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Nikkei Asian Review (Dec 1, 2022)

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World Cup roundup: Brazil edges Switzerland to advance
Portugal scores second Group H win, secures berth in knockout round

Brazil’s Braskem weighs 100% plant-based plastic production in Japan
Exclusive: Facility would replace oil-based material for utensils and single-use bags



Kunio Nakamura, dead at 83, transformed Panasonic as president
‘Destruction and creation’ turnaround saved company from brink of failure

Binance enters Japanese crypto market with acquisition
Sakura Exchange deal marks official re-entry into Japan after FSA warning


Japan’s Mitsui O.S.K. to invest $2.9bn in real estate business
Shipping company aiming to shrink volatile sea transportation segment

Alibaba founder Jack Ma living in Tokyo since China tech crackdown: FT
Billionaire has spent six months in Japan after largely disappearing from view

Mitsubishi Motors joins ranks offering inflation bonuses to workers
But one-time assistance may ease the pain less than raises

Japan’s Nidec to buy Italian toolmaker Pama for $100m
Electric motor leader aims to become a machine tool powerhouse


Japan Post Bank to boost investment in startups
Tokyo-based lender will quintuple outlay to $724m by 2026

Eisai shares plunge in Tokyo after reported death in Alzheimer trial
Woman taking lecanemab experimental drug died from brain hemorrhage:

Itochu to turn solar panel trash into treasure with French partner
Rosi’s recycling tech can extract copper and silver from aging cells

Japan proposes to replace old nuclear reactors, extend lifetimes
Government tries to balance energy stability with emissions-cutting goal

Japan’s NGK Spark Plug to buy U.S. medical device maker
Auto parts supplier’s MGC Diagnostics deal part of push to branch out