Tag - money



A member of the Sinaloa Cartel shows capsules with methamphetamine in a safe house in Culiacan, Mexico, in 2022.
WORLD / Crime & Legal
Jun 19, 2024
Chinese 'underground bankers' launder Sinaloa drug money
24 defendants have been charged with conspiracy to distribute cocaine and methamphetamine and money laundering offenses.
An individual said to be a key member of a group involved in the laundering of proceeds derived from criminal activities — 41-year-old Ryohei Fujii — has been arrested by the Osaka Prefectural Police in connection with the scheme.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jun 5, 2024
Osaka police looks to freeze 1,300 accounts in money laundering bust
Typically, such police requests are made on an individual basis, but in this case the police have taken the unusual step of requesting a blanket freeze.
North Korea's Ambassador to the United Nations Kim Song speaks during a meeting of the U.N. General Assembly at U.N. headquarters in New York on June 8, 2022.
ASIA PACIFIC / Crime & Legal
May 15, 2024
U.N. experts: North Korea laundered $147.5 million in stolen crypto
The money was stolen from the HTX cryptocurrency exchange before being laundered in March this year, the experts said.
Some 43% of Gen Z and 41% of millennials say they suffer from a flawed perception of their finances.
Mar 24, 2024
'Money dysmorphia' traps the younger generations
Some 43% of Gen Z and 41% of millennials say they suffer from a flawed perception of their finances.
The Etihad Towers surrounded by residential and commercial properties in Abu Dhabi
Feb 21, 2024
UAE poised to exit watchdog’s dirty money list after reforms
The UAE is expected to come off the list on Feb. 23.
Japan Times
Nov 9, 2022
Breaking Japan’s cash habit by nudging wage earners
The Japanese government plans to pay workers directly into digital wallets to move them off cash and into virtual payments.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Economy
Nov 6, 2022
Bank of Japan says printing of current batch of yen banknotes has ended
Mass production of the redesigned banknotes has already started, with their circulation slated to begin in the first half of fiscal 2024.
Japan Times
Aug 5, 2022
You won’t like what comes after inflation
The post-inflation new normal could look a lot like the low-growth hole the U.S. was in for years.
Japan Times
Jul 27, 2022
Bank of Japan should stop meddling in financial markets
There is no evidence that buying stocks and bonds has had the desired effect of stimulating activity and inflation in the country.
Japan Times
Jun 28, 2022
Credit Suisse found guilty of money laundering in Swiss cocaine cash case
Experts say the fact that Switzerland has taken legal action against a global banking player like Credit Suisse could send a powerful message in a country famous for its banking industry.
Japan Times
Jun 3, 2022
The inflation tail is wagging the policy dog
Just as central bankers have embarked on a long-overdue process of balance-sheet unwinding, global developments have pushed the economy to the edge of recession.
Japan Times
May 24, 2022
Town in Yamaguchi recovers around 90% of ¥46.3 million sent to resident by mistake
The 24-year-old resident was arrested for alleged computer fraud after failing to return the money and telling his lawyer he had spent it all on online casinos overseas.
Japan Times
May 23, 2022
Yamaguchi town gets back most of mistakenly transferred ¥46 million
One of the payment service companies to which the recipient transferred the money has reportedly returned more than u00a535 million to Abu's account.
Japan Times
May 15, 2022
Should people combine their money after marriage?
Modern couples have lots of options for handling their finances. What matters most is getting the communication started.
Japan Times
May 10, 2022
The U.S. Fed navigates a difficult path, with much resting on its success
The market plunge is a vote of no confidence in the Fed's ability to safely navigate between competing imperatives: controlling inflation and keeping the economy growing.
Japan Times
May 3, 2022
Sorry savers, banks no longer want your money
Banks have more money than they know what to do with and they don't need or want any more of yours.
Japan Times
Feb 10, 2022
Japan warms up to the potential of cryptocurrencies
Mitsui & Co. is planning a cryptocurrency linked to the yen-denominated price of one gram of gold.
Japan Times
Jan 5, 2022
London’s fintech boom opens the door for dirty money
A fast-growing breed of startups present themselves as alternatives to old-fashioned banking, but critics say they're an easy conduit for financial crime.
Japan Times
Jan 4, 2022
UAE risks inclusion on global watchlist over dirty money
The Financial Action Task Force is leaning toward adding the UAE to its 'gray list,” which would make the country subject to more oversight for shortcomings in combating money laundering.
Japan Times
Dec 19, 2021
Cash is dying, but we aren’t ready to bury it
As cash vanishes — without a central bank digital currency replacing it — the public's trust in the convertibility of deposits into official money may become an issue.


Father's Day is said to have come to Japan around 1950, shortly after the establishment of Mother's Day.
The evolving nature of fatherhood in Japan