Nikkei Asian Review (Aug 4, 2022) | 一般社団法人 ラテンアメリカ協会

Nikkei Asian Review (Aug 4, 2022)



Russia readies new Sakhalin-2 operator, putting Japan’s stake on the line
Mitsui and Mitsubishi face decision on whether to stick with energy project

Shigeaki Wada, Japan’s master of department store turnarounds, dead at 88
Retail boss made Sogo and Seibu profitable and led way for sector’s consolidation

Pelosi’s Taiwan visit signals start of drawn-out U.S.-China struggle
Both sides grow distrustful of the other’s worldview

After CHIPS Act, Japanese supplier to triple U.S. semiconductor chemical output
Exclusive: Mitsubishi Gas Chemical invests $372m to ramp up production


Mumbai metro line back on track after political bickering
Delays underscore frustration over slow pace of Indian infrastructure projects

U.S., Indonesia hold military drills amid China concerns
More than American, allied 5,000 personnel take part

LNG price spike causes energy crises in strapped Asian nations
Pakistan deals with power shortages and production cuts amid tenfold jump

SoftBank-backed Chinese robot maker to build plant in Toyota’s backyard
JAKA Robotics seeks Japanese production know-how for edge in home market

Chip industry supplier Showa Denko to boost output of wafer polishing agent
Materials maker will spend $150m on new capacity in Japan and Taiwan