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Trade war could turn Japan, Taiwan firms into casualties

Leading electronics manufacturers in Japan and Taiwan are facing a crisis because of U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to possibly place 25 percent tariffs on another $300 bil...

Trade war could turn Japan, Taiwan firms into casualties

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Japan Finance Minister Aso says Huawei ban could affect Japanese firms A U.S. bid to block China's Huawei Technologies from buying vital American technology could affect Japanese companies and weigh on economic growth, Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso said on Friday....
04:51, 05/17/2019

U.S. House passes pro-Taiwan bills, amid trade tensions with China The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday unanimously backed legislation supporting Taiwan which faces military and diplomatic pressure from China as members of the U.S. Congress push for a sharper...
04:00, 05/08/2019

Taiwan reports voyage of 2 US warships through Taiwan Strait Taiwan’s defense ministry says 2 US warships sailed through the Taiwan Strait on Sunday in a move that Beijing said threatened to hinder U.S.-China relations...
14:00, 04/29/2019

What’s at Stake in U.S.-Japan Trade Talks More than two years after U.S. President Donald Trump walked away from a regional Asia-Pacific trade agreement, the U.S. and Japan -- the world’s largest and third-largest economies -- are negotiating...
17:00, 04/29/2019

Kudlow says US-Japan trade deal is possible this month White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said Friday that the U.S. could reach a trade deal with Japan by the end of this month, far exceeding all prior expectations....
20:00, 05/03/2019

Japan’s trade negotiator: US won’t impose quotas on autos TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s trade negotiator has said Washington won’t be demanding any numerical restrictions on Japanese auto exports to the U.S. Toshimitsu Motegi, the economy minister, made t...
11:00, 05/17/2019

Japan's trade negotiator: US won't impose quotas on autos Japan's trade negotiator has said Washington won't be demanding any numerical restrictions on Japanese auto exports to the U.S. Toshimitsu Motegi, the economy minister, made the comment Friday after h...
14:00, 05/17/2019

Japan Finmin Aso: Sino-U.S. trade war won't trigger economic crisis Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso said on Tuesday the Sino-U.S. trade war would not immediately trigger an economic shock on the scale of the "Lehman shock", though the friction between the world's t...
08:00, 05/14/2019

Japan Finance Minister Aso says hopes U.S., China will resolve trade row Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso on Friday expressed hope that Washington and Beijing will resolve their trade dispute in a constructive manner through dialogue....
07:17, 05/10/2019

U.S. agriculture secretary urges Japan to reach trade deal U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue urged Japan on Monday to move swiftly to clinch a trade deal with Washington on farm products and other goods, in a way that would treat his country fairly ...
12:17, 05/13/2019

Trump plans to delay auto tariffs amid EU, Japan trade talks The president faces a May 18 deadline over how to proceed with his threat to slap a tariff of as much as 25 percent on imported cars and parts in the name of U.S. national security....
22:00, 05/15/2019

Turn the radio on, turn the radio up 'cause Lisa Loeb sang "Stay" at the Reality Bites reunion As the credits rolled on the 25th anniversary screening of Reality Bites at the Tribeca Film Festival this past weekend, audience members who thought, “hey, I can leave, I can leave, oh,” were swiftly...
00:34, 05/07/2019

Japan’s Softbank to spend $4B to hike stake in Yahoo Japan Japanese telecoms company Softbank Corp. says it will spend 456.5 billion yen ($4 billion) to increase its stake in Yahoo Japan to nearly 45%. The company forecast Wednesday that with the additional s...
13:00, 05/08/2019

Cholera, more civilian casualties feared in Libya: WHO A month-old battle for Libya's capital Tripoli risks causing an "exponential" rise in civilian casualties as well as outbreaks of deadly diseases including cholera, the World Health Organization (WHO)...
20:17, 05/08/2019

US veteran 'planned mass casualties in NZ revenge attack' A terror plot by a US army veteran, who converted to Islam and wanted revenge for the New Zealand mosque attacks, has been thwarted, according to federal prosecutors....
00:34, 04/30/2019

Rocket fired into Baghdad's Green Zone, no casualties A rocket was fired into Baghdad's heavily-fortified Green Zone, which houses government buildings and foreign embassies, but caused no casualties, the Iraqi military said on Sunday....
20:34, 05/19/2019

Blast In Afghan Capital Kabul, Casualties Feared A large blast rocked central Kabul Wednesday, officials confirmed, sending a plume of black smoke over the city in the latest explosion to hit the war-torn city and as Afghanistan observes the Islamic...
14:00, 05/08/2019

Explosion shakes Afghan capital, no word on casualties An explosion shook an upscale area of the Afghan capital on Wednesday, the third day of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, sending a cloud of smoke and dust into the sky, Reuters witnesses said, but it...
10:51, 05/08/2019

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is out — here are all the casualties of the Trump administration so far AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein will leave the Department of Justice on May 11, he said in an April 29 resignation letter. Rosenstein is leaving his post after overseeing...
21:17, 05/01/2019

Blast rocks Baghdad marketplace, differing accounts on casualties A blast rocked Baghdad's northeastern Sadr City district on Thursday but accounts differed on whether it caused any casualties. Islamic State claimed responsibility....
23:51, 05/09/2019

Twin Blasts Near CRPF Camp Site In Odisha, No Casualties Two back-to-back explosions were triggered allegedly by the Maoists near a proposed camp site of the CRPF in Odisha's Kalahandi district, a senior police officer said....
19:17, 05/12/2019

Saudi-led coalition in Yemen strikes Sanaa, casualties reported The Saudi-led military coalition in Yemen carried out several air strikes on the Houthi-held capital Sanaa on Thursday after the Iranian-aligned movement claimed responsibility for drone attacks on Sa...
12:17, 05/16/2019

U.S. combat veteran arrested in plot to cause mass casualties: federal authorities A U.S. veteran of the war in Afghanistan who prosecutors say plotted to detonate a bomb at a Los Angeles-area rally, causing mass casualties, has been taken into custody following an FBI online sting ...
22:51, 04/29/2019

Grave concern over escalating humanitarian crisis, casualties, displacement across northwest Syria: UN The UN has said it is “gravely concerned” over reports of a worsening humanitarian situation facing civilians across northwest Syria, with rising casualties, and “waves of displacement” due to intensi...
00:00, 05/03/2019

Afghan casualties dramatically rising despite peace talks as more trainees go AWOL in the US, watchdog group says Even as the Trump administration attempts to secure a peace deal with the Taliban to end America’s longest-running war, the bloodshed of Afghans is only rising. According to the latest assessment rele...
20:17, 05/01/2019

Taiwan Approves Same-Sex Marriage Taiwan’s legislature voted to legalize same-sex marriage, a first for Asia and a boost for LGBT rights activists who championed the cause for two decades....
13:17, 05/17/2019

Taiwan Has Approved Same-Sex Marriage in a First for Asia (TAIPEI, Taiwan) — Taiwan’s legislature voted Friday to legalize same-sex marriage, a first in Asia and a boost for LGBT rights activists who had championed the cause for two decades. Lawm...
12:51, 05/17/2019

Taiwan votes to legalize same-sex marriage Taiwan’s legislature voted Friday to legalize same-sex marriage, a first in Asia and a boost for LGBT rights activists who had championed the cause for two decades. (May 17)    &...
13:51, 05/17/2019

Supporters Celebrate Taiwan’s Same-Sex Marriage Law Taiwan’s legislature approved Asia’s first same-sex marriage law on Friday. Same-sex marriage supporters gathered outside Parliament in Taipei while the vote was in process....
15:51, 05/17/2019

US sails destroyers through Taiwan Strait The US Navy sailed two destroyers, the USS Stethem and USS William P. Lawrence, through the Taiwan Strait on Sunday, referring to the operation as a "routine" transit....
10:34, 04/30/2019

Taiwan approves same-sex marriage in first for Asia In a first for Asia, Taiwan’s legislature passed a comprehensive law that gives couples many of the tax, insurance and child custody benefits available to male-female married couples....
10:51, 05/17/2019

| WATCH: Taiwan votes to legalise same-sex marriage Taiwan’s legislature voted on Friday to legalise same-sex marriage, a first in Asia and a boost for LGBT rights activists who had championed the cause for two decades....
15:00, 05/17/2019

Taiwan is first country in Asia to approve same-sex marriage The vote allows same-sex couples full legal marriage rights, including in areas such as taxes, insurance and child custody.        ...
18:51, 05/17/2019

Taiwan legalizes same-sex marriage — a historic first for Asia Taiwan's legislature voted Friday to legalize same-sex marriage, a first in Asia and a boost for LGBT rights activists who had championed the cause for two decades....
14:00, 05/17/2019

Taiwan says China has stepped up infiltration efforts Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen said on Friday that China has stepped up efforts to infiltrate and gain influence in the self-ruled and democratic island, and asked national security agencies to counter...
14:00, 05/10/2019

Taiwan Legislature Approves Asia's First Same-Sex Marriage Law Taiwan's parliament legalised same-sex marriage on Friday in a landmark first for Asia as the government survived a last-minute attempt by conservatives to pass watered-down legislation....
12:17, 05/17/2019

Taiwan set to legalize gay marriage despite legislative hurdles Taipei is due to take a series of decisive steps this week to legalize same-sex marriages before the May 24 deadline set by the island’s top court. However, deep divisions in public opinion may stall ...
17:51, 05/16/2019

In first for Asia, Taiwan lawmakers back same-sex marriage Taiwan became the first place in Asia to legalize same-sex marriage on Friday, as thousands of demonstrators outside parliament cheered and waved rainbow flags, despite deep divisions over marriage eq...
18:51, 05/17/2019

Taiwan to vote on formal recognition of same-sex marriage TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwanese legislators are scheduled to decide Friday on legalizing same-sex marriage, marking a potential first in Asia. Lawmakers pressured over the past two years by LGBT group...
12:17, 05/16/2019

Taiwan parliament becomes first in Asia to legalise same-sex marriage Hundreds of supporters gather as parliament votes for bill that specifically included the word ‘marriage’Taiwan has secured a first for Asia, reaching a landmark decision to legalise same-sex marriage...
08:17, 05/17/2019

Taiwan’s legislature approves same-sex marriage in first for Asia TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan’s legislature approves same-sex marriage in first for Asia....
11:00, 05/17/2019

In first for Asia, Taiwan parliament endorses same-sex marriage Taiwan became the first place in Asia to legalize same-sex marriage on Friday, as thousands of demonstrators outside parliament cheered and waved rainbow flags, despite deep divisions over marriage eq...
09:51, 05/17/2019

Two U.S. Navy warships sail through strategic Taiwan Strait The U.S. military said it sent two Navy warships through the Taiwan Strait on Sunday as the Pentagon increases the frequency of movement through the strategic waterway despite opposition from China....
12:17, 04/29/2019

Taiwan parliament begins discussion of landmark same-sex legislation Taiwan's parliament on Friday began discussion of a landmark bill to legalize same-sex marriage, amid a heated debate over marriage equality that has divided the self-ruled island....
06:00, 05/17/2019

Foxconn's Gou to keep board seat as he bids for Taiwan's presidency Terry Gou, chairman of Apple supplier Foxconn, will retain a seat on the company's proposed board, a company filing showed on Friday, as he plans to run in Taiwan's 2020 presidential election....
01:34, 05/11/2019

China has stepped up efforts to infiltrate Taiwan, president Tsai Ing-wen says Taiwan President Tsai Ing-Wen said on Friday that China has stepped up its efforts to infiltrate and gain influence in Taiwan and she asked national security agencies to counter Beijing's efforts...
09:00, 05/10/2019

Taiwan's Foxconn shares drop more than 2% after quarterly profit miss Shares of Foxconn, the world's largest contract manufacturer, dropped more than 2% on Wednesday after the company posted a lower-than-expected quarterly profit....
07:34, 05/15/2019

Taiwan breaks ground on submarine shipyard to counter China KAOHSIUNG, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan has broken ground on a shipyard to produce submarines to counter China’s growing military threat. The self-governing island’s President Tsai Ing-wen preside...
10:00, 05/09/2019

Taiwan's Foxconn readies chip boss to succeed Gou as chairman: sources Foxconn is poised to nominate chip unit boss Liu Young to succeed Terry Gou as chairman in a surprise choice by the iPhone assembler, two people with direct knowledge of the matter said....
14:51, 05/13/2019

Specter of extradition law spreads as Hong Kong bookseller flees to Taiwan A Hong Kong bookseller who was detained by China is seeking refuge in Taiwan, saying his home city will no longer be safe when new laws are enacted allowing extradition to China, which could drive eve...
12:34, 04/30/2019

14 inspirational photos of celebrations in Taiwan after it became the first Asian country to legalize same-sex marriage Carl Court/ Getty Taiwan legalized same-sex marriage on Friday, becoming the first country in Asia to do so. Thousands of people filled the streets of the nation's capital city, Taipei, to celebrate...
22:00, 05/17/2019

Foxconn's Gou retains seat on proposed board as he bids for Taiwan's presidency Terry Gou, chairman of Apple supplier Foxconn, will retain a seat on the company's proposed board, a company filing showed on Friday, as he plans to run in Taiwan's 2020 presidential election....
16:34, 05/10/2019

Foxconn poised to nominate chip boss as Taiwan group's next chair: sources iPhone assembler Foxconn is poised to nominate its chip unit head as group chairman to succeed Taiwan presidential hopeful Terry Gou, in what is internally seen as a surprise move, two people with dir...
09:34, 05/13/2019

U.S. firms hire 275,000 workers in April, most nine months: ADP U.S. private employers added 275,000 jobs in April, well above economists' expectations and the most since last July, supporting the view of a solid domestic labor market, a report by a payrolls proce...
17:00, 05/01/2019

Advisory firms say AIG shareholders should vote 'no' on executive pay American International Group Inc shareholders should vote against compensation packages for top executives at the insurer's annual meeting next week, according to two advisory firms that hold sway ove...
08:34, 05/16/2019

Brexit drives firms to relocate to Germany More foreign firms are relocating their operations to Germany than ever before, according to new figures. There was a big increase in the number of British firms setting up, apparently because of Brex...
18:51, 05/13/2019

Did you solve it? Turn it up to 11 The solutions to today’s puzzlesEarlier today I set you the following two puzzles:1) Why is every even digit palindrome divisible by 11? (An even digit palindrome is a palindromic number that contains...
15:00, 05/01/2019

Industrial Firms Report Big Swings in Typical Worker's Pay Several S&P 500 companies in the industrials and materials sector posted big swings in what they said their median worker was paid in 2018 compared with 2017, according to a Wall Street Journal analys...
14:17, 05/02/2019

Opinion: Firms Must Value Workers Like Shareholders, Says Raghuram Rajan While corporations cannot, and should not, take on responsibilities that are properly those of the government or the local community, they can do better for themselves and for society by explicitly......
14:51, 05/01/2019

New rules force telecoms firms to tell customers of better deals Broadband, TV, mobile and landline phone companies will have to tell customers when their contract is coming to an end and show them the best deals available under new rules....
04:00, 05/16/2019

Cyber attacks hit two thirds of UK firms in 2015, says government (credit: Norse) Two thirds of UK firms have detected security breaches on their systems over the past year, according to the latest government figures. Staggeringly, a quarter of those companies—whi...
19:00, 05/02/2019

Italy central bank to spurn firms that don't go green The Bank of Italy plans to adopt investment criteria which reward companies that take action on climate change, joining other central banks, commercial banks and fund managers in ratcheting up pressur...
12:17, 05/18/2019

US To Propose H-1B Visa Application Fee Hike, Indian Firms May Be Hit The Trump administration is proposing a hike in the H-1B visa application fee to increase funding for the expansion of an apprentice programme, which trains American youths in technology related......
10:00, 05/07/2019

Climate Changes as Firms Heed Investors on Social Issues The largest U.S. companies are beginning to pay heed to the demands of investors focused on environmental and social issues, a shift for shareholders long relegated to the sidelines....
20:51, 05/01/2019

UK firms report weakest growth since April 2013: CBI British businesses reported their weakest growth in nearly six years during the past three months due to fears of a no-deal Brexit and rising global trade barriers....
21:00, 04/28/2019

Chinese EV start-up boss: new premium firms won't survive WM Motor EX5 Freeman Shen, who runs ambitious Chinese newcomer WM Motor, says his firm won't follow Tesla by aiming at premium market The boss of new Chinese EV firm WM Motor believes the challenge...
15:34, 05/14/2019

Trump order bans US firms from dealing with Huawei In a move that will likely add fire to the growing trade war between the US and China, President Trump has declared a “national emergency” to protect US communication networks.The Presid...
21:17, 05/16/2019

Libya gives 40 foreign firms three months to renew licenses Libya's internationally recognized government will give 40 foreign firms operating without licenses a grace period of three months to rectify their legal status, a government official said on Thursday...
20:34, 05/09/2019

Zayo agrees to $14.3 bln buyout offer from investment firms U.S. communications infrastructure provider Zayo Group Holdings Inc said on Wednesday it agreed to be sold to investment firms Digital Colony Partners LP and EQT in a deal valued at $14.3 billion....
15:34, 05/08/2019

Nearly half a million UK firms in 'significant financial distress' New research from British insolvency firm Begbies Traynor revealed that 484,000 U.K. businesses are in "significant financial distress," which is 14% of all the economically active firms in the countr...
16:00, 04/29/2019

As Higher Tariffs Loom, Big U.S. Firms Plan for the Worst Many big U.S. firms say they are prepared for the U.S. to impose higher tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese imports and have anticipated the trade friction in their forecasts....
16:51, 05/09/2019

Steering fusion’s “D-turn” Trying to duplicate the power of the sun for energy production on earth has challenged fusion researchers for decades. One path to endless carbon-free energy has focused on heating and confining plasm...
00:00, 05/18/2019

Republicans turn on Mueller Republicans have long straddled a fine line when it comes to Robert Mueller — laying off the special counsel’s investigation while being careful not to draw the ire of President Donald Trump.Not anymo...
21:17, 05/02/2019

Libya suspends operations of 40 foreign firms including Total Move thought to be reaction to French reluctance to offer more explicit support for governmentLibya’s internationally recognised government has suspended the operations of 40 foreign companies includi...
23:51, 05/09/2019

Epigenetic testing firms claim to help you live a healthier lifestyle You can now sign up to have your epigenome – the markers which control your genome – sequenced, but critics say the health benefits are not yet clear...
18:34, 04/28/2019

PRECIOUS-Gold struggles for direction as dollar firms, equities dip Gold price were mostly unchanged on Friday after a steep fall in the previous session, with gains curbed by a firmer dollar and a pullback in global equities on U.S.-China trade tensions offering supp...
15:17, 05/17/2019

The Dream review – a podcast tale of how firms manipulate our brains A shocking podcast tells the story of how poor people are being exploited by new kinds of companies that have turned the insights of cognitive science on them...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Amazon deforestation: EU firms linked to illegal logging in Brazil An organic smoothie producer and a boutique fashion store are among Western businesses whose supply chains are tainted by illegal deforestation in Bolsonaro's Brazil....
00:51, 05/02/2019

Cramer: US firms are getting hurt by tariffs because 'they didn't think Trump had the resolve' Some American companies "let themselves get hurt" by tariffs because they assumed Trump wouldn't follow through on his China trade threats, CNBC's Jim Cramer says....
00:00, 05/17/2019

Tech firms work with Samaritans on purging harmful content Facebook, Google, Snapchat and Instagram should develop technology that can identify and tackle harmful content, including that promoting suicide, Health Secretary Matt Hancock will say today....
07:17, 04/29/2019

Tenants ‘forced out their homes’ by global investment firms, say UN experts UN human rights experts have condemned the ‘egregious’ business practices of global private equity and investment firms which, they say, have transformed the global housing landscape by raising rents ...
20:17, 04/28/2019

The secret trick used by firms helping cyberhacking victims: pay the ransom Four payments sent after SamSam ransomware targeted entities across the US were traced by ProPublica to Proven DataFrom 2015 to 2018, a strain of ransomware known as SamSam paralyzed computer networks...
11:17, 05/15/2019

Chinese firms' missing $6 billion tests regulators' resolve Cash is considered among the hardest assets for a company to fake, which is why the disappearance of a combined $6.1 billion from two Chinese companies has dumbfounded investors and forced regulators ...
11:00, 05/17/2019

China Pledged to Give Foreign Financial Firms More Access. How’s That Going? China pledged in late 2017 to allow overseas financial firms greater access to its economy, the world’s second-largest. Then came the trade war with the U.S., raising concerns that Chinese President X...
07:51, 05/02/2019

Waymo firms up plans for autonomous car assembly plant in Detroit Waymo will lease an American Axle factory in Detroit, where it will integrate self-driving systems onto vehicles provided by Fiat Chrysler and Jaguar and create its first full-fledged assembly plant f...
23:51, 04/28/2019

Small firms in railway arches were 'overlooked' during £1.46bn sale Network Rail overlooked the impact on small business tenants when it sold off thousands of properties in converted railway arches for £1.46bn, the spending watchdog has found....
09:00, 05/02/2019

Tripoli government suspends operations of 40 firms including Total Libya's internationally recognized government has suspended the operations of 40 foreign firms including French oil firm Total, a government official said on Thursday....
17:00, 05/09/2019

Former Top Financial Regulators Warn Against Move to Ease Oversight of Firms Ben S. Bernanke, Timothy F. Geithner, Jacob J. Lew and Janet L. Yellen said the Trump administration’s push to relax some controls could harm the American financial system’s stability....
17:34, 05/13/2019

US lobbies mobile phone firms in anti-Huawei campaign UK telecoms operators targeted over Chinese company’s role in 5G networksUS lobbying against the use of Huawei in British 5G phone networks will step up when the embassy in London hosts an event on Tu...
14:17, 05/01/2019

Health Firms Use Personal Data to Identify At-Risk Patients Health insurers and providers say analyzing nonmedical information can help them identify patients who are at risk of getting ill and enable preventive steps....
11:00, 04/30/2019

Farage calls for private health firms to 'relieve burden on NHS' Brexit party leader defends ‘breaking point’ poster and remarks about global warmingNigel Farage has said private health companies should “relieve the burden” on the NHS, the UK ought to limit efforts...
16:17, 05/12/2019

Rally Cars: Dealership Stocks Rise as Firms Pivot from New Vehicles Stock prices for the nation’s publicly traded dealership groups have rallied in recent months, a sign of Wall Street’s greater confidence in the ability of auto retailers to weather an expected downtu...
13:51, 05/01/2019

Global stocks edge up as S&P 500 erases early losses; euro firms Global equity markets edged higher on Tuesday as the Dow and S&P 500 indexes erased early lows caused by weak Chinese business surveys and a tumble in shares of Google parent Alphabet, while the euro ...
01:34, 05/01/2019

German SPD youth chief lambasted for proposing collective ownership for big firms The head of the Social Democrats' (SPD) youth wing has unleashed a storm of protest in Germany, including from party allies, for saying firms like BMW should be collectively owned in a clear appeal to...
15:17, 05/02/2019

UPDATE 1-Tripoli government suspends operations of 40 firms including Total Libya's internationally recognized government has suspended the operations of 40 foreign firms including French oil firm Total, a government official said on Thursday....
17:00, 05/09/2019

Global private equity firms to bid for Hitachi's chemical unit: sources Global private equity firms Bain Capital, Carlyle Group and KKR & Co are among potential bidders for Japanese conglomerate Hitachi Ltd's chemical unit, three people familiar with the situation told Re...
08:34, 05/17/2019

Global private equity firms to bid for Hitachi's chemical unit - sources Global private equity firms Bain Capital, Carlyle Group and KKR & Co are among potential bidders for Japanese conglomerate Hitachi Ltd's chemical unit, three people familiar with the situation told Re...
07:51, 05/17/2019

Labour weighs up delisting UK firms if they fail to fight climate change John McDonnell’s tough message likely to trip City alarm bells as party puts climate battle at heart of agendaUK companies failing to tackle climate change would be delisted from the London Stock Exch...
20:00, 05/10/2019

Raise taxes on firms that harm nature, OECD tells G7 countries Report calls for change of priorities and culture to avert catastrophic biodiversity lossGovernments need to ramp up investment in nature restoration and raise the tax burden on companies that degrade...
20:17, 05/07/2019

These firms promise high-tech ransomware solutions—but typically just pay hackers Enlarge / Cryptolocker was one of the ransomware pioneers, bringing together file encryption and bitcoin payment. (credit: Christiaan Colen / Flickr) This story was originally published by ProPublica...
22:51, 05/16/2019

Leaders and tech firms pledge to tackle extremist violence online Jacinda Ardern and Emmanuel Macron host Christchurch Call summit in ParisWorld leaders and heads of global technology companies have pledged at a Paris summit to tackle terrorist and extremist violenc...
22:51, 05/15/2019

UK energy network firms rattled by Labour state ownership plan Britain's opposition Labour Party intends to take energy networks back into state ownership if elected, prompting infrastructure owners to warn of damage to investment, high taxpayer costs and a slowe...
20:00, 05/15/2019

US firms aim to fight workplace stress amid rise of employee burnout Wellness app Shine is working with employers across the U.S. to arrange a nationwide Mental Health Break on Wednesday, with more than 50 companies taking part....
13:00, 05/15/2019

| Chelsea up to 3rd as jeers turn to cheers Chelsea moved into third place in the Premier League as a quick-fire blitz from Ruben Loftus-Cheek and David Luiz inspired them to a win over Watford....
18:00, 05/05/2019

Sudan protests turn violent Unidentified attackers opened fire at a sit-in by pro-democracy demonstrators in the Sudanese capital Khartoum, Monday, as violence returned to the Northeast African country following the removal of P...
12:00, 05/14/2019

Turn On Your Airline's Push Notifications I live in constant fear of missing flights. I’ll arrive hours early, with a carry-on bag, neck pillow and boarding pass in hand, only to break into a cold sweat if I see a long security line....
06:51, 04/30/2019

Turn Any Wall Into a TV With Anker's $80 Projector Anker’s Nebula Capsule raised the bar for portable projectors, and now, they’ve taken the guts of that soda can, and put it into a much less expensive home projector.Read more......
01:00, 05/02/2019

Microsoft workers decry grueling '996' working standard at Chinese tech firms A letter on Github demanded companies comply with labor laws, limiting workers to 40 hours a week versus a 12-hour day standardMicrosoft employees have published a letter on the software development p...
14:17, 05/01/2019

The privacy paradox: why do people keep using tech firms that abuse their data? | John Naughton Despite privacy scandals, Facebook is more profitable than ever – journalists must use the tools of tech to understand whyA dark shadow looms over our networked world. It’s called the “privacy paradox...
18:00, 05/05/2019

Start-Ups Hoping to Fight Climate Change Struggle as Other Tech Firms Cash In A number of small companies are looking for ways to remove carbon from the atmosphere. But investors, burned by the clean-tech boom a decade ago, are leery....
10:17, 05/07/2019

Carlyle in talks with pipeline firms to sell 25% stake in U.S. oil export project -source Carlyle Group LP is in discussions with three companies that operate pipelines and terminals to sell a 25% stake in its Corpus Christi, Texas, crude oil export terminal for $625 million, according to ...
05:51, 05/19/2019

Tech firms to give secret evidence at child sexual abuse inquiry Facebook, Apple, Microsoft and Google will make submissions as inquiry looks at online abuseFacebook, Apple, Microsoft and Google are to give secret evidence to the independent inquiry into child sexu...
16:51, 05/13/2019

CBOE to Add Five New Credit Event Binary Options (CBOEs) on Financial Firms on April 26 CHICAGO, April 25, 2011 -The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced today that on Tuesday, April 26, the Exchange will continue its roll-out of Credit Event Binary Options (CEBO®) with th...
06:00, 05/02/2019

Chinese tech firms' search for growth seen boosting costs in March quarter Three of China's biggest tech companies are expected to report that they ramped up or broadly maintained their pace of quarterly spending to develop new technology and push into relatively new markets...
09:51, 05/09/2019

Tech firms vying to sell drones, robots and other unmanned systems to the military FLIR systems recently set up an Arlington-based headquarters to be closer to its Pentagon customers following a series of acquisitions in the unmanned systems space....
04:17, 05/11/2019

Kentucky Looking to Turn April Showers Into May Flowers UK Athletics LEXINGTON, Ky. – After knocking final exams out of the park the Kentucky baseball team returns to action this weekend when it hosts No. 5 Arkansas at Kentucky Proud Park for a three-game ...
02:00, 05/03/2019

Turn On the Lights, Because Resident Evil 2 Is Cheaper Than Ever Whether you played the original or not, the recent remake of Resident Evil 2 is worth picking up if you don’t mind feeling terrified. Today on Amazon, it’s marked down to $40 on both PS4 and Xbox One,...
23:00, 05/08/2019

How Did James Holzhauer Turn ‘Jeopardy!’ Into His Own A.T.M.? We Asked Him James Holzhauer, who has won more than $1 million so far, says he approaches each clue as if he already knows he will get it right, “so I’m going to bet as much as I can.”...
00:00, 04/29/2019

Alberta quadruplets ‘healthy and happy’ as they turn 3 Surrounded by family, the Webb quadruplets — Abby, Grace, McKayla and Emily — blew out the candles on their third birthday cake this week at their home in Hythe, Alta....
23:34, 05/09/2019

Turn Your Ice Cream Cone Toppings Into 'Bottomings' Ice cream cone toppings. Who thought it would be a good idea to add weight to an already architecturally flawed design? With these add-ons supported only by a melty, soon-to-be liquid, you’re destined...
20:34, 05/01/2019

| Liverpool turn to Rodgers to halt Man City Manchester City must overhaul Liverpool once more in a titanic Premier League title race as Leicester boss Brendan Rodgers attempts to help out his old club....
18:00, 05/05/2019

Turn Your iPhone Into An Instagram-Ready 360 4K Camera For $160 360 cameras were an expensive novelty not that long ago, and you could argue that they’re still a novelty, but at least they’re an affordable one.Read more......
15:51, 05/02/2019

This $50 bundle can turn you into an Microsoft Excel whiz You can not only learn all the hidden nooks and crannies that keep Excel so popular after 30-plus years, but prep to get certified as an Excel expert with the training found in The A to Z Microsoft Ex...
01:34, 05/14/2019

Disgruntled Uber drivers turn off apps The best ride-hailing app in the world is useless if it can't connect you with a vehicle, something customers often discover after last call at an out-of-the-way bar or arrival at a sparsely populated...
06:17, 05/10/2019

Will Daenerys Turn Into the Mad Queen on Game of Thrones? Daenerys Targaryen now has nearly nothing to lose, with Game of Thrones season 8 episode 4 taking away Missandei and her dragon, Rhaegal. She might end up following in her father's footsteps, after......
09:34, 05/06/2019

The Popular Bonds That Could Turn Into Unpopular Stocks Banks are leading a double life in financial markets, as investors scoff at their equity but can’t get enough of their debt. This should spell caution for those who have piled into the gray area in-be...
16:51, 05/09/2019

Stock markets turn stable on Tuesday World stock markets turned higher on Tuesday, stabilizing after heavy losses on Wall Street, as investors monitor the escalating dispute between China and the U.S. over trade.     ...
16:34, 05/14/2019

PRECIOUS-Gold firms as risk appetite dips on Trump's tariff-hike threat Gold prices steadied on Tuesday as U.S. President Donald Trump's threat to hike tariffs on Chinese imports re-kindled trade tensions between the two countries and pushed investors to seek insurance in...
09:51, 05/07/2019

Report: Trump Expected to Sign Order That Could Bar US Firms From Buying Huawei Telecom Gear Amid a U.S.-China trade war that, after brief signs of abatement, now seems headed off the rails and continued assertions by U.S. intelligence agencies that Chinese tech giant Huawei poses a national ...
19:34, 05/15/2019

Anger is an energy: how to turn fury into a force for good Ten high-profile people, including Gina Miller, Alexandria Villaseñor, John Bird and Mo Gawdat, reveal how they have harnessed their inner rageFormer chief business officer for Google X and the author...
10:00, 05/13/2019

Democratic lawmaker to turn to lawyers over Trump taxes U.S. House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal said on Friday he was consulting with counsel on how best to enforce his subpoena for President Donald Trump's tax returns after Treasury Secr...
23:17, 05/17/2019

Zoroark Can Trick People With Illusions And Turn Into A Human Every Pokemon is interesting and worth talking about. I don’t play a ton of Pokemon, but I do enjoy the universe and I love learning more about the creatures in it. So, Here’s Another Pokemon! It’s Zo...
19:34, 05/04/2019

Facebook Can Turn User Groups Into Gold Mines As Facebook pivots to private user groups, investors might bear in mind that corralling users into groups defined by race, geography, stage of life and hobbies could make ad targeting easier....
14:00, 05/06/2019

Schools turn to technology to reduce toll during shootings LOS ANGELES (AP) — Efforts to combat school shootings are shifting toward software and other technology to reduce the number of victims. Security experts say gunshot detection systems, apps and artifi...
08:34, 05/16/2019

Ukraine's new leader Zelensky must turn his TV presidency into a real one Volodymyr Zelensky, 41, knows he needs help. He’s surrounded himself with reformist ex-ministers and other experts. But his campaign gave away little about his plans, which remain a work in progress....
19:17, 04/28/2019

Russians Turn To Sex Coaches To Overcome Soviet-era Taboos Surrounded by erotic toys, half a dozen women of all ages sit in a central Moscow basement facing a whiteboard as a sex coach trains them in speaking openly about their sexual desires....
06:34, 05/10/2019

Tilda Swinton relishes her samurai turn in ‘Dead Don’t Die’ CANNES, France (AP) — Tilda Swinton memorably starred as a thoroughly well-red vampire in Jim Jarmusch’s “Only Lovers Left Alive.” In the director’s latest, the zombie movie &#...
15:51, 05/16/2019

Your Turn: Does Norway Have the Answer to Excess in Youth Sports? Most children play organized sports in Norway, but enjoyment is prized more than winning. And the manic drive for scholarships is alien. Are there lessons for the United States?...
22:17, 04/28/2019

Labor to turn screws on multinational royalty payments A Labor government, if elected, will crack down on related party payments by multinationals that have annual global turnover greater than AU$1 billion....
05:34, 05/06/2019

'This is the endgame': how Trump has helped turn the tide against abortion Trump’s wholesale appointment of judiciary hostile to abortion and LGBT rights has emboldened conservatives seeking to change policy via the courtsAlabama’s move to outlaw nearly all abortions has rev...
15:34, 05/18/2019

Feds: US Supreme Court should turn down ‘Bridgegate’ appeal NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The U.S. solicitor general’s office has recommended that the U.S. Supreme Court not hear the appeal of two convicted defendants in the “Bridgegate” case. Bridget ...
15:51, 05/16/2019

Knicks could turn Zion Williamson into a god: ‘Billboards, adrenaline’ The Knicks need Zion Williamson, but Williamson would be helped by New York. Tuesday’s draft lottery not only will largely determine where Williamson will play to begin his NBA career, but it will als...
12:17, 05/13/2019

Government Economists Turn to Big Data in Estimating Inflation The government is trying to incorporate insights from the massive amounts of information that firms collect, as part of doing business, into official economic indicators....
14:51, 04/30/2019

A Call For "Retracement" After a 40% Gain? See Cocoa's Forecast and Turn After cocoa's fast, multi-month rally to begin the year, Daily Commodity Junctures’ editor Jeffrey Kennedy anticipated what was next: the big rally would give way to a trend reversal. See and hear wha...
21:17, 05/01/2019

Why Hannah Brown's About to Totally Crush Her Turn As The Bachelorette Say goodbye to your boring Mondays, because The Bachelorette is back. Hannah Brown makes her debut with tonight's episode, and while many of us were concerned about her wildly......
22:51, 05/13/2019

NY comedy queen takes serious turn with new film ‘Ask for Jane’ New York comedy queen Caroline Hirsch has produced a film that is nothing to laugh about. The woman famed for spotting talent from Jerry Seinfeld and Jon Stewart to Dave Chapelle and Michele Wolf has ...
04:17, 05/18/2019

Media tries to turn up heat on Barr, with CNN's Blitzer asking if Dems would put AG behind bars CNN’s Wolf Blitzer seriously asked a top Democratic lawmaker whether he and his colleagues are considering putting Attorney General Bill Barr into jail if he refuses to comply with subpoenas....
18:17, 05/03/2019

Scientists Use Artificial Intelligence to Turn Brain Signals Into Speech Scientists have harnessed artificial intelligence to translate brain signals into speech, in a step toward brain implants that one day could let people with impaired abilities speak their minds, accor...
21:00, 04/28/2019

It doesn't take much to turn the Sonic The Hedgehog trailer into a horror movie The latest trailer for the wholly unnecessary Sonic The Hedgehog movie is already a nightmare. It’s been a nightmare for the franchise’s fans, who hate everything the filmmakers have done to their bel...
01:17, 05/08/2019

On Tennis: At the Miami Open, It’s Ashleigh Barty’s Turn for a Title The Australian beat Karolina Pliskova for her most significant victory, showing the promise of many more. She also became the 14th different WTA champion this year in 14 events....
19:51, 04/28/2019

Some parents turn to insurance to protect the cost of their kids' education With the cost of a four-year degree at a public college at more than $80,000 — and nearly $15,000 at private universities — tuition insurance is gaining a foothold....
21:34, 05/09/2019

Sudan protests turn violent as Omar al-Bashir is charged Heavy gunfire in Khartoum after ousted president charged over killings of protesters and transition deal moves closerViolence has flared in Sudan’s capital Khartoum after the military council and oppo...
02:51, 05/14/2019

| Suspect in synagogue attack stuns family with radical turn The lone suspect in a fatal attack on a Southern California synagogue was a star scholar, athlete and musician who recently embraced white supremacy and anti-Semitism....
10:51, 05/01/2019

Scientists turn brain signals into speech, may help people who cannot talk People robbed of the ability to talk due to a stroke or another medical condition may soon have real hope of regaining a voice thanks to technology that harnesses brain activity to produce synthesized...
18:51, 04/28/2019

Will the Canadian Premier League turn the country into a football power? Montreal, Toronto and Vancouver compete in MLS, but an exclusively Canadian professional league is hoping to boost the national teamJust a few years ago, young Canadian soccer players like Ryan Telfer...
14:17, 05/01/2019

Venezuelan troops turn blind eye to routes into Brazil - at a price The only official border crossing between Venezuela and Brazil has been closed for weeks but just a mile away a steady stream of migrants and smugglers still flows between the countries — for a price....
21:17, 05/10/2019

Why Rockets want to turn semifinal series against Warriors into basketball warfare The Rockets want to match what they see as the Warriors’ questionable physical tricks, and to do it with even more assertiveness and venom.        ...
17:51, 05/05/2019

Mind-reading device uses AI to turn brainwaves into audible speech People's brainwaves have been converted into speech using electrodes on the brain. The method could one day help people speak who have lost the ability...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Some hospitals turn away ambulances when the patients are more likely to be poor, study finds A study found private hospitals are more likely to turn away ambulances when a public hospital is on diversion.        ...
23:00, 05/13/2019

House Democrats Doing Their Best to Let William Barr Turn In His Homework Late House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler warned Attorney General William Barr on Friday that he has just one more chance to comply with a congressional subpoena before he’s in very big trouble,...
21:00, 05/03/2019

Met Gala 2019: stars turn up the camp on the red carpet – in pictures From the sublime to the ridiculous, who nailed fashion’s biggest night out? The 71st annual Met Ball, themed Camp: Notes on Fashion after a 1964 essay by Susan Sontag, begins at New York’s Costume Ins...
08:17, 05/07/2019

Opinion: Ken Holland built a winner. Now he has a chance to turn around Oilers franchise Ken Holland had many years of success with Red Wings, and now that will be tested with the Oilers, who have been in playoffs once in 13 years.        ...
20:00, 05/07/2019

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Voters Turn Out In Large Numbers In Rajasthan Nearly 30 per cent turnout was recorded in the first four hours of polling on Monday in 12 Lok Sabha seats of Rajasthan where two former Olympians are among the 124 candidates in fray....
11:17, 05/06/2019

Ghulam Nabi Azad's U-Turn After "Congress Doesn't Want PM's Post" Remark A day after senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad said the Congress was only keen on defeating the NDA and the prime minister's post was not its primary concern, he made a u-turn saying his party......
20:34, 05/17/2019

Asian shares turn south after Trump vows tariff hike Asian equities tumbled, oil prices plunged and the safe-haven yen strengthened early on Monday as trade negotiations between China and the United States deteriorated suddenly, reversing apparent progr...
03:51, 05/06/2019

Tarantino puts in early red carpet turn at Cannes Film Festival Quentin Tarantino may have made it to the Cannes film competition by the skin of his teeth after rushing to finish editing on his latest movie in time but the director put in an unexpected early turn ...
00:34, 05/19/2019

Bears’ hilarious kicking saga takes another turn with Eddy Pineiro If it seems impossible, believe it. The Bears’ kicking situation has only gotten more hilarious since cutting Cody Parkey. As soon as this NFL offseason began, Chicago rid itself of the kicker w...
00:00, 05/07/2019

In abrupt turn, Trump vows higher U.S. tariffs on China goods U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday dramatically increased pressure on China to reach a long-sought trade deal by announcing he will markedly increase U.S. tariffs on certain Chinese goods....
21:00, 05/05/2019

Thousands turn out for 5-year-old boy's funeral as parents sit in jail, accused of murder Thousands of mourners on Friday gathered at a Chicago funeral home to pay their last respects to a 5-year-old boy whose badly beaten body was found in a shallow grave covered with straw late last mont...
00:51, 05/04/2019

Many Marijuana Users Turn to the Drug for a Surprising Reason: Workout Fuel Most Americans don’t get anywhere near enough exercise — for all kinds of reasons. Some researchers have wondered whether a rise in the use of marijuana is one of them. “The stereoty...
20:51, 05/07/2019

China Trade Talks Complicate Outlook for Trade Deficit The U.S. trade gap showed signs of stabilizing in March as exports and imports both grew, though economists said unpredictable trade negotiations with China complicate the outlook for the rest of the ...
22:34, 05/09/2019

Turn up the heat: NBA ref Scott Foster part of crew for Warriors-Rockets Game 2 NBA referee Scott Foster, who has been lambasted by James Harden and the Houston Rockets for what they perceive as poor performance, will work Game 2.        ...
18:34, 04/30/2019

The queens turn illusions on a magical, but surprisingly rough RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 11 is full of entertaining, talented queens. With such a large class, however, it took a while for the episodes to focus in and give a good, close look at the contestants. One or two particular...
16:51, 05/03/2019

Turn toxic e-waste into a source of ‘decent work’, UN labour agency urges  A “toxic flood of electric and electronic waste” that is growing by the day across the world, should be urgently converted into a source of decent work, that can also protect populations from its harm...
20:17, 04/28/2019

Airlines Turn to Doctors With Goal of Limiting Long Flights’ Negative Effects There are meditation apps, exercise programs and herbal teas. Are they effective? “Standing up and walking to the restroom” may work just as well, one expert says....
23:34, 04/29/2019

Architecture firm wants to turn Notre Dame cathedral roof into swimming pool A Swedish architecture firm has proposed converting the entirety of Notre Dame cathedral’s fire-ravaged roof into a swimming pool — a radical departure from the Gothic structure’s tr...
19:00, 05/16/2019

Venezuela protests turn violent as Juan Guaido calls for end of Maduro regime Demonstrations turned violent Tuesday after opposition leader Juan Guaido declared he was starting the final phase of the process to oust President Nicolas Maduro....
21:51, 04/30/2019

Treaty Under Cloud, Nuclear Test Ban Agency Asks India To Turn "Observer" The Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organisation (CTBTO) has invited India to become an "Observer" with access to International Monitoring System data, so it can take an informed decision on......
17:17, 05/15/2019

White House 2020 hopefuls turn to foreign policy, slam Trump on Iran Two Democrats with U.S. military experience who are vying for the party's 2020 presidential nomination shifted the focus of the race to foreign policy on Sunday, criticizing Republican President Donal...
18:00, 05/19/2019

Alberta’s ‘turn off taps’ law makes threat of gas price jumps and shortages very real in B.C.: experts Get ready for higher gasoline prices and shortages in British Columbia and a supply surplus on the Prairies if Alberta Premier Jason Kenney uses a newly proclaimed law to restrict fuel exports to its ...
07:51, 05/03/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares turn south after Trump vows tariff hike Asian equities tumbled, oil prices plunged and the safe-haven yen strengthened early on Monday as trade negotiations between China and the United States deteriorated suddenly, reversing apparent progr...
05:51, 05/06/2019

New York Knicks fans turn to higher power in hopes team gets top draft pick, selects Zion Williamson The New York Knicks enter the 2019 NBA Draft lottery with a 14 percent chance of getting the No. 1 overall pick after another disappointing season when the team finished with only 17 wins....
10:00, 05/14/2019

Japan Is Getting a New Emperor. Here’s What to Know About Him An Osaka restaurant has a new menu item: pizzas that spell out the characters “rei” and “wa” with cheese. They aren’t the only ones celebrating the name of Japan’s ...
08:17, 04/30/2019

A 'love match' that won over Japan In the late 1950s, royal wedding fever swept Japan. Then-Crown Prince Akihito had fallen for literature graduate Michiko Shoda, whom he met on a tennis court in 1957 in a fateful encounter that came t...
18:34, 05/04/2019

What It's Like to Raise Kids in Japan Shima and Jenny live in Tokyo with their two young daughters, Velvet Jean and Birdie Moon. Shima was born and raised in Japan, while Jenny grew up near Chicago and moved to Japan 10 years ago. I spent...
22:17, 05/15/2019

Japan's Banks Are About to Get Even Feebler Japan’s banks are the weak link in its economic framework. If the government goes ahead with its tax increase, the problems will only get worse—and there is nothing the BOJ can do about it....
19:51, 05/17/2019

Japan's Emperor Abdicates Emperor Akihito bid farewell after 30 years, as his son prepared to assume the Chrysanthemum Throne at midnight following the first abdication by a Japanese emperor in more than 200 years....
17:17, 04/30/2019

From Years and Years to Bird Box: why we turn to dystopian dramas in a crisis | Fiona Sturges The vogue for bleak TV seems to reflect our anxiety over troubled times – yet we keep watchingIn Years and Years, the six-part BBC drama series from the writer Russell T Davies that starts this week, ...
15:51, 05/13/2019

Yankees 7, Rays 1: The Yankees (and a Power Failure) Turn the Lights Out at Tropicana Field A delay resulted in a single at-bat taking 45 minutes. But when play resumed, the Yankees got right back to business with a solo homer that helped seal the win....
02:51, 05/13/2019

'For the children': Aide to Pope Francis went down manhole to turn power back on for homeless Cardinal Konrad Krajewski told local media that he personally turned meters back on over the weekend at the building, without power since May 6.        ...
20:17, 05/13/2019

Yokai Watch 4 has been delayed again in Japan. Yokai Watch 4 has been delayed again in Japan. Originally slated for winter 2018, the Nintendo Switch game was delayed to June 6. Now it is scheduled for June 20 to improve quality. No word yet about ...
13:34, 05/16/2019

PM Abe says Japan wants to develop ties with Iran Japan would like to maintain, and develop, its traditionally friendly ties with Iran, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe told Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Thursday....
08:00, 05/16/2019

Japan is running out of phone numbers We've reached the point where we're running out of 11-digit phone numbers. Japan plans to release 10-billion 14-digit numbers by 2021, in response to concerns that the country may run out of...
05:34, 05/17/2019

China vs. India vs. Australia vs. Japan Chinese stocks have been under-performing, but what about India, Japan, Australia? Watch our Asian-Pacific Financial Forecast editor Mark Galasiewski explain why he sees the light at the end of the tu...
14:34, 05/01/2019

Novartis gets approval to sell Kymriah in Japan for $306,000 A Japanese government panel approved on Wednesday a price of 33.5 million yen ($305,800) for Novartis' cancer treatment Kymriah, allowing the Swiss drugmaker to press ahead with a campaign to kick-sta...
12:51, 05/15/2019

Earthquake in southwestern Japan causes no apparent damage TOKYO (AP) — A magnitude 6.3 earthquake has shaken part of southwestern Japan but appeared to cause no damage. The Japan Meteorological Agency issued no tsunami warning though it said there might be s...
03:34, 05/10/2019

Emperor Akihito Abdicates, and a New Era Arrives in Japan The new emperor, Naruhito, replaces an enormously popular monarch who traveled the country to console the Japanese after disasters and toured Asia to atone for Japan’s wartime sins....
03:51, 05/01/2019

Japan's rising star could be its two-wheeled savior Carved into the north east coast of Kyushu, Japan's southern island, Fukuoka Prefecture is known for its ornate gardens, a majestic 17th century castle, a newly renovated art museum and some mouth-wat...
13:34, 05/07/2019

Kamakura, Japan, asks tourists not to eat while walking Street food is a staple of many countries. But does that mean you should both buy and eat your food in the street? Japan is struggling to answer that question, particularly when it comes to popular to...
21:34, 05/13/2019

What's in a name? Japan puzzles over 'Reiwa', the term for new imperial era Japanese printers rushed to turn out calendars emblazoned with the new imperial era name on Tuesday as the public tried to make sense of the meaning of "Reiwa" a day after its unveiling gripped the na...
20:17, 04/28/2019

Car Ploughs Into Young Children In Japan, Killing Two A car ploughed into a group of kindergarten children in western Japan's Shiga region on Wednesday, killing two toddlers and injuring others, police said....
14:00, 05/08/2019

Japan's emperor's first public greeting attracts 140,000 Emperor Naruhito greeted tens of thousands of people at the Imperial Palace on Saturday in his first public appearance since he took the throne days earlier....
19:17, 05/04/2019

Trump: Japan will invest $40 billion in U.S. car factories U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday said at a rally that Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe told him Japan is investing $40 billion in new car factories in the United States....
20:34, 04/28/2019

Why People In Japan Are Unhappy Despite 10-Day Long Holiday It was supposed to a period of joyous national celebration, the 10-day Golden Week public holiday extended this year to celebrate the ascension of a new emperor to the Chrysanthemum Throne. So why are...
15:17, 04/29/2019

Slingsby skippers Australia to SailGP win over Japan SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Tom Slingsby skippered Australia to victory over Japan on San Francisco Bay on Sunday in the match-race final of the U.S. debut of the SailGP global league. The Australians have w...
07:00, 05/06/2019

Japan emperor's first public greeting attracts 140,000 Emperor Naruhito greeted tens of thousands of people at the Imperial Palace on Saturday in his first public appearance since he took the throne days earlier....
08:00, 05/05/2019

Switch Outsells PS4 In Japan Despite Launching Three Years Later In just over two years, the Nintendo Switch has sold 8,125,637 units in Japan, according to the latest sales figures reported by Famitsu. That puts it above the current lifetime total of 8,077,756‬ fo...
17:17, 05/15/2019

Google opens second Japan cloud region Located in Osaka and part of the company's US$47 billion global investment, Google's latest cloud region is the second in Japan and seventh in Asia-Pacific, and supports a clientele that includes Asah...
16:00, 05/15/2019

Japan gets ‘all clear’ to mine Mars’ moon Japan is ready to mine Mars’ largest moon after successfully completing all of the compulsory “space contamination” paperwork. Japanese space agency JAXA hopes to travel to the Mars ...
04:00, 05/18/2019

And then there were three - Japan's shrinking pool of imperial heirs Now that Japan has a new emperor, Naruhito, its imperial family will be left with just three heirs to the throne - one of whom is 83 - a situation likely to renew debate on the monarchy's males-only s...
03:17, 05/01/2019

US ends its search for F-35 that crashed off Japan in April TOKYO (AP) — The U.S Navy is halting its search for a Japanese F-35A stealth fighter that crashed off Japan’s coast last month. The pilot is still missing, and Japanese Defense Minister Takeshi ...
10:00, 05/09/2019

Trump pressed Japan's Abe to build more vehicles in the U.S. U.S. President Donald Trump pressed Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to have Japanese automakers produce more vehicles in the United States, according to a readout of their recent meeting provided b...
20:34, 04/28/2019

Car hits 13 children, 4 seriously injured, in western Japan A car has slammed into a group of 16 mostly kindergarten children who were walking to school along a sidewalk in the lakeside city of Otsu in western Japan, leaving four seriously injured....
08:00, 05/08/2019

Centuries ago, women ruled Japan. What changed? The long-term survival of the world's oldest monarchy will depend on a schoolboy when Japan's current emperor abdicates next week, reviving calls for an end to laws that bar women from the throne....
18:17, 04/28/2019

Japan Marks the End of an Era With the Abdication of Emperor Akihito (TOKYO) — Japanese Emperor Akihito announced his abdication at a palace ceremony Tuesday in his final address, as the nation embraced the end of his reign with reminiscence and hope for a new er...
17:51, 04/30/2019

Avengers: Endgame Doesn't Dominate In Japan Marvel movies are definitely popular worldwide, even in Japan. But you know what is more popular in Japan? Pikachu, it seems. And depending on the week, Detective Conan, too....
14:00, 05/13/2019

Naruhito, Japan’s New Emperor, Ascends to the Throne Emperor Naruhito of Japan vowed to “bear in mind the path trodden by past emperors” during a ceremony at the Imperial Palace after his father, Akihito, abdicated the throne a day earlier....
19:00, 05/01/2019

Emperor announces abdication as Japan marks end of era Son Crown Prince Naruhito, who observed Akihito's abdication ceremony, becomes the new emperor and his era begins. Emperor becomes first monarch to give up the throne in two centuries....
16:17, 04/30/2019

'We're Already Doing It': Japan Tests Unorthodox Economic Doctrine Modern monetary theory, which generally minimizes the importance of government deficits under certain circumstances, is at the center of a pressing policy debate in Japan related to a proposed sales t...
22:51, 05/15/2019

Alexa's in-skill purchasing comes to the UK, Germany and Japan In-game purchases are now par for the course on mobile, so it wasn't going to be long before the same principle was applied to voice assistants. Last year, Amazon opened up in-skill purchasing to...
18:00, 05/01/2019

"Overwhelmed": Japan Rings In New Era As Naruhito Becomes Emperor A new era dawned in Japan on Wednesday as Naruhito officially became emperor at midnight following his father's historic abdication from the Chrysanthemum Throne, the world's oldest monarchy....
00:51, 05/01/2019

Deadly Germs, Lost Cures: Citrus Farmers Facing Deadly Bacteria Turn to Antibiotics, Alarming Health Officials In its decision to approve two drugs for orange and grapefruit trees, the E.P.A. largely ignored objections from the C.D.C. and the F.D.A., which fear that expanding their use in cash crops could fuel...
03:34, 05/18/2019

The Fed Would Struggle to Match Japan's Bond-Market Control Federal Reserve policy makers want to explore yield targets like those used by the Bank of Japan, but would find the U.S. bond market less accommodating....
13:17, 05/10/2019

Meet Japan's first female commercial airline captain Originally told she was too short to attend aviation school, Ari Fuj defied doubters to become Japan's first female commercial airline captain. Here's her story....
09:00, 05/07/2019

UPDATE 2-Japan's SoftBank invests $1 bln in delivery app Rappi Japan's SoftBank will invest $1 billion in Colombian delivery app Rappi, marking the first move by its newly created Innovation Fund for Latin America, according to a statement on Tuesday, confirming ...
23:51, 04/30/2019

'Sense of solemnity': Japan emperor assumes throne The following is an English translation by the Imperial Household Agency of Japanese Emperor Naruhito's speech on Wednesday at his accession ceremony....
05:17, 05/01/2019

Japan uses turtle divination for emperor enthronement rites Japanese palace officials have used an ancient turtle-shell divination to choose sites to harvest sacred rice used in an upcoming harvest ritual — the most important one new Emperor Naruhito will perf...
12:34, 05/13/2019

Rugby World Cup committee warns Japan not to run out of beer Issue was raised as part of briefing sessions in cities tipped to deal with the largest influx of international visitorsIt’s the stuff of nightmares for rugby fans: organisers of the upcoming World Cu...
07:51, 05/06/2019

Japan's SoftBank invests $1 billion in delivery app Rappi Japan's SoftBank will invest $1 billion in Colombian delivery app Rappi, marking the first move by its newly created Innovation Fund for Latin America, according to a statement on Tuesday, confirming ...
06:51, 05/01/2019

Crown Prince Naruhito poised to become Japan's next emperor Crown Prince Naruhito, known as an earnest man with a passion for water conservation, is poised to become Japan's next emperor on Wednesday, a day after his father gave up the throne in the country's ...
00:00, 05/01/2019

Keywords expands game development outsourcing in Japan Keywords has more than 6,000 employees, and it recently added 45 more with the acquisition of Wizcorp, an engineering services company in Japan.Read More...
21:34, 05/11/2019

Japan PM Abe: Agree with Trump that North Korea must denuclearize Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Monday he and U.S. President Donald Trump agreed completely on the need for North Korea to promptly denuclearize....
17:00, 05/06/2019

Trump’s Love for Tariffs Began in Japan’s ’80s Boom Thirty years later, few issues have defined Donald J. Trump’s presidency more than his love for tariffs — and on few issues has he been more unswerving....
04:00, 05/16/2019

Japan's emperor prays for peace in first abdication in 200 years Japanese Emperor Akihito, in his final remarks as his three-decade reign drew to a close on Tuesday, thanked the people for their support and expressed hope for a peaceful future....
12:34, 04/30/2019

Explainer: Japan emperor abdication rare, but could set precedent Emperor Akihito, 85, will step down on Tuesday, almost three years after he first publicly hinted he wanted to retire and hand over to his heir, Crown Prince Naruhito. It is the first abdication by a ...
01:00, 04/30/2019

Japan Will Enthrone a New Emperor. His Wife Won’t Be Allowed to Watch. The new empress, Masako, will be barred from attending the ascension ceremony on Wednesday of her husband, Naruhito — another illustration of the diminished status of women in Japan’s imperial family....
16:17, 04/29/2019

Japan tests world's fastest bullet train Japan has started testing its fastest-ever bullet train -- capable of reaching 400 kilometers per hour (249 mph) -- as it continues to develop the revolutionary mode of travel....
04:00, 05/11/2019

Japan’s emperor greets public for 1st time since succession TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s Emperor Naruhito has greeted the public for the first time since his succession, expressing hope for Japan to keep pursuing peace. Naruhito ascended the Chrysanthemum Throne...
06:34, 05/04/2019

O’Brien set to switch Derby second favourite Japan to Leopardstown • Trainer likely to run three Epsom contenders on Sunday• Norway new favourite for Chester Vase after Japan defectionSunday’s Derrinstown Stud Derby Trial looks like becoming the most significant of a...
20:17, 05/06/2019

‘Drunk’ Japan lawmaker apologizes after urging war against Russia Friction between Japan and Russia is rising after a Japanese lawmaker urged other politicians to declare war against Russia to "regain" the Kuril Islands....
23:00, 05/14/2019

Trump and Japan PM Abe to play golf at president's course US President Donald Trump took visiting Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe for a game of golf on Saturday. The two leaders departed the White House for Trump's National Golf Club in Sterling in n...
19:17, 04/28/2019

Tiger to return to Japan at Zozo Championship in October "Tiger Woods will return to Japan for the first time since 2006 to compete in the inaugural Zozo Championship in October, the Masters champion said on Wednesday."...
16:00, 05/01/2019

Japan's New Emperor Picks His Ride---an Old-School Toyota Crown Prince Naruhito will get more than a new title when he ascends the Japanese throne on May 1. He will also get a new set of wheels—an exclusive, superluxury, handmade Toyota....
18:51, 04/28/2019

Japan's Noodle Slurping Noises Disturb Tourists, It Seems When I first moved to Japan at the turn of the century, I was told that noodle lovers need not fret about making slurping sounds while eating. Among some, that attitude is changing. There is now conce...
18:17, 05/06/2019

Naruhito pledges to 'always think of the people' while taking Japan's throne Japan celebrated their new emperor as symbols of power officially passed to Naruhito after his father's three-decade rule. In his speech, Naruhito pledged to "think of the people" and serve as a symbo...
00:51, 05/02/2019

Japan's Naruhito makes first public appearance as emperor Imperial family greet Tokyo crowds six times from palace balcony in TokyoTens of thousands of people queued for hours to catch a glimpse of Japan’s new emperor, Naruhito, as he greeted the public for ...
18:00, 05/04/2019

Outteridge skippers Japan to 3 straight wins in SailGP SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Nathan Outteridge skippered Japan to three straight victories on San Francisco Bay on Saturday when the fledgling SailGP league made its U.S. debut in fast, foiling 50-foot catama...
05:00, 05/05/2019

UPDATE 3-Trump pressed Japan's Abe to build more vehicles in the U.S. U.S. President Donald Trump pressed Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to have Japanese automakers produce more vehicles in the United States, according to a readout of their recent meeting provided b...
20:51, 04/28/2019

Novartis' cancer treatment Kymriah gets Japan nod at cost of $305,800 A Japanese government panel approved Novartis' cancer treatment Kymriah at a price of 33.5 million yen ($305,800) on Wednesday, marking the entry of so-called CAR-T therapy in the country....
08:34, 05/15/2019

Japan tests new Shinkansen bullet train prototype The next-generation ALFA-X train is on course to become the fastest in the world. Testing will continue for three years, and the train is scheduled to go into use in 2030....
21:51, 05/16/2019

Japan's samurai swordsmiths cling to a centuries-old craft At Fusahiro Shimojima's workshop, in the industrial city of Saitama, fires rage in small pits and an earthen floor absorbs the din of hammering. The 44-year-old Japanese swordsmith pounds the nascent ...
18:17, 04/28/2019

Japan welcomes new emperor Naruhito as Reiwa era begins Emperor Naruhito promises to continue path trodden by his father, ‘sharing in the joys and sorrows of the people’Japan’s new emperor, Naruhito, has said he is “filled with solemnity” and vowed to show...
14:17, 05/01/2019

Japan begins testing the world's fastest bullet train Last week, Japan started testing its latest and fastest bullet train. The Shinkansen ALFA-X is capable of reaching 400 kilometers per hour (249 mph), and it's expected to enter operation around 2...
04:00, 05/14/2019

Japan coach Takakura goes with youth for women's World Cup Japan head coach Asako Takakura has named her World Cup squad, going with a youthful team as the country aims to regain its winning form        ...
15:34, 05/10/2019

Swimming: Leukemia treatment proceeding smoothly, says Japan's Ikee Japanese swimmer Rikako Ikee, considered a medal contender for the Tokyo Olympics before being diagnosed with leukemia in February, said on Wednesday her treatment is proceeding smoothly but sometimes...
08:34, 05/08/2019

Japan's Sharp to return to U.S. TV market, regains brand licence Sharp Corp will re-enter the U.S. TV market later this year, the Japanese electronics company said on Wednesday, adding it had effectively regained the licence for its own TV brand sold to China's His...
15:34, 05/08/2019

Toyota, Panasonic form joint venture in housing for Japan TOKYO (AP) — Japanese automaker Toyota and electronics maker Panasonic are forming a joint venture combining their housing businesses in Japan. Toyota Motor Corp., which offers housing as well as vehi...
05:51, 05/09/2019

Trump readying ultimatum to EU, Japan on auto tariffs: Report The White House has drafted an ultimatum to Japan and the European Union regarding trade in autos and auto parts: agree to limits on exports to the U.S. within 180 days or face tariffs. The ultimatum ...
04:17, 05/16/2019

Trump Calls On Japan's Abe to Lift Tariffs on U.S. Farm Goods President Trump expressed optimism for a new trade deal with Japan, but said Japanese tariffs on U.S. farm products must be lifted and suggested the U.S. could use levies on Japanese cars as leverage....
18:51, 04/28/2019

Toyota Opens Test Track Inspired By The Nurburgring In Japan Toyota Motor Corporation has opened a 5.3-km country road test course which sees the completion of work on the central section of its new research and development facility, named Toyota Technical......
18:51, 04/28/2019

Japan tests out bullet train with record-breaking speed of 249 mph All aboard! With a maximum speed of 249 miles per hour, the new Alfa-X model by Kawasaki Heavy Industries and Hitachi will be the fastest bullet train in the world, according to CNN. The current zippi...
20:00, 05/14/2019

Magnitude 6.3 Earthquake Hits Southern Japan, No Tsunami Threat A strong 6.3-magnitude earthquake hit southern Japan Friday, the US Geological Survey said, but Japanese authorities said there was no tsunami threat....
05:51, 05/10/2019

Japan has a 10-day holiday to mark the ascension of the new emperor. So why are people unhappy? With banks and many child-care centers closed, and some small businesses struggling, the mammoth holiday simply isn’t turning out to be the unalloyed celebration the government had intended....
15:34, 04/29/2019

Japan's Sharp to return to U.S. TV market, regains brand license Sharp Corp will re-enter the U.S. TV market later this year, the Japanese electronics company said on Wednesday, adding it had effectively regained the license for its own TV brand sold to China's His...
15:51, 05/08/2019

Japan's Hayabusa 2 may finally kick-start the asteroid mining era The turn of the decade saw a huge surge of interest in asteroid mining, but now this would-be industry has flopped. Can a tiny Japanese probe revive it?...
00:34, 04/29/2019

SoftBank Corp to buy $4 billion worth of new shares from Yahoo Japan Japan's SoftBank Corp said on Wednesday it would buy 456.5 billion yen ($4.15 billion) worth of new shares to be issued by Yahoo Japan Corp, boosting its stake to 44.64 percent from 12.08 percent....
11:17, 05/08/2019

Japan’s private rocket reaches outer space for first time TOKYO (AP) — A Japanese aerospace startup funded by a former internet maverick has successfully launched a small rocket into space. Interstellar Technology Inc. says the unmanned MOMO-3 rocket has exc...
06:34, 05/04/2019

Japan Is Among the Hardest Countries for Working Mothers. These Families Want to Change That. Men in Japan do fewer hours of domestic work than in any other wealthy nation. Mothers and fathers there told us how they’ve managed to buck the norm....
20:51, 04/28/2019

Nursery children critically injured in Japan as car ploughs into group At least four critical after car hits children on a pavement in Otsu city A car has ploughed into a group of kindergarten children in western Japan’s Shiga region, leaving at least four of them critic...
11:00, 05/08/2019

Trump sends regards to Japan’s Emperor Akihito ahead of abdication President Trump sent his regards to the Emperor of Japan ahead of his abdication from the throne, acknowledging the “close relationship” that the U.S. has with Japan....
07:51, 04/30/2019

Emperor Akihito prays ahead of Japan's first abdication in two centuries Japan's Emperor Akihito prayed to a Shinto sun goddess on Tuesday, starting a day of ceremonies to mark the end of a three-decade reign in which he sought to ease painful memories of World War Two and...
09:34, 04/30/2019

Japan’s emperor reports to Shinto gods week after succession TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s Emperor Naruhito has performed a Shinto ritual at the palace to report to imperial family gods the plans for the main ceremonies of his succession later this year. Naruhito ...
09:17, 05/08/2019

Japan space startup aims to compete US rivals within years TOKYO (AP) — A Japanese startup that launched a rocket into space last month plans to provide low-cost rocket services and compete with American rivals such as SpaceX. Interstellar Technology Inc.R...
12:17, 05/15/2019

Morgan Stanley is bullish on Japan, says its stocks are 'oversold and unloved' Japan's stock markets are "oversold and unloved" — the opposite of those in the U.S., said Morgan Stanley, predicting that the Topix may jump as much as 15% by June 2020....
05:00, 05/17/2019

Japan celebrates as new emperor Naruhito set to formally assume throne New Japanese emperor Naruhito, known as an earnest man with a passion for water conservation, is set to formally take up the post on Wednesday, a day after his father gave up the throne in the country...
03:17, 05/01/2019

Trump, Xi likely to meet in Japan in June: White House adviser U.S. President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping are likely to meet during a G20 summit in Japan at the end of June and discuss trade, White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said ...
17:51, 05/12/2019

Japan's Emperor Naruhito pledges to work as symbol of the people Japanese Emperor Naruhito formally took up his post on Wednesday a day after the abdication of his father, saying he felt a "sense of solemnity" but pledging to work as a symbol of the nation and the ...
06:51, 05/01/2019

Japan New Emperor Naruhito Formally Ascends Chrysanthemum Throne Japan's new Emperor Naruhito formally ascended the Chrysanthemum Throne on Wednesday, a day after his father's historic abdication, and vowed to stand with the people as the country begins a new......
07:00, 05/01/2019

Japan provides free preschool, daycare in bid to boost birth rate Japan enacted a new law Friday that allows all children to attend preschool at no cost -- part of a strategy by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to boost the country's sagging birth rate....
22:17, 05/10/2019

Japan, China agree to boost relations ahead of Xi visit TOKYO (AP) — Japan and China have agreed to boost their relations ahead of a planned visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping to Japan in June, his first since coming to power in 2013. China’s top ...
14:17, 05/17/2019

One Image of Japan’s Royals Tells a Story of Demographic Crisis Emperor Naruhito’s ascension ceremony offered striking visual evidence of the imperial family’s looming existential crisis: It has precious few heirs left....
12:51, 05/01/2019

Emperor Naruhito ascends throne in Japan with 'sense of solemnity' Japanese Emperor Naruhito formally took up his post on Wednesday a day after the abdication of his father, saying he felt a "sense of solemnity" but pledging to work as a symbol of the nation and the ...
13:51, 05/01/2019

Japan struggles to convince older people to stop driving A new debate in Japan over the elderly getting behind the wheel has been provoked by a number of recent fatal accidents, including one that claimed the life of a mother and her young daughter....
16:51, 05/09/2019

Circus Maximus grinds out Chester win as O'Brien looks to Dante with Japan Scene set for possible York clash with Too Darn HotOn Circus Maximus: ‘Ryan felt there was a lot still there’Aidan O’Brien added another string to his challenge for the Derby here on Thursday when Cir...
22:00, 05/09/2019

Cheers and screams as new Japan emperor greets the people for the first time Cheers and screams filled the air in Tokyo on Saturday as new Japanese Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako made their first greetings to an ecstatic public three days after acceding to the throne foll...
06:00, 05/04/2019

Dream weavers: the indigenous Ainu people of Japan – in pictures The Ainu of Hokkaido in Japan were not officially recognised as an indigenous people until 2008. This recognition came after a long history of exclusion and assimilation that almost erased their socie...
15:51, 05/01/2019

Japan's Oldest Jail Set To Reopen In 2021 As Luxury Hotel The historic former Nara Prison, the oldest in Japan and declared a cultural asset, is set to reopen in 2021 as a luxury hotel in a project seeking to change the area's image of an express tourist......
23:34, 05/10/2019

Japan fashion magnate raises over $8 million at Sotheby's auction Japanese fashion tycoon Yusaku Maezawa sold art for more than $8 million at a Sotheby's auction in New York on Thursday night, providing funds to the entrepreneur who previously said he has no money....
12:00, 05/17/2019

Japan Emperor Akihito wishes peace in son's reign Emperor Akihito announces his abdication in his final address at a palace ceremony on Tuesday as Japan embraced the end of his reign with reminiscence and hope for a new era. (April 30)   &...
01:00, 05/01/2019

Japan found water on an asteroid, and it could reveal secrets about Earth Nothing would excite astronomers more than to discover a planet somewhere out there with obvious signs of life, but it just hasn’t happened yet. Earth, we think, is pretty special in its ability...
21:00, 05/02/2019

Earthquake of 6.3 magnitude jolts southern Japan, no tsunami warning An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.3 hit off the coast of southern Japan on Friday but no tsunami warning was issued and there were no immediate reports of damage, the Japan Meteorologica...
02:34, 05/10/2019

Japan's emperor declares abdication in historic ceremony in Tokyo In a formal morning coat, Japan’s popular 85-year-old emperor abdicated his throne Tuesday during a brief and solemn palace ceremony that was televised live to the nation....
21:17, 04/30/2019

Apple supplier Japan Display cannot promise return to profit Cash-strapped Japan Display warned it cannot guarantee a return to profit this year as demand for smartphone screens stays weak, and turned in yet another quarterly loss, casting doubt over its propos...
08:34, 05/16/2019

'It could've been me': Hundreds turn out at Poway synagogue to mourn Lori Gilbert Kaye, denounce hate Lori Gilbert Kaye, who was killed in Saturday's attack on a synagogue near San Diego, was lauded for her generosity and kind spirit on Monday.        ...
03:51, 04/30/2019

Japan Has Big Plans for a U.S. Summit. But Trump Just Wants to Talk Cars and Military Costs Few foreign leaders have tried as hard as Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to establish some personal rapport with President Donald Trump. But as the two meet again at the White House and at Trump&r...
02:17, 04/29/2019

Japan's new emperor Naruhito formally ascends to throne in brief ceremony – video Naruhito formally ascends to the throne in a brief ceremony after his father, Akihito, ended his 30-year reign as head of the world’s oldest continuing hereditary monarchy. On Wednesday, Naruhito took...
14:17, 05/01/2019

Hearings begin to halt dolphin hunting in notorious Japan village Court hearings began to stop dolphin hunting in a Japanese village on Friday, with plaintiffs saying the grisly annual hunts, made famous in an Oscar-winning documentary, violate animal protection law...
13:17, 05/17/2019

Apple supplier Japan Display posts 9th straight quarterly net loss Cash-strapped screen maker Japan Display Inc on Wednesday posted a ninth consecutive quarterly net loss, hit by weaker-than-expected demand from Apple Inc, its biggest client....
09:51, 05/15/2019

Japan's Takeda expects binding offers for Latam business by end of May -sources Japan's Takeda Pharmaceutical Co expects to receive binding offers for its Latin American business by the end of May, three sources with knowledge of the matter said....
22:00, 05/16/2019

Aidan O’Brien doubles up in Guineas then confirms Japan’s Derby route • O’Brien has Guineas clean sweep with Hermosa in 1,000• Japan to have Derby prep in Chester’s Vase, says trainerThe Derby is in Aidan O’Brien’s sights following the trainer’s fourth clean sweep of th...
21:34, 05/05/2019

UPDATE 1-Japan's Softbank to announce $1 bln investment in delivery app Rappi on Tuesday Japan's Softbank is expected to announce on Tuesday a $1 billion investment in Colombian delivery app Rappi, one source with knowledge of the matter said....
15:17, 04/30/2019

Apple supplier Japan Display mulling cutting around 1,000 jobs: Nikkei Apple Inc supplier Japan Display Inc is considering slashing about 1,000 jobs, or about a fifth of its parent-only workforce, as it eyes a bailout from a Chinese-Taiwanese consortium, the Nikkei busin...
07:34, 05/15/2019

Nissan pledges hands-free option in Japan as early as fall Nissan will introduce truly hands-free highway driving this fall when it debuts its second-generation ProPilot system with several advances over the current technology....
12:17, 05/19/2019

Japan's Softbank to announce $1 billion investment in delivery app Rappi on Tuesday Japan's Softbank is expected to announce on Tuesday a $1 billion investment in Colombian delivery app Rappi, one source with knowledge of the matter said....
16:00, 04/30/2019

Japan's Orix Corp Seeks To Buy Remaining Stake In Wind Assets: IL&FS In April, GAIL (India) Ltd offered Rs 4,800 crore ($683.01 million) for IL&FS's power plant portfolio, emerging as the highest bidder for its wind assets....
18:51, 05/19/2019

Japan weather bureau sees 80% chance of El Nino continuing into summer Japan's weather bureau on Friday said the El Nino weather pattern was continuing, with an 80% chance it would stretch into the northern hemisphere summer....
09:34, 05/10/2019

Japan's 126th Emperor Too Cool for a Top, Orders First-Ever Toyota Century Convertible A new Japanese emperor ascended to the throne this week, and the newly minted Emperor Naruhito is already shaking things up. The standard, roof-having Toyota Century’s opulent luxury is fine, if you’r...
22:00, 05/03/2019

Investors pile into Japan stocks ahead of BoJ pledge to keep rates low: BAML Japanese equities sucked in their biggest inflows of cash this week since March 2018 ahead of the Bank of Japan's pledge to keep interest rates at super-low levels for longer - the latest central......
20:17, 04/28/2019

Japan's Next-Generation Shinkansen Bullet Train Clocks 320 Kmph In Test A prototype of Japan's next-generation Shinkansen bullet train, set to be the fastest train on wheels when it enters service, reached speeds of 320 kilometres (198 miles) per hour on a test run......
05:34, 05/18/2019

Japan's SoftBank taps into Mexican fintech startup Clip: sources Japan's SoftBank Group invested about $20 million in Mexican payments startup Clip early this year, one of its first Latin America deals as it launches a $5 billion technology fund in the region, said...
20:51, 05/06/2019

Japan child population falls for 38th year, hits postwar low TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s government says the country’s child population has declined for the 38th year in a row and now at a record low. The Statistics Bureau says the number of children young...
17:17, 05/04/2019

Japan's Emperor Naruhito urges peace and happiness in public debut Japan's new Emperor Naruhito has appeared in public for the first time since ascending the Chrysanthemum Throne. In an address, the monarch wished for world peace and happiness for the Japanese people...
20:34, 05/04/2019

India Joins Naval Exercises By US, Philippines, Japan In South China Sea Indian Navy on Thursday participated with the navies of the US, the Philippines and Japan in their first joint naval exercise in the disputed South China Sea, where China is flexing its muscle....
07:51, 05/10/2019

Nissan, Japan reject merger overture from Renault chief, report says Nissan and the government of Japan have spurned efforts by Renault, Nissan’s French partner, to engage in merger talks, the Financial Times reported....
18:00, 04/29/2019

Disco's back: Japan grooves to bubble beat for Heisei era sayonara Japanese disco fans hit the dance floor and partied like it was 1989, reliving the glitz of the "bubble economy" heyday that defined the early years of the outgoing Heisei imperial era....
03:17, 05/01/2019

Sony’s Alpha A7 III full-frame mirrorless camera is killin’ it in Japan The latest camera sales data released by BCN, a Japanese retail research firm, has revealed that Sony is Japan’s market leader when it comes to full-frame mirrorless cameras.The report (first d...
10:34, 05/06/2019

Japan Sentencing In Drug Case "Won't Impact" Ness Wadia, Says Company Industrialist Ness Wadia's sentencing by a Japanese court for possessing drugs will not affect him "in the discharge of any of his responsibilities", the Wadia Group said in a statement today....
12:00, 04/30/2019

Man Arrested For Allegedly Keeping Knives At Japan Prince's School Desk Japanese police on Monday arrested a 56-year-old man in connection with two paring knives found at the school desk of Prince Hisahito, grandson of Emperor Akihito, local media reported....
20:51, 04/29/2019

CORRECTED (OFFICIAL)-UPDATE 2-Japan's SoftBank invests $1 bln in delivery app Rappi Japan's SoftBank will invest $1 billion in Colombian delivery app Rappi, marking the first move by its newly created Innovation Fund for Latin America, according to a statement on Tuesday, confirming ...
02:34, 05/01/2019

Ness Wadia Sentenced In Japan, Found With Drugs During Ski Trip: Report Ness Wadia, son of industrialist Nusli Wadia and inheritor of one of India's wealthiest business families, has been sentenced for drugs possession while on a skiing holiday to Japan....
10:34, 04/30/2019

White House aide Kudlow says Trump, Xi likely to meet in Japan in June U.S. President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping are likely to meet during a G20 summit in Japan at the end of June and discuss trade, White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said ...
16:17, 05/12/2019

Japan plans for 10 billion 5G devices by adding 14-digit phone numbers 5G is expected to bring billions of new devices onto cellular networks, and they'll all need phone numbers, so Japan is making its numbers even longer.Read More...
00:51, 05/16/2019

Japan's Akihito, in final words as emperor, thanks the public, prays for peace Japanese Emperor Akihito, in his final remarks as his three-decade reign drew to a close on Tuesday, thanked the people for their support and expressed hope for a peaceful future....
11:23, 04/30/2019

Japan’s Emperor Akihito announces abdication in final address to his people Akihito’s reign ends at midnight Tuesday, after which his son, Crown Prince Naruhito, ascends the throne as new emperor.        ...
11:24, 04/30/2019

Cboe Global Markets Recognized as Designated Listing Exchange in Japan for U.S. Equities CHICAGO – December 22, 2017 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE) today announced the Japanese Financial Services Authority (JFSA) has added Cboe Global Markets – U.S. Equities to th...
15:00, 05/01/2019

Japan navy officers attend maritime security ceremony in South Korea Officers of Japan's maritime self-defense forces took part in the opening ceremony of a combined maritime security exercise that includes the United States....
18:51, 04/30/2019

Warm on North, chilly to South: Japan's Korea strategy could pose risks Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is reaching out to North Korea in the hope of arranging a summit, a strategy critics say poses risks given doubts about chances of a breakthrough, even as ties with ...
13:17, 05/08/2019

| WATCH: Japan's new Emperor Naruhito ascends Chrysanthemum Throne, ushers in new imperial era Japan's new Emperor Naruhito has formally ascended the Chrysanthemum Throne, a day after his father's historic abdication, and vowed to stand with the people as the country begins a new imperial era....
23:17, 05/01/2019

Japan’s new Emperor Naruhito vows to pursue peace in first public address Naruhito formally succeeded to the Chrysanthemum Throne at midnight after his father Akihito abdicated.        ...
10:51, 05/01/2019

Japan Tests World's Fastest Bullet Train, Capable Of Topping 400 Kmph Japan has started testing its fastest-ever bullet train -- capable of reaching 400 kilometers per hour (249 mph) -- as it continues to develop the revolutionary mode of travel....
11:51, 05/11/2019

Emperor Naruhito is ready to ascend the Chrysanthemum Throne. What can Japan expect from its new ruler? Crown Prince Naruhito, who on Wednesday ascends the Chrysanthemum Throne to become Japan's 126th emperor, has pledged to bring the world's oldest monarchy closer to the people....
09:51, 04/30/2019

Donning elaborate robes, Japan's new imperial couple hold Shinto rite Japan's new Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako donned traditional robes on Wednesday for rituals in which he reported to Shinto gods the date of two important ceremonies later this year, including hi...
10:51, 05/08/2019

Japan's SoftBank set for small profit rise, Vision Fund IPO plans eyed Japan's SoftBank Group Corp is expected to report a small rise in its fourth-quarter profit, while investors look for details on whether the conglomerate plans to monetize its almost $100 billion Visi...
03:17, 05/07/2019

Nikkei hits 6-week low with eye on U.S.-China talks; SoftBank, Yahoo Japan soar Japan's Nikkei fell for a fourth day to a six-week low as investors remained cautious ahead of the next round of U.S-China trade talks, while SoftBank Corp and Yahoo Japan were under the spotlight aft...
05:34, 05/09/2019

India Uncertainty, Japan Tax Rise To Limit Profit Growth: Suzuki Motor Suzuki Motor Corp anticipates currency volatility, particularly the rupee and euro, to weigh on profit growth, even as it expects overall global vehicle sales to hit record highs....
12:34, 05/10/2019

Emperor Naruhito vows to follow in father's footsteps as he ascends Japan's throne Japan's new emperor, Naruhito, said Wednesday that he was "filled with a sense of solemnity" by assuming the responsibility of the nation's head monarch and that he vows to follow in his father's foot...
09:34, 05/01/2019

Chinese group to delay bailout funding for Apple supplier Japan Display A Chinese-Taiwanese group is delaying an up to 80 billion yen ($729.33 million) investment planned as part of a rescue deal for Apple Inc supplier Japan Display as it wants to reassess the target's pr...
14:51, 05/13/2019

U.S., Japan, India and Philippines challenge Beijing with naval drills in the South China Sea In fresh show of naval force in the contested South China Sea, a U.S. guided missile destroyer conducted drills with a Japanese aircraft carrier, two Indian naval ships and a Philippine patrol vessel ...
14:51, 05/09/2019

Swords, Seals and Jewels. Naruhito Inherits Regalia in His First Duty as Japan’s New Emperor (TOKYO) — Japan’s new Emperor Naruhito inherited Imperial regalia and seals as proof of his succession and pledged in his first public address Wednesday to follow his father’s exampl...
07:17, 05/01/2019

Apple supplier Japan Display cannot promise return to profit, bailout worries stay Cash-strapped Japan Display warned it cannot guarantee a return to profit this year as demand for smartphone screens stays weak, and turned in yet another quarterly loss, casting doubt over its propos...
00:00, 05/16/2019

Bank of America Merrill Lynch names new country executives for Japan, Australia: memo Bank of America Merrill Lynch appointed Joseph Fayyad and Tamao Sasada as country executives of Australia and Japan, respectively, an internal memo seen by Reuters said....
20:17, 04/28/2019

REFILE-UPDATE 2-Japan's Rakuten profit jumps fourfold on $1 bln Lyft stake gain Japanese e-commerce firm Rakuten Inc's first-quarter operating profit jumped fourfold as it booked a $1 billion gain on its stake in U.S. ride-hailing company Lyft Inc....
12:17, 05/10/2019

SoftBank Corp to spend $4 billion to up Yahoo Japan stake, sees profit rising 24 percent Japanese telco SoftBank Corp said on Wednesday it would spend $4 billion to up its stake in Yahoo Japan Corp and turn the internet company into a subsidiary, a move that would help boost its profit by...
11:17, 05/08/2019

Emperor Naruhito of Japan: Akihito's successor vows to stay close to people in first speech after ascending the throne Japan's new Emperor Naruhito has pledged to devote himself to peace and staying close to the people in his first public speech after ascending the throne....
15:17, 05/01/2019

Wadia Group Shares Plunge As Ness Wadia Sentenced To Jail In Japan Bombay Dyeing & Manufacturing Co. Ltd. plummeted as much as 17.6 per cent, Bombay Burma Trading Company dropped 6.2 per cent and Britannia Industries dropped 3 per cent....
18:51, 04/30/2019

Navy to forward-deploy assault ship, landing platform dock ship to Japan The USS America and USS New Orleans will be forward-deployed to Japan while the USS Stethem and USS Wasp return to the U.S. for maintenance and upgrades, the Navy announced on Friday....
21:34, 04/28/2019

Would you trade in your car for this e-bike? Rad Power Bikes' RadWagon is a beast of a machine, but in a good way. It’s the end product of a business that was started up in Seattle by two childhood friends. Their love of bikes has re...
21:34, 05/11/2019

Trade War Developments Is the US about to wrap up talks with China to end their trade war while it considers imposing new tariffs against Europe? Equities could be in play....
16:00, 05/01/2019

Why the US-China trade war won't last The United States and China don't just coexist. Their massive economies are deeply intertwined in ways that make the intensifying trade war unsustainable....
19:51, 05/15/2019

Tariffs are bad; trade quotas are no better President Trump seems poised to step up tariffs and trade tensions with China. These tariffs, however, are a major sticking point with all his free trade negotiations — not just with China, but Canada...
03:17, 05/09/2019

Trade War Felt In Kentucky (LEX 18)– Businesses in Kentucky are already feeling the impact of President Donald Trump’s trade war with China. The automotive industry is crucial in the Bluegrass with Toyota’s Ge...
14:17, 05/17/2019

Ask Dr. NerdLove: Should I Trade Up For A 'Better' Girlfriend? Hello all you orgasm manatees of damnation, and welcome to Ask Dr. NerdLove, the only dating advice column to help you navigate the lootboxes of love....
23:17, 05/16/2019

Treat the Trade War Like Any Other Stock Dip The stock market has its guard up now that increased China tariffs here for an indefinite stay. On Monday the S&P 500 had its worst day since January, the Nasdaq had its worst dip this year, and t...
21:51, 05/14/2019

Will a trade deal end US-China rivalry? Chinese trade negotiators are in Washington to try to hammer out a deal between the world’s two largest economies. But will an agreement end the rivalry between the two?...
02:17, 05/09/2019

‘It’s Working Out Very Well’: Trump on Trade War With China President Trump answered questions about increasing tariffs on American goods and Chinese retaliation during a meeting on Monday with Hungary’s prime minister....
01:17, 05/14/2019

Timeline: Key dates in the U.S.-China trade war The U.S.-China trade war entered a critical phase this week. The following timeline details key moments in the souring trade relationship between the world's two largest economies....
09:51, 05/09/2019

Apple and the iPhone Near Trade Crosshairs Again Renewed trade tensions between the U.S. and China threaten to throw Apple back into the global trade battle, putting its iPhone business at risk just as it appeared to be shoring up declining sales....
18:00, 05/11/2019

Trump Administration Identifies Who Will Pay For the Trade War: You A Trump administration official contradicts Trump over the trade war with China that will affect cars and much more, Lotus is getting a ton of investment, there’s a shakeup at Fiat Chrysler, and more ...
16:51, 05/13/2019

U.S.-China Trade Talks End Without a Deal U.S. and Chinese trade negotiators failed to break an impasse following two days of globally watched trade talks, as both sides tried to prevent sentiment from deteriorating further....
06:34, 05/11/2019

U.S., China Remain at Impasse on Trade Trade talks between the U.S. and China broke off on Friday with no agreement hours after President Trump raised the tariff level on $200 billion of imports from China....
23:17, 05/10/2019

Trump's China tariffs are about more than just trade The US president has expanded tariffs against China, putting a trade deal in doubt. Is this an effort to gain more leverage in a potential final lap of trade talks or a reflection of genuine lack of p...
15:51, 05/10/2019

China says will 'never surrender' as U.S. trade row heats up China will never surrender to external pressure, the government said on Monday, though stopped short of announcing how Beijing will hit back after Washington renewed its threat to impose tariffs on al...
11:51, 05/13/2019

Beijing Plays Hardball on Trade The new hard line taken by China in trade talks came after Beijing interpreted recent statements and actions by President Trump as a sign the U.S. was ready to make concessions....
02:17, 05/09/2019

Trump's China threat is about more than just trade The US president has threatened to expand tariffs against China, putting a trade deal in doubt. Is this an effort to gain more leverage in a potential final lap of trade talks or a reflection of genui...
23:00, 05/06/2019

Trade War to Trading Floor: The Picture May Not Be What It Seems Fact: On March 23, lean hog prices plunged to a 4-month low. Not a fact: Hogs started falling the moment trade threats started flying between the U.S. and China. Here's how events really unfolded....
21:17, 05/01/2019

250 ways to trade Apple into earnings Apple's earnings report on Tuesday will be integral to the 253 exchange-traded funds that count the iPhone maker's stock among their holdings, experts say....
20:17, 04/30/2019

U.S., China Conclude Trade Talks Negotiators made headway on thorny issues in the U.S.-China trade dispute, including access to key markets and how to roll back punitive tariffs, though Chinese subsidies and other sticking points rem...
17:00, 05/01/2019

US-China trade war causes anxiety in midwest The price of U.S. soybeans, which have been targeted by Chinese tariffs since last year, fell Monday to a 10-year low on fears of a protracted trade war. (May 14)       ...
01:17, 05/15/2019

EU Stocks, Brexit & "Trade Wars" The August European Financial Forecast delivers all-new insights on Brexit, the German economy and more. Editor Brian Whitmer delivers distinct insights on these topics, the clear Elliott wave pattern...
14:51, 05/01/2019

"Trade Wars": Time to Sell... or Buy? The "trade war" between the U.S. and China began near the July lows in Asian stock markets. Since then, most have rallied. Asian-Pacific Financial Forecast editor Mark Galasiewski puts the action in a...
14:34, 05/01/2019

Growth Is Great, What Could Go Wrong? Trade. Markets have been in Goldilocks territory recently, aided by better growth in the world’s two largest economies and easing trade tensions. But better growth also undermines one key impetus for a deal....
09:34, 05/06/2019

China says trade delegation is preparing to go to the U.S. China's foreign ministry said on Monday a Chinese delegation is preparing to go to United States for trade talks, after U.S. President Donald Trump said he would raise tariffs on $200 billion worth of...
10:00, 05/06/2019

There's a '50-50' chance of a trade deal at the G-20, says former US ambassador Investors will be scrutinizing the G-20 summit in June, as U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping are set to meet amid their escalating trade war....
13:00, 05/15/2019

Airbus CEO says all planemakers would lose from trade war Airbus Chief Executive Guillaume Faury warned on Thursday that any further escalation of trade tensions would damage aerospace companies globally, including arch-rival Boeing....
11:17, 05/16/2019

China’s Liu says trade talks with US have not broken down BEIJING (AP) — Chinese Vice Premier Liu He says trade talks with the U.S. have not broken down. Hong Kong’s Phoenix TV on Saturday showed Liu telling reporters that the failure to reach an agree...
13:34, 05/11/2019

Crowded NL could blow up MLB’s trade market The National League is what we thought it would be. The weekend began with 14 teams either in a playoff position or within 4 ¹/₂ games of one. Wither the Marlins, who would have to climb 10 rungs just...
00:00, 05/05/2019

US trade deficit rises to $71 billion The U.S. international trade deficit was $71.4 billion in March, the U.S. Census Bureau reported Friday, up half-billion dollars from February, or 0.7%....
20:00, 05/03/2019

This is what might happen if U.S. starts a trade war with China Wall Street's top investment banks are bracing clients for the worst-case scenario following ongoing trade talks between the U.S. and China.        ...
23:51, 05/07/2019

China says U.S. has agreed to keep talking over trade war China and the United States have agreed to keep talking about their trade dispute, the Chinese government said on Tuesday, as U.S. President Donald Trump said he thought recent discussions in Beijing ...
16:51, 05/14/2019

Germany wants speedy end to China-US trade war Germany's economy minister has told Beijing he wants to see a swift solution to the trade war between China and the US. The long-running spat has harmed the German economy....
00:51, 05/02/2019