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Kishida wants to focus on post-pandemic growth and sustainability, and that may mean more dealings with China. He cannot afford to fuel tensions with Beijing by taking sides with Washington and is treading a fine line on issues such as Taiwan, Xinjiang and the Olympics.

After taking office last October, Japanese prime minister Fumio Kishida faces a range of tough issues including economic recovery and growing concerns about China’s power.Photo: Kyodo News via AP
Opinion | How Kishida is inching Japan towards a more China-friendly stance

Kishida wants to focus on post-pandemic growth and sustainability, and that may mean more dealings with China. He cannot afford to fuel tensions with Beijing by taking sides with Washington and is treading a fine line on issues such as Taiwan, Xinjiang and the Olympics.

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After taking office last October, Japanese prime minister Fumio Kishida faces a range of tough issues including economic recovery and growing concerns about China’s power.Photo: Kyodo News via AP
Opinion | How Kishida is inching Japan towards a more China-friendly stance

Kishida wants to focus on post-pandemic growth and sustainability, and that may mean more dealings with China. He cannot afford to fuel tensions with Beijing by taking sides with Washington and is treading a fine line on issues such as Taiwan, Xinjiang and the Olympics.

2 hours ago
Editorial | City appears better placed than most to ride inflation wave

As North America and Europe grapple with soaring food and energy costs, China’s outlook on that front has improved with economic planners determined to maintain price stability.

As North America and Europe grapple with soaring food and energy costs, China’s outlook on that front has improved with economic planners determined to maintain price stability.

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City appears better placed than most to ride inflation wave
The View | As China eyes capital market development, who will be the big winners?

When President Xi Jinping announced the launch of the Beijing stock exchange, it signalled the highest level of support for capital market development. Beijing intends to redirect household savings away from property and into stocks and other capital market products.

When President Xi Jinping announced the launch of the Beijing stock exchange, it signalled the highest level of support for capital market development. Beijing intends to redirect household savings away from property and into stocks and other capital market products.

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As China eyes capital market development, who will be the big winners?

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