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Jan 31, 2013 at 7:42 AM
Honda's quarterly profit surged nearly 63 percent as production recovered after disruptions from natural disasters, but the Japanese automaker slightly lowered its full-year profit forecast because of sales losses in China.
Jan 28, 2013 at 7:49 AM
Toyota Motor Corp. released its tally for global vehicle sales for last year Monday at a record 9.748 million vehicles
Nov 6, 2012 at 7:54 AM
Nissan's quarterly profit rose nearly 8 percent, but the Japanese automaker lowered its full-year forecasts Tuesday because of a sales slump in China and weakness in Europe.
Aug 31, 2012 at 6:49 AM
A 7.6-magnitude undersea quake struck off the eastern coast of the Philippines late Friday, triggering tsunami warnings across the region. At least one house collapsed and power was knocked out in several Philippine cities, local radio reported.
Aug 3, 2012 at 10:00 AM
Toyota raised its sales target for this year to a record 9.76 million vehicles and reported a strong recovery in quarterly profit Friday, underlining its bounce back from a disaster plagued 2011.
Jun 26, 2012 at 9:27 AM
Nissan Chief Executive Carlos Ghosn said Tuesday the automaker needs to conserve cash despite its quick recovery from a year of disasters as the global economic outlook is highly uncertain.
May 11, 2012 at 8:08 AM
Dismal data from China and India on Friday may signal a further weakening of the global recovery, undermining hopes the dynamic emerging economies of Asia can help prop up growth.
Apr 12, 2012 at 7:39 AM
KFC Thailand has apologized for posting a Facebook message that urged people to rush home during Wednesday's tsunami scare and order a bucket of KFC chicken.
Apr 11, 2012 at 6:09 AM
Two deadly tsunamis in the last decade - the most recent off Japan just one year ago - have left the world much better prepared. The only wave to hit Wednesday was less than 30 inches high, rolling to Indonesia's emptied coastline.
Apr 11, 2012 at 6:07 AM
Two massive earthquakes triggered back-to-back tsunami warnings for Indonesia on Wednesday, sending panicked residents fleeing to high ground in cars and on the backs of motorcycles.
Jan 10, 2012 at 11:14 AM
The U.S. Geological survey said the quake had a preliminary magnitude of 7.3 and struck 260 miles off the coast of Aceh province. Arief Akhir, an official with Indonesia's geological agency, said a tsunami warning has been issued.
Jan 10, 2012 at 11:11 AM
A powerful earthquake hit waters off western Indonesia early Wednesday, prompting officials to briefly issue a tsunami warning. Panicked residents poured into the streets, but there were no immediate reports of injuries or serious damage.
Dec 23, 2011 at 11:38 AM
A girl who was swept away in the Indian Ocean tsunami seven years ago said Friday that she broke down in tears this week after tracking down her parents, who had long lost hope of finding her alive.
Oct 12, 2011 at 8:39 PM
A powerful earthquake jolted Indonesia's popular resort island of Bali on Thursday, causing widespread panic and injuring at least 50 people, many with broken bones and head wounds.
Jul 25, 2011 at 9:37 AM
Japan's automakers reported mixed vehicle production figures Monday as the industry works toward recovery from the March 11 earthquake and tsunami.