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Nikkei Asian Review (Oct 6, 2022)

Latin America


Brazil election goes to runoff as Bolsonaro outperforms polls
Former chief Lula leads incumbent 48.4% to 43.3% in presidential race



North Korea fires ballistic missiles after condemning U.N. meeting
Move follows Seoul-Washington drills, Pyongyang’s recent launch over Japan

Bridgestone to launch smart tires for trucks and buses in 2024

Cloud-based system to help fight climate change by optimizing efficiency

SpaceX capsule heads to space station ferrying NASA crew and Russian

Japan’s robotics expert Koichi Wakata, 59, makes his fifth voyage to space

Myanmar tribunal sentences Japanese documentary maker to prison
Toru Kubota faces combined 10 years for incitement and other charges

U.S. aircraft carrier moves near Korean waters as warning to North
Trilateral exercises with Seoul and Tokyo to begin as early as Thursday


Tiny islands drive big challenge to mammoth Australia gas project
Energy major Santos wants to ship LNG to Japan, South Korea but locals resist

Nuclear power won’t help climate urgency, says renewables chief
Warning as Japan and other countries reopen door to atomic expansion

Japan IPOs drop 40% despite TSE’s ambitious revamp
New Growth market lacks investor appeal to overcome tough conditions

U.S. and Japan hold joint drills after North Korea missile launch
Washington also conducts precision bombing exercise with South Korea


Thailand’s Central Retail leads rush of global retailers to Vietnam
Vietnam’s exceptional economic growth draws retailers of all stripes

From Singapore to Thailand, Asia dangles visas to lure high-fliers
New programs kick off as companies struggle to find skilled workers

Sony-Zee merger OK’d by India’s competition regulator, with caveats
Details of conditions for approval still undisclosed