“We no longer expect that the G7 framework will function as a contributor to economic growth in our region.”
Yasutoshi Nishimura, Japan’s deputy chief cabinet secretary,
Indicating that Japan, the only Asian member of the G7, has begun to doubt the influence of the organization as it has proved largely ineffective in resolving issues surrounding the East Asian region, quoted by The Japan Times Tuesday.
“He’s frankly got no idea of what’s going to be happening to the economy because we don’t know what kind of Brexit we are going to get.”
Paul Johnson, head of the think tank Institute for Fiscal Studies,
commenting on new British finance minister Sajid Javid’s remarks that he will announce higher public spending on health, education and the police next week in order to “clear the decks for Brexit,” quoted by Reuters Wednesday.
Please send submissions to opin[email protected]altimes.com.cn. Pieces should be no longer than 800 words. The opinion expressed in the published articles are those of the writer alone and do not necessarily reflect the position of the Global Times. The Global Times reserves the right to edit the articles for length and clarity. Inquiry: 626-457-2888 626-457-8040