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

Nikkei Asian Review (Sep 10, 2021)


Latin America

Sep10th

BRICS summit: Putin blasts US over Afghanistan ‘crisis’
Leaders urge ‘inclusive intra-Afghan dialogue’ to ensure stability, law and order

Japan

Sep10th

Mini carbon-capture plants to slash costs, Mitsubishi Heavy says
Japanese engineering company aims to offer green facilities by 2023

Rebooting Memories Project helps Japan retain its wartime past
Colorized photographs shed light on a fading era

Toshiba to close 30-year-old Chinese plant in Dalian
650 jobs lost as production moves to Vietnam and Japan

Japan’s chip industry squeezed as foreign governments boost investment
After shrinking for three decades, industry approaches moment of truth

Sep9th

JAL to raise $2.7bn to deal with COVID travel slump
Cash to come from subordinated loans and other measures

Nippon Steel crashes car after car digitally for ideal EV material
As aluminum gains, Japanese steelmaker hunts for something lighter and stronger

Future of nuclear power looms over Japan’s LDP leadership race
Former anti-nuclear crusader Kono now sees limited role in zero emissions effort

Abe protege Takaichi to contend election with hawkish China agenda
Lawmaker vows to boost Japan’s economic security with ‘Sanaenomics’

Suga to attend Quad summit in Washington
Outgoing Japanese leader to meet separately with Biden on Taiwan

Japan to cut quarantine to 10 days for vaccinated travelers
Shorter isolation would give companies flexibility to send employees abroad

Sep8th

Canon to acquire Canadian chipmaker Redlen for $270m
Japanese company boosts efforts to develop reduced-radiation CT scanners

After 20 years, Japan still stuck in deflationary mindset: Kuroda
Governor argues BOJ’s aggressive easing has left country better off

Japan GDP growth in April-June upgraded to annualized 1.9%
Solid capital expenditure lifts economy even as COVID hits service sector

Brain-stimulating glasses to fight dementia, Japanese companies say
Drugmaker Sumitomo Dainippon Pharma aims to start clinical trials in two years

Sep7th

Japan’s PHC announces $1.8 billion IPO on Tokyo bourse
Formerly Panasonic Healthcare, company’s freezers benefited from vaccine demand

Deutsche Telekom lifts T-Mobile US stake in SoftBank swap deal
Japanese tech powerhouse would gain 4.5% interest in German carrier

Amazon and Mitsubishi to set up 450 solar power plants in Japan
Tech giant ties up with trading house to secure electricity for data centers

Toyota to invest $13.6bn in batteries for EVs and hybrids by 2030
Japan automaker likely to invest in China and US as it nurtures eco-friendliness

Japan’s Ishiba balks at running in party race, in boon for Kono
Ex-defense minister fails to gain traction as support grows for vaccine czar