Japanese Industry

Cook Islands pearl industry at risk

@eleishafoon The Cook Islands pearl industry suffers from a supply shortage that threatens its future. Local farmers are being forced to kill oysters due to the lack of highly trained Japanese technicians in the country due to travel restrictions caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. Jewelers fear this could create a …

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Latest coronavirus: Asian economies show resilience despite epidemics, Deutsche Bank says

Asia-Pacific economies expected to withstand persistent outbreaks of Covid-19, due to limited lockdowns and increased export demand from US and EU, Deutsche report says Bank released Monday. Although many countries in the region experience relatively high daily Covid-19 infections and vaccination rates are generally still low compared to developed markets, …

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