International


Will Japan build an army?

Facebook0TwitterReddit0LinkedinemailA build-up of operations by the Japanese self-defence force is raising worries that peaceful Japan may scale up its forces following increasing tensions in the…


Unqualified P2P Platforms under New Policy

Facebook0TwitterReddit0LinkedinemailEditorial The China Banking Regulatory Commission (CBRC) on 24th August officially released “Interim Measures for Administration of Peer-to-Peer Lending Information Intermediaries” (hereafter referred to as “Measures”)….



Alipay’s global expansion plans in Asia

Facebook0TwitterReddit0LinkedinemailEditorial The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) issued the stored value facilities (SVF) licences to several companies including Alipay and Wechat pay. Alipay announced that more than 6,000…





[Brief] China debt reaches record high

Facebook0TwitterReddit0Linkedinemail China’s Gross Government debt as a percentage of GDP has risen to a historical high of 43.9%. Compared to 41.12% last year, this is higher…


US Army “violating human rights” in Okinawa

Facebook0TwitterReddit0LinkedinemailBy Zofia Reych Amid heavy protests, the Japanese government has revealed plans to conduct major maintenance work at the Marine Corps Air Station Futenma on…