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02/07/2020
Política The Japan Times - Japón Política Internacional

Joe Biden blames 'weak' Trump for Hong Kong clampdown

U.S. presidential contender Joe Biden on Wednesday blamed a “weak” Donald Trump for China’s clampdown in Hong Kong, vowing a tougher stance on human rights if he wins the White House.
22/06/2020
Política The Japan Times - Japón Política Internacional Taro Sato

The case for Japan-U.S. space cooperation in the Indo-Pacific

On May 18, about six months after the United States established the Space Force, Japan launched a new Space Operations Squadron. These moves by the two allies reflect the importance that each country attaches to outer space given its key role for information technology, military strategy, and the economy.
16/06/2020
Economía The Japan Times - Japón Economía Internacional

Bank of Japan expands financing support for firms hit by virus

The Bank of Japan on Tuesday decided to expand its financing support for businesses hit by the novel coronavirus pandemic, while maintaining its ultraeasy monetary policy in a bid to underpin the country’s economy.
10/06/2020
Política The Japan Times - Japón Política Internacional

Japan says it wants to take lead with G7 on Hong Kong security laws

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Wednesday that Japan hopes to “take the lead” in a Group of Seven statement on the turmoil in Hong Kong, where China has vowed to impose strict new security laws.
05/06/2020
Política The Japan Times - Japón Economía

Japan's household spending falls at record pace as coronavirus stalls economy

Japan’s household spending fell at the fastest pace on record in April as the coronavirus shut down travel and dining-out in the world’s third-largest economy, and prospects of higher jobs losses chilled consumer sentiment.
03/06/2020
Política The Japan Times - Japón Política Internacional

Trump envisions a three-way nuclear pact. China has other ideas

Washington takes aim at Beijing's atomic ambitions as White House vows 'new era of arms control'.
03/06/2020
Economía The Japan Times - Japón Economía Internacional

Nikkei hits fresh three-month high on U.S. rally and weaker yen

The benchmark 225-issue Nikkei average hit a fresh three-month high in Tokyo trading Wednesday as stocks continued to rise thanks to an overnight rise in U.S. equities and a weaker yen.
27/05/2020
Política The Japan Times - Japón Política Internacional

Japan and EU back independent probe into WHO coronavirus response

In first online summit, leaders call 'global solidarity' crucial to fighting pandemic.
27/05/2020
Economía The Japan Times - Japón Economía Internacional

BOJ governor says ready to do more for economy after emergency lifts

Bank of Japan Gov. Haruhiko Kuroda said Tuesday the central bank may take more steps to cushion the economic impact from the coronavirus pandemic, maintaining his gloomy outlook even as a state of emergency was lifted in the capital Tokyo.
18/05/2020
Economía The Japan Times - Japón Economía Internacional

Japan slips into recession, but worst is yet to come

Analysts project a record-breaking 21.5% GDP contraction for the quarter through June
14/05/2020
Política The Japan Times - Japón Política Internacional

Japan to lift coronavirus state of emergency in 39 prefectures

The nation's capital and seven prefectures will maintain emergency measures for now.
14/05/2020
Economía The Japan Times - Japón Economía Internacional

Japanese firms in unprecedented crisis due to coronavirus

With the coronavirus ripping through the world, Japanese businesses in a wide range of industry sectors, most notably the aviation, retail and automobile industries, have plunged into an unprecedented crisis.
11/05/2020
Política The Japan Times - Japón Política Internacional

Outbreak on North Korea border raises doubts over its coronavirus toll

China has put a city near the North Korea border under lockdown due to an increase in coronavirus infections, raising more questions about an outbreak in the isolated country.
06/05/2020
Economía The Japan Times - Japón Economía Internacional KEITA NAKAMURA

Japan to help shift manufacturing to ASEAN from China after virus disrupts supply chains

Japan will launch a subsidy program to encourage domestic manufacturers to transfer their overseas production bases to Southeast Asia, as the coronavirus pandemic has greatly disrupted their supply chains heavily dependent on China.
13/04/2020
Política The Japan Times - Japón Salud

China's new coronavirus cases rise to near six-week high

China reported the highest number of new daily coronavirus cases in nearly six weeks, driven by a rise in infected travelers arriving from overseas and underscoring challenges Beijing faces in preventing a second wave of COVID-19.
06/04/2020
Política The Japan Times - Japón Política Internacional

Abe to declare state of emergency over COVID-19 covering Tokyo, Osaka and five other prefectures

After weekslong pressure from public health officials and lawmakers, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Monday the government would declare a state of emergency as soon as Tuesday covering Tokyo, Osaka and five other prefectures amid the growing outbreak of COVID-19, in a step that will empower prefectures to take restrictive measures.
19/03/2020
Economía The Japan Times - Japón Economía Internacional

Biggest factory shutdown since WWII cripples virus-hit U.S. and Europe

The economic impact of the growing coronavirus outbreak is shifting from service driven industries like hotels and restaurants to the manufacturing sector on both sides of the Atlantic, leading to a synchronized shutdown of heavy industry that historians and industry experts say is unlike any seen since the 1940s.
16/03/2020
Economía The Japan Times - Japón Economía Internacional

Japanese Cabinet minister says virus may be worse for economy than 2008 financial crisis

The effect of the new coronavirus on the economy could be worse than the 2008 financial crisis, economic revitalization minister Yasutoshi Nishimura said.
13/03/2020
Política The Japan Times - Japón Política Internacional

How U.S. and Europe can learn from Asia's battle against coronavirus

The spreading coronavirus has health officials from the U.S. to Europe searching for answers. To find them, they could look to the experience of Asia, which has been battling the deadly pathogen since January — with some success.
17/02/2020
Economía The Japan Times - Japón Economía Internacional

Japan recession fears grow as GDP shrinks at 6.3% rate with COVID-19 hit to come

The economy took another battering from the consumption tax increase in the last quarter, contracting by the most in more than five years and fueling recession concerns as the widening coronavirus outbreak hits activity.
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