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In terms of gender diversity, the laggard in the region is by far Japan, where women held less than 6% of all board seats in 2020, according to FactSet data. #COVID19  #coronavirus 

Why is Evergrande in trouble? Here are four things to know about the world's most indebted property developer. #Evergrande  #中国恒大集団

Asia is lagging in boardroom diversity even as COVID-19 highlights the need for a mix of skills and backgrounds to deal with crises. #COVID19  #coronavirus 

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Australia says it will be patient rebuilding ties with France.

U.S. and China keep Singapore waiting on business mediation treaty.

Taiwan's trade negotiator said Taiwan's CPTPP application should be reviewed separately from China's bid, as Taiwan has a very complete market mechanism, honors the rule of law, respects personal property. #CPTPP 

Japan will almost certainly escape a new European Union carbon border tax on imports from polluting industries, the bloc's top climate official told Nikkei Asia. #ClimateChange 

Japan, U.S., South Korea pledge cooperation to keep North in check.

GM to invest $300 million in Chinese autonomous driving startup Momenta.


UPDATE | Malaysia's scandal-tarnished UMNO poised to retake PM's office

BREAKING | Hidilyn Diaz wins Philippines' first-ever gold medal Follow the Tokyo 2020 Olympics latest on Nikkei Asia's free blog. #Tokyo2020  #Olympics  #OlympicGames  #Olympics20212021 

Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit, the 42-year-old billionaire and former Thai opposition leader, is the most recent target of the kingdom's draconian lese-majeste law.

BREAKING | Ismail Sabri named Malaysia PM, putting 1MDB-haunted party on top

MOST READ OF THE WEEK | THE NAGORNO-KARABAKH EXCLUSIVE In an exclusive interview with Nikkei from Baku, the Azerbaijan president talks war, peace and pipelines.

BREAKING | THAILAND EMERGENCY - The government has ordered a ban on gatherings of five or more in Bangkok - Authorities can ban people from entering any area they designate - Media gag also in place More in our Blog: #WhatIsHappeningInThailand