aircraft parked on the runway of the Boeing plant in Renton, Washington, USA, 21 March 2019. REUTERS / Lindsey Wasson / File Photo

Southwest to cancel future Boeing 737 MAX flights

Southwest Airlines will remove Boeing's 737 MAX jets from its flight schedule beyond the current date

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A Nissan Altima car with a China Stage VI emission standard is seen at a dealership in Beijing, China, on 23's June 2019. Photo taken at 23 in June of 2019. REUTERS / Yilei Sun

Chaotic application of new emission rules affect automakers in China

The Buick dealer in Shanghai at the end of April found himself in an unknown dilemma: how to sell almost 80 sedans

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Russian President Vladimir Putin greets Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman during a meeting on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Osaka, Japan, on 29 in June of 2019. Yuri Kadobnov / Pool via REUTERS

Russia and Saudi Arabia to expand OPEC oil production deal

Russia has agreed with Saudi Arabia to extend an agreement with OPEC for six to nine months to

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