Riot police armed with pepper spray canisters stand guard during a protest in Hong Kong. Photo: Bloomberg Riot police armed with pepper spray canisters stand guard during a protest in Hong Kong. Photo: Bloomberg
Riot police armed with pepper spray canisters stand guard during a protest in Hong Kong. Photo: Bloomberg

How Japan’s status as financial hub benefits from China’s Hong Kong crackdown and Singapore’s limits on foreign workers

  • Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga, who took office last month, is eager to make Japan more inviting for overseas financiers as part of his reform agenda
  • ‘In the end, what matters is whether Japan can smell of money,’ newly appointed vice finance minister Kenji Nakanishi said

Topic |   Japan
Riot police armed with pepper spray canisters stand guard during a protest in Hong Kong. Photo: Bloomberg Riot police armed with pepper spray canisters stand guard during a protest in Hong Kong. Photo: Bloomberg
Riot police armed with pepper spray canisters stand guard during a protest in Hong Kong. Photo: Bloomberg
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