South Korean builder Hyundai
Development Co said on Friday its consortium has
closed on its 2.5 trillion won ($2.16 billion) acquisition of a
controlling stake in the country's second-biggest carrier Asiana
Japan's financial regulator on
Friday ordered two units of Japan Post Holdings Co Ltd
to suspend new sales of insurance products for three months,
after they were found to have improperly sold thousands of
policies, public broadcaster NHK reported.
Australian authorities said on
Friday they are focused on protecting water plants, pumping
stations, pipes and other infrastructure from intense bushfires
surrounding Sydney, the country's largest city.