The Japan Times - Japón

Política The Japan Times - Japón Política Internacional IAIN MARLOW y KARI LINDBERG

Trump’s Taiwan and Hong Kong support poses early test for Biden

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.
Economía The Japan Times - Japón Economía Regional

Japan to stay in step over fiscal stimulus with U.S. under Biden

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.
Política The Japan Times - Japón Relaciones Bilaterales LINDA SIEG

Japan should brace for 'leaderless era' as U.S. turns inward, Suga adviser says

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.
Economía The Japan Times - Japón Economía Internacional Noriyuki Suzuki

After unpredictable Trump, Biden may keep Japan in trade quagmire

Japan has been treading carefully to maintain the right balance with its top two trading partners, China and the United States.
Economía The Japan Times - Japón Economía Internacional Daniel Moss

It's the Fed, not the White House, that matters most in Asia

Please look beyond the White House for just a few minutes, Asia. The place that matters most for you right now is the Marriner S. Eccles Federal Reserve Building, a few blocks away on Constitution Ave.
Política The Japan Times - Japón Política Internacional Eric Johnston

Japan looks to past ties with Trump and Biden for glimpses of the future

Americans vote for their next president Tuesday in a contest being watched closely in Japan for its impact on the future direction of bilateral relations.
Economía The Japan Times - Japón Economía Internacional

Japan upgrades regional economic assessment for second quarter in row

The Finance Ministry on Wednesday upgraded its overall assessment of regional economies for the second consecutive quarter, in another indication that the impact of the novel coronavirus pandemic is waning.
Política The Japan Times - Japón

Chinese ships remain in Japanese waters near Senkakus for record time

Chinese Coast Guard ships that entered Japanese territorial waters near the Senkaku Islands in the East China Sea over the weekend have remained there for a record length of time, the Japan Coast Guard said Tuesday.
Economía The Japan Times - Japón Economía Internacional JAGANNATH PANDA

'Suganomics' and India-Japan economic ties: A seven-point plan

One of the foremost challenges awaiting the new Prime Minister of Japan, Yoshihide Suga, is how to bring the Japanese economy — facing a crippling recession spurred in part by the COVID-19 pandemic — back on track.
Política The Japan Times - Japón Política Internacional

Mike Pompeo shortens Asia trip as Trump falls ill, but will visit Japan

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is set to leave the U.S. for Japan on Sunday but will not travel to South Korea and Mongolia on his Asian visit as planned, the U.S. government said, after President Donald Trump was hospitalized with the coronavirus.
Política The Japan Times - Japón Política Internacional

Suga and Trump vow to boost Japan-U.S. security alliance in first phone call

Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga and U.S. President Donald Trump agreed on Sunday night to further strengthen the Japan-U.S. security alliance, in their first phone call since the new Japanese leader took office.
Política The Japan Times - Japón Política Internacional Satoshi Sugiyama

Suga, Abe’s right-hand man, declares candidacy for LDP leadership vote

Yoshihide Suga, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s faithful right-hand man who has served as top government spokesman for Abe’s entire second tenure, declared his entry into a Liberal Democratic Party leadership contest Wednesday, brandishing stability and continuity as his chief qualifications to steer the country.
Economía The Japan Times - Japón Economía Internacional

Japan's record GDP drop seen even worse than preliminary 27.8%

Japan’s April-June gross domestic product is expected to be revised down after marking an annualized 27.8 percent drop on a preliminary basis, the biggest contraction in the post-World War II period.
Economía The Japan Times - Japón Economía Internacional Noriyuki Suzuki

Abe's departure after mixed economic results to test market confidence

Seven years ago on Wall Street, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe urged investors to “buy my Abenomics,” promising to chart a path to growth for deflation-mired Japan.
Política The Japan Times - Japón Politica Latinoamericana

Japan and U.S. militaries complete multiple joint air and sea exercises

The Maritime Self-Defense Force destroyer Ikazuchi (left), fleet replenishment oiler USNS John Ericsson (center) and aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan steam ahead while conducting a replenishment-at-sea in the Philippine Sea on Sunday, part of four days of joint training that ended Tuesday. | U.S. NAVY
Economía The Japan Times - Japón Economía Internacional

Fitch revises Japan’s long-term outlook from stable to negative

Fitch Ratings has revised the outlook on Japan’s sovereign rating from stable to negative while keeping the rating itself unchanged, following a similar move last month by S&P Global Ratings.
Sr. Canciller The Japan Times - Japón Política Internacional

China to give $1 billion loan for Latin America vaccine access

China will provide a $1 billion loan for Latin American and Caribbean countries to have access to its COVID-19 vaccine, Foreign Minister Wang Yi told top regional diplomats in a meeting, according to the Mexican government.
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. es un sitio web oficial del Gobierno Argentino