Japan shrugs while Gwen Stefani’s ‘cultural appropriation’ upsets the US | Music news

Tokyo, Japan – When Eriko Serio, a 30-year-old professional living in Shizuoka, Japan, saw American pop singer Gwen Stefani accused of “cultural appropriation” in Western media, she couldn’t fathom the controversy. “I personally think it’s very cool that people want to incorporate Japanese styles into their fashion,” Syrio, who works in the medical device industry, … Read more

Asia Pacific Markets, Federal Reserve, Wall Street, Apple, Tesla, Japan PMI

Manufacturing activity in Japan posted its weakest level in more than two years the au Jibun Bank Flash Japan Manufacturing PMI December recorded a reading of 48.9, marking the second consecutive month in contraction territory. The reading eased from 49.0 for November, and represented the weakest number since the October 2020 figure of 48.70. The … Read more