09 May '11, 8am

Japan's Toshiba returns to black: Toshiba, whose business spans consumer electronics and nuclear reactors, repor...

Japan's Toshiba returns to black: Toshiba, whose business spans consumer electronics and nuclear reactors, repor...

TOKYO: Japan's Toshiba on Monday said it returned to the black for the year to March, but warned the outlook remains uncertain due to the impact of the massive quake and tsunami in March. Toshiba, whose business spans consumer electronics and nuclear reactors, reported a net profit of 137.8 billion yen (US$1.7 billion) for the financial year, reversing a bottom line loss of 19.7 billion yen a year earlier. The company's operating profit nearly doubled to 240.3 billion yen on revenue of 6.4 trillion yen, up 1.7 per cent from the previous year, it said. The electronics giant said the profit and sales gains were mainly due to strong demand for television sets and its memory chips, which are used in smartphones and tablet computers. For the year to March 2012, it forecast a net profit of 140 billion yen, an operating profit of 300 billion yen on revenue of 7.0 trillion yen. Bu...

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Japan's Kan declines PM's pay over nuclear crisis

channelnewsasia.com 10 May '11, 11am

TOKYO : Japan's Prime Minister Naoto Kan on Tuesday said he will not accept his premier's wage until the crisis at the tsu...

Japan's Kan declines PM's pay till nuclear crisis over

Japan's Kan declines PM's pay till nuclear cris...

straitstimes.com 10 May '11, 11am

Japan's Prime Minister Naoto Kan (above) said on Tuesday he will not accept his wages as premier until the crisis at the t...

The PC Show, S'pore's longest running showcase ...

straitstimes.com 10 May '11, 9am

rganised by Lines Exposition and Management Services Pte Ltd, the exhibition will be spread over four floors - 1, 3, 4 and...

Thousands rally in Japan against #nuclear power

straitstimes.com 07 May '11, 9am

TOKYO - THOUSANDS of people rallied in Japan on Saturday to demand a shift away from nuclear power after an earthquake and...

Japan urges shutdown of quake-threatened nuclear plant

Japan urges shutdown of quake-threatened nuclea...

channelnewsasia.com 08 May '11, 3am

TOKYO: A nuclear plant located near a tectonic faultline should be shut down, Japan's trade and industry minister said Sun...

The economic impact of the NZ quakes will be greater than that of Japan's, eating up 7.5% of its GDP: IMF

The economic impact of the NZ quakes will be gr...

straitstimes.com 10 May '11, 12am

Mike Bartelmeh returns to inspect his earthquake-damaged property on Worcester Street. The earthquakes that struck New Zea...

Nuclear stigma adds to Japan's pain

channelnewsasia.com 12 May '11, 4am

FUKUSHIMA CITY: Nuclear radiation is not the only invisible enemy threatening Japan's disaster-hit Fukushima -- its people...