Nikkei Asian Review (Aug 18, 2022) | 一般社団法人 ラテンアメリカ協会

Nikkei Asian Review (Aug 18, 2022)


Japan

Aug18th

Hanae Mori, trailblazing Japanese fashion designer, dies at 96
Known for butterfly motifs, she achieved Paris haute couture status in 1977

Apple Store in Tokyo’s Ginza moves to groundbreaking wood building
iPhone shop will be anchor tenant in sustainability showpiece

Sakhalin-2’s new operator keeps same LNG terms for Japan buyers
Clients receive notices following Russian project’s reorganization

China Coast Guard chief promoted to naval leader for Taiwan Strait
Wang Zhongcai known for frequent incursions into Japan-administered Senkakus

Aug17th

Tokyo prosecutors arrest former Olympic committee exec
Ex-senior Denstu official suspected of taking bribes from suit retailer Aoki

Takeda to sell dengue vaccine abroad, starting with Indonesia
Japan’s first global vaccine can be used for children younger than existing shots

Japan imports surged to record in July; exports up for 17th month
47% rise driven by higher costs of crude oil, coal and liquid natural gas

Japan poised to stop fully tracking COVID cases
Current rule leads hospitals to prioritize paperwork over patients

China lifts annual fishing ban in East China Sea, signals restraint
Fishermen told to avoid ‘sensitive waters,’ tamping down Senkakus flashpoint with Japan

Aug16th

German Air Force shows it can be in Asia in a day
Taiwan issue serves as a wake-up call to European powers

Japan’s JERA to buy 35% stake in Vietnam renewables operator
Companies will consider joint solar, wind projects in $112m deal

Japan asteroid probe hints at how organic matter could reach Earth
Materials from space may have contributed to the building blocks of life

Japan’s Jafco battles takeover threat posed by activist Murakami
Venture capital firm adopts poison pill after funds buy major stake

Chinese sentiment toward Japan sours on eve of diplomatic milestone
Japanese-style festivals canceled as tensions heighten over Taiwan

Bangladesh’s first Japanese-backed industrial park nears launch
Sumitomo-led project gives manufacturers a foothold in underdeveloped market