When Too Much Monetary Good Cheer Can Become a Curse

Thursday, December 24, 2020

By Anthony Rowley
Special to PanOrient News

TOKYO: It was Christmas Eve and Scrooge sat in his counting house next to the US Federal Reserve building on Washington's Constitution Avenue. His image was different to that of Charles Dickens' character - the miser sitting alone in a dark and cold office with only a single candle for light and warmth.

This Scrooge looked distinctly prosperous and well-fed. Logs blazed in the fireplace and Scrooge (who somewhat resembled Fed chairman Jerome Pow...

Japan and Morocco Come to Agreement on Tax Convention

Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Tokyo- (PanOrient News) Japan and Morocco have come to an agreement on a planned tax convention between the two countries, according to a statement released by the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Tuesday.

The purpose of a tax convention is to clarify the amount of taxation in the two countries, eliminate international double taxation and prevent tax evasion. In addition, the ministry said that the agreement is expected to promote more mutual investment between the countries.

While ...

US Embassy in Japan to Send Delegation to Investment Summit

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Tokyo-(PanOrient News) The U.S. Embassy in Tokyo announced that it will be sending a 73-member delegation to a large-scale investment promotion event in the U.S. this week. The 2019 SelectUSA Investment Summit will be held from June 10-12 in Washington, D.C.

According to the embassy, the annual summit is the highest-level investment promotion event in the U.S. and strives to connect international companies with American economic development organizations. This year’s keynote speakers includ...