Japan plans first joint military drill with US, France as Manila issues more protests against Beijing in South China Sea
Rakuten’s recent sale of a 3.65% stake to Tencent is the latest in a string of rising investments from china But the tiny deal is under scrutiny. A hardening U.S.-Japan stance against China makes a revival in cross-border tie-ups less likely. @mak_robyn
#Asia : Market Update: Indices trading lower; Biden plans to hike tax on capital gains to 39.6% from 20%. In Australia, Oil Search's revenue jumped by 16% in Q1. In Japan, manufg activity expanded in April. China Telco, Pharma shares fell #SSE -0.10 #XJO -0.16 #NIKKEI -0.82%.
China gets 91% of its Oil from the Straight, Japan 62%, & many other countries likewise. So why are we protecting the shipping lanes for other countries (many years) for zero compensation. All of these countries should be protecting their own ships on what has always been....
I will be going to Austin, Texas. Leaving soon. Always like (love!) being in the Lone Star State. Speaking to our great Farmers. They hit “paydirt” with our incredible new Trade Deals: CHINA, JAPAN, MEXICO, CANADA, SOUTH KOREA, and many others!
China was incredible...but now in Japan and got my twitter back