TOKYO, Oct. 25 (Xinhua) — Japanese automaker Honda Motor Co., Ltd. on Friday announced that it has developed a new driver- assistive system, which helps avoid collision with pedestrians and vehicles. The new system, called Honda…
Ocwen Financial Corp said it was hiring an independent firm to investigate how the mortgage servicer had sent backdated letters to borrowers about loan modifications and foreclosures and the reason for the delay in fixing the issue.
Consumer advocate Ralph Nader sent a letter to Apple Inc Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook urging the company to reduce its spending on share buybacks and use the money to raise wages, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday.
An international financial watchdog said on Friday member states should take action to ward off risks emanating from Iran and North Korea, which it said had failed to tackle money.
Procter & Gamble Co said it would split off its Duracell battery business into a separate company as it looks to focus on its faster.
European Union leaders reached a deal early on Friday to cut greenhouse gas emissions by at least 40 percent in 2030 versus 1990 levels, European Council PresidentHerman Van Rompuy said in a Twitter message.
8211; Microsoft Corp reported higher-than-expected quarterly revenue, helped by stronger sales of its phones, Surface tablets and cloud-computing products for companies, while keeping its profit margins largely intact. The results on…
8211; Chinese home prices fell for a fifth straight month in September, wiping out gains scored in the past year and raising expectations the government will have to implement more…
The recently opened Tama Hotel on the top floor of one of the capital’s tallest office towers has captivated the imagination of architects and guests, claiming awards for its creative interior design and innovative use of space.
Vietnamese rice prices edged up this week due to speculative hoarding, making the grain far more uncompetitive than rice in Thailand, where prices could soften next week after a government auction, traders said on Wednesday.
India could allow commercial coal mining by foreign companies if they set up units in the country, opening the door for global giants like Rio Tinto to access the world’s fifth-largest coal reserves, a source familiar with the matter said.
Naming and shaming garment factories that fail to ensure basic working conditions has resulted in improved overall compliance, according an International Labor Organization report released just hours before a factory…
Cambodia aims to extract the first drop of crude oil from its offshore deposits by 2017 as a consortium led by Singapore-based KrisEnergy moves closer to the production stage on its Apsara oil field, a government source said.
At least 11 banks from six European countries are set to fail a region-wide financial health check this weekend, Spanish news agency Efe reported, citing several unidentified financial sources.
Thailand plans to kick off a new auction round next February for petroleum concessions on 29 onshore and offshore blocks in its effort to secure energy supplies, a senior energy ministry official said on Wednesday.
China has approved construction of five airports and three railway projects worth 150 billion yuan ($24.
Japan won’t intervene in the currency market to defend a certain yen level as long as its fall is gradual, said Hiroshi Watnabe, a former top currency diplomat who now heads the state.
Hungary’s government plans to levy a new tax on Internet data transfers, according to the draft 2015 tax bill submitted to parliament late on Tuesday, which could hit Internet providers and the country’s telecommunications companies.
The Thai cabinet on Tuesday approved a 68 billion baht ($2.11 billion) budget for transportation infrastucture for the fiscal year ending September 2015, a government official said.