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  1. News - Asia

    Shinzo Abe down to his last arrow in plan to revive Japan's economy

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 10:19pm by KRISTINE KWOK

    ... Kumahira hopes Japan can stop the revolving door of leaders that has paralysed the country's politics and prevented the world's third-biggest economy from playing a bigger role ... the country's economy, an effort that many analysts say is vital to restoring Japan's fiscal vigour. Analysts say that an absence of credible opposition, both within and outside of the LDP, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1573775/shinzo-abe-down-his-last-arrow-plan-revive-japans-economy
  2. Business - Economy - JAPANESE ECONOMY

    Japan economy shrinks 6.8 per cent, most since tsunami, as tax rise bites

    Posted Aug 13th 2014, 09:56am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Tokyo Contraction is biggest since 2011 earthquake, but government takes a relaxed view Japanese economy shrinks as tax rise hits Japan suffered its biggest economic contraction ... recovery. While the news is unlikely to shake the Bank of Japan's conviction that the economy can ride out the impact of the rise in tax, it could add pressure on the bank for further monetary ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1572651/japan-economy-shrinks-tax-rise-bites
  3. News - Asia - SECURITY

    Japan to pledges US$1b for Sahel security, stabilisation

    Posted Jun 02nd 2013, 01:50pm by Agence France-Presse in Yokohoma, Japan

    ... Agence France-Presse in Yokohoma, Japan Japan said Sunday it would give US$1 billion in aid to help stabilise the Islamist-infested Sahel region of Africa, months after the deaths of 10 ... of the Tokyo International Conference on African Development. “Japan will provide 100 billion yen (US$1 billion) in assistance over five years for the development and stability of the Sahel,” Abe told ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1251985/japan-pledges-us1b-sahel-security-stabilisation
  4. Paradigm shift fortifies Lippo Cikarang as a pillar of the Indonesian economy

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 05:40pm by Reports by Stacey Johnson, Christina Liedke and Jessica Ryan

    ... positioned the township as a pillar of the regional economy, which is expected to flourish further alongside the national growth. As of last year, Lippo Cikarang has allocated prime industrial land ... have motivated Lippo Cikarang to step up its efforts as a pillar of the regional economy by adopting a paradigm shift- at the core of which is the township's transformation into a new ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1549685/paradigm-shift-fortifies-lippo-cikarang-pillar-indonesian-economy
  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Abe's 'third arrow' will restructure Japan's economy for growth

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 03:02pm by PROJECT SYNDICATE

    ... arrows will soon be reached. With employment rising as Japan's economy moves towards realising potential output, monetary stimulus will create inflationary pressures and public expenditure ... management. If concluded, the Trans-Pacific Partnership- a mega-regional free trade agreement- will provide an additional boost to Japan's economy. Perhaps the most promising reform is corporate ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1544250/abes-third-arrow-will-restructure-japans-economy-growth
  6. Comment

    At stall speed, world's major economies languish in a cycle of relapse

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 02:22pm by Stephen Roach

    ... economy. In the US, Japan and Europe, GDP growth faltered again in the first half of this year. These setbacks are hardly a coincidence. Persistent sluggish growth has left major economies vulnerable to the inevitable bumps in the road. Sure, there are excuses. A contraction in the US economy in the first quarter was dismissed as weather-related. Japan's plunge in the second ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1581421/stall-speed-worlds-major-economies-languish-cycle-relapse
  7. Business - Economy

    Bank of Japan governor says stimulus boosting growth, lifting economy

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 03:29am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Dead Sea, Jordan Japanese stimulus working, says Kuroda Bank of Japan governor Haruhiko Kuroda said a stimulus policy introduced a year ago had achieved its goal of boosting the real economy, lifting growth and ending deflation but said a 2 per cent inflation target in two years could take more time to achieve. He said the ultra-easy monetary quantitative ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1528217/bank-japan-governor-says-stimulus-boosting-growth-lifting-economy
  8. Business - Economy

    Japan's Abe outlines reform strategy for economy

    Posted Jun 05th 2013, 01:25pm by Associated Press in Tokyo

    ... Associated Press in Tokyo Prime Minister Shinzo Abe outlined on Wednesday a sweeping blueprint for rejuvenating Japan’s ailing economy with reforms meant to bring more women ... to underpin growth in the long run as Japan’s population ages and shrinks. “Now is the time for Japan to be an engine for world economic recovery,” Abe said. “Japanese business, what is being asked ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1253950/japans-abe-outlines-reform-strategy-economy
  9. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan birthrate drops 2.7 per cent in first half of year to fewer than 500,000 babies

    Posted Aug 26th 2014, 04:48pm

    ... The nation’s population is expected to shrink by nearly 40 per cent by 2060 in the worst-case scenario. Couples in the world’s five biggest developed economies – the United States, Japan, Germany, ... Kyodo in Tokyo The number of babies born in Japan in the January to June period dropped 2.7 per cent from a year earlier to 496,391, pointing to the possibility of the annual figure ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1580811/japan-birthrate-drops-27-cent-first-half-year
  10. Business - Economy - JAPANESE ECONOMY

    Japan’s economy expands as consumers spend before sales tax rise

    Posted May 15th 2014, 11:38am by Reuters

    ... two years Japan's economy grew in the January-March quarter at the fastest pace in more than two years as consumers rushed to spend before an increase in the sales tax, while business ... perspective." The data also showed Japan's economy expanded for a sixth consecutive quarter, which could ease worries about demand after the April 1 tax increase. On a quarter-on-quarter basis, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1512545/japans-economy-expands-consumers-spend-sales-tax-rise

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