Nikkei Asian Review (Nov 24, 2022) | 一般社団法人 ラテンアメリカ協会

Nikkei Asian Review (Nov 24, 2022)



Japan’s Mitsui O.S.K. to invest $710m in new cruise ships
Awash in record profits, marine transport company aims to diversify

Soccer: Japan shocks Germany in World Cup upset
Underdog from Asia beats 4-time champ as subs Doan, Asano shine

Top Japan banks and BOJ to begin trials of digital yen next year
Central bank to launch two-year pilot program to test transactions

Japan’s MUFG to buy credit companies in Philippines, Indonesia
Mitsubishi will purchase Home Credit’s local affiliates for 600m euros

Elon Musk says Twitter more ‘Japan-centric’ than U.S.-centric: report
Billionaire proposes engineering teams in Japan, India, Indonesia to decentralize


Japan contractor uses 3D printing to build curved-wall structures
Obayashi says new tech will lead to design freedom and reduced costs

Pricier catch: Frozen tuna prices jump 60% in Japan
Demand for restaurant staple only seen growing as COVID-19 curbs end

EV late mover Mazda leans on partners in $10bn electrification drive
Midsize automaker with focus on fuel efficiency sees rushing in as too risky


Japan approves its first homemade oral COVID drug
Shionogi’s Xocova to be used on patients with mild symptoms

Japan eyes ‘wide range of tax rises’ to fund defense budget hike
Government panel drops reference to corporate tax from draft proposal

Japan builds case to dissolve scandal-hit Unification Church
Victims speak up as government probe gets under way

Japan abandons hope for first moon probe landing
JAXA unable to fix communications link to tiny craft