Dubai ranked 8th in Global Power City Index

Saturday, November 11, 2023

PanOrient News

TOKYO: The Mori Memorial Foundation’s Institute for Urban Strategies, a research body established by leading Japanese urban developer Mori Building, has announced its latest Global Power City Index report on the overall strength of the world’s 48 major cities, and Dubai has cracked the top 10 for the first time.
Positions one through 10 remained unchanged, but Dubai rose from 11th to 8th, becoming the first Middle Eastern city in the top 10.
London (1st) and Singa...

Marriott Executive Offers Advice for Doing Business in Japan

Thursday, November 28, 2019

By Allison Pestotnik

Tokyo ? (PanOrient News) Karl Hudson, the newly appointed area vice president of Japan and Guam for Marriott International, suggested learning Japanese proverbs and gaining a deep knowledge of the local culture when offering advice to other foreign executives assigned to work in Japan.

“Some experience in another Asian country would help but it is very important to develop an understanding of the local culture,” said Hudson in an interview with the JATA Internati...

Trump’s US Infrastructure Investments Could Make Japan Great Again

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

By Tom O'Sullivan
Special to PanOrient News

Tokyo- Since the election of Donald Trump on November 8th stock markets in the United States have added over $2 trillion of market capitalization and are hitting new all-time records. The market capitalization of the benchmark index, S&P 500, has exceeded $20 trillion in the two months since the election for the first time in its 60-year history.

These animal spirits are driven mainly by two of Trump’s campaign pledges: the reduction of US cor...