Category Archive: Japan

Abe counters China in Mekong Region.

Thailand, Japan and Myanmar on Saturday launched the US$50 billion Dawei special economic zone by signing an agreement in Tokyo that will have a deep impact on trade and investment in Southeast Asia.… Continue reading

Tsubasa – The new link between Phnom Penh and HCMC.

The $127 million Japanese-funded Tsubasa Bridge over the Mekong opened Monday, April 6, 2015. The longest Cambodian bridge is expected to increase the trade between Cambodia and its neighbor Vietnam, by easing transportation… Continue reading

Japan Heads For Cheaper Off-Shore Labor in SouthEast Asia.

Total Abenomics Fail Slams Japan Where It Hurts Most. By Wolf Richter  –  Testosterone Pit. Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation, headquartered in Tokyo, was formed by merger in 2012 and that instant became… Continue reading

Obama approves Vietnam nuclear deal.

US-Vietnam nuclear deal clears first hurdle. President Barack Obama has approved an agreement for civilian nuclear cooperation between the U.S. and Vietnam in a sign of deepening ties between the former foes. The… Continue reading

IAEA to support Vietnam’s nuclear projects.

The International Atomic Energy Agency said it would provide support to Vietnam for its nuclear power sector. Vietnam is teaming with Russian utility and energy company Rosatom on the country’s first nuclear power… Continue reading

Cambodia Headlines January 10, 2013.

Japan Asked Government to Protect Its Interests During Strike. Japan has expressed its deep concern about the situation in Cambodia following the deadly crackdown on striking garment workers last Friday, and admitted Thursday… Continue reading

Cambodia – 60th independence anniversary, November 9, 2013.

Cambodia Independence Day – November 9, 2013. Cambodia was a French protectorate for 90 years before it gained independence from France on November 9, 1953. The Independence Day, which marks that event, is a… Continue reading

China and the forthcoming death of the Dollar.

The global move away from the U.S. dollar is slow but steady. At some point, some trigger event will likely cause it to become a stampede. Today, the U.S. dollar is still king… Continue reading

Cambodia: France, Australia, Japan Endorse Vote at Expense of Democratic Principles.

Cambodia: Back Independent Election Inquiry. Cambodia’s donors and other countries should publicly press the Cambodian government to set up an independent, internationally assisted investigation into disputed national elections in July 2013, Human Rights… Continue reading

India, Japan: This is panic!

Asia is a damned excited part of the world. And Singapore is the financial epicenter of all of it. Nowadays, serious money is moving into Singapore, by customers from Japan and India. In Japan, the… Continue reading