Nikkei Asian Review (May 26, 2022) | 一般社団法人 ラテンアメリカ協会

Nikkei Asian Review (May 26, 2022)


May26th

Japan

Singapore’s Lee warns of nuclear ‘arms race’ amid Ukraine war
Malaysia’s Ismail Sabri highlights supply chain risks at Nikkei conference

China unseats Japan as ‘important partner’ to top ASEAN poll
Belt and Road Initiative seen expanding Beijing’s influence in region

Asia-Pacific climate leaders: Which companies cut emissions?
Nikkei-FT-Statista survey finds India behind Australia, Japan in carbon race

Russian parliament leader calls on Japan to give up Sakhalin-2 stake
Lawmaker says interests should be sold to Gazprom or ‘friendly nation’

May25th

Japan weighs allowing pharmacists to provide care for elderly
Government deregulation panel calls for greater health services efficiency

Was Biden’s Taiwan statement scripted? 5 takeaways from his Asia trip
Quad summit, new trade framework underscore region’s importance to U.S.

Up to 6,100 in Tokyo predicted to die in worst-case quake scenario
Estimate revised down by about 30% from a decade ago as building tech improves

Sumitomo, Orix bet on batteries to tame Japan’s unstable power grid
New law will let storage systems earn money like solar, wind farms

May24th

Japan tops global tourism index for 1st time, despite tight borders
World Economic Forum praises country for wealth of travel infrastructure

Japan Inc. plays catch-up on economic security after Ukraine war
Hitachi, IHI and others launch teams to analyze geopolitical risks

Toyota to cut global production plan by 100,000 in June
Chip shortage continues to limit automaker’s output; more factory lines suspended

Quad slams coercive attempts to alter status quo in Indo-Pacific
But joint statement avoids pointing finger at Russia for Ukraine crisis