Nikkei Asian Review (Jun 10, 2021) | 一般社団法人 ラテンアメリカ協会

Nikkei Asian Review (Jun 10, 2021)


Japan

Jun10th

Olympics latest: North Korea loses spots, but talks to attend ongoing
Competitors subject to GPS tracking; ‘One by one,’ precautions will ensure safety, Suga vows

Uniqlo slips further behind Zara as Asia vaccine drives stumble
Reopening of Western economies spurs divergence in market value

Taiwan features in Japan-Australia 2+2 statement
Partners tout defense cooperation, express concern over East and South China seas

Jun9th

Japan’s Self-Defense Forces hold 2 drills a week, with more partners
Tokyo steps up ties with foreign militaries as China keeps building muscle

Japan faces likely fall vote as Suga waits for COVID recovery
With vaccinations picking up, prime minister expected to dissolve lower house in September

Kewpie to sell ‘scrambled egg’ made entirely of soy
Japanese mayonnaise maker offers vegetarian options, following global trend

DoorDash launches in Japan as food delivery war heats up
SoftBank-backed giant faces uphill battle against local and international rivals

In Japan, transport companies really do deliver
As online shopping booms, couriers seem to be everywhere, all the time

US takes 61 countries off ‘avoid all travel’ list, including Japan
Centers for Disease Control’s revised criteria clears way for fully vaccinated people

Fastly cloud glitch crashes news and government websites worldwide
Amazon, New York Times, Nikkei and FT caught up in global disruption

G-7 plans steps to defend academic research with eye on China
Major economies will craft rules to safeguard tech with military applications

Jun8th

Alzheimer’s ‘grand slam’ for Biogen and Eisai: five things to know
Treatment for dementia still faces financial and regulatory hurdles

Japan falls behind as international job retraining race heats up
Scandinavian nations benefit from government-labor-management cooperation

G-7 prepares to write Taiwan Strait into summit statement
Meeting in UK to also cover China’s treatment of Uyghurs

Japan teams up with Finland on 6G development
NTT and Nokia enlisted to help set standards in race with China

Ahead of US-Japan-Korea summit, Moon moves for thaw with Tokyo
Seoul court rejects wartime labor suit as Biden renews East Asia focus

Market pressure adds urgency to Japan’s war on workplace bullying
Threat of divestment imposes consequences missing from anti-harassment law

Japan’s Q1 GDP revised up to 3.9% annualized contraction
Vaccination progress is set to drive growth in second half