Outsourced sewing company fails to pay trainee wages Wacoal donates support money
A sewing company in Seiyo City, Ehime Prefecture, failed to pay Vietnamese technical intern trainees for overtime work. announced that it had donated 5 million yen. We are also considering measures to prevent recurrence, such as strengthening audits of contractors.
"Rapidus" aiming for advanced semiconductor mass production Memorandum of understanding with Belgian research institute
Rapidus, a new company invested by eight major Japanese companies and aiming to domestically produce cutting-edge semiconductors, signed a memorandum of understanding with a Belgian research institute on the 6th to collaborate in the field of research and development, including the dispatch of engineers from Japan. I'm going to go.
Yen exchange rate temporarily drops by more than 2 yen.
In the Tokyo foreign exchange market on the 6th, there was a growing movement to sell the yen and buy the dollar, conscious of the widening interest rate differential between Japan and the United States, due to the view that the US interest rate hike could continue at a high level. has dropped by more than 2 yen at one point.
Mail delivery by drone Japan Post to be introduced in earnest from 2023
Japan Post has announced that it plans to start full-scale mail delivery using drones from 2023. It is said that it will be introduced from mountainous areas and remote islands where there is a shortage of manpower.
Former US NSA official “Strengthen economic security in Japan and the US should counter China”
A former high-ranking official of the US NSA = National Security Agency, who is visiting Japan, attended a meeting on the theme of economic security held in Tokyo, and in order to oppose China, which is strengthening hegemonic movements. He suggested that the United States should work together to improve competitiveness in areas such as semiconductors and communication standards.
Stock price rises slightly
Tokyo stock market on the 6th, the stock price rose slightly.
Bank of Japan Governor Kuroda “Discussion on review of monetary policy framework is premature”
BOJ Governor Kuroda told a House of Representatives Committee on Financial Affairs on the 6th that it would take some time to achieve the BOJ's price stability target of 2%, and that it was premature to discuss a review of the monetary policy framework. showed recognition.
Support for small and medium-sized enterprises facing high raw material prices and weak yen 450 companies nationwide business meeting Tokyo
In order to overcome the high raw material prices and the depreciation of the yen, small and medium-sized enterprises from all over the country gathered and held large-scale business meetings. Participating companies are promoting various products with their technology and ingenuity.
October Family Income and Expenditure Survey: Consumption expenditure increased by 1.2% year-on-year for 5 consecutive months
In the October household survey, the amount spent by households with two or more people increased by 1.2% from the same month last year in real terms, excluding price fluctuations. The increase in spending due to national travel support and the drop in temperature is conspicuous.
"Rapidus" aiming for domestic production of advanced semiconductors to collaborate with Belgian research institute
Eight major Japanese companies have invested in a new company, Rapidus, which aims to domestically produce cutting-edge semiconductors.
Decrease in bonito resources in the Midwestern Pacific leads to new regulations, such as a reduction in the number of fishing days
Regarding skipjack caught in the central and western parts of the Pacific Ocean, an international organization responsible for resource management has decided to impose new regulations, such as reducing the number of fishing days, if the amount of resources decreases in the future.