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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 billion worth...

Trade war could turn Japan, Taiwan firms into casualties

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If Trump wants tariffs with China, then look to Taiwan and Japan for trade With both sides retreating to their respective corners, it appears the trade conflict between the United States and China, the two largest economies ...
08:48, 05/21/2019

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, J...
03:48, 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...
02:32, 05/08/2019

One-third of EU firms hit hard by US-China trade war The ongoing trade tensions between the world's two largest economies and tit-for-tat tariffs have adversely affected the fortunes of many European co...
11:48, 05/20/2019

Tech trade war: After Huawei, which Chinese firms are next on US enemies list? If the cold war with China intensifies, more companies with alleged ties to the Chinese government could be prohibited from doing business with Ameri...
15:16, 05/23/2019

Rare earth firms' stocks soar on U.S.-China trade war speculation Shares in rare earth-related companies soared on Tuesday, led by jumps in Chinese producers a day after Chinese President Xi Jinping visited a rare e...
00:00, 05/22/2019

Taiwan says 2 US warships sail through Taiwan Strait TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan’s defense ministry says two U.S. warships have sailed through the Taiwan Strait in the latest apparent move by Was...
09:48, 05/23/2019

Tencent chief says he's watching whether the trade war will turn into a tech war "We are also constantly watching whether the trade war will turn into a tech war," Ma said Tuesday, according to a CNBC translation of his Chinese re...
04:16, 05/22/2019

Markets Right Now: Stocks turn higher on trade hopes NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 11:45 a.m. Stocks have shaken off an early slump and are higher in...
19:16, 05/15/2019

PRECIOUS-Gold firms as U.S.-China trade impasse fuels safe-haven demand Gold prices steadied on Monday as trade talks between the United States and China hit a wall, raising doubts over whether the two countries would be ...
05:32, 05/13/2019

US futures turn lower amid trade deal standoff U.S. stock index futures pointed to a slightly negative open on Wednesday, as market participants continued to monitor trade relations between the U....
11:48, 05/08/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam stocks rise, FX firms as Trump turns optimistic on China trade deal Latin American stocks rose on Tuesday and regional currencies firmed against the dollar as U.S. President Donald Trump sounded optimistic about prosp...
17:48, 05/14/2019

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 lar...
18:16, 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 p...
18:00, 05/03/2019

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, th...
08:00, 05/17/2019

U.S., Japan officials meeting to advance trade talks, report says U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer will visit Japan on May 24 to meet Economy Minister Toshimitsu Motegi to accelerate trade talks ahead of ...
18:16, 05/20/2019

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 g...
11:32, 05/13/2019

US trade chief is expected to discuss China with officials from Japan and EU this week U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer will meet with officials from the European Union and Japan at the ministerial meeting of the Organization...
04:16, 05/22/2019

USTR Lighthizer to meet Motegi for trade talks in Japan on May 24 -sources U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer will visit Japan on May 24 to meet with Economy Minister Toshimitsu Motegi to accelerate trade talks ahea...
05:00, 05/20/2019

USTR Lighthizer to meet Motegi for trade talks in Japan on May 24: sources U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer will visit Japan on May 24 to meet with Economy Minister Toshimitsu Motegi to accelerate trade talks ahea...
04:48, 05/20/2019

Japan woos Trump with pomp and circumstance, looks to avoid trade battle Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will treat U.S. President Donald Trump to an imperial banquet, front row seats at a sumo tournament and a trip to ...
09:00, 05/22/2019

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...
00:00, 05/16/2019

Japan ends longstanding trade restrictions on American beef, setting stage for exports to grow Japan has agreed to lift longstanding restrictions on American beef exports, clearing the way for product to enter the market regardless of age, the ...
19:48, 05/17/2019

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...
00:16, 05/07/2019

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 inc...
17:48, 05/08/2019

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 co...
12:32, 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 an...
11:16, 05/08/2019

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 wa...
13:32, 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 fed...
01:32, 04/30/2019

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 move...
18:48, 05/16/2019

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 lett...
14:09, 05/01/2019

Rocket fired on Iraqi capital's 'Green Zone', no casualties A rocket was fired into the Iraqi capital Baghdad's heavily-fortified Green Zone, which houses government buildings and foreign embassies, on Sunday ...
02:00, 05/20/2019

Rocket fired into Iraqi capital's 'Green Zone', no casualties A rocket was fired into the Iraqi capital Baghdad's heavily-fortified Green Zone, which houses government buildings and foreign embassies, on Sunday ...
07:48, 05/20/2019

No casualties after rocket fired into Baghdad’s Green Zone: Iraq military A rocket was fired into Baghdad's heavily-fortified Green Zone, which houses government buildings and foreign embassies, but caused no casualties, th...
01:32, 05/20/2019

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 cause "mass casualties" with explosive devices has been taken into custody fo...
22:32, 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 cas...
22:48, 05/02/2019

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 o...
20:16, 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 dec...
09:32, 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 ...
16:48, 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 ...
04:48, 04/30/2019

Taiwan allows gay couples to register marriages Taiwan officially allowed same-sex couples to register their marriages on Friday after the parliament passed the laws to legalize same-sex marriage a...
11:32, 05/24/2019

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 availab...
12:00, 05/17/2019

Taiwan celebrates Asia's first same-sex weddings Beaming in the bright sunshine, Amber Wang took the hand of her new wife, Kristin Huang, on the steps of the Xinyi District office in Taipei, Friday,...
06:00, 05/24/2019

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...
09:32, 05/17/2019

Taiwan becomes first in Asia to legalise same-sex marriage Supporters celebrate as legislation is passed giving gay couples right to marryTaiwan has legalised same-sex marriage, the first of any Asian state, ...
02:00, 05/18/2019

First Couples Say ‘I Do’ in Taiwan After Same-Sex Marriage Is Legalized Tears flowed and bouquets flew on Friday as hundreds of same-sex couples exchanged vows in Taipei’s Shinyi District. Taiwan became the first co...
11:48, 05/24/2019

Taiwan holds Asia's first gay wedding A week after lawmakers took the historic step of legalizing gay marriage, the first same-sex couples have tied the knot in Taiwan. Yet the newly-weds...
13:32, 05/24/2019

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 c...
17:32, 05/17/2019

| WATCH: Taiwan allows gay couples to register marriages Taiwan officially allowed same-sex couples to register their marriages after the parliament passed the laws to legalize same-sex marriage a week ago....
21:48, 05/24/2019

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 rai...
11:32, 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. H...
17:32, 05/16/2019

Taiwan to vote on formal recognition of same-sex marriage TAIPEI, Taiwan — Taiwanese legislators are scheduled to decide Friday on legalizing same-sex marriage, marking a potential first in Asia. Lawmakers p...
17:32, 05/16/2019

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.     ...
10:16, 05/17/2019

Taiwan gay marriage: Hundreds tie the knot on historic day Hundreds of gay couples in Taiwan have rushed to get married on Friday - the first day a landmark decision that legalised same-sex marriage took effe...
16:00, 05/24/2019

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....
12:48, 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 isla...
14:00, 05/10/2019

Taiwan parliament approves gay marriage bill The government of Taiwan has survived a last-ditch attempt by conservatives to water down landmark legislation to legalize same-sex marriage. The iss...
07:48, 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 caus...
14:16, 05/17/2019

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 conservati...
12:00, 05/17/2019

Terry Gou moves closer to run for Taiwan president TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Consumer electronics magnate Terry Gou is stepping closer to running for president of Taiwan. Gou excluded himself Monday as th...
14:16, 05/13/2019

Marriage Equality Comes to Taiwan in a Historic First for Asia Tens of thousands of celebrators gathered outside Taiwan’s parliament on May 17, waving rainbow flags as the island’s government became t...
20:00, 05/23/2019

Same-sex couples start registering marriages in Taiwan TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Hundreds of same-sex couples in Taiwan are rushing to get married on the first day a landmark decision to legalize same-sex mar...
08:32, 05/24/2019

Taiwan celebrates Asia's first same-sex marriages as couples tie knot Same-sex couples tied the knot in emotional scenes in Taiwan on Friday, the first legal marriages in Asia hailed by activists as a social revolution ...
10:16, 05/24/2019

Taiwan's TSMC says chip shipments to Huawei not affected by U.S. ban TSMC, the world's biggest contract chipmaker, said on Thursday its shipments to China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd are not affected by U.S. action ai...
17:32, 05/23/2019

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 ...
19:00, 05/10/2019

The English manager in charge of Taiwan's football team Three years ago Louis Lancaster was coaching youth players at Watford. Now he is taking Taiwan up the Fifa world rankingsBy Chris Evans for The Set P...
13:16, 05/22/2019

U.S. Navy warships pass 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 ...
02:32, 04/29/2019

US official urges Pacific nations to keep ties with Taiwan CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A top U.S. diplomat for Southeast Asia has urged Pacific island nations not to withdraw diplomatic recognition of Taiwan, ...
07:48, 05/24/2019

Hundreds of couples tie the knot after Taiwan legalizes same-sex marriage Hundreds of same-sex couples in Taiwan got married on Friday, the day the country’s new law legalizing the marriages went into effect. The move to le...
17:48, 05/24/2019

2 US warships sail through Taiwan Strait, draw China protest Taiwan's defense ministry says two U.S. warships have sailed through the Taiwan Strait in the latest apparent move by Washington to challenge China's...
15:32, 05/23/2019

Balloon 'Tank Man' in Taiwan marks 30 years since Tiananmen crackdown A Taiwanese artist has created giant inflatables of a tank and "tank man" - the lone protester who stood in front of a convoy of tanks on Beijing's T...
17:48, 05/21/2019

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 ...
07:48, 05/10/2019

'I feel lucky': Taiwan holds first gay marriages in historic day for Asia Hundreds of couples tie the knot after parliament became the first in Asia to legalise same-sex marriageAfter decades of campaigning and waiting, Tai...
12:32, 05/24/2019

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-gove...
10:32, 05/09/2019

As China looms, US seeks Taiwan role at UN health assembly GENEVA (AP) — The U.S. health secretary says the United States has an “excellent relationship with China,” but insists rival Taiwan shoul...
20:32, 05/20/2019

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 ...
16:32, 05/10/2019

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 a...
20:32, 04/29/2019

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...
17:32, 05/13/2019

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...
01:32, 05/18/2019

For China's LGBTQ people, Taiwan's rainbow victory is a moment of joy and pain When Chinese gay rights activist Peng Yanhui heard that Taiwan had approved a bill legalizing same-sex marriage on May 17 as he boarded a flight, he ...
10:00, 05/23/2019

Taiwan Foxconn chairman traveling tonight for U.S. White House meet: source The chairman of Apple supplier Foxconn will travel to the United States tonight for a meeting in the White House that is believed to be related to an...
12:48, 04/30/2019

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 inte...
11:32, 05/13/2019

US could blacklist up to five Chinese surveillance firms Following the recent executive order that banned US firms from doing business with Huawei, the US is now considering adding up to five Chinese firms ...
21:16, 05/22/2019

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 ...
18:48, 05/01/2019

Panasonic Joins Firms Stepping Away From Huawei After US Ban Japan's Panasonic said Thursday it would stop supplying some components to Huawei, joining a growing list of firms distancing themselves from the Chi...
21:16, 05/23/2019

Investors keep food firms on warning over antibiotics An investor group managing some $5 trillion said it was pleased with the steps taken by fast-food companies to cut the use of antibiotics in their pr...
13:32, 05/20/2019

Seeking Stability in Europe, U.S. Firms Get Out the Vote Several big American companies are joining European peers and business associations in urging employees and the general public to vote in elections f...
12:00, 05/23/2019

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 B...
20:00, 05/13/2019

The Latest: Huawei: US actions should worry other firms too BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on U.S. restrictions on sales to Chinese technology giant Huawei (all times local): 7:00 p.m. Chinese tech giant HuaweiR...
13:16, 05/21/2019

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,...
03:48, 05/16/2019

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 w...
13:00, 05/02/2019

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 figu...
12:32, 05/02/2019

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 ...
13:16, 05/14/2019

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 fri...
19:32, 05/09/2019

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%...
16:00, 04/29/2019

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 ...
19:00, 04/28/2019

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 a...
14:16, 05/15/2019

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 ...
21:16, 05/16/2019

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 bet...
16:32, 05/01/2019

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, commerci...
15:16, 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...
07:48, 05/07/2019

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 Bo...
14:32, 05/01/2019

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 scienc...
18:16, 04/28/2019

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 suicid...
07:16, 04/29/2019

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 th...
15:32, 05/12/2019

NASA Selects 11 US Firms to Build Human Lunar Landers NASA has selected 11 companies including Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin, Elon Musk's SpaceX to develop prototypes of human landers for its Artemis lunar exp...
13:32, 05/17/2019

UK firms likely to scrap planned investment on a no-deal Brexit: BoE's Broadbent British companies are likely to cancel projects that they have put on hold because of Brexit uncertainty if the country leaves the European Union wit...
01:48, 05/21/2019

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 Ame...
16:48, 05/13/2019

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 transfo...
19:48, 04/28/2019

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...
19:16, 04/28/2019

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...
17:48, 05/01/2019

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...
18:48, 04/28/2019

Tariffs prompt US firms to rethink China business: survey US businesses in China are increasingly worried about the trade conflict between the US and China. They are bearing the brunt of tariffs and non-tari...
15:16, 05/22/2019

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 suspe...
00:32, 05/10/2019

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 ...
11:16, 05/02/2019

Forced Tech Transfers Are on the Rise in China, European Firms Say European businesses in China say forced technology transfers to local firms have become more common over the past two years as foreign firms battle f...
13:16, 05/20/2019

US Blacklisting of Huawei Prompts Global Firms to Follow Suit Huawei has vigorously denied the assertions of spying and the Trump administration allegation that the Chinese government exerts undue influence on H...
13:48, 05/23/2019

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 ran...
11:16, 05/15/2019

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 preventi...
04:48, 04/30/2019

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, t...
11:32, 05/02/2019

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 compani...
11:00, 05/17/2019

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...
18:48, 05/16/2019

Berlin: We're examining impact of U.S. sanctions against Huawei on German firms The German Economy Ministry is examining the impact of U.S. sanctions against Huawei Technologies Co Ltd on German firms, a spokeswoman said on Monda...
12:32, 05/20/2019

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 dig...
16:32, 05/01/2019

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 abil...
15:00, 05/01/2019

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 da...
18:00, 05/15/2019

Brazil sues top tobacco firms to recover public health costs Brazil's solicitor general's office is suing the world's largest cigarette makers British American Tobacco Plc and Philip Morris International to rec...
20:32, 05/22/2019

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 Par...
22:48, 05/15/2019

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 ...
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...
18:48, 05/07/2019

Tripoli government threatens to suspend foreign firms to pressure Europe Libya's internationally recognized government asked 40 foreign firms including French oil major Total to renew their licenses or have their operation...
20:32, 05/09/2019

China rebuffs Trump claim U.S. tariffs are making firms leave Foreign investors remained enthusiastic about China, the foreign ministry said on Tuesday, following U.S. President Donald Trump's claim that his tar...
11:32, 05/21/2019

Car hire firms ripping off drivers with overpriced insurance excess waivers News 24 May, 2019 Rental companies’ theft and damage excess prices add as much as 90 per cent to the total cost of hiring a car, resear...
20:32, 05/24/2019

Markets slide as Panasonic joins list of firms walking away from Huawei Panasonic joins Google, Intel and Qualcomm following US ban in what is beginning to shape up as a tech cold war Panasonic has joined the growing list...
07:00, 05/23/2019

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 ta...
12:48, 05/15/2019

Changing Climate: Firms Bend to Investor Demands on Hot-Button 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...
17:00, 05/01/2019

Mexico tax plan for Uber creates friction among ride hailing firms Mexico on Monday detailed plans to withhold tax from drivers for ride-hailing and food delivery firms such as Uber Technologies Inc and Rappi, but Ch...
23:16, 05/20/2019

Firms Flock to Issue Bonds on Tiny English Channel Island Companies selling risky debt have flocked to the tiny English Channel island of Guernsey, which is self-governing and known for its low tax and light...
13:16, 05/13/2019

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 uni...
07:00, 05/17/2019

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)...
00:16, 05/17/2019

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-fre...
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 ...
14:32, 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 ha...
17:48, 05/01/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazil sues top tobacco firms to recover public health costs Brazil's solicitor general's office is suing the world's largest cigarette makers British American Tobacco Plc and Philip Morris International to rec...
20:32, 05/22/2019

Free scooter rides and EU power ballads, big firms pump up voters for EU polls From Volkswagen to Spotify to Iberdrola, Europe's biggest firms are urging people to vote in key European Parliament elections this weekend amid conc...
20:32, 05/20/2019

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...
15:48, 05/07/2019

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 ou...
09:16, 05/05/2019

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...
09:16, 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 ...
08:48, 05/09/2019

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 ...
06:48, 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 ...
16:00, 05/13/2019

UPDATE 2-Pemex to build refinery after outside firms balk at price tag - Lopez Obrador Mexican state oil company Pemex will oversee construction of a new refinery, President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Thursday, after a host of ...
18:16, 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 unmanne...
08:48, 05/11/2019

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...
01:48, 04/30/2019

| 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...
17:32, 05/05/2019

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 expensiv...
21:48, 05/01/2019

In landmark case, Brazil sues top tobacco firms to recover public health costs Brazil is suing the world's largest cigarette makers, British American Tobacco Plc and Philip Morris International, in a landmark case aimed at recov...
22:48, 05/22/2019

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 ...
09:16, 05/07/2019

China calls out big state firms, others on pollution violations amid slowing economy fears China has publicly accused dozens of firms, including some of its biggest state enterprises, of exceeding pollution limits and breaching monitoring s...
11:48, 05/21/2019

Global chemical firms urged to source responsibly after lethal China blast: study A prominent Chinese environmental group has called on chemicals multinationals to stop "cutting corners" by outsourcing business to Chinese suppliers...
11:48, 05/21/2019

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 cautio...
18:48, 05/09/2019

Tesla's bullish analysts turn bearish A sell-off of Tesla shares sparked by slowing deliveries and a chaotic shift in retailing strategy early this year has accelerated this month, with s...
02:16, 05/22/2019

Schiff says DOJ will turn over Russia probe docs The chairman of the House intel committee postponed a meeting to enforce a subpoena against the Justice Dept. after the it agreed to turn over a cach...
20:00, 05/22/2019

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 Chin...
16:32, 05/14/2019

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 e...
07:48, 05/06/2019

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.Rea...
21:48, 05/02/2019

Official: Serbia could ditch EU bid, turn to Russia BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbia’s pro-Russian defense minister says the Balkan country could ditch its European Union membership goals for close...
14:00, 05/02/2019

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 ou...
08:48, 05/10/2019

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 ...
19:32, 05/01/2019

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 ho...
22:16, 05/09/2019

White Sox Turn Ho-Hum, Unsatisfying Triple Play You’d think anything as rare and unlikely as a triple play would include plenty of thrills and chills, possibly one or two spills, even the odd Phil....
08:48, 05/23/2019

Activist Investors Turn Up Heat on Bed Bath & Beyond Legion Partners Holdings LLC and other activists, including Macellum Advisors GP LLC and Ancora Advisors LLC, are pressuring Bed Bath & Beyond for ch...
16:16, 05/12/2019

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 ...
18:48, 04/28/2019

Dad’s name-calling helped turn Ja Morant into a ‘point god’ Murray State star and projected NBA lottery pick Ja Morant takes a shot at some Q&A with Post columnist Steve Serby. Q: If you could pick the brain o...
00:16, 05/12/2019

| 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 o...
00:32, 05/06/2019

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...
00:00, 05/09/2019

PlayStation Productions is set to turn your top PS4 games into movies Sony Interactive Entertainment has announced a new production studio called PlayStation Productions that will focus exclusively on adapting the compa...
22:48, 05/20/2019

Nonprofits turn to cryptocurrency to help needy Venezuelans Over the past decade, cryptocurrencies like EOS and bitcoin have become popular among investors looking to make large profits from a new and anonymou...
12:48, 05/22/2019

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...
15:32, 05/13/2019

Citing Reuters report, health groups push tech firms to police tobacco marketing More than 100 public health and anti-tobacco organizations are calling on Facebook Inc, Instagram, Twitter and Snap Inc to take "swift action" to cur...
15:16, 05/22/2019

Stocks in Asia trade mixed amid continued trade tensions The fallout from the U.S. crackdown on Huawei intensified this week, as trade negotiations between Washington and Beijing reportedly hit a roadblock....
05:48, 05/21/2019

Fin24.com | Nigeria keen to join Africa free trade zone, trade minister says Nigeria will sign the Africa Continental Free Trade Agreement as soon as President Muhammadu Buhari approves an impact-assessment report he asked for...
08:48, 05/22/2019

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 c...
18:48, 05/04/2019

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...
17:16, 05/10/2019

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...
02:16, 05/13/2019

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 le...
01:32, 04/29/2019

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...
10:32, 05/13/2019

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 wer...
21:48, 05/13/2019

White Sox turn first triple play of the 2019 season HOUSTON — The Chicago White Sox turned a triple play against the Houston Astros. It came in the third inning Wednesday night with runners on first an...
05:48, 05/23/2019

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...
20:48, 04/28/2019

Searches off northern Michigan don’t turn up missing plane FRANKFORT, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say searches haven’t turned up signs of a small plane that went missing while flying over Lake Michigan. Th...
18:00, 05/14/2019

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 w...
14:16, 05/01/2019

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 Presi...
04:16, 05/18/2019

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...
04:48, 05/18/2019

Markets Right Now: US stocks turn mixed in midday trading NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 11:45 a.m. Stocks brushed off early losses and were mixed in midda...
19:48, 05/08/2019

| WATCH: Six killed as Indonesia protests turn deadly At least six people were killed as Indonesia's capital erupted in violence when police clashed with protesters opposed to the re-election of Presiden...
15:32, 05/22/2019

Microsoft looks to turn the Web into a more collaborative canvas with Fluid Framework Compound documents are back. Microsoft's newest approach to making them happen is via its 'Fluid Framework,' coming to users and developers late this...
18:00, 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 courtsAl...
00:16, 05/19/2019

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...
16:00, 04/30/2019

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.” ...
15:00, 05/16/2019

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 a...
18:32, 05/06/2019

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 billio...
09:48, 05/06/2019

Schools turn to technology to reduce toll during shootings School districts are looking at technology such as speeding up police response to reduce the number of victims of a shooting.    ...
16:48, 05/16/2019

The Latest: Schiff says Justice agrees to turn over docs WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and investigations into President Donald Trump (all times local): 8:10 a.m. The chairman of the House intell...
14:16, 05/22/2019

Protests of Indonesian Election Results Turn Deadly Authorities blocked social media and arrested dozens of rioters as they struggled to contain deadly protests of a vote count confirming the re-electi...
15:48, 05/22/2019

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 defend...
15:00, 05/16/2019

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 wit...
19:32, 05/09/2019

Welcome to Taiwan's Houtong Cat Village, a village with many, many cats There are so many places in the world that it’s impossible to properly see them all in a single lifetime. How, in a world of great cities and histori...
21:00, 05/23/2019

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. &#...
01:48, 05/06/2019

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 peop...
18:32, 04/28/2019

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 smuggle...
22:48, 05/10/2019

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 abili...
18:16, 04/28/2019

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 essa...
06:48, 05/07/2019

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 ...
16:00, 05/01/2019

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 se...
22:00, 05/22/2019

| 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 ...
13:00, 05/01/2019

You might not like it but star footballers not unpredictability turn on TV viewers | Sean Ingle Manchester City’s FA Cup final demolition of Watford may have been boring for some but research shows TV audiences seem to prefer high-quality entert...
14:16, 05/20/2019

Sudan protests turn violent as Omar al-Bashir is charged At least four dead in protests in Khartoum after ousted president charged and transition deal moves closerViolence has flared in Sudan’s capital Khar...
05:16, 05/14/2019

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.       ...
01:16, 05/14/2019

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 gain...
19:32, 05/09/2019

''Not Party Policy'': Shiv Sena's U-Turn On ''Burqa'' Ban Demand Hours after Shiv Sena's mouthpiece called for a ban on the use of 'burqas' like what Sri Lanka is considering, the party officially dissociated itsel...
05:48, 05/02/2019

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 cham...
20:32, 04/28/2019

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 ja...
18:00, 05/03/2019

Sony studio will turn PlayStation games into movies and shows Sony is no longer content to wait for media giants to produce shows based on its games. The company has formed a PlayStation Productions studio that...
21:00, 05/20/2019

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 ha...
23:32, 05/07/2019

Jenner, Banderas, turn out for glitzy amfAR gala near Cannes ANTIBES, France (AP) — Kendall Jenner, Antonio Banderas and other stars attending the nearby Cannes Film Festival have turned out for the 26th amfAR ...
05:48, 05/24/2019

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 cong...
21:00, 05/03/2019

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 t...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Parents turn to Alexa to tell bedtime stories, research suggests More than a quarter of parents are relying on home assistants such as Alexa, apps and voice notes to read their children a bedtime story, research su...
19:00, 05/23/2019

Uber and Lyft to turn the wheels on car ownership: industry experts Ride-hailing apps like those of Uber Technologies and Lyft Inc are expected to alter the state of car ownership towards subscription-based services a...
09:48, 05/23/2019

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 Sta...
03:32, 05/06/2019

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 ...
00:00, 05/07/2019

5 photo book print services to turn your smartphone photos into memories Thanks to smartphones and their increasingly higher quality cameras, today we’re taking more pictures than ever. From our meals to our trips around t...
14:48, 05/22/2019

"Hope My Young Friends Turn Out In Large Numbers Today": PM Modi Minutes before voting started in the fifth phase of the national election, Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted asking people to come out in large nu...
04:00, 05/06/2019

Hackers turn tables on account hijackers by stealing forum data Online account hijackers received a taste of ironic punishment this week. KrebsOnSecurity has learned that hackers stole the database from the popul...
01:32, 05/20/2019

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 tim...
20:16, 05/18/2019

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 u...
21:00, 05/07/2019

Jiménez hits 2 HR, White Sox turn triple play to beat Astros HOUSTON (AP) — Eloy Jiménez homered twice and the Chicago White Sox turned the first triple play in the majors this season during a 9-4 victory over ...
09:48, 05/23/2019

Jiménez hits 2 HR, White Sox turn triple play to beat Astros Eloy Jiménez homered twice and the Chicago White Sox turned the first triple play in the majors this season during a 9-4 victory over the Hous...
07:32, 05/23/2019

Exit Poll Predictions Turn Heat On Congress, HD Kumaraswamy In Karnataka The voting was for the Lok Sabha polls. But Karnataka's Congress-Janata Dal Secular coalition government is feeling the heat after exit polls indicat...
19:32, 05/20/2019

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.  ...
03:48, 05/08/2019

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 incre...
19:32, 05/05/2019

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 pr...
05:16, 05/18/2019

Alexa Guard is ready to turn your Echo into a home security device It took more than half a year to come to fruition, but Amazon's Alexa Guard is finally a reality. Starting today, Americans can use their Echo ...
17:48, 05/14/2019

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 N...
00:32, 05/01/2019

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...
18:32, 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 Syst...
18:16, 05/15/2019

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, on...
23:48, 04/29/2019

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 wo...
19:48, 04/28/2019

Wells Fargo, TD Bank turn over Trump financial records to House Dems Wells Fargo and TD Bank have turned over President Trump’s financial records to the House Financial Services Committee, Fox News confirmed on Thursda...
19:32, 05/23/2019

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 rad...
19:00, 05/16/2019

Accountants Must Turn Over Trump’s Financial Records, Lower-Court Judge Rules President Trump lost an early test of his strategy of stonewalling all oversight demands for information by Congress, but the ruling is just the firs...
23:32, 05/20/2019

Rep. Tlaib tells Mnuchin to get lawyer after Treasury's refusal to turn over Trump tax returns Michigan Democrat Rep. Rashida Tlaib told Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin at a testy hearing on Wednesday that he should seek "personal" legal advi...
05:16, 05/23/2019

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, c...
11:32, 05/03/2019

Tesla shares drop after Elon Musk says he does not expect to turn a profit this quarter He based his expectations on one-time charges and other financial commitments, and added that he does expect the company to be profitable in the seco...
21:48, 05/01/2019

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 Sta...
06:32, 05/06/2019

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 ne...
07:16, 05/03/2019

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 polic...
21:16, 05/19/2019

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 fea...
23:00, 05/21/2019

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 t...
06:16, 04/30/2019

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 wh...
07:32, 05/14/2019

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 ne...
01:32, 05/16/2019

Japan's new emperor: Who is Naruhito? Japan's newly crowned emperor, Naruhito, has said he wants to continue the work of his father in bringing the monarchy closer to the people. But he f...
14:32, 05/01/2019

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 tenn...
23:32, 05/04/2019

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 t...
17:00, 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 J...
14:48, 04/30/2019

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 r...
20:16, 05/16/2019

Japan Downgrades Views on Its Economy The Japanese government downgraded its view of industrial production and other key parts of the economy, highlighting concerns about the U.S.-China t...
15:32, 05/24/2019

Shinzo Abe? That’s Not His Name, Says Japan’s Foreign Minister The minister, Taro Kono (or Kono Taro, if you please), says the Western news media should respect Japanese tradition and put the surname first. It’s ...
20:32, 05/22/2019

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...
20:00, 05/16/2019

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...
22:32, 05/01/2019

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 li...
04:00, 05/01/2019

Carter Stewart, 19, Chooses Japan Over the M.L.B. Draft Stewart, who was drafted by the Braves last year but did not sign, has chosen to start his career abroad, which would allow him to become a major lea...
06:32, 05/23/2019

Car hits 13 children, kills 2 in western Japan A car has slammed into a group of 16 mostly kindergarten children who were strolling on a sidewalk in the lakeside city of Otsu in western Japan, lea...
08:16, 05/08/2019

Japan Marks the End of an Era With the Abdication of Emperor Akihito TOKYO (AP) — Japanese Emperor Akihito announced his abdication at a palace ceremony Tuesday in his final address, as the nation embraced the en...
12:32, 04/30/2019

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 i...
18:00, 05/15/2019

'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 p...
18:00, 05/15/2019

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 ...
12:16, 05/05/2019

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...
07:16, 05/08/2019

Japan PM Abe considering visit to Iran as early as mid-June: NHK Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is considering visiting Iran as early as mid-June, NHK national television said on Friday, as international concer...
10:16, 05/24/2019

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 d...
12:32, 05/15/2019

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 ...
20:16, 05/04/2019

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. Japa...
20:48, 05/17/2019

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 cast...
13:16, 05/07/2019

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...
01:32, 05/01/2019

Japan's Suga: possible for PM Abe to dissolve lower house Japan's top government spokesman said on Friday it is possible that the prime minister could dissolve the lower house of parliament if the opposition...
11:32, 05/17/2019

"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 Chrysant...
00:16, 05/01/2019

Life as a mixed-race model in Japan For 18-year-old model Rina Fukushi, Tokyo is home. But growing up as a mixed-race child in Japan wasn't always easy. With a Japanese-American father ...
08:48, 05/21/2019

Stop it! Japan Anti-Groper App Becomes Smash Hit A Tokyo police smartphone app to scare off molesters has become a smash hit in Japan, where women have long run the gauntlet of groping on packed rus...
10:00, 05/21/2019

Why Japan Is Risking a Tax Hike in a Slow Economy While tax hikes are rarely popular anywhere, in Japan increases in the national sales tax proved especially toxic, squelching economic growth and dam...
01:16, 05/23/2019

Emperor announces abdication as Japan marks end of era Japanese Emperor Akihito has announced his abdication at a palace ceremony, as the nation embraced the end of his reign with reminiscence and hope fo...
16:00, 04/30/2019

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 st...
10:32, 05/09/2019

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 s...
13:32, 05/08/2019

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, Akihit...
18:00, 05/01/2019

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 ...
19:32, 04/28/2019

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...
22:00, 04/28/2019

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...
23:32, 05/13/2019

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...
04:00, 05/10/2019

For Trump, a ‘very big event’ in Japan that he struggles to explain The U.S. promoter in chief has avoided details about the historic succession of Emperor Naruhito and appeared most excited about his own role as he h...
20:48, 05/24/2019

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 ...
14:32, 04/29/2019

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 we...
17:00, 05/13/2019

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....
00:32, 05/02/2019

For Trump’s Japan Trip, Abe Piles on the Flattery. But to What End? Observers have their doubts about whether a trip filled with flattery will entice Mr. Trump to cooperate on trade and other matters of Japanese inter...
19:00, 05/24/2019

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 fa...
20:00, 04/28/2019

Last name first, first name last: Japan minister tells foreign media to get it right Taro Kono – or is it Kono Taro? – says journalists should treat Japanese politicians the same as their Chinese or South Korean equivalentsJapan’s for...
10:48, 05/22/2019

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-P...
08:16, 05/15/2019

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, accord...
18:32, 04/28/2019

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 ...
15:16, 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 se...
05:32, 05/13/2019

Turn your Moto phone into a smart speaker with a Moto Mod at a 66 percent discount (today only) Whether you're a newer or older owner of an almost shockingly affordable Moto Z-series smartphone, you probably already know there's an easy way to e...
10:16, 05/21/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Global shares turn flat as sentiment wanes Global shares were steady on Monday as a weak euro zone sentiment survey and political uncertainty in the wake of Spain's elections proved a drag on ...
14:48, 04/29/2019

'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. ...
19:16, 05/13/2019

'Stop it!' Japanese women turn to app to stop groping on trains Digi Police enables victims of molesters to notify fellow passengers of harassmentAlmost two decades after the introduction of women-only train carri...
18:16, 05/22/2019

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 pl...
14:32, 05/01/2019

Japan's Blossoming 2.1% Growth Stuns Economists, but It's Not All Roses The Japanese economy unexpectedly grew in the first quarter of 2019 supported by government spending, although there were some worrying signs connect...
10:32, 05/20/2019

Japan uses turtle divination for emperor enthronement rites TOKYO (AP) — Japanese palace officials have used an ancient turtle-shell divination to choose sites to harvest sacred rice used in an upcoming harves...
11:00, 05/13/2019

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 s...
16:00, 05/01/2019

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 re...
04:48, 05/11/2019

'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...
08:48, 05/01/2019

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 f...
19:16, 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 o...
15:00, 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 ...
19:16, 05/12/2019

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,...
18:32, 04/28/2019

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, accord...
18:32, 04/28/2019

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 Americ...
01:48, 05/01/2019

Stamp to honor WWII battleship where Japan surrendered KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The U.S. Postal Service will issue a stamp honoring the famous World War II battleship the USS Missouri that was the site of ...
18:00, 05/14/2019

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, Crow...
23:48, 04/29/2019

Japan companies aim to boost productivity by hiring non-smokers A growing number of Japan-based businesses taking stronger action to promote health and wellness among employees as well as boost productivity by goi...
18:00, 05/14/2019

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 express...
13:16, 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 dim...
14:00, 04/29/2019

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 unswervi...
05:48, 05/16/2019

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 accommodat...
12:32, 05/10/2019

Trump arrives in Japan with his Asia policy in tatters Shinzo Abe's long game is paying off. Only a year ago, the Japanese Prime Minister was looking like the odd one out as US President Donald Trump cozi...
06:00, 05/24/2019

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 ...
05:48, 05/15/2019

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 ...
22:00, 04/28/2019

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 af...
23:48, 04/30/2019

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 Americ...
00:16, 05/01/2019

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 t...
03:16, 05/17/2019

Japan's Nikkei dips as U.S.-China tensions escalate Japan's Nikkei share average dipped on Friday as escalating tensions between Washington and Beijing over trade and technology firms weighed on invest...
10:16, 05/24/2019

‘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 Isl...
15:00, 05/15/2019

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 denucle...
17:16, 05/06/2019

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 ...
10:00, 05/06/2019

Japan urges traditional order for Japanese names TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s government wants the world to begin using the country’s traditional order for Japanese names, with family names firs...
16:32, 05/22/2019

Japan just sent a privately-funded rocket into space for the first time ever SpaceX is already a household name around the globe, but there’s no shortage of other startups vying for their slice of the private spaceflight...
19:16, 05/20/2019

Sources: Pitcher skips MLB draft for Japan deal Carter Stewart is in agreement with a Japanese team on a deal that could set a precedent for young prospects looking to make more money early in thei...
19:16, 05/22/2019

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 ...
20:32, 05/06/2019

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 n...
21:32, 05/04/2019

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'...
05:48, 05/07/2019

Trump discusses North Korea with Japan's Abe after tests U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he had spoken with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe about North Korea and trade after North Korea raised...
23:16, 05/06/2019

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 ...
03:48, 05/05/2019

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 pursuin...
05:32, 05/04/2019

Japan wrestling with Trump going to sumo during state visit Plans for U.S. President Donald Trump to check out the ancient Japanese sport of sumo wrestling during a state visit are raising security issues for ...
09:16, 05/21/2019

Japan's Abe and Trump to discuss North Korea on Monday: NHK Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and U.S. President Donald Trump are set to talk by telephone on Monday and discuss projectiles fired by North Kore...
12:48, 05/06/2019

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 ...
13:00, 05/06/2019

Anti-groping smartphone app highly popular in Japan TOKYO (AP) — A smartphone app developed by Japanese police is being widely downloaded by women trying to protect themselves from gropers on packed ru...
14:16, 05/22/2019

Hey Siri, turn on 'The Voice' for my Vizio TV Watch your iPhone on any TV, without an Apple TV device? Now it can be done, via Vizio, Samsung, Sony and LG TVs. Vizio tools in beta. We tried it. ...
16:00, 05/21/2019

Use an Instant Pot to turn Beef Stroganoff into Pot Roast Stroganoff Some readers may think Beef Stroganoff is not a seasonally appropriate dish. Where are the ramps and asparagus, the sweet peas and favas? If the temp...
08:32, 05/22/2019

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 s...
07:48, 04/30/2019

Japan's Tantalizing Bank Dividends Mask a World of Trouble The path to perdition is long for these banks, and while the ultimate ending might be unpleasant, there are opportunities for hope to be rekindled al...
17:16, 05/21/2019

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 firs...
15:16, 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...
12:48, 05/01/2019

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...
07:48, 04/30/2019

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...
17:00, 04/29/2019

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 exclus...
14:16, 05/01/2019

Japan space startup aims to compete US rivals within years 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 Sp...
10:48, 05/15/2019

Carter Stewart, top MLB prospect, bolts to Japan after Braves fight Going to Japan a year after being picked in the top 10 of the draft usually can’t be construed as a victory. Carter Stewart is bucking the norm...
18:16, 05/21/2019

Japan 'pet cafe' boom raises concerns about animal welfare A love of "cute" creatures, a need to release stress and a shortage of space for pets at home mean that Japan's pet cafes are doing a roaring trade –...
19:00, 05/21/2019

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 t...
14:32, 05/08/2019

Trump Forged Love for Tariffs in ’80s Battles With Booming Japan Thirty years later, few issues have defined Donald J. Trump’s presidency more than his love for tariffs — and on few issues has he has been more unsw...
01:48, 05/16/2019

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 an...
03:00, 05/16/2019

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 t...
15:00, 05/09/2019

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...
05:16, 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 reminiscenc...
22:00, 04/30/2019

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. Toyot...
07:16, 05/09/2019

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 televis...
16:48, 04/30/2019

Japan's Sharp sees 18 pct profit increase, but misses target Japan's Sharp Corp, an Apple Inc supplier, said on Thursday it expects its operating profit to rise 18.8 percent this year, but well below its target...
09:32, 05/09/2019

Japan’s private rocket reaches outer space for first time TOKYO — A Japanese aerospace startup funded by a former internet maverick has successfully launched a small rocket into space. Interstellar Technolog...
07:16, 05/04/2019

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...
04:00, 05/01/2019

Japan telcos pull back sale of new Huawei smartphones Citing consumer safety concerns and uncertainty over Google's Android support, SoftBank and KDDI have delayed the sale of new handsets from the Chine...
23:00, 05/22/2019

Japan’s Naruhito in 1st speech vows to stay close to people Emperor Naruhito inherited Imperial regalia and seals as proof of his succession to the throne and pledged to follow his father’s example in devoting...
06:16, 05/01/2019

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...
11:32, 05/17/2019

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...
05:00, 05/16/2019

Japan New Emperor Naruhito To Formally Ascend Chrysanthemum Throne Japan's new Emperor Naruhito will formally ascend the Chrysanthemum Throne on Wednesday, a day after his father abdicated from the world's oldest mon...
05:00, 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 ...
08:48, 05/01/2019

Japan's Nikkei slips on fear of escalating U.S.-China tensions Japan's Nikkei share average dropped on Friday, as concerns about escalating tensions between Washington and Beijing over trade and technology firms ...
08:48, 05/24/2019

Popular anti-groping app in Japan yells ‘Stop!’ at harassers TOKYO — A smartphone app developed by Japanese police is being widely downloaded by women trying to protect themselves from gropers on packed rush-ho...
00:32, 05/23/2019

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 th...
19:00, 05/10/2019

Nissan to Debut Hands-Free Driving in Japan This Year Nissan is set to join the hands-free driving club with the release of ProPilot 2.0, Automotive News reports. It will only be in Japan for now, althou...
18:16, 05/20/2019

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...
07:32, 05/08/2019

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),...
18:00, 05/13/2019

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...
16:16, 05/02/2019

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...
22:00, 04/28/2019

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 ...
20:16, 04/28/2019

Trump's Japan visit: Shinzo Abe's calculated pampering of a president Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe wants to indulge US President Donald Trump with lavish gestures of friendship in order to avoid concessions on tra...
18:32, 05/24/2019

Japan's sumo fans welcome Trump Trophy but wish he'd sit cross-legged U.S. President Donald Trump can expect a warm welcome from the sumo wrestling community when he presents a custom-made "Trump Award" to the winner of...
09:00, 05/22/2019

Soccer: Relaxed Japan hoping to peak at women's World Cup A fun and relaxed atmosphere prevailed at Japan's training camp on Wednesday as Asako Takakura's team began their final preparations for the women's ...
15:32, 05/23/2019

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 tra...
18:00, 05/12/2019

In a Surprise, Japan’s Economy Grew in the First Quarter, Despite a Slowdown in China Japanese economic growth beat expectations in a piece of good news for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe as he tries to strike a trade deal with Donald Trump...
04:48, 05/20/2019

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 ...
18:32, 04/28/2019

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 t...
17:16, 05/10/2019

US, Japan, South Korea Start 'First-Of-Its-Kind' Naval Drill The "Pacific Vanguard" drill brings together more than 3,000 sailors from the four countries to "sharpen skills and strengthen practical cooperation ...
10:48, 05/23/2019

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 an...
18:32, 04/28/2019

Japan's emperor reports to Shinto gods week after succession 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 succe...
09:00, 05/08/2019

South Korea, Japan take part in U.S.-led Pacific naval exercise South Korea and Japan participated in a U.S.-led naval exercise on Thursday in the first joint maneuvers between the two countries since their milita...
23:16, 05/23/2019

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...
11:32, 05/08/2019

Tourist ‘sand graffiti’ is trashing pristine dunes in Japan Tourists are making like Banksy at the beach. Japan’s only large sand dune network is increasingly being vandalized with “sand graffiti,&...
03:32, 05/22/2019

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 trai...
18:48, 05/14/2019

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 i...
04:48, 05/10/2019

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...
11:32, 05/08/2019

Trump's Japan visit to focus on personal ties, not substance President Donald Trump's Japan visit starting this weekend is to focus on personal ties with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe rather than substantive result...
11:48, 05/24/2019

McDonald's Japan Fined For Its Fake Roast Beef Burgers Japan’s Consumer Affairs Agency has fined McDonald’s after breaking the law and misrepresenting the Tokyo Roast Beef Burger sold in summer 2017. Acco...
15:32, 05/24/2019

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 cere...
09:32, 05/08/2019

Huawei Feels U.S. Squeeze in U.K., Japan as Partners Curb Business Chip designer Arm is suspending business with Huawei and major mobile-phone carriers in Japan and the U.K. are holding off on new Huawei phones in th...
19:48, 05/22/2019

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 fea...
03:32, 05/18/2019

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 Em...
20:16, 04/29/2019

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....
17:00, 04/29/2019

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 sigh...
03:32, 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 ...
15:00, 05/04/2019

Japan auto group 'profoundly disappointed' by Trump's import stance The comments are unusually strong for Japanese industry and reflect growing concern that President Trump may trigger an all-out trade war ahead of U....
02:16, 05/22/2019

Designed by committee, Toyota's Japan Taxi becomes an expensive Olympic symbol Toyota Motor's Japan Taxi, born in a government committee and designed to be an all-things-to-all-people cab, has become a high-priced icon of Tokyo'...
02:32, 05/22/2019

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 launch...
01:00, 05/07/2019

Report: Amateur prospect Carter Stewart opts for Japan over MLB draft Draft prospect Carter Stewart is making a unique career decision, forgoing his chance in this June's Major League Baseball draft to play oversea...
04:00, 05/22/2019

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 t...
23:16, 04/28/2019

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 su...
13:00, 05/10/2019

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 longe...
09:32, 05/16/2019

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 fo...
13:48, 05/04/2019

Olympic ticket lottery opens in Japan; foreign sales June 15 Residents of Japan have begun entering a ticket lottery to land seats for next year's Tokyo Olympics.        ...
11:00, 05/09/2019

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 t...
09:00, 05/06/2019

Man Arrested For Allegedly Stealing 80 Copies Of Detective Conan Manga In Japan In Mie Prefecture, a 26-year-old man has been arrested for suspected theft after security camera footage showed the man stealing volumes of the Detec...
15:32, 05/24/2019

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 ...
14:48, 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 as...
16:32, 05/19/2019

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 ...
04:00, 05/01/2019

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 k...
11:48, 05/18/2019

Japan defense minister calls for improved ties with South Korea Japan's defense minister is calling for improved relations with South Korea, despite political friction and recent anti-Korean remarks from Japanese ...
00:32, 05/21/2019

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...
14:00, 05/17/2019

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-havin...
22:48, 05/03/2019

AP source: Braves draft pick Stewart reaches deal in Japan NEW YORK (AP) — After failing to sign with Atlanta and losing a grievance against the Braves, 19-year-old right-hander Carter Stewart has agreed to a...
01:16, 05/23/2019

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 continui...
16:00, 05/01/2019

The kids aren't alright: Japan struggles to protect its most vulnerable children Miwa Moriya was 6 when social workers told her she was going to a Christmas party, but instead moved her into a group home for about 60 children in a...
02:48, 05/24/2019

Trump Delays Auto Tariffs in Press for Deal With Japan, Europe President Trump stepped back from opening yet another front in a global trade war by delaying tariffs on automobiles until later this year as his adm...
16:16, 05/17/2019