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BUSINESS
Mar 15, 2016
European development bank opens new office in Tokyo
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development has opened a new representative office in Tokyo to boost ties with Japanese firms and attract private-sector investment to regions it supports.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jan 17, 2016
Xi inaugurates Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, says China will take more international responsibility
Chinese President Xi Jinping on Saturday inaugurated the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, saying China will take more international responsibility with the birth of the new lender.
COMMENTARY / Japan
Dec 14, 2015
Japan's U.S. entanglement
Japan's overreliance on America at times causes its diplomacy to act in a way seemingly at odds with its own interests.
BUSINESS
Oct 22, 2015
China's AIIB 'still open to U.S.' despite TPP snub
Jin Liqun, president-designate of the new Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, said Wednesday the doors will be kept open for the United States to join the China-led multilateral lender, even though China is not part of the U.S.-led Trans-Pacific Partnership trade pact.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Sep 2, 2015
China's AIIB to offer loans with fewer strings than World Bank: sources
China's new international development bank will offer loans with fewer strings attached than the World Bank, sources said, as Beijing seeks to change the unwritten rules of global development finance.
COMMENTARY / World
Aug 21, 2015
Advent of yuan diplomacy
China has been transforming from a follower of rules to a rule maker and even a rule breaker thanks to the weight of its economy.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jul 21, 2015
China heralds boost for emerging nations with BRICS Bank opening
The biggest emerging economies opened their New Development Bank in Shanghai on Tuesday, strengthening China's ability to offer developing nations the support traditionally given by the U.S. and Japan through organizations like the World Bank.
COMMENTARY / Japan
Jul 10, 2015
Beware the perils of a 'Little Britain' and a 'Little Japan'
If Japan does not join the AIIB, it will inevitably give the impression that it has turned its back on the rest of Asia.
EDITORIALS
Jul 1, 2015
Addressing concerns with the AIIB
If Japan has concerns about the AIIB's governance and lending standards, it should try to fix the problems from the inside, not the outside.
COMMENTARY / World
Jul 1, 2015
China's new international growth agenda
China now has a strategy to ensure its economic transformation benefits other countries in Asia and beyond.
COMMENTARY / World
Jul 1, 2015
What's next for the AIIB?
Is the AIIB a Chinese wolf in a multilateral sheep's clothing, or simply an institution whose time has come given China's economic rise?
BUSINESS
Jun 29, 2015
Japan hopes AIIB will meet standards befitting an international body
The government said Monday it hopes the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank to be launched by the end of the year will meet governance and other standards appropriate to an international financial institution.
BUSINESS
Jun 28, 2015
57 countries set to sign on to China-backed investment bank AIIB
One of China's biggest foreign policy successes ever will take shape Monday when delegates from 57 countries sign an agreement on the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank.
COMMENTARY / Japan
Jun 25, 2015
The case for joining the AIIB
Japan should consider the AIIB as a strategic challenge to work with other countries in Asia to build a regional architecture and order.
COMMENTARY / Japan
Jun 21, 2015
A lesson in the geopolitics of infrastructure finance
The war to compel China to abide by the U.S.-designed and controlled post-1945 liberal international economic order is well and truly lost.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jun 14, 2015
China to extend economic diplomacy to EU infrastructure fund
China will pledge a multibillion-dollar investment in Europe's new infrastructure fund at a summit on June 29 in Brussels, according to a draft communique seen by Reuters — Beijing's latest round of checkbook diplomacy to win greater influence.
COMMENTARY / World
Jun 9, 2015
Aim for green infrastructure expansion in Asia
Infrastructure projects in Asia must be accompanied by protective safeguards to avoid damaging the environment, climate and communities — and slowing economic growth.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Jun 8, 2015
China escapes G-7 blame in sea row
The leaders of the Group of Seven industrialized countries release a statement expressing 'strong opposition' to massive land reclamation in disputed waters in the South China Sea, but without naming China specifically, and call for a thorough implementation of the cease-fire in Ukraine.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jun 8, 2015
Corruption, environment, governance issues must be addressed before Japan weighs AIIB entry: Abe
Leaders of the Group of Seven industrial nations discussed a new Chinese-led Asian investment bank at their summit on Sunday, with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe underlining the need to address issues like corruption, his spokesman said.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Jun 6, 2015
In visit to Ukraine, Abe urges Poroshenko to implement cease-fire
Prime Minister Abe calls on Ukraine's leader to implement a cease-fire after fighting broke out between government forces and pro-Russian separatists earlier in the week.

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