Nikkei Asian Review (Sep 14, 2021) | 一般社団法人 ラテンアメリカ協会

Nikkei Asian Review (Sep 14, 2021)


LatinAmerica

Sep12th

Abimael Guzman, Maoist rebel leader in Peru, dies at 86
Shining Path founder was imprisoned under then-President Alberto Fujimori

Singapore e-tailer Shopee takes Latin America by storm
Sales and games vault Sea brand to top of Brazil app stores in just 2 years

Japan

Sep13th

Japan’s COVID policymaking is backward, opposition leader says
Edano to champion science and nuclear-free decarbonization in lower house vote

First group of Afghan evacuees arrives in Japan
Local workers of JICA and family members enter via Qatar

Sep12th

Japan 2-shot vax rate tops 50%, tracking levels in major Euro nations

Sony’s silent camera takes on high-end Canon and Nikon SLRs
Video analysis system makes presence felt by making big Olympic decisions

Sep11th

Japan inks deal to export defense assets to Vietnam amid China worry

Afghan evacuation seekers enter Pakistan to head for Japan
Former staff at Japanese agencies left behind when SDF was ordered to withdraw

Japan’s fumble in Afghanistan bodes ill for any Taiwan crisis
Rescue of 1 Japan national reveals maze of constraints that must be alleviated

SpaceX and KDDI team up to eliminate wireless blind spots in Japan
Elon Musk’s Starlink satellites to provide internet in remote areas

US, Japan, South Korea to meet over North’s nuclear standoff
Officials will discuss Pyongyang’s nuclear weapons and missile programs in Tokyo

Japan PM candidate Takaichi backs doubling defense budget to 2% GDP
Goal to raise ratio in line with European powers will cost $45bn