If nothing else, the China-U.S. rivalry has forced Japan to become a genuine leader for Asia.
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We will never know whether the elite’s proactive bursting of the bubble brought more or less pain and hardship on society than a laissez-faire approach would have.
No matter how small the startup, because of COVID-19, it can finally hire people, build teams, invest in what always yields the highest returns for any new venture — human capital.
Next year is poised to be a great year for Japan. My main predictions are unashamedly bullish: Exports will get a boost from a re-acceleration in global growth; there will be a surprise pickup in domestic demand with business investments kicking in and, most ...
There is no denying that Japan does have an underbelly of poor people, but compared to the United States, only relatively few are truly left behind financially.
The final journey of Japan’s baby boomers is poised to free up inheritance fund flows of as much as ¥550 trillion (about $5 trillion) over the next ten years alone.
Incoming prime minister now faces corporate leaders in a sweet spot of unprecedented openness for potentially radical and creative evolution.
The world needs a strong and confident narrative of free-market capitalism and liberal democracy more than ever.
To assure Japan’s future prosperity and success, open-minded, strong and decisive political leadership is necessary.
Japanese corporations are in an excellent position to use the global economic crisis as an opportunity.