Nikkei Asian Review (Jan 13, 2022) | 一般社団法人 ラテンアメリカ協会

Nikkei Asian Review (Jan 13, 2022)


Japan

Jan13th

Indonesia relaxes export ban to allow 37 coal vessels to depart
Importers, including Japan and South Korea, pressed Jakarta to ease restrictions

Planes, trains and automobiles: Yahoo expands remote work across Japan
SoftBank-backed portal casts wide net for talent in ‘new normal’

Jan12th

Nippon Steel appeals South Korean court order over asset sale
Shares seized after company declined to compensate plaintiffs for wartime labor

Tokyo exchange’s ‘prime’ offering not lean enough, pros say
Highest tier of stocks still crowded with underperforming companies

North Korea’s latest missile reached Mach 10: Seoul
‘More advanced’ test follows condemnation and skepticism of Jan. 5 launch

Japan’s Nidec rides China EV boom by expanding machine tool output
Motor maker plans new gear equipment plant to tap surging demand

Japan chip subsidy requires 10-year pledge from TSMC, others
Production commitment part of proposed rules for supporting new factories

Jan11th

Japan car sales recovery helps November GDP up by 1.5%: JCER
Rise in domestic demand fueled by more chips and fewer COVID-19 cases

Japan to ease regulations on medical AI software
Government to allow updates without regulatory approval, shorten review process

Japan extends COVID entry ban until end of February
Kishida aims to speed up boosters versus omicron; SDF to open jab centers again

Japan woos 50,000 skilled Asian professionals in talent war
New initiative also aims to strengthen supply chains in auto parts and more

Retailer Aeon to use 100% renewable energy at 160-plus Japan malls
Group accounts for almost 1% of nation’s electricity consumption