Japan

6 Oct 17, 10:02am
Siah Hwee Ang with the latest happenings across the Asia-Pacific including a new couple, an old & odd couple, arbitration of the Belt and Road, the Kra Canal proposal, capping population & more 
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30 Jun 17, 10:02am
Siah Hwee Ang on China and the US addressing their beef, the growing global population, Asia's cost challenges, the return of the conglomerate, protectionism vs 'what's appropriate', Japan steps on to the Belt Road...gingerly, and more
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25 May 17, 11:44am
Minxin Pei sees a strategic opportunity for India and Japan to counterbalance China with a new trade bloc
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10 Feb 17, 9:59am
Motu researchers on the political benefits of destruction, Bill's datatopia, why meddling governments make you happy, the productivity gap, the Fed and fiscal policy, scaling the depths of bad puns and more
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14 Jan 17, 8:40am
Fathom Consulting shows how the relentless rise in the median age in Japan is now weighing heavily on young women and men entering adulthood today
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29 Dec 16, 2:24pm
Keynes ruled for 40 years. Then, a counterrevolution took hold, reflecting sharp criticism of his fiscal activism. After another 40 years, Keynes’ key idea is back, and Japan, for one, desperately needs to take it on board
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16 Dec 16, 10:02am
Siah Hwee Ang on escalating trade tension, scandal in Seoul, Trump's Taiwanese tryst, sour notes in India, ASEAN's open doors, Alibaba on the move and more
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8 Nov 16, 5:02am
Siah Hwee Ang says China has left its sweatshops behind
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27 Oct 16, 8:34am
Gloomy reports of anemic GDP growth in Japan have undermined investor confidence. But a more comprehensive look at Japan's economy provides strong grounds for optimism
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16 Sep 16, 10:00am
Siah Hwee Ang on Brexit repercussions, turmoil in the South China Sea, technology in Vietnam, Singapore has to pick sides, Aussies v Kiwis & more
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1 Sep 16, 11:07am
Currency speculators think they have a no-lose situation in Japan. Koichi Hamada urges the Japanese authorities to intervene to stop the Yen from appreciating further despite some clear high costs of doing so
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23 Jun 16, 9:02am
Koichi Hamada likens government borrowing, especially for QE, to a ponzi scheme, something only illegal in the private sector
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30 Apr 16, 11:21am
Koichi Hamada believes that the benefits of so-called helicopter money are not worth the risks
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2 Apr 16, 11:24am
After decades of economic malaise, some think Japan is in a good position to escape from its deflationary trap. Dr Motoshige Itoh explains why he is one of them
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29 Feb 16, 11:23am
Koichi Hamada blames aggressive speculation for the yen's rise since the BOJ introduced negative interest rates
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12 Feb 16, 10:05am
Siah Hwee Ang on China's impossible trinity, multinationals & India, Korea Inc 2.0, Foxconn & Sharp, China's customized McDonald's burgers & more
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2 Nov 15, 9:44am
Koichi Hamada hopes that narrow, parochial interests do not block the Trans-Pacific Partnership
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2 Dec 14, 11:19am
Rodney Dickens argues the responses of governments and central banks to the global financial crisis have laid the foundations for the next crisis/crises
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12 Nov 14, 10:00am
Elizabeth Davies on being lonely in Japan, putting your money where your mouse is, how the Melbourne Cup costs Australia A$1b, hairy men, Dilbert & more
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31 Oct 14, 10:30am
Friday's Top 10: Craig Simpson on Putin is no Hitler; regulating monopolies; Europe going down Japan's road; gold and reserves and Money for Nothing
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