Japan’s government issues ‘rules of life’ to help foreigners fit in

Japan recently introduced a Digital Nomad Visa that allows foreigners from 49 countries to live in the country for six months. But before they pack their bags, they may want to read Japan’s “Life and Work Guidebook,” which is aimed at helping foreigners fit in. The guidebook, published by Japan’s Immigration Services Agency, provides advice … Read more

India to become USD 4 trillion economy in FY25: Sanjeev Sanyal

New Delhi: India will be a USD 4 trillion economy in 2024-25 and surpass Japan by early next fiscal to become the world’s fourth largest economy, Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister (EAC-PM) member Sanjeev Sanyal said on Thursday. Sanyal further said that a 7 per cent economic growth rate will be a ‘very … Read more

Japan not seeking a strong yen but a stable currency, David Roche says

Japan is not seeking a strong yen but rather aiming for a relatively stable currency, according to veteran investor David Roche. The Japanese yen has been on a roller coaster ride, with the currency breaking past 160 against the greenback last week — steepest decline in more than three decades. It has since strengthened amid … Read more

I spent 18 months and $34K traveling the world: My No. 1 mistake

In August 2022, I quit my dream job. Looking to heal my burnout and find happiness beyond work, I spent a year and a half — and $34,000 — exploring South America and Asia. For the first several months, I dashed through my bucket list destinations, hiking to snow-capped peaks and glacial lakes in Patagonia … Read more

To build a corpus of Rs 5.3 crores in 30 years, one needs to invest Rs 17,000 per month

Retirement is that golden phase of a person’s life where he or she doesn’t have to work for money. They have lesser responsibilities, more time and freedom. This phase of a person’s life can be a beautiful new adventure provided they are financially secured and ready for this transition. Let’s look at our preparedness for … Read more

Wayve just raised over $1 billion from Nvidia, SoftBank, Microsoft, Eclipse Ventures

Alex Kendall, 29, is the co-founder and CEO of autonomous driving startup Wayve. Source: Wayve British startup Wayve on Tuesday said it had raised $1.05 billion in an investment round led by Japan’s SoftBank to accelerate the growth of its self-driving car technology. The Series C funding round included new investor U.S. chipmaker Nvidia and … Read more

auto exports: India new land of rising sun for auto exports

New Delhi: Global auto companies are increasingly leveraging India as an export hub with Honda even shipping cars to its home market Japan and Suzuki set to follow suit later this year, driven by a growing base of quality suppliers in the local market that’s helping them manufacture vehicles at a competitive cost in the … Read more

Biden calls Japan, India ‘xenophobic’ while praising value of immigration – National

U.S. President Joe Biden has called Japan and India “xenophobic” countries that do not welcome immigrants, lumping the two with adversaries China and Russia as he tried to explain their economic circumstances and contrasted the four with the U.S. on immigration. The remarks, at a campaign fundraising event Wednesday evening, came just three weeks after … Read more

Ahead of elections, Biden calls India, China, Russia and Japan ‘xenophobic’

Washington: US President Joe Biden has called two of his QUAD partners – India and Japan – and two of his adversaries – Russia and China – “xenophobic” nations, asserting that none of these countries, unlike the United States, welcome immigrants. “This election is about freedom, America and democracy. That’s why I badly need you. … Read more