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 2021-09-27 21:11 

Nikkei Asian Review

Duterte's legacy on the line as Philippine elections loom...

MANILA -- At the U.N. General Assembly on Sept. 22, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte talked about his war on drugs but without indulging in his us...

 2021-09-27 20:16 

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Seller's remorse should not confine Shinsei Bank's future...

Stephen Givens is a corporate lawyer based in Tokyo.The fate of Shinsei Bank, once the world's ninth-largest bank when it operated as the Long-Term Cr...

 2021-09-27 20:16 

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Panasonic to cut 1,700 jobs in Japan and Singapore...

SINGAPORE/OSAKA -- Panasonic has decided to eliminate hundreds of jobs at home and abroad as part of a wide-ranging restructuring in response to lackl...

 2021-09-27 19:20 

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Fujifilm cuts into ex-partner Xerox's European turf...

TOKYO -- The company formerly known as Fuji Xerox will start selling office machines in some European countries and other markets that had been&n...

 2021-09-27 19:20 

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Japan PM hopeful Kishida leads in LDP lawmaker support: poll...

TOKYO -- Over 120 ruling Liberal Democratic Party lawmakers plan to back former party policy chief Fumio Kishida in the LDP presidential election...

 2021-09-27 19:20 

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South Korean court orders sale of seized Mitsubishi Heavy assets...

SEOUL -- A South Korean court on Monday ordered Mitsubishi Heavy Industries' seized assets to be sold as compensation for women forced to work fo...

 2021-09-27 18:25 

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Afghanistan will not address U.N. General Assembly...

UNITED NATIONS -- There will be no address delivered by the Afghan mission to the United Nations General Assembly Monday as the country&rsq...

 2021-09-27 18:25 

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Deep freeze to mild chill? China warms relations with U.S....

TOKYO -- Autumn is here. But even as temperatures cool in much of the Northern Hemisphere, a different change is afoot in geopolitics.Sino-American re...

 2021-09-27 17:30 

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HNA restructuring moves ahead with $5.7bn airline funding...

HONG KONG -- Bankrupt Chinese conglomerate HNA Group moved a step forward in its restructuring process on Monday with a plan to inject fresh capital i...

 2021-09-27 17:30 

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China's fiscal deficit follows Evergrande, power crunch as next worry...

BEIJING -- Already grappling with the twin challenge of the Evergrande crisis and a crippling power shortage, China also faces the long-term problem o...

 2021-09-27 11:59 

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Thailand to let more businesses open and shorten curfew hours...

BANGKOK -- Thailand this week is expected to allow spas, cinemas and museums to reopen and also shorten its nighttime curfew as it moves to get its to...

 2021-09-27 11:59 

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Developer Sunac seeks support from Chinese city to stem slowdown...

HONG KONG -- Property developer Sunac China Holdings has asked for...

 2021-09-27 11:58 

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Apple suppliers warn China's energy rules threaten supply chain...

TAIPEI -- Manufacturers are warning that further disruptions to energy supplies in China would create havoc in the tech supply chain at a time when th...

 2021-09-27 11:03 

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Japan's JERA to invest $1.58bn in Philippine utility Aboitiz Power...

TOKYO -- Japanese power generator JERA is investing $1.58 billion in the leading utility company in the Philippines, Aboitiz Power, as it hopes to ben...

 2021-09-27 10:08 

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Vietnam poised to miss GDP target as COVID squeezes economy...

HANOI -- Vietnam faces the prospect of missing its 6.5% growth target for this year, underscoring the country's sharp turn from a pandemic success sto...

 2021-09-27 10:07 

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Japan to lift COVID emergency on Thursday...

TOKYO -- The Japanese government will lift the COVID state of emergency covering Tokyo and 18 other prefectures on Thursday, prompted by progress...

 2021-09-27 09:13 

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CNOOC plans Shanghai share sale amid U.S. sanctions...

HONG KONG -- CNOOC, one of the three Chinese state-owned oil and gas conglomerates, plans to list in the mainland amid pressure from U.S. authorities...

 2021-09-27 09:13 

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South Korea sees no good option among Japan LDP candidates...

SEOUL/TOKYO -- None of the four candidates running in Wednesday's election to lead Japan's ruling party are likely to break through Seoul and Tokyo's...

 2021-09-27 09:13 

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Tokio Marine to back out of thermal coal mining projects...

TOKYO -- Tokio Marine Holdings will stop underwriting and financing coal mining projects that generate thermal power in Japan and abroad from October,...

 2021-09-27 09:12 

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Investors eye Sept. 30 end to Japan's COVID emergency...

TOKYO -- The prospect of domestic reopening in Japan fueled trading on Monday, with shares in travel agencies, karaoke chains and wedding operato...

 2021-09-27 08:17 

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Philippines stirs controversy with genetically modified rice...

MANILA -- The Philippines has become the first country to approve the commercial production of genetically modified, nutrient-enriched Golden Rice, sp...

 2021-09-27 08:17 

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China should now outline how it will reduce domestic carbon emissions...

Kevin Rudd is a former prime minister of Australia and is the global president of the Asia Society. Thom Woodroofe is a former climate diplomat and a...

 2021-09-27 08:17 

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Alibaba backs Singapore's Ninja Van in $578 million fundraising...

SINGAPORE -- Singapore logistics startup Ninja Van has closed a major round of funding, raising $578 million in a late stage Series E round with China...

 2021-09-27 08:17 

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Jollibee aggressively expands globally and beyond fast food...

MANILA -- Filipino restaurant giant Jollibee Foods is attempting to set itself up for rapid growth once the pandemic winds down with an aggressive glo...

 2021-09-27 07:21 

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Malaysia development plan moves up high-income nation goal to 2025...

KUALA LUMPUR -- Malaysia aims to average 4.5% to 5.5% annual economic growth through 2025 and become a developed country by that year, five years earl...

 2021-09-27 05:31 

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Evergrande halts plan for mainland China electric car listing...

HONG KONG -- China Evergrande Group's electric car unit has terminated plans for a maiden mainland share offering amid concerns over the fate of the&n...

 2021-09-27 05:31 

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Vietnam braces for GDP fall as COVID squeezes economy...

HANOI -- Vietnam's economy in the July-September quarter may have recorded less than 2% growth, underperforming the same quarter a year ago. A strict...

 2021-09-27 03:40 

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Evergrande debt crisis shines light on China real estate bubble...

BEIJING -- The debt crisis at China Evergrande Group, the world's most indebted property developer, has cast new light on the health of China's real e...

 2021-09-26 21:13 

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How the winner of Japan's PM race could affect markets...

TOKYO -- The prospect of a new prime minister has sent Japan's stock market to its highest level since 1990 as investors hope stronger leadership and...

 2021-09-26 21:13 

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German Social Democrats beat Merkel's conservatives...

BERLIN (Reuters) -- Germany's Social Democrats narrowly won Sunday's national election, projected results showed, and claimed a...

 2021-09-26 20:18 

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'Prime Minister Kuroda' has quite a challenge on his hands...

William Pesek is an award-winning Tokyo-based journalist and author of...

 2021-09-26 20:18 

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South Korea hands out COVID relief 5 times faster than Japan...

SEOUL -- South Korea has managed to distribute 90% of a cash handout program in just two weeks, showcasing the effectiveness of its resident regi...

 2021-09-26 20:18 

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German SPD edges ahead of conservatives in tight election...

BERLIN (Reuters) -- Germany's Social Democrats came first by a narrow margin in Sunday's national election, projected results showed, putting them in...

 2021-09-26 19:22 

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South Korea distributes COVID handout 5 times faster than Japan...

SEOUL -- South Korea has managed to distribute 90% of a cash handout program in just two weeks, showcasing the effectiveness of its resident regi...

 2021-09-26 17:32 

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Erdogan: Turkey intends to buy 2nd batch of Russian S-400s...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -- President Tayyip Erdogan said Turkey still intended to buy a second batch of S-400 missile defense systems from Russia, a move...

 2021-09-26 16:36 

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Key Apple, Tesla suppliers halt production amid China power crunch...

TAIPEI -- Several key Apple and Tesla suppliers have halted production at some of their Chinese facilities to comply with Beijing's tighter energ...

 2021-09-26 14:46 

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Nuclear submarine for Japan? Kono says yes, Kishida says no...

TOKYO -- Following a recent deal by the U.S. and the U.K. to offer Australia classified technology to build nuclear-powered submarines, should fellow...

 2021-09-26 14:46 

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Xi congratulates new KMT leader but calls Taiwan situation 'grim'...

TAIPEI (Reuters) -- The situation in the Taiwan Strait is...

 2021-09-26 12:00 

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Xi warns of 'grim' Taiwan situation in letter to new KMT leader...

TAIPEI (Reuters) -- The situation in the Taiwan Strait is...

 2021-09-26 09:14 

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Japan LDP election, China auto data law and Tokyo Game Show...

Welcome to Your Week in Asia.China enters the Golden Week holiday on Friday, just as new regulations kick in requiring data from electric and autonomo...

 2021-09-26 08:19 

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'No money': The human toll of China Evergrande's financial crisis...

SHANGHAI -- As China Evergrande tries to claw its way out of financial crisis and global markets fret over its fate, the lives of the ordinary people...

 2021-09-26 05:33 

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Big Brother-style internet controls expand in Central Asia...

ALMATY, Kazakhstan -- The screws are being tightened on internet use in Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan as new legislation is introduced that will make it e...

 2021-09-26 03:42 

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Taiwan axes symbols of authoritarian past in push to rebrand...

TAIPEI -- Taiwan is undertaking a sweeping drive to remove all symbols of its authoritarian past in a bid to create a new global brand for the island....

 2021-09-25 20:19 

Nikkei Asian Review

Can a kinder capitalism mend broken confidence in America?...

Nobuko Kobayashi is a partner with EY Strategy and Consulting Co., Ltd., Strategy and Transactions -- EY-Parthenon.Two decades ago, I watched in horro...

 2021-09-25 18:28 

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LDP race: Kono leads Kishida 46% to 17% in Nikkei poll...

TOKYO -- Taro Kono is the favorite to become the next leader of Japan's ruling Liberal Democratic Party and effectively the next prime minister, a pol...

 2021-09-25 17:33 

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China and U.S. share tech in ASEAN for vaccine diplomacy edge...

JAKARTA/HANOI -- Vaccine diplomacy by China and the U.S. has entered a new stage as their drugmakers transfer technology to players in Southeast Asia...

 2021-09-25 17:33 

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Kono should be next LDP leader, say 46% in latest poll...

TOKYO -- Taro Kono is the favorite to become the next leader of Japan's ruling Liberal Democratic Party and effectively the next prime minister, a pol...

 2021-09-25 16:37 

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Hong Kong Tiananmen Square vigil organizer to disband after 32 years...

HONG KONG -- The organizer of Hong Kong's annual commemoration of the Tiananmen Square crackdown will disband, the group said Saturday, after being un...

 2021-09-25 16:37 

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Kono 'most desirable' as Japan's next LDP leader in latest poll...

TOKYO -- Taro Kono is the favorite to become the next leader of Japan's ruling Liberal Democratic Party and effectively the next prime minister, a pol...

 2021-09-25 05:34 

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Myanmar will not address world leaders at U.N., Afghanistan will...

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) -- No representative from Myanmar is scheduled to address the annual high-level U.N. General Assembly, a U.N. spokesman said...

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