Ulterior motives

Chinese boost U.S. property investments for green cards

AKIRA YAMASHITA, Nikkei staff writerNEW YORK -- The recent surge in Chinese investments in U.S. real estate has been driven partly by a U.S. immigration scheme that grants permanent residency to large-scale investors. Individuals who make at lea...


Makoto Saito: Abenomics gets economic diagnosis all wrong

Japan often talks about "15 years of deflation." Prime Minister Shinzo Abe often cites thi...


Industrial scales: Minebea, Development Bank of Japan to acquire German company for $125M

TOKYO -- Minebea is partnering with Development Bank of Japan to acquire German industrial...