North Asia

North Asia

News, insights and opinion on North Asia.

  • 01 Feb 2017

    Gender & geography: does where women live affect their opportunity?

    Study shows uncomfortable truths about our own perceptions of equality in the workplace.

    Elizabeth Masamune Managing Director of @Asia Associates Japan

  • 31 Jan 2017

    Asia game has changed but ANZ still a player: Elliott

    ANZ CEO says on video bank is still committed to Asia, explains strategic emphasis.

    Andrew Cornell Managing Editor BlueNotes

  • 30 Jan 2017

    Asia still key to global economic growth

    TPP or not, policy must exist to help business compete on the global stage.

    Mark Whelan Group Executive, Institutional at ANZ

  • 24 Jan 2017

    The regional Japan growth paradox

    Japan’s lesser-known regions are an underappreciated destination for foreign investment and business.

    Andrew Cornell Managing Editor BlueNotes

  • 15 Nov 2016

    LONGREAD: the Rising Sun rising again in Australia

    Japan’s economic relationship is long and stable but in need of renewed vigour. Joining together in third countries is one answer.

    Greg Earl Ex-Japanese correspondent & Pacific editor for the AFR and former member of the Australia Japan Foundation board

  • 04 Nov 2016

    Under the surface in Seoul

    Korea’s financial stability, approach to immigration and engagement between regulators and the financial sector are changing for the better.

    Tareq Muhmood CEO Korea & Managing Director Global Subsidiaries, ANZ

  • 11 Oct 2016

    LONGREAD: the second wave of Japanese investment in Australia

    After more than half a century of investment between Japan and Australia, some crucial lessons have been learned – and most are important across joint ventures anywhere, not just Japan.

    Ian Williams Partner, Herbert Smith Freehills

  • 21 Sep 2016

    LONGREAD: Is Japan a boiling frog?

    How Japan’s public debt crisis will be resolved is unknown - however it happens, expect it before 2020.

    Dr David Morgan MD, JC Flowers & Co