Japan's foreign exchange law: New curbs on global investors won't serve Japan's broader national interests

Business / Financial Markets | the Argument: foreign investment Jan 6, 2020

Japan's foreign exchange law: New curbs on global investors won't serve Japan's broader national interests

by Jesper Koll

The Argument is a feature dedicated to promoting dialogue and deeper understanding of contentious issues by introducing various viewpoints. The Japanese government deserves to be congratulated for having elevated national security to a priority, with a review of financial rules and regulations an important part ...

Japan's foreign exchange law: Stricter investment rules a boon to allies, economic security

Business / Financial Markets | the Argument: foreign investment Jan 6, 2020

Japan's foreign exchange law: Stricter investment rules a boon to allies, economic security

by J. Berkshire Miller

The Argument is a feature dedicated to promoting dialogue and deeper understanding of contentious issues by introducing various viewpoints. Last month, the Diet passed legislation that amended the Foreign Exchange and Foreign Trade Control Law. The revisions are essentially aimed at ensuring that Japan's foreign ...

Former News 23 anchor Kishii dies at 73

National May 16, 2018

Former News 23 anchor Kishii dies at 73

Shigetada Kishii, a former anchor of with the news program News 23, died Tuesday of lung cancer at his Tokyo home. He was 73. Kishii joined the daily Mainichi Shimbun newspaper in 1967 and headed its political news section. He also served as chief editorial ...