Monthly Archives: January 2017

How a Trump tariff could sideswipe U.S. auto industry

Trump’s new immigration order will affect celebrities who plan to visit U.S.

Trump’s new immigration order will affect celebrities who plan to visit U.S. WASHINGTON/LONDON – U.S. President Donald Trump’s immigration clampdown, covering anyone at all from seven Muslim-majority countries, has affected…

Abe to keep putting highest priority on economy in 2017

2020 goal for fixing Japan’s finances a tall order

2020 goal for fixing Japan’s finances a tall order Japan’s goal to restore its fiscal health, the worst among developed countries, is still far off amid prospects for tepid economic…

Trump plan for tax on Mexico exports raises eyebrows in Asia

Trump plan for tax on Mexico exports raises eyebrows in Asia

Trump plan for tax on Mexico exports raises eyebrows in Asia TOKYO — Talk of a possible 20% tax on U.S. imports from Mexico has raised eyebrows in Asia, where…

'Sailor Moon Crystal' set to continue as 4th season announced

‘Sailor Moon Crystal’ set to continue as 4th season announced

‘Sailor Moon Crystal’ set to continue as 4th season announced TOKYO — While it’d be unfairly harsh to call “Sailor Moon Crystal” a failure, many fans of anime’s most famous…

Think tank expert says Japan should lead in TPP renegotiations without U.S. participation

Bolt stripped of 2008 relay gold after teammate tests positive

Bolt stripped of 2008 relay gold after teammate tests positive Geneva – Usain Bolt has lost one of his nine Olympic gold medals because of a doping case involving Jamaican…

Japan, U.S. eye Abe-Trump talks around Feb 10

Japan, U.S. eye Abe-Trump talks around Feb 10

Japan, U.S. eye Abe-Trump talks around Feb 10 TOKYO — The Japanese and U.S. governments are arranging a summit between Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and President Donald Trump in Washington…

Think tank expert says Japan should lead in TPP renegotiations without U.S. participation

Japan left talking to wall after Trump dumps TPP

Japan left talking to wall after Trump dumps TPP TOKYO — Japan, the largest economy signed up to the Trans-Pacific Partnership after the United States, could only repeat its platitudes…

How a Trump tariff could sideswipe U.S. auto industry

How a Trump tariff could sideswipe U.S. auto industry

How a Trump tariff could sideswipe U.S. auto industry The threat from President Donald Trump to tax Mexican-made cars sold in the U.S. would throw the auto industry into disarray,…

Darvish wants to prove himself in final year of Texas deal

Darvish wants to prove himself in final year of Texas deal

Darvish wants to prove himself in final year of Texas deal DALLAS — Yu Darvish marks his five-year anniversary as a Texas Ranger this month. Now healthy again, he wants…

Trump's stance on TPP complicates Japan's trade, growth options

Trump’s stance on TPP complicates Japan’s trade, growth options

Trump’s stance on TPP complicates Japan’s trade, growth options TOKYO — U.S. President Donald Trump’s resolve to kill the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal has knocked out a pillar of Japan’s…