President of Taiwan, war with China is not an option Letter to Pope | Reuters

On January 23, Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen wrote in a letter to Pope Francis that war with China was not an option, and that only by respecting the Taiwanese people’s claim to sovereignty and freedom could a healthy relationship with China be possible. He showed the recognition that it is possible to build a strong … Read more

Angle: The Chinese government cannot protect the elderly, and the bereaved families of corona victims are angry | Reuters

BEIJING (Reuters) – Former high school teacher Ayria was devastated. His 85-year-old father died after showing symptoms of what he believed to be COVID-19. The virus is spreading in the southeastern province of Jiangxi, where the family lives. Hundreds of millions of Chinese people will start moving in time for the Lunar New Year holidays, … Read more

China’s corona infection peaks in many areas = state media | Reuters

[北京 10日 ロイター] – China’s state-run media said on Wednesday that officials believed the novel coronavirus infection had already passed its peak in many parts of the country. BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s state-run media reported on Wednesday that officials believe the novel coronavirus infection has already passed its peak in many parts of the country. … Read more

Outlook for 2023: The structure of the rising dollar, rising risk of yen appreciation = Osamu Takashima | Reuters

Osamu Takashima Citigroup Securities Chief FX Strategist TOKYO (2nd) – The dollar/yen, which approached 152 yen in October 2022, fell sharply in November following the release of the US Consumer Price Index (CPI), which suggests that inflation has eased. Expectations that the U.S. Federal Reserve (Fed) will ease its pace of monetary tightening have risen … Read more

Bank of Japan decision meeting: Preemptive flexibility under the new governor, not directly linked to normalization measures = Mr. Kiuchi, Nomura Research Institute | Reuters

[Tokyo 20th Reuters]- The decision to revise the YCC (yield curve control policy) as if in response to external criticism that the Bank of Japan’s monetary easing stance was promoting the depreciation of the yen was very surprising, but the yen has depreciated recently. Perhaps it is precisely because of this timing that the criticism … Read more

Chubu Electric, Mexico orders payment of about 75.9 billion yen to appeal notice | Reuters

TOKYO (Reuters) – Chubu Electric Power Co. said on Thursday that it had received a correction decision notice from the Mexican tax authorities on the 17th, ordering it to pay about 75.9 billion yen. The company said it is preparing to file an appeal with the authorities. In July 2016, JERA (Chuo-ku, Tokyo) took over … Read more

Pfizer’s corona oral drug, online sales in China sold out immediately | Reuters

On December 13, Chinese online drug sales company 111.dot Inc. began selling Pfizer’s novel coronavirus oral treatment Paxlobide. A photo of the Pfizer logo. FILE PHOTO: Pourse, Belgium, June 2, 2022. REUTERS/Johanna Geron BEIJING (Reuters) – Chinese online drug retailer 111.dot Inc. has launched sales of Pfizer’s new coronavirus oral treatment Paxlobide on Wednesday. This … Read more

South Korean truck driver union ends strike, unable to gain public support | Reuters

On December 8, the South Korean Truck Drivers Union decided to end its nationwide strike after a vote by its members. FILE PHOTO: Uiwan, South Korea, November 2022. REUTERS/Heo Ran SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korea’s truckers’ union said on Monday it had decided to end its nationwide strike in a vote of its members. The … Read more

Angle: Saudi Crown Prince’s technique for utilizing China, U.S. restraint and unique diplomacy | Reuters

RIYADH (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia’s crown prince seized the opportunity of Chinese President Xi Jinping’s visit to Saudi Arabia this week to consolidate his position as a leader in the Middle East and launch a unique diplomacy that distances him from the United States I’m trying to show you the route. Saudi Arabia’s powerful Crown … Read more

NISA expansion, doubling to 56 trillion yen in 5 years “Both are permanent”, Prime Minister Kishida | Reuters

On November 25th, the government announced the “asset income doubling plan,” which aims to double the total number of accounts under the tax exemption system for small investments (NISA) to 34 million and the investment amount to 56 trillion yen over five years. summarized. Photo courtesy of Prime Minister Kishida. Photographed in Tokyo in October … Read more