Events

Japan says export step not aimed at hurting ties with Seoul

Aug 7, 2019

Japan's government spokesman says downgrading of South Korea's trade status is not intended as retaliation for disputes over court rulings ordering Japanese companies pay compensation for their treatment of Korean laborers during World War II

Quake hits northeast Japan; officials say no tsunami danger

Aug 4, 2019

A strong earthquake has struck northeastern Japan, but authorities say there is no danger of a tsunami, and there were no immediate reports of casualties

US says new round of talks with China were 'constructive'

Jul 31, 2019

The White House says U.S. and Chinese envoys have held "constructive" trade talks

Global shares mixed as markets await US Fed rate decision

Jul 31, 2019

Global shares are mostly lower as investors looked cautiously ahead to U.S. Federal Reserve decision

Li Peng, Chinese premier during Tiananmen crackdown, dies

Jul 23, 2019

Li Peng, a former hard-line Chinese premier best known for announcing martial law during the 1989 Tiananmen Square pro-democracy protests, has died

Japan vows action if S. Korea hurts companies in trade row

Jul 20, 2019

Japan's foreign minister says Tokyo will take "necessary measures" against South Korea if interests of Japanese companies are harmed in an escalating dispute over World War II forced labor

Ex-Japan coach Nishino takes charge of Thailand

Jul 1, 2019

Former Japan manager Akira Nishino is the new coach of the Thailand senior and under-23 teams

Global shares rise on hopes for US-China trade negotiations

Jul 1, 2019

Global shares are higher on revived hopes for progress in trade negotiations between the U.S. and China after President Donald Trump met with China's Xi Jinping at the Group of 20 Summit in Japan

Rebuked by many, Saudi crown prince feted at G20 summit

Jun 29, 2019

Rebukes are piling up elsewhere for the Saudi crown prince, but you wouldn't have known it by the lavish public reception the prince has received this week at the G-20 summit

The Latest: Trump says Huawei still on blacklist

Jun 29, 2019

Trump not yet willing to remove the Chinese telecom giant Huawei from a trade blacklist

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