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Robin Harding
Tokyo bureau chief for the Financial Times. Recovering Fed-watcher. Blathering here about Japan and the global economy.
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James Mayger Feb 21
Crime in Japan fell to its lowest level in more than 70 years via
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Chris Giles Feb 21
If you put rubbish into an economic model (and spuriously multiply by 5), rubbish spews out - my take on the latest Economists for Free Trade Brexit advocacy via
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Nick Kapur Feb 20
A 23-year-old Japanese man of leisure fathered 13 babies all at once through surrogate mothers in Thailand and plans to raise them up together in Japan "for personal and business reasons"
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Yuji Nakamura Feb 19
Japan’s porn conglomerate DMM is advertising their cryptocurrency exchange in neon-flooded Tokyo using a Bangladeshi-Russian-Japanese mixed model () who looks like a naked android dripping in gold. Cyberpunk enough for you?!
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Robin Harding Feb 19
"There is another trend in Japan's scissors world..."
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Robin Harding Feb 15
Prof Wakatabe has also been a regular correspondent with the FT over the years. Here he is suggesting helicopter money in China: . And mounting a stern defence of Abenomics: .
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Robin Harding Feb 15
Replying to @bmclannahan
Your whole career is now explained. I hope you didn't take that bag on the playground.
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Robin Harding Feb 15
Replying to @bmclannahan
I briefly worked at HSBC UK in 2006 and they were still running software from Midland Bank.
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James Mayger Feb 14
BOJ governor and deputy governor nominations probably coming tomorrow, according to parliament.
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Robin Harding Feb 13
Replying to @georgemagnus1
It’s quite meaningful if they do an actual FONOP, i.e. pass within 12 nautical miles of an artificial island. Meaningful in a different way if they don’t. Foolish to mouth off either way.
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Anders Sandberg Feb 10
Really good analysis of the sociology of Iain M. Banks Culture - and why we postmodernist internationalist transhumanists are so missionary. Of course, the actual question is what the true attractors are in the real, non-postscarcity world.
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Simon Lewis Feb 8
Today publishes the story and Kyaw Soe Oo were working on when they were arrested on Dec. 12. Please take the time to read their important reporting
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Shawn Donnan Feb 7
“Therein lies our deepest secret. We need Mr Trump just as he needs us. It is a ghastly symbiosis.” Fabulous piece by great on the awkward relationship between Trump and the elites.
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Robin Harding Feb 6
Replying to @KangHexin
This kind of thing: . Some doctors have also behaved shamefully: .
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Robin Harding Feb 6
Replying to @KangHexin
Just HPV
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Robin Harding Feb 6
Japan, where government won’t stand up to HPV anti-vaxxers and vaccination rate is a shameful 1%, should take note.
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Robin Harding Feb 5
Many pennies. One steamroller.
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Robin Harding Feb 1
In fact, Shinzo Abe has actually visited more EU countries as prime minister than Theresa May. He's had more time, but still.
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Robin Harding Feb 1
Shinzo Abe has visited 76 countries in the last five years. Japan has a clear diplomatic strategy and executes it vigorously.
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Robin Harding Jan 31
Replying to @resi_analyst @toby_n
I'd make no particular claim for outcomes in terms of prices, ownership or anything else but I'm confident the change would be in the right direction. Many other countries are getting much better outcomes than the UK.
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