Asia Day Ahead: A spending boost for Japan's workers?
Major Japanese firms like Toyota are set to announce salary increases while Hong Kong carrier Cathay Pacific reports high-flying earnings. Plus, Thailand's central bank meets to set policy. Tara Joseph reports.
Chinese firms and Tinseltown are a match made in heaven, and by teaming up will be better able to cash in on what will soon be the world’s largest film market, says Breakingviews' Peter Thal Larsen.
Rihanna’s band performs an impromptu concert mid-flight on the way from London to New York and lifts the spirits of the plane full of reporters, who had largely turned against the pop star in the past week. Her final performance then went down at Webster Hall in NYC, which Jay-Z even showed up to watch.