Media Monitor

  • New Japan Govt to Focus on Consumers: Telegraph
  • Consumers at Last Drive Growth in China: Bloomberg
  • Fearful for Jobs, Japanese Cut Spending: Bloomberg
  • All Change as LDP Bigwigs Loose Seats: JT
  • NEC, Hitachi, Casio May Merge Mobile Units: WSJ
  • New Casino Opens in Manila: Bloomberg
  • Teddy Bear Nurse to Care for Old Japanese: CNET
  • Lawson, Matsukiyo Plan Joint Stores: Bloomberg
  • Ajinomoto CEO Likes Kirin’s Merger Model: WSJ
  • Kirin-Suntory Talk Puts Asahi Under Pressure: Reuters
  • Sapporo Eyes Pokka Stake Amid Drinks Shakeup: WSJ
  • Kirin Seeks Merger With Suntory by Yearend: Forbes
  • Japanese Find Fulfilment in Farming: Ecologist
  • Starbucks Expands in China, Shuns India: Bloomberg
  • Korea Brand “Sparkling” No More: JoongAng
  • Brain Drain to China Takes Executives East: Reuters
  • Japan’s DPJ Pledges Huge Greenhouse Gas Cuts: JT
  • Japan Automakers Pitch Pink for Girls: Bloomberg
  • 60,000 Towns at Risk in Graying Japan: Guardian
  • Filipino Billionaire Eyes China Retail: Bloomberg
  • Why Japan’s Cellphones Don’t Rue the World: NYT
  • UK Cosmetics Line Sells Japanese Longevity: WWD
  • China’s Stock Market Overtakes Japan: JT
  • Chinese Sue in U.S. Over ‘Knockoffs’: Bloomberg
  • “Manga Palace” Faces Budget Axe: Bloomberg
  • Handeda-Beijing Flights to Start in Oct: JT
  • Japanese Firms Court “Herbivorous Men”: JT
  • Chinese Firms Buying Hotels in Thailand: Xinhua