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Nikkei Asian Review (Oct 21, 2021)



Japan’s digital banks emerge as regulatory easing gains momentum
New measures raise hopes of catching up with global funding boom

Next 3 years with Japan will determine U.S. posture for 3 decades: Rahm Emanuel
Allies need to fend off Chinese efforts at division, ambassador nominee says

Mitsubishi Chemical pledges net-zero emissions by 2050
Japanese manufacturer to adopt solar power at plants and move away from coal


Japan ruling coalition within majority reach in election: Nikkei poll
Kishida’s LDP in heated race in about 40% of single-seat districts

Nippon Paint to acquire French paint maker Cromology
Deal to be made through Australian subsidiary as group eyes European expansion

Sony shows off image sensor tech at Japan’s Ceatec trade show
Japanese company aims to embed its technology in range of businesses

Japan car exports plunge 40% as parts shortage bites
September marks first year-on-year drop in seven months

Panasonic joins Sony on asset-light bandwagon
Blue Yonder deal set to boost intangible assets over physical this year

Chinese, Russian warships jointly pass Japan chokepoint for 1st time
Tsugaru Strait, between Honshu and Hokkaido, includes international waters


Carbon neutrality at heart of Japan’s Ceatec expo
Ahead of COP26, big brands showcase hydrogen, solar and other green solutions

Tokio Marine to help companies analyze decarbonization costs
New service to predict financial hit from environmental rules

Japan startup VLP begins trial of new COVID vaccine
Shot requires smaller dose, allows faster production, CEO says

Japan to lobby Saudi, UAE, and other oil nations to boost supply
Kishida instructs whole-of-government approach as international prices soar

Coal set to be stumbling block at COP26 as China, India balk
Nations face uphill road to deal on emissions cuts at U.N. climate conference

Sharp connects with Roku to re-enter TV market in U.S.
Osaka-based electronics maker stages return after 6-year break

Toyota to build 1st U.S. battery plant, invest $3.4bn by 2030
New factory to start operations in 2025 and hire 1,750 people