Nikkei Asian Review (Jun 30, 2022) | 一般社団法人 ラテンアメリカ協会

Nikkei Asian Review (Jun 30, 2022)


Japan

Jun30th

Kirin to sell entire stake in venture with Myanmar military
Facing human rights pressure, Japanese brewery opts for early retreat

Japan’s May factory output suffers biggest slump in two years
7.2% monthly drop highlights challenge of lingering supply chain disruptions

Singapore base to lead Credit Saison drive to triple overseas profit
Credit card issuer grants a degree of autonomy to its six Asian subsidiaries

U.S.-Japan 5G initiative launches first academy in Philippines
Partners promote Open RAN tech to counter China telecom in Southeast Asia

Fujifilm to pump $1.6bn into biopharma in U.S. and Europe
Japan group to nearly quadruple capacity to meet rising demand for cancer drugs

Mitsui and Petronas to explore carbon storage off Malaysian coast
Companies will weigh shipping CO2 from East Asia to areas with offshore oil and gas fields

Yen briefly dips into 137-range against dollar for fresh 24-year low
Disparity between Fed hawks and BOJ doves spurs sales of Japan’s currency

Jun29th

India’s eyewear retailer Lenskart to buy Japanese peer Owndays
Companies aim to expand business in Asia

NATO Secretary-General: Strengthening our partnership with Japan
Closer ties are needed to tackle shared security challenges

India’s Tata Motors and Japan’s Renesas partner in chip quest
Automakers look to design, develop and manufacture semiconductor solutions

U.S. rate rises hit Japanese megabanks’ finances hard
Unrealized losses on bonds total $12.5bn for the three top banks

Japan election platforms show split on amending pacifist constitution
Pro-amendment lawmakers forecast to reach 2/3 threshold, but divided on details

Japan heat wave: PM calls for ‘maximum’ nuclear power use
Kishida says safety reviews will be speedy, energy conservation should be done ‘wisely’