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Japan maintains economic assessment in May report

Metro USA 25 May 2022
TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan kept the overall view on its economy unchanged in May, saying it showed signs of improvement and removing a reference to the coronavirus in its headline assessment for the first time since the start of the pandemic. “The economy is showing signs of picking up,” the government said in its May economic report.
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Japan report drops mention of coronavirus as it keeps seeing recovery signs

Kyodo 25 May 2022
The report, however, points to remaining downside risks to the economy as surging virus cases in China have led to lockdowns in large areas, including Shanghai, causing supply-chain disruptions ... Prime Minister Fumio Kishida (L) attends a meeting with Cabinet ministers on the assessment of the Japanese economy at his office in Tokyo on May 25, 2022.
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The Quad plays insidious tricks

People Daily 25 May 2022
A key part of US President Joe Biden's Asia tour is the so-called Quad leaders' summit in Tokyo on Tuesday ... The Tokyo summit of Quad has seen some obvious changes at the tactical level, but the international community's impression, judgment and definition of the group remain unchanged.
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Asian markets fall on China growth concerns

Urdu Point 24 May 2022
Hong Kong, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 24th May, 2022 ) .Asian stocks retreated Tuesday on concerns over the impact of China's Covid restrictions on the world's second-largest economy as investment banks slashed their forecasts ... A raft of economic figures will also provide insights into the state of the US economy.
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Japan shores up U.S. vision for IPEF economic bloc in Asia

Asahi News 24 May 2022
President Joe Biden hailed the significance of the IPEF as a pact that will help member nations’ economies “grow faster and fairer” at the launch in Tokyo on May 23, Prime Minister Fumio Kishida reaffirmed his support ... A senior official with the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry said the U.S.
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Quad summit seeks to counter China

Manila Standard 24 May 2022
The leaders of Japan, India, Australia and the United States meet in Tokyo on Tuesday seeking common ground on countering China’s growing regional economic and military clout ... But India will likely take a neutral stance,” Kazuhiro Maeshima, a professor of US politics at Tokyo’s Sophia University, told AFP.
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Stock market tumbles; Ayala issues, BDO drop

Manila Standard 24 May 2022
Stocks slumped Tuesday along with the rest of Asian markets on concerns over the impact of China’s COVID-19 restrictions on the world’s second-largest economy as investment banks slashed their forecasts ... Tokyo lost 0.9 percent and Shanghai closed 2.4 percent lower while Hong Kong slipped 1.8 percent.
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Defense & National Security —Biden backs Taiwan

The Hill 24 May 2022
Watchdog group leader urges FEC to take action against liberal donor On The MoneyBiden bullish as economy faces threats ... “Are you willing to get involved militarily to defend Taiwan if it comes to that?” Biden was asked at a press conference in Tokyo alongside the Japanese prime minister. .
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Stocks stay in the red

The Manila Times 24 May 2022
Tantiangco said worries include the US Federal Reserve's aggressive monetary policy and its downside risks to the US economy, China's Covid-19 lockdown and weakened economy, and the continuing Russia-Ukraine war. Most neighboring Asian markets were in the red as Tokyo was down ...
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AP News in Brief at 6:04 a.m. EDT

The Norman Transcript 24 May 2022
Economy grows as priority on Russia response ... economy, a sign of rising anxiety over inflation and other challenges, according to a new poll ... sanctions has not faltered, the balance of opinion on prioritizing sanctions over the economy has shifted, according to the poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research ... economy.
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Biden unveils a US-Asia trade initiative that falls short of a free trade deal

Fairbanks Daily News-Miner 24 May 2022
TOKYOPresident Joe Biden on Monday unveiled an initiative that he said would bind the U.S. and Asian economies more closely but that falls short of a free trade agreement and remains vague on details. The newly named group, ... .
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AP News Summary at 2:15 a.m. EDT

Napa Valley Register 23 May 2022
TOKYO (AP) — President Joe Biden says he does not believe an economic recession in the U.S ... Speaking at a news conference in Tokyo, Biden acknowledged that the U.S. economy has “problems." But he said it was better positioned than the economies of other countries.
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AP News Summary at 3:15 a.m. EDT

Napa Valley Register 23 May 2022
TOKYO (AP) — President Joe Biden says he does not believe an economic recession in the U.S ... Speaking at a news conference in Tokyo, Biden acknowledged that the U.S. economy has “problems." But he said it was better positioned than the economies of other countries.
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AP News Summary at 4:44 a.m. EDT

Napa Valley Register 23 May 2022
TOKYO (AP) — President Joe Biden says he does not believe an economic recession in the U.S ... Speaking at a news conference in Tokyo, Biden acknowledged that the U.S. economy has “problems." But he said it was better positioned than the economies of other countries.

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