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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. 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
  7. 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
  8. News - Hong Kong - ECONOMY

    Hong Kong economy slows as stocks climb, property booms

    Posted Aug 15th 2014, 06:20pm by Amy Nip

    ... is expected to see modest growth by the end of the year. A sales tax increase took a toll on Japan's economy, which saw the biggest contraction in the second quarter since the 2011 earthquake. ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com Stark contrast as government cuts its growth target after drop in tourist spending- yet HSI breaks 25,000 and property hits historic peak Economy slows, stocks ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1574301/hong-kong-lowers-annual-growth-forecast-after-worst-quarter-2012
  9. Business - Economy

    Rebound in exports lifts Japan's economic hopes

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 01:28am by Reuters

    ... the data showed. Japan's exports have struggled for much of this year because of weak demand in Asia, so evidence of a recovery suggests the economy will rebound from a sales tax rise ... cent on an annualised basis in the current quarter, and many policymakers say stronger exports are needed to ensure that the economy remains on track. The Bank of Japan, however, has warned ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1578043/rebound-exports-lifts-japans-economic-hopes
  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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