Growing Asia should still engage U.S.

| Aug 19, 2010

Growing Asia should still engage U.S.

The post-crisis geoeconomic trend threatens to create a division between Asia and the United States as Asian economies led by China continue to grow strong while the U.S. becomes more domestically focused, said Simon Tay, chairman of the Singapore Institute of International Affairs. But ...

Crisis a chance for consolidation

Jul 10, 2010

Crisis a chance for consolidation

The European debt problem triggered by the Greek crisis this year provides a good opportunity for both Japan and Germany to start fiscal consolidation efforts in the face of mounting public-sector debts, experts from the two countries told a recent symposium in Tokyo. Germany ...

New mind-sets needed for growth

| Jun 30, 2010

New mind-sets needed for growth

Japanese firms will need to focus on high-growth markets such as China and India while also putting greater emphasis on domestic demand as post-”great recession” world economies appear to become less globalized. In an economy that cannot depend on a population increase, growth has ...

Coalition no threat to City, Anstee says

Jun 14, 2010

Coalition no threat to City, Anstee says

The City of London will remain attractive to investors because it proved resilient in the wake of the global financial crisis in 2008 and its environment will not change under the first British coalition government since World War II, according to Nick Anstee, lord ...

Japan urged to drive further Asian integration

May 22, 2010

Japan urged to drive further Asian integration

East Asian economies need to deepen their integration through a common, comprehensive strategy as expectations grow that they will lead global growth in coming years, said the visiting top official of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations. And Japan has a key role to ...