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Japanese shocked by rising prices after decades of economic stagnation

Jun 20, 2022
Japan had struggled to even reach the central bank inflation target of 2%.
Japanese consumers have come to expect stable prices, making it difficult for stores to consider increasing them.
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The Philippines tops China in GDP growth

May 30, 2013
Which country has the highest economic growth rate in the Asia-Pacific region? It's not China, but the Philippines, which grew at a surprising rate of 7.8 percent last quarter.

Asian markets remain fundamentally strong, so why panic?

Aug 5, 2011
Asian economies are not immune from the developments in the U.S. and Europe.

Big companies no longer limited to .com

Jun 20, 2011
Internet minders voted today to allow an onslaught of new domain names on themes as varied as company brands, entertainment and political causes.

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