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Japan Times
WORLD
Jun 18, 2023
Canada’s snap retreat from China bank shows divided world
Canadian Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland announced it would halt all activities with the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank while the government conducts a review.
EDITORIALS
Jun 24, 2017
Japan and 'One Belt, One Road'
Shinzo Abe's recent warming up to Chinese trade initiatives is the right move.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Jun 6, 2017
China welcomes Abe's interest in Silk Road initiative
China said Tuesday that it welcomes Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's interest in cooperating with Beijing's initiative of trying to build closer economic links along and beyond the ancient Silk Road trade routes.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Jun 5, 2017
Abe offers conditional cooperation with China's Silk Road initiative
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Monday that Japan is ready to cooperate with China's "One Belt, One Road" cross-continental infrastructure development scheme, under certain conditions.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / Japan
May 28, 2017
ADB faces many challenges ahead as it marks 50th year
The Asia Development Bank can't afford to rest on its laurels.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
May 16, 2017
Japan would consider joining China-led AIIB if doubts are dispelled, Abe says
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Monday he could be open to joining the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank if questions surrounding its projects' environmental impacts and other issues are resolved.
BUSINESS / Economy
May 13, 2017
Abe's team sends mixed signals on joining China-led AIIB
The idea of Japan joining the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank is finding renewed enthusiasm within the administration of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, sources have said.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
May 12, 2017
China-led AIIB head Jin sees opportunities for cooperation with ADB
The new China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank is not competing with the long-established Asian Development Bank backed by Japan and the United States, the Beijing-based bank's leader said Thursday.
BUSINESS
May 8, 2017
BOJ chief Kuroda jokes that former job at ADB was more exciting
Haruhiko Kuroda joked that his previous role running the Asian Development Bank was more exciting than the assignment he's taken on as governor of the Bank of Japan.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
May 6, 2017
Japanese, Chinese finance chiefs meet for first time since in nearly two years
The finance chiefs of Japan and China resumed their bilateral dialogue for the first time in two years Saturday, agreeing to deepen economic and financial ties.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
May 6, 2017
Japan pledges $40 million to ADB fund for infrastructure development
Japan offers funds to help introduce advanced technology for growing needs of Asia's developing nations.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
May 2, 2017
AIIB, international banks welcome addition to Asia infrastructure effort: Kuroda
Bank of Japan Gov. Haruhiko Kuroda said Tuesday various international entities, including a newly created Chinese-led investment bank, are a welcome addition to infrastructure building in Asia amid the region's robust demand.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Apr 25, 2017
Mellower Trump trade tone eases onus on China to fill U.S. void
The softening of President Donald Trump's protectionist economic agenda has eased fears of a global trade war. It also spares China from having to assert itself as defender of the existing global economic order or being forced to take the lead in forging a new one.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Mar 23, 2017
China-led development bank gets status boost with 13 new member states
The standing of the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank is set for another boost after 13 further applicants were granted membership.
COMMENTARY / Japan
Dec 13, 2016
Why Japan should reconsider joining the AIIB
Now that the Chinese-led bank has begun operations, Japan's concerns have largely been addressed.
BUSINESS / Economy
Nov 12, 2016
U.S. should have joined China-led AIIB: Trump adviser
A top adviser to U.S. President-elect Donald Trump lashed out at the Obama administration for failing to embrace the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, suggesting a possible policy shift when Trump takes office in January.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics / FOCUS
Sep 22, 2016
AIIB holdout Japan risks missing out on the infrastructure contracts it seeks
When Canada said in August it would join the Chinese-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, all eyes turned to Japan and the U.S.
BUSINESS / Economy
Aug 31, 2016
Canada snubs U.S. in seeking to join China-led AIIB
Canada will apply to join the China-backed Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, Ottawa's finance department said Wednesday, in a coup for Beijing after Washington tried to dissuade its allies from signing up.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Economy
Jun 26, 2016
China touts AIIB's greater understanding of developing world
The China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) will be different from institutions like the World Bank because it has a greater understanding of the developing world's needs, officials said Sunday at its first annual meeting.
COMMENTARY / Japan
Apr 8, 2016
Beware 'naked nationalism'
The G-7 is a waste of time given the zero-sum game of geopolitics places self-interest over global recovery.

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