Many foreign businesses in China pay in dollars but acceptance of the yuan is growing steadily. Currency fluctuations have often made pricing unpredictable so many companies now process transactions in yuan.
Consumers, retailers and the Japanese government are all committed to the widespread adoption of virtual currencies – although concerns linger that the craze for virtual cash may pass. Julian Ryall reports from Tokyo.
Japan is rethinking the ways in which its official development assistance is provided to developing nations in order to promote its vision for a "free and open Indo-Pacific strategy." Julian Ryall reports from Tokyo.
China is cleaning up. The country was once the world's biggest hub for recycling electronics. But as it bans trash imports, it may be driving some recyclers out of business.
Australia, the US, India and Japan are talking about plans for a regional scheme to counterbalance China's growing influence, a report says. A US official spoke of an "alternative" rather than a "rival" plan.
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