While a clear win for press freedom, dismissal of the politically motivated tax cases clears "the way of doing business in the Philippines," says Maria Ressa.
Toyota is still pursuing varied technologies to achieve carbon neutrality, but its June 8 announcements show it is now aggressively pursuing the EV market.
Many countries are fighting inflation pressures while Japan's policymakers are attempting to raise them on a sustainable basis. Signs are they're succeeding.
Kishida and Yoon recognized at the Japan-South Korea summit that they should work together, given the region's deteriorating security environment.
New Bank of Japan Governor Ueda must strive for adaptability and avoid causing market turmoil as he steers the monetary-easing policy toward an exit strategy.
The majority of foreign companies are optimistic about the Japanese market's stability and growth potential, according to a survey by JETRO in the fall of 2022.
Nissan and Renault agree to rectify what has long been an unequal alliance. This renewed commitment could drive them to the industry's forefront.
Voter concerns in the Taiwan elections were on local issues, such as economy and inflation. But the results could embolden China's influence operations.
"Market mechanisms are always followed by tears and laughter," says Sojitz Research Institute Chief Economist Tatsuhiko Yoshizaki on the weak yen.
"Using the foundation you laid, I will do my utmost to build a Japan, region, and world that is sustainable and inclusive, where everyone shines." ーPM...
A new Japanese tech company has developed sensor technology allowing robots to work with humans, with greater autonomous dexterity and flexibility.
To counter the yen’s depreciation, the Kishida government must provide financial help to households and businesses, and request firms to raise wages.