Nikkei Asian Review (Dec 6, 2021) | 一般社団法人 ラテンアメリカ協会

Nikkei Asian Review (Dec 6, 2021)


Japan

Dec 6th

Stocks lose $3.7tn globally in week after omicron emerges
3% drop fueled by investor uncertainty, with little known about COVID variant

Japan startup to ferry offshore wind power to shore in batteries
Leading shipbuilder Imabari makes almost $9m investment in PowerX

Dec 5th

China loses path to ‘undisputed primacy’ in Asia as U.S. rebounds
Lowy’s Asia Power Index shows Beijing’s ongoing challenge to Washington

Japan’s Princess Aiko goes through coming of age ceremonies

Dec 4th

Toyota to make Western European lineup carbon-free by 2035
World’s largest automaker bends to EU’s tough new climate standards

U.S. regulator sues to block Nvidia takeover of SoftBank’s Arm
Biggest semiconductor deal in history would stifle competition, FTC says

Japan expects to approve Merck’s COVID pill in December
First oral medication expected to work on omicron variant

GE Hitachi wins Canadian order for small nuclear reactor
Deal marks first for Hitachi since 2011 Fukushima disaster

Dec 3rd

Japan to test wide-area 5G Open RAN network in 2022
NTT Docomo, Rakuten Mobile and NEC expected to join to counter China

Singapore fund takes top stake in Japanese duty-free chain Laox
Acquisition shifts control of struggling retailer from China’s Suning group

Toto plans Vietnam faucet plant to keep the world’s hands clean
Japanese creator of Washlet boosts overseas capacity as COVID fuels demand

Japan’s unicorns gain foothold from AI to materials: Nikkei survey
Startups see strong growth but still lag behind overseas peers