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South Korea’s Moon condemns Japan’s ‘reckless’ trade decision

South Korea President Moon Jae-in. CONTRIBUTED FILE PHOTO/CHEONG WA DAE SEOUL — South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Friday condemned Japan’s decision to remove his country from a “white list” of favored trading partners, calling it a “reckless” move and ...

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Japan’s cabinet approves removal of S. Korea from favored trade list

National flags of South Korea and Japan are displayed during a meeting between Komeito Party members and South Korean lawmakers at Komeito Party’s headquarters in Tokyo, Japan, July 31, 2019. Kim Kyung-Hoon, Reuters TOKYO – Japan’s cabinet on Friday approved ...

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Japan’s SoftBank to invest $2 billion in Grab Indonesia

JAKARTA – Japan’s SoftBank Group Corp. plans to invest $ 2 billion in Indonesia over a period of five years through Grab, a Southeast Asian ride-hailing firm, the company’s founder and Chief Executive Officer Masayoshi Son said on Monday. The ...

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Abe aims to revise Japan’s Constitution following election victory

The Japan News/Asia News Network TOKYO – Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will focus on the implementation of his campaign promises, including moves to revise the Constitution, following the strong showing by the ruling coalition of the Liberal Democratic Party and ...

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Korea to make all-out efforts to lift Japan’s export restrictions

The Korea Herald/Asia News Network SEOUL — South Korea is sparing no efforts to persuade the international community to press Japan to withdraw its export restrictions on hi-tech materials and impugn Tokyo’s reasoning behind its retaliatory measures. Early this month, ...

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Japan-S. Korea trade spat threatens global tech market

SEOUL – A simmering diplomatic row with Japan is threatening South Korea’s output of components that drive smartphones and computer displays, which analysts say could batter the global tech market and hike prices for consumers. Tokyo last week said it ...

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Japan’s Sojitz to sell China’s Geely brand cars in Philippines

MANILA – Japanese trading house Sojitz Corp. will start selling passenger cars produced by Chinese automaker Geely Automobile Holdings Ltd. in the Philippines this year to meet the growing demand for new vehicles. Sojitz said Monday it established wholly owned ...

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Japan’s ANA Holdings senior adviser completes PAL Holdings 2019 Board of directors

MANILA – PAL Holdings Inc on Friday said a senior adviser at Japan’s ANA Holdings Inc was elected as a member of the Board following its $ 95 million (P4.9 billion) investment in the company.  In a disclosure to the ...

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Japan’s new emperor Naruhito to ascend Chrysanthemum Throne

Japan’s Emperor Akihito (center) walks in front of Crown Prince Naruhito (right) and Crown Princess Masako as he leaves at the end of his abdication ceremony at the Matsu-no-Ma stateroom in the Imperial Palace in Tokyo on April 30, 2019. ...

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Japan’s biggest airline buying stake in PAL

Philippine Airlines (PAL) is ending a long-running search to secure a strategic foreign investor as the group behind All Nippon Airways (ANA), Japan’s biggest airline, is finalizing its entry into the country’s flag carrier. Inquirer sources with knowledge of the ...

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