Nikkei Asian Review (Jul 26, 2021) | 一般社団法人 ラテンアメリカ協会

Nikkei Asian Review (Jul 26, 2021)


Japan

Jul26th

Russia PM visits disputed island off Japan’s north coast
Tokyo calls action ‘regrettable’ after Moscow refuses to cancel Etorofu trip

Russia PM to visit northern island claimed by Japan
Mishustin would follow Medvedev’s 2019 trip to Northern Territories

Suga cabinet’s approval rating sinks to 34% as Olympics start
Discontent with weak leadership sends public support to a new low

Jul25th

Analog Japan’s paper-only vaccine certificates worry airlines
Digital records seen as key to travel industry’s recovery from COVID-19

Japan pitches ‘Society 5.0’ to keep its edge in tech and science
To promote ‘wearable cyborgs’ and ‘flying cars,’ government needs to deregulate

AI slashes time and cost of drug discovery and development
Technology identifies COVID-19 drug candidate in several days

Tokyo Olympics opening draws 16.7mn US TV viewers, a 33-year low

Lithium and copper spark $9bn cost headache for Japan automakers
No relief in sight from rising prices of materials to make cars cleaner and electric

Japan’s Kintetsu plots duty-free expansion to the ‘Hawaii of China’
Duty-free shop in Hainan part of department store operator’s overseas growth

‘Difficult’ G-20 talks show battle lines on coal and climate
China, India and Russia oppose G-7 push to limit global warming to 1.5 C