The Japan Times - Japón
02/07/2020Política The Japan Times - Japón Política Internacional
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.
22/06/2020Política The Japan Times - Japón Política Internacional Taro Sato
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.
16/06/2020Economía The Japan Times - Japón Economía Internacional
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.
10/06/2020Política The Japan Times - Japón Política Internacional
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.
05/06/2020Política The Japan Times - Japón Economía
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.
03/06/2020Política The Japan Times - Japón Política Internacional
Washington takes aim at Beijing's atomic ambitions as White House vows 'new era of arms control'.
03/06/2020Economía The Japan Times - Japón Economía Internacional
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.
27/05/2020Política The Japan Times - Japón Política Internacional
In first online summit, leaders call 'global solidarity' crucial to fighting pandemic.
27/05/2020Economía The Japan Times - Japón Economía Internacional
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.
18/05/2020Economía The Japan Times - Japón Economía Internacional
Analysts project a record-breaking 21.5% GDP contraction for the quarter through June
14/05/2020Política The Japan Times - Japón Política Internacional
The nation's capital and seven prefectures will maintain emergency measures for now.
14/05/2020Economía The Japan Times - Japón Economía Internacional
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.
11/05/2020Política The Japan Times - Japón Política Internacional
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.
06/05/2020Economía The Japan Times - Japón Economía Internacional KEITA NAKAMURA
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.
13/04/2020Política The Japan Times - Japón Salud
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.
06/04/2020Política The Japan Times - Japón Política Internacional
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.
19/03/2020Economía The Japan Times - Japón Economía Internacional
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.
16/03/2020Economía The Japan Times - Japón Economía Internacional
The effect of the new coronavirus on the economy could be worse than the 2008 financial crisis, economic revitalization minister Yasutoshi Nishimura said.
13/03/2020Política The Japan Times - Japón Política Internacional
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.
17/02/2020Economía The Japan Times - Japón Economía Internacional
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.