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U.S. currency manipulation threat puts Asian nations on guard

via The Japan Times    Oct 24, 2019

Asia is bracing for the latest U.S. Treasury report on foreign currency manipulators, coming in the middle of a trade war that shows no sign ...

Fallout from Trump’s trade wars felt by economies around the world

via The Japan Times    Oct 20, 2019

U.S. President Donald Trump meets with Chinese President Xi Jinping on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Osaka in June. | AP

The collateral damage of the United States’ trade wars is being felt from the fjords of Iceland to the auto factories of Japan.Central bank governors ...

Negative rates forever? Central bankers look for an exit

via The Japan Times    Oct 20, 2019

Bank of England Gov. Mark Carney and Bank of Japan Gov. Haruhiko Kuroda speak at the World Bank and International Monetary Fund Annual Meetings in Washington on Saturday. | AP

The world’s most powerful policymakers are struggling to alleviate the pain of a slowing global economy with few levers left to pull and growing concern ...

Samsung admits Galaxy S10 smartphone has fingerprint access flaw

via The Japan Times    Oct 18, 2019

Tech giant Samsung Electronics on Friday acknowledged a major flaw with its fingerprint system that allows other people to open its top-end smartphones, advising users ...

Amid Brexit chaos, abandoning U.K. operations no simple task for Japanese firms

By Masumi Koizumi
- via The Japan Times    Oct 17, 2019

A Nissan Motor Co. executive says that if a

With the deadline for the U.K.’s withdrawal from the European Union fast approaching, the question for Japanese manufacturers and other businesses with operations there is ...

Investors pour record $735 million into Singapore fintech deals

via The Japan Times    Oct 15, 2019

The haze-shrouded Marina Bay Sands hotel and casino stands in Singapore last month. | BLOOMBERG

Investors poured a record $735 million into financial-technology ventures in Singapore in the first nine months of this year, according to research from Accenture PLC, ...

Japan Inc. sees ‘Abenomics’ sputtering and sales tax hike hurting economy: poll

via The Japan Times    Oct 11, 2019

A man chooses goods underneath banners notifying about the rise in the national sales tax at a store in Tokyo Sept. 25. | REUTERS

Japanese companies overwhelmingly think the nation’s longest postwar expansion is peaking, with two-thirds expecting a tax hike imposed this month by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe ...

Procurri’s technology meets all IT needs

   Oct 03, 2017

Singapore-based IT services provider Procurri has attracted the attention of the business world for its well-planned expansion around the world and its well-considered acquisitions and partnerships.

Peru’s oldest bank gears up for influx of foreign investment

By Karl Cryer
-    Jul 20, 2015

With middle-term economic growth forecasts looking bright, Peru's biggest bank is gearing up for an expected surge in foreign investment.

Peruvian law firms become first stop for Asian business

By Karl Cryer
-    Jul 20, 2015

Miranda & Amado, a law firm based in the Peruvian capital Lima, has seen increased interest from Asian companies wanting to operate in the country.




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