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Japan’s average country prices rise for the first time since pre-pandemic

A construction site is seen at a residential area in Tokyo, Japan, August 21, 2016. Picture taken on August 21, 2016. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Nationwide country prices +0.3% in year to July 1; first rise since 2019 Residential land prices +0.1% vs -0.5% in previous year Commercial …

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More yen pain could catch Japanese firms off guard: Reuters poll

Banknotes of Japanese yen are seen in this illustration picture taken June 15, 2022. REUTERS/Florence Lo/Illustration Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Just 13% of firms see yen beyond 141 to dollar -poll Majority of firms prefer moderate yen rises than falls Sharp yen swings make it hard for firms to plan …

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China’s Shenzhen extends COVID curbs but stops short of full lockdown

Volunteers arrive to a primary school repurposed for virus control efforts in Futian district, following the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Shenzhen, Guangdong province, China August 31, 2022. REUTERS/David Kirton Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Shenzhen extends restrictions in Futian, Longhua until Sunday Toyota’s Chengdu plans operating normally in closed loop …

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Pelosi arrives in Taiwan vowing US commitment; china enraged

Pelosi: world faces choice between autocracy, democracy Chinese warplanes buzz Taiwan Strait dividing line Outraged China plans “targeted military operations” White House does not want a crisis TAIPEI, Aug 2 (Reuters) – US House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi arrived in Taiwan late on Tuesday on a trip she said shows an unwavering American commitment …

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Across the sea from Taiwan, Chinese tourists await island’s ‘return’

PINGTAN, China, Aug 5 (Reuters) – Tourists on the beaches of Pingtan island, China’s closest point to Taiwan island, were treated on Thursday to an unexpected sight: helicopters in formation and smoke trails from projectiles. The display was part of extensive drills of military hardware in six zones around Taiwan, deployed the day after US …

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Indonesia energy firm Indika eyes $2 bln EV venture with Taiwan’s Foxconn

A person riding a scooter wears a mask amid the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), while passing a Foxconn office building in Taipei, Taiwan, July 14, 2020. REUTERS/Ann Wang/ Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Feasibility study to conclude by Q4 – exec Plan part of $8 bln Indonesia patch involving …

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