Fears of Wall Street delisting drive Chinese companies to Plan B

Fears of Wall Street delisting drive Chinese companies to Plan B

NEW YORK/HONG KONG — China’s biggest tech players are reaching for contingency plans for raising capital on the heels of the U.S. Senate passing legislation that could oust them from the New York exchanges. A common pillar of those contingency plans is to...
Fujifilm pictures new pharma-heavy identity with Avigan

Fujifilm pictures new pharma-heavy identity with Avigan

TOKYO — Propelled by the wave of keen interest in promising treatments for the coronavirus, Fujifilm Holdings is ready to shed its image as a camera film and copier maker and become known as an operation centered on health care. The company announces its results...
Fujifilm pictures new pharma-heavy identity with Avigan

From photos to pharma: Fujifilm pictures new identity with Avigan

TOKYO — Propelled by the wave of keen interest in promising treatments for the coronavirus, Fujifilm Holdings is ready to shed its image as a camera film and copier maker and become known as an operation centered on health care. The company announces its results...
Major economies reopen but traffic still 60%: Google data

Major economies reopen but traffic still 60%: Google data

BERLIN/PARIS/TOKYO — Countries around the world have begun easing lockdowns as the spread of the coronavirus slows, but economic revival plans are being stymied by many residents’ continued reluctance to risk venturing out. Smartphone location data from...
China chipmaker SMIC receives $2bn state help to supply Huawei

China chipmaker SMIC receives $2bn state help to supply Huawei

BEIJING/TAIPEI — China’s Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp. will receive a $2.25 billion infusion from state investment funds to underwrite the development and production of chips intended to counter new sanctions levied by the U.S. Funds run...