Nikkei Asian Review (Oct 19, 2020) | 一般社団法人 ラテンアメリカ協会

Nikkei Asian Review (Oct 19, 2020)


Japan

Oct 16th

Takata successor’s faulty seat belts number 9m: ministry
Joyson Safety Systems Japan also accused of falsifying child seat data

Japan parts makers see orders swell as rivals fill Huawei void
Production boosts by Apple, Xiaomi and others make up for lost business

Japan to offer Mauritius economic support after oil spill
Tokyo ready to contribute to cleanup and recovery despite lack of legal liability

Japan and US begin talks on host-nation support
Trump seeks a significant increase in Tokyo’s burden-sharing

Forgotten boom: the legacy of Japan’s 1980s art buying spree
Record prices pushed art market valuations forward on a global scale

Japan set to release Fukushima water into Pacific Ocean
Release to occur after 2022 despite reputational worries from fishing industry

170 satellites to pinpoint disaster damage in Japan house by house
Broadcaster Sky Perfect Jsat aims to expand service across Asia

Japan’s Suga to visit Vietnam and Indonesia from Sunday
Tokyo seeks stronger ties with Southeast Asian countries amid US-China tensions

Oct17th

Japan’s antitrust watchdog casts its gaze on high mobile rates
FTC to review sales practices with focus on access fees and secondhand market

Tokyo Stock Exchange faults bad system setting for outage
Bourse pledges to rewrite contingency plans with input from brokerages

Japan PM Suga sends offering to war-linked Yasukuni shrine

‘Suganomics’ puts spotlight on potential of fertility drug makers
Japan PM’s initiative to subsidize treatments helps pharmaceutical stocks surge

‘Green’ fishery gear key to ocean plastic problems
Japan’s Kuraray developing materials to make equipment biodegradable

Japan’s Suga sends offering to war-linked Yasukuni Shrine
Prime minister not expected to visit site amid warming relations with China

Mitsubishi’s 150th-year challenge: Embrace digital revolution
Industrial group plots comeback after falling behind on digital wave

Oct18th

Japan

Japan squeezed on US military base funding in election year
Tokyo says current contribution to hosting costs is already close to limit

Komatsu adds tech to lineup with off-brand dump truck monitoring
Japan’s top construction equipment maker seeks new revenue sources

Companies slashing carbon emissions see 15% rise in market cap
Climate change motivates investors to emphasize decarbonization

Japan amid the pandemic: Pets, popcorn, bath salts and bug spray
Staying home creates a feel-good economy for certain consumer sectors

Toyota named top ESG brand in Japan survey
Automaker wins praise for its governance and R&D prowess

Suga’s Vietnam visit to spur global race for investment deals
Japanese leader first in line for Hanoi’s post-COVID diplomatic restart

Nippon Express doubles China-Europe rail cargo as virus hits flights
Soaring air prices fuel demand for freight trains

Oct19th

Japan’s September export decline slows as shipments recover
Result adds to signs of emerging economic rebound from the COVID crisis

Coronavirus latest: Japan Inc hires fewer graduates-to-be
China Q3 GDP grows 4.9% on year; US influence in Pacific wanes due to pandemic