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The end of 24-hour service is partly because there are fewer students in Japan’s ageing society. But the main factor is the growing shortage of casual staff — a big issue after four years of robust economic growth — that makes it hard to operate profitably during late-night hours.

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Finnair becomes first airline in the world to launch Alipay onboard

Finnair plans to introduce the world´s largest online payment platform Alipay onboard its HelsinkiShanghai route as of 27 January as the first airline in the world. 194 more words


FT says London properties are bargains for foreign buyers - but are they right?

Here is the link to the  FT article

They observe correctly that prices have fallen in London’s premium sector and we discussed why that was in the previous post. 297 more words

London Property

trump switches to lower case: sorry we won't see you in court, or recognize taiwan either

settle down mr. president.  a lot of the indivisible folks are even older than you, and you seem super energetic now, but pace yourself.  i hope you read the financial times article by david allen green today that explained why “see you in court” made lots of sense in your old world of commercial litigation in which your “aggressive shout of ‘see you in court’ would…be a standard prelude to cutting some sort of a deal….the problem with this approach is that public law litigation–legal disputes over whether a public body has the power to do a thing or not–is not like commercial litigation.   167 more words

My FT Alphaville Commentary on Managing U.S. Treasury Debt

My commentary Go Long, Mr Mnuchin has just been posted at FT Alphaville of the Financial Times.

I address whether the U.S. Treasury debt should be lengthened and whether it should sell 50-year or 100-year bonds.  100 more words


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Underwater Pavilions, Catalina

The waters around the pretty island of Catalina, 22 miles off the coast of Southern California, are colder in December than you might think. 1,369 more words


#ChroniclesOfAWriter - Once upon a time, my dream was to write for Financial Times

If you’ve been following my #ChroniclesOfAWriter posts, you’d know by now that being a writer wasn’t exactly part of my plans for what I wanted to achieve in life.  499 more words

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