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Siemens Atlas of Digitalization measures six cities' digital readiness

Siemens has launched its Atlas of Digitalization, a new web-based application that reveals the readiness and potential of six major cities to embrace digitalisation...

24 Apr 2019


#Newsmaker: Nobethu Jolobe on architecture in strategic branding and communications

Strategic branding and communications agency HKLM recently appointed Nobethu Jolobe, with a background in architecture, as creative director for 3D environmental projects...

By Jessica Tennant 26 Feb 2019


Moriyuki Ochiai Architects creates red latticework on ceiling of Japan restaurant

Tokyo-based architecture studio Moriyuki Ochiai Architects has completed the interior of a Japan restaurant by hanging red sticks and wooden planes from the ceiling of the building...

28 Jan 2019


Kengo Kuma wraps Japanese office building with wooden lattice

Kengo Kuma and Associates has completed a new office building in Aichi, Japan, with two façades wrapped by a wooden lattice...

25 Jul 2018


Nippon Steel swings to profit for April-June quarter

Japan's Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal said Friday, 28 July, it returned to profit in the April-June quarter thanks to brisk demand from the auto sector...

31 Jul 2017


Nippon Steel holds off profit target on price uncertainty

Japan's Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal said on Friday, 28 April, it would not give a profit target for the current fiscal year owing to uncertainty over prices for raw materials and finished products...

2 May 2017


Toshiba's profits of ¥30,8bn in six months

TOKYO, JAPAN: Toshiba said its half-year net profit rose by about 43% from a year ago, largely owing to a weak yen and strong sales in its infrastructure business.

31 Oct 2014


Toyota won't build new plants for three years

TOKYO, JAPAN: Japan's Toyota Motor has decided to halt construction of new factories for the next three years in a shift from its previous policy of building new plants almost every year, reports said Sunday (6 January).

7 Jan 2013

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