Tag - economic-security



Japan Times
Jul 20, 2022
Japan to focus on tech from 20 fields as part of economic security drive
The sectors include artificial intelligence, hypersonic transport, semiconductors, space, public health and cybersecurity.
Japan Times
Jun 13, 2022
Amid geopolitical tensions, Japan firms put focus on economic security
Mitsubishi Electric, NEC and Hitachi are just some of the companies that have set up divisions to internally coordinate on supply chain resilience and the assessment of geopolitical risks.
Japan Times
May 11, 2022
Japan passes economic security bill to guard sensitive technology
The legislation, which is primarily aimed at warding off risks from China, will be implemented over two years once it is enacted.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Apr 7, 2022
Japan set to enact economic security law amid worries over Russia and China
The bill calls for strengthening supply chains to stably procure semiconductors and other vital products and stipulates steps for preventing the leakage of sensitive information.
Japan Times
Feb 25, 2022
Cabinet approves bill to beef up Japan's economic security
Improving economic security is one of the primary policy agendas proposed by Kishida amid the pandemic and the growing rivalry between the United States and China.
Japan Times
Feb 14, 2022
New bill looks to beef up Japan's economic security, but firms are wary
The planned legislation would cover a range of sectors, with penalties for those that don't comply, but businesses worry that it could harm international competitiveness.
Japan Times
Feb 2, 2022
A normal supply chain? It’s ‘unlikely’ in 2022.
For those who keep tabs on the global supply chain, the very concept of a return to normalcy has given way to a begrudging acceptance that a new normal may be unfolding.
Japan Times
Dec 28, 2021
Chinese man wanted by Tokyo police for alleged military-linked fraud
The man is suspected of using a fictitious Japanese company to illegally purchase Japanese security software on the orders of the Chinese military.
Japan Times
Nov 9, 2021
TSMC's Japan plant was seen as a win, but its future is more complicated
With the chip plant's profitability in question, its contribution to the nation's economic security and technological progression will likely determine its worth.
Japan Times
May 20, 2021
LDP seeks body to protect Japan firms amid U.S.-China rivalry
The aim would be to prevent Japanese businesses operating abroad from being affected by sanctions and export controls that the two nations impose on each other.
Japan Times
Aug 26, 2020
U.S. flirtation with 'technonationalism' means trouble for the world
Taking this policy to its logical conclusion, Washington should deny cutting edge technology to any country — even its allies — to preserve its pre-eminence.
Reader Mail
Jan 23, 2011
Lavatory facilities are almost there
Regarding Kaori Shoji's Jan. 19 Bilingual page article, "Paying respect to the Japanese toilet god": While Japanese lavatories are very clean, I sometimes miss soap and water or otherwise with which to wash my hands. May I recommend including soap as a necessary adjunct? Public lavatories at highway...


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