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  1. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Christine Lagarde backs Shinzo Abe’s plan for women to lift Japan economy

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 09:43pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo IMF chief agrees on boosting women in workforce to lift economy, but says Japan could do more Lagarde backs Abe's women plan IMF chief Christine Lagarde yesterday backed Tokyo's efforts to boost the Japanese economy by increasing women's participation in the workforce, and called for even more action, including loosening immigration rules. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1591186/christine-lagarde-backs-shinzo-abes-plan-women-lift-japan-economy
  2. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Japan’s economy shrinks in second quarter as sales tax rise hits

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 09:21am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Tokyo Rise in sales tax blamed as economy contractsby 7.1 per cent,worse than initial estimates Japan GDP shrinks most in five years Japan's economy shrank an annualised ... contraction was the biggest since January-March 2009, when the global financial crisis affected Japan's exports and factory output, keeping policymakers under pressure to expand fiscal ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1587657/japans-economy-shrinks-second-quarter-sales-tax-rise-hits
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. Business - Economy

    BOJ governor confident in economy rally despite recent slump

    Posted Sep 05th 2014, 01:21am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Tokyo Japan's central bank leaves monetary stimulus programme unchanged BOJ governor confident economy will rally Bank of Japan governor Haruhiko Kuroda has urged ... investment plans. A positive economic cycle remains in place." Kuroda said falls in the yen were not necessarily bad for Japan's economy, shrugging off some analysts' concerns ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1585462/boj-governor-confident-economy-rally-despite-recent-slump
  8. Business - Economy - MACROSCOPE

    European economy weak due to lack of competitiveness

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 03:23am by Bloomberg

    ... Leonid Bershidsky Rising labour costs which have outpaced productivity and constant underinvestment by firms are to blame for Europe's feeble recovery European economy weak due ... and industrial exports are particularly important to its economy. According to the commission, 90 per cent of new demand will be generated outside Europe over the next 10 years, and it is up to the EU ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1593365/european-economy-weak-due-lack-competitiveness
  9. 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
  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    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

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