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Japan's car exports drop 40. 3 percent from a year earlier
TokYO Kyodo -Japan's car exports in September fell 40.3 percent from a year earlier, as supply chain disruptions in Southeast Asia due to the coronavirus pandemic and a global semiconductor crunch forced domestic automakers to cut output, government data showed Wednesday Sugoit forced domestic automobiles to cut production, government figures showed Wednesday Qiano ...
Updated: 10/20/2021
France reviewing its Indo-Pacific approach after AUKUS withdrawal
... military personnel in its regional territories, giving the country the second largest economic zone after the U.S. The French Strategy called India and Japan as a major partner, alongside Australia and Japan , and also directed to the association of Southeast Asian Nations, for which France became a development partner.
Updated: 10/19/2021
Myanmar releases hundreds of political prisoners from local prison
... political prisoners from the local Insein prison, including a famous comedian and the party spokesman for removed leader Aung San Suu Kyi , according to the national media. Minutes after a speech on Monday by Min Aung Hlaing , who took power in the Southeast Asian nation in a coup in February, state television announced that more than 5,600 people arrested or wanted over their role in anti-coup protests would be released in an amnesty on humanitarian grounds. The release was described by some activists ...
Updated: 10/19/2021
Japan's Jatco plans to boost chip shortages
... revenue this year, nearly double its forecast from May due to the rapid spread of delta variant and subsequent lockdowns in Malaysia . Nakatsuka sees rays of hope as the spread of COVID slows in Japan and as a Renesas Electronics chip factory in Southeast Asia recovers from a fire earlier in the year. Aber he said that supply is still very far from what the automotive industry had expected, with carmakers themselves under much more pain than us. Looking at the automobile supply chains, including ...
Updated: 10/19/2021
Min Aung Hlaing banned from ASEAN summit in Myanmar
... urged for a harder stand at a regional meeting that determined to exclude Min Aung Hlaing from the leaders of Myanmar and Burma. Four people said it at a tense meeting this month and pushed for the weaker position against the Myanmar Tenta Leader. Southeast Asian ministers are divided between sticking to a tradition of non-interference and the need to retain credibility by sanctioning the coup leader who has led a bloody crackdown on dissent since seizing power from Myanmar civilian government ...
Updated: 10/19/2021
Myanmar junta releases more than 5,600 political prisoners
... of violence against the country, the junta added. Since the coup, Myanmar has arrested more than 9,000 people, of whom an estimated 7,355 are still in detention, according to non-profit group Assistance Association for Political Prisoners AAPP The Southeast Asian country sank into chaos following the coup, with daily protests continuing for months and insurgencies flaring across border regions. A widespread crackdown led to the thousands of reported detentions as well as bloody reports of torture....
Updated: 10/19/2021
Myanmar releases hundreds of political prisoners from notorious prison
... wanted over their roles in anti-coup protests would be freed in an amnesty on humanitarian grounds. The release was described by some activists as a ploy by the ruling military to try to rebuild its international reputation after the Association of Southeast Asian Nations ASEAN took the rare step of excluding the junta leader from its Summit. On twitter, U.N. Special Rapporteur Tom Andrews welcomed the release, but said it was shocking that they were held in the first place. The junta is releasing ...
Updated: 10/19/2021
Myanmar releases hundreds of political prisoners from Insein prison
... roles in anti-coup protests would be released in humanitarian ground via an amnesty on state grounds. The release was described by some activists as a tactic by the ruling military to try rebuild its international reputation after the Association of Southeast Asian Nations ASEAN took the rare step of excluding the junta chairman https: www.reuters.com com World Asia-Pacific asean Chair - brunei confirms junta-leader - not-invited - summit from its summit - 2021 - 10 - 16. The U.N. Special Rapporteur ...
Updated: 10/19/2021
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