Asia's big cities getting costlier for expatriates

Jun 17, 2015

Asia's big cities getting costlier for expatriates

Asia has become one of the most expensive regions for people working abroad, according to a new survey, with its major cities accounting for half of the top 10 costliest expat destinations. Hong Kong climbed one place from last year to become the world’s ...

| Jun 10, 2015

Tokyo stocks drop further on stronger yen

Stocks dropped further on the Tokyo Stock Exchange Wednesday, hit by futures-led selling on the yen’s strength against the dollar. The 225-issue Nikkei average lost 49.94 points, or 0.25 percent, to end at 20,046.36. On Tuesday, the key market gauge plunged 360.89 points. The ...

What next for ShinGinko Tokyo?

Jun 4, 2015

What next for ShinGinko Tokyo?

by Atsushi Kodera

News that the Tokyo Metropolitan Government is apparently planning to withdraw from managing ShinGinko Tokyo Ltd. has opened old wounds for residents who just seven years earlier saw their tax money poured into resuscitating the bank that was supposed to become a savior of ...