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12/04/2021Política The Japan Times - Japón Salud Michelle Fay Cortez
Countries across the Asia Pacific are demurring on AstraZeneca PLC’s COVID-19 vaccine, or restricting its use, in moves that may delay protection for the region amid concerns that the shot could trigger a rare and potentially deadly blood clotting condition.
05/03/2021Política The Japan Times - Japón Política Internacional
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin plan to visit Japan and South Korea this month for foreign policy and security talks, three government sources with direct knowledge of the matter said on Thursday.
26/02/2021Política The Japan Times - Japón Salud
After sitting on the sidelines as the U.S. and Europe plowed headlong into vaccinating against COVID-19, the parts of the world that contained the novel coronavirus most successfully are now starting to administer shots.
09/02/2021Economía The Japan Times - Japón Economía Internacional
Average overtime pay in Japan in 2020 fell 12.1% from the previous year, the sharpest drop in 11 years, as the coronavirus pandemic forced many businesses to cut their operating hours, government data showed Tuesday.
02/02/2021Política The Japan Times - Japón Política Internacional
The world’s democracies would risk pushing Myanmar into the arms of China if their response to the coup closes channels for communication with the Southeast Asian country’s powerful generals, Japan’s deputy defense minister said on Tuesday.
29/01/2021Política The Japan Times - Japón Política Internacional YOICHI FUNABASHI
U.S. President Joe Biden has promised that re-engaging with the world and prioritizing alliances will top his administration’s diplomatic agenda. During his campaign, Biden fiercely criticized the Trump administration’s disregard for alliances, claiming that it had seriously undermined the status and influence of the United States on the world stage.
12/01/2021Política The Japan Times - Japón Política Internacional YUICHI HOSOYA
The year 2020 was filled with geopolitical and geoeconomic changes that represented a major shift in world history, with the COVID-19 pandemic and the U.S. presidential election leading the way.
12/01/2021Economía The Japan Times - Japón Economía Internacional HEIZO TAKENAKA
The Japanese economy is slowly recovering. In the second quarter of 2020, GDP growth rate was a grim -28%. The third quarter showed a recovery of 23%, but there are still many problems
07/01/2021Política The Japan Times - Japón Relaciones Bilaterales
Japan and Uruguay signed a pact Thursday aimed at promoting cooperation in simplifying customs procedures and cracking down on the infringement of intellectual property rights and the smuggling of drugs, guns and goods.
06/01/2021Política The Japan Times - Japón Economía
The Japanese and Mexican foreign ministers agreed Tuesday to coordinate on the steady enforcement of the Trans-Pacific Partnership and expand the 11-party free trade agreement’s membership.
18/12/2020Política The Japan Times - Japón Política Internacional KAZUHITO YAMASHITA
Much has been made of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) since it was signed in November. After all, participating countries account for 30% of the world’s GDP. Conspicuously absent was the United States.
10/12/2020Política The Japan Times - Japón Política Internacional Jesse Johnson
U.S. President-elect Joe Biden has called his pick for defense secretary, retired Central Command chief Gen. Lloyd Austin, a “trailblazing leader” with “deep experience … in critical Pentagon roles.” But there were two words noticeably absent from Biden’s announcement of his choice: “China” and “Indo-Pacific.”
02/12/2020Política The Japan Times - Japón Salud
The Japanese government is ready to approve COVID-19 vaccines, a senior official suggested Wednesday, following news that Britain has approved a vaccine jointly developed by U.S. drugmaker Pfizer Inc. and Germany’s BioNTech.
02/12/2020Economía The Japan Times - Japón Economía Internacional
The signing last Sunday of the RCEP, the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership, is a significant achievement. Eight years of negotiation yielded an agreement whose members account for 2.2 billion people and about 30% of the global economy. By those measures, it is the largest trade deal in history.
20/11/2020Política The Japan Times - Japón Política Internacional MICHAEL MACARTHUR BOSACK
During a telephone conversation between senior defense officials last week, Washington reiterated its position that the Senkaku Islands fall under the United States’ scope of alliance commitments to Japan.
16/11/2020Política The Japan Times - Japón Política Internacional Mark Leonard
Joe Biden’s victory in the U.S. presidential election has been met with a wave of relief across Europe, where many feared that a second term for Donald Trump would have threatened the very survival of the European Union. Biden offers at least the prospect of restoring a more traditional trans-Atlantic relationship. Many assume that the United States will return to leading the liberal international order, with Europeans playing a supporting role through diplomacy and soft power. Batman and Robin are back.
16/11/2020Economía The Japan Times - Japón Economía Internacional YUKO TAKEO
Japan’s biggest expansion in more than a half century outpaced expectations as exports and consumption powered growth, though the recovery is likely to cool this quarter as the virus sets new infection records at home and overseas.
13/11/2020Política The Japan Times - Japón Política Internacional IAIN MARLOW y KARI LINDBERG
After Donald Trump’s election in late 2016, the U.S. president-elect took an unprecedented phone call from Taiwan’s leader Tsai Ing-Wen, shattering decades of diplomatic protocol and prompting angry protests from China.
13/11/2020Economía The Japan Times - Japón Economía Regional
Japan will seek to keep in step with the new U.S. administration under President-elect Joe Biden in taking fiscal stimulus steps to revive the pandemic-hit world economy, while watching whether Washington will seek to return to a Trans-Pacific free trade pact it quit three years ago, Japanese officials say.
10/11/2020Política The Japan Times - Japón Relaciones Bilaterales LINDA SIEG
A prominent economic adviser to the prime minister says Tokyo should prepare for a “leaderless era” as U.S. global leadership gradually withers, and expand other strategic ties while bolstering its security alliance with Washington.