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Japan supports U.S.-North Korea process, hopes latest talks lead to progress: Abe

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Monday Japan supported the United States and North Korea's "process" and wished for the latest talks between Donald Trump and Kim Jong U...

Japan supports U.S.-North Korea process, hopes latest talks lead to progress: Abe

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Japan's Abe hopes U.S., China resolve trade war through constructive talks Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Wednesday that he hoped the United States and China would resolve their trade war through constructive dia...
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Pompeo says he hopes the US and North Korea can be 'more creative' in nuclear talks "I hope the North Koreans will come to the table with ideas that they didn't have the first time. We hope we can we be a little more creative to...
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UPDATE 3-S.Korea-Japan talks falter ahead of decision on favoured-trade list South Korea called on Thursday for Japan to allow more time for diplomacy as talks on their most serious dispute in years failed to make progress, a ...
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The Latest: UN chief calls for swift US-North Korea talks U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is calling for the swift resumption of working-level talks between the United States and North Korea followin...
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Japan says Russia supports its plan to help ease U.S.-Iran tensions Russia expressed support for Japan's intention to play a role in helping ease tensions between Iran and the United States, an official in Tokyo said ...
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Xi supports North Korea's direction on issues ahead of visit Chinese President Xi Jinping says North Korea is taking the "right direction" by politically resolving issues on the Korean Peninsula in a rare op-ed...
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Xi supports North Korea’s direction on issues ahead of visit Chinese President Xi Jinping says North Korea is taking the “right direction” on issues ahead of his visit to meet with Kim Jong Un beginning Thursda...
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Japan PM Abe says hopes for 'new era' in Japan-China relations Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Thursday he wanted to elevate ties with China to create a new era for Asia's biggest economies, and invite...
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Japan-South Korea relations in 'very severe' state: Japan's Suga Japan's top government spokesman said on Wednesday the country's relationship with South Korea was in a "very severe" state and that Tokyo would cont...
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South Korea, U.S. consider 'various ways' to resume talks with N. Korea Unification Minister Kim Yeon Chul said Tuesday that South Korea and the United States are considering "various ways" to resume the stalled denuclear...
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Russia, Japan make progress in joint activities on disputed islands: Putin Russia and Japan have moved forward in setting up joint economic activities on a disputed chain of islands, President Vladimir Putin said on Saturday...
14:00, 06/29/2019

Iran says progress at nuclear deal talks not enough to change course Progress was made at talks on Friday aimed at saving the Iran nuclear deal but probably not enough to convince the Islamic Republic to change its dec...
18:36, 06/28/2019

Donald Trump: Not enough progress yet in U.S.-Mexico tariff talks Mexico will probably be hit with new U.S. tariffs on exported products because not enough progress has been made in negotiations, President Donald Tr...
15:12, 06/06/2019

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21:24, 05/24/2019

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04:12, 06/06/2019

Iran says progress at last-ditch nuclear deal talks 'not enough' European countries offered too little at last-ditch talks on Friday to persuade Iran to back off from its plans to breach limits imposed by its nucle...
20:00, 06/28/2019

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21:36, 06/08/2019

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10:48, 07/02/2019

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09:50, 07/06/2019

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20:00, 07/12/2019

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Trump ratchets up tariff threat after talks show no progress U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday ordered his trade chief to begin the process of imposing tariffs on all remaining imports from China, underscor...
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Taliban say progress made at Afghan talks in Moscow but no breakthrough A Taliban official said on Thursday that decent progress had been made at talks with a group of senior Afghan politicians in Moscow but that there ha...
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U.S., Mexico to resume talks over tariffs, border as Trump seeks more progress Mexican and U.S. officials are set to resume talks in Washington on Thursday aimed at heading off punitive tariffs on Mexican goods as President Dona...
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Boris Johnson touts ‘good deal of progress’ in Brexit talks with EU Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Friday he’d made “a good deal of progress” in his negotiations with the European Union, and was “cautiously optimis...
05:36, 09/14/2019

French-Japanese talks signal progress on Renault-Nissan spat Hiroshige Seko, the economy and trade minister of Japan, and Bruno Le Maire, the French Finance Minister, reaffirmed their support for the alliance i...
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20:12, 05/27/2019

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15:36, 07/31/2019

Britain's Labour hails progress in cross-party Brexit talks: The Times Prime Minister Theresa May's government has made substantive moves in Brexit talks with the opposition Labour Party, The Times newspaper reported, ci...
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Iran's Zarif leaves G7 talks, unclear if progress made to ease tensions Iran's foreign minister made a flying visit for talks with host France at the G7 summit on Sunday, as Paris ramped up efforts to ease tensions betwee...
21:36, 08/25/2019

EU officials reject Boris Johnson claim of 'huge progress' in Brexit talks PM’s upbeat account dismissed as Jean-Claude Juncker warns time is running outEU officials have rejected Boris Johnson’s claim that “a huge amount of...
18:24, 09/15/2019

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07:48, 07/09/2019

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00:36, 08/08/2019

Treasury Secretary Mnuchin says that Trump could loosen the noose on Huawei if trade talks progress Late last month, U.S. President Donald Trump hinted that the U.S. might use Huawei as a bargaining chip to get favorable terms from China in any trad...
04:00, 06/10/2019

Japan jumps 2% as hopes rise for more easing from the Fed Stocks in major Asia Pacific markets made strong gains on Friday, as comments from a U.S. Federal Reserve official led to rising expectations the cen...
14:24, 07/27/2019

Japan stocks end higher, supported by U.S. rate cut hopes Japanese stocks rose on Thursday, tracking Wall Street's gains on expectations that the U.S. Federal Reserve will start cutting interest rates after ...
12:48, 07/04/2019

Japan’s Abe heads to Iran in hopes to help ease tension TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has headed to Iran on a closely watched trip, saying he hoped to help ease tension in the Middle...
08:12, 06/12/2019

Stimulus hopes buoy Wall Street, financials lead gains Wall Street's main indexes edged higher on Monday as investors bet on increased chances of monetary stimulus from central banks around the world to b...
19:24, 09/09/2019

Japan Finance Minister Aso says hopes U.S., China will resolve trade row Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso on Friday expressed hope that Washington and Beijing will resolve their trade dispute in a constructive manner thr...
06:48, 05/10/2019

Hachimura hopes his success helps growth of Japan basketball Rui Hachimura used to adore a manga and anime series called "Slam Dunk," which followed a high school basketball team's trials and tribulations and h...
23:48, 06/20/2019

Trump says he and North Korea's Kim had 'good relationship'; hopes to say hello at DMZ visit U.S. President Donald Trump said he and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un had "a good feeling" and "a good relationship" and he hoped to meet him at th...
04:48, 06/30/2019

Scotland’s World Cup hopes hang by a thread after painful defeat by Japan A “terrific” second half in which Shelley Kerr’s Scotland scored what could yet be a vital goal and “finished strongly” was not enough as they slippe...
20:00, 06/14/2019

China hopes for denuclearization efforts by United States, North Korea China hopes the United States and North Korea will make positive efforts to promote denuclearization as well as long-term peace and stability, foreig...
10:00, 07/31/2019

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St rises on China trade hopes, lead by tech, industrials U.S. stocks rallied more than 1% on Thursday, buoyed by gains in the trade-sensitive technology and industrial sectors, as China expressed hope on tr...
22:36, 08/29/2019

Japan says next British PM must not lead UK out of EU without deal Firms operating in UK likely to relocate in event of no-deal Brexit, says foreign ministerLatest Brexit developments – live updatesJapan’s foreign mi...
11:48, 06/27/2019

Japan upper house poll begins, Abe's constitutional reform hopes at stake Campaigning began on Thursday for Japan's July 21 upper house election, with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling bloc expected to keep a majority but ...
05:12, 07/04/2019

Japan stocks advance as stimulus hopes calm global recession fears Japanese shares rose on Monday as signs central banks around the world are taking steps to support their economies helped ease immediate concerns abo...
09:00, 08/19/2019

Trump hopes for ‘productive’ talks with Xi Jinping on trade war President Trump on Friday said he hopes to have productive trade talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping – but denied that he had promised a reprieve...
16:00, 06/28/2019

Putin says he hopes Venezuela talks will normalize situation Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday he hoped Norway-brokered talks between Venezuela's government and the opposition would normalize th...
15:36, 07/11/2019

China says it hopes U.S. can create conditions for trade talks China's foreign ministry reiterated on Tuesday that it had not heard of any recent telephone call between the United States and China on trade, and s...
13:24, 08/27/2019

The Latest: Virginia GOP hopes to benefit from Morrissey win RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Latest on Virginia’s primary elections (all times local): 3:50 p.m. Virginia Republicans keep getting help from Virgin...
22:36, 06/12/2019

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21:00, 08/29/2019

Why Japan and South Korea Have Their Own Trade War Japan’s colonial rule over the Korean Peninsula ended more than seven decades ago, yet that legacy still roils everyday politics on both sides of the...
11:48, 08/23/2019

S. Korea: Japan treating us as an 'adversary' South Korea "strongly regrets" its removal from Japan's "white list" of favored trading partners and said that Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is ...
14:24, 08/28/2019

METALS-Base metals rise on progress in U.S.-China trade talks Most London industrial metals prices advanced on Wednesday amid reports of progress in trade negotiations between the United States and top metals co...
11:48, 07/24/2019

METALS-Most metals rebound from fund selling as trade talks progress Most base metals except copper and zinc on Thursday rose from a tumbling session in the previous day, with progress in the U.S.-China trade talks len...
07:24, 05/02/2019

U.S. calls for no more North Korean 'provocations,' hopes to resume talks The United States on Thursday urged North Korea to refrain from further provocations after the communist country test-fired two new short-range balli...
04:00, 07/26/2019

China hopes U.S. will come back to the table at Chile climate talks China hopes to welcome the United States 'back to the negotiating table' to discuss global efforts to limit climate change at a United Nations summit...
04:00, 08/21/2019

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15:12, 05/17/2019

Lebanon's Hariri hopes for decision in September on sea border talks Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri said on Thursday after talks in Washington that he hoped for a final decision, possibly in September, on a pro...
00:24, 08/16/2019

The Latest: McConnell hopes tariffs on Mexico don’t kick in WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and tariffs on Mexico (all times local): 3 p.m. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he...
21:24, 06/04/2019

Dak Prescott talks progress between Ezekiel Elliott, Cowboys: ‘Most talented offense’ I’ve played with While he awaits his own extension, quarterback Dak Prescott sees teammates getting deals and can't help but be optimistic about the team's ...
05:00, 09/04/2019

Why Japan and South Korea Still Spar Over History Japan’s colonial rule over the Korean Peninsula ended more than seven decades ago, yet that legacy still roils everyday politics on both sides of the...
21:12, 07/01/2019

South Korea: Japan treating us as an 'adversary' South Korea "strongly regrets" its removal from Japan's "white list" of favored trading partners and said that Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is ...
18:48, 08/28/2019

North Korea slams Japan for 'trespassing' in EEZ North Korea accused a Japanese ship of violating its exclusive economic zone less than a week after Tokyo claimed it was North Korean high-speed boat...
20:36, 09/17/2019

South Korea to file WTO complaint against Japan In the latest move in a tit-for-tat economic and diplomatic dispute, Seoul has accused Tokyo of unlawfully choking off key materials used in making h...
12:12, 09/11/2019

The Latest: David Ortiz making 'progress' after shooting The wife of former Red Sox star David Ortiz says her husband is recuperating at a hospital in Boston after being shot at a bar in his native Dominica...
21:12, 06/12/2019

Renault in Talks on Nissan Stake, Hopes to Revive Fiat Deal Top executives at Nissan and Renault are trying to hash out a deal to reshape their global alliance, a step top executives at the French car company ...
06:48, 08/03/2019

US Hopes To Re-Launch China Trade Talks, Won't Accept Tariffs Conditions The United States hopes to re-launch trade talks with China after President Donald Trump and President Xi Jinping meet in Japan on Saturday but Washi...
00:36, 06/26/2019

U.S. hopes to re-launch China trade talks, will not accept conditions on tariffs The United States hopes to re-launch trade talks with China after President Donald Trump and President Xi Jinping meet in Japan on Saturday but Washi...
03:12, 06/26/2019

Nikkei surges to 4-week highs on hopes for trade talks and U.S. rate cut Japan's Nikkei surged to four-week highs on Wednesday morning on news that the United States and China will rekindle talks on trade, while ongoing ex...
07:24, 06/19/2019

Nikkei ends near 6-week highs on hopes for trade talks, Fed rate cut Japan's Nikkei rallied hard to end near six-week highs on Wednesday on news that the United States and China will revive talks on trade, while expect...
09:36, 06/19/2019

Japan to lead development of SWIFT network for cryptocurrency: source Japan's government is leading a global push to set up an international network for cryptocurrency payments, similar to the SWIFT network used by bank...
05:36, 07/18/2019

Japan to lead development of SWIFT network for cryptocurrency -source Japan's government is leading a global push to set up an international network for cryptocurrency payments, similar to the SWIFT network used by bank...
07:00, 07/18/2019

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...
13:24, 05/06/2019

Japan, South Korea step up trade dispute Japan and South Korea ratcheted up tension on Tuesday in a diplomatic dispute that threatens to disrupt global supply of smartphones and chips, with ...
12:00, 07/09/2019

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...
19:00, 05/06/2019

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...
19:00, 05/06/2019

Japan to toughen restrictions on exports to South Korea TOKYO (AP) — Japan is imposing further restrictions on exports to South Korea, citing a decline in “relations of international trust” bet...
09:00, 07/01/2019

North Korea again fires projectiles into Sea of Japan, officials say North Korea fired more projectile missiles into the sea early Saturday in a likely rebuke of joint military exercises between the United States and S...
04:36, 08/10/2019

Japan Ratchets Up Trade Dispute With South Korea Japan removed South Korea from a list of preferential trading partners, widening a rift between the two U.S. allies that Tokyo says has become unbrid...
09:36, 08/02/2019

South Korea scraps intelligence sharing with Japan South Korea has cut intelligence cooperation with Japan in the latest tit-for-tat escalation between the two countries. The decision is a blow to the...
12:24, 08/22/2019

South Korea fails to drum up support at WTO in row with Japan South Korea's bid to garner international support in a row with Japan by airing its case at the World Trade Organization brought no visible dividend ...
16:12, 07/24/2019

Why Japan and South Korea Still Spar Over History: QuickTake Japan’s colonial rule over the Korean Peninsula ended more than seven decades ago yet that legacy still roils everyday politics on both sides of the ...
11:24, 07/01/2019

Japan and South Korea Feud, but Breaking Up Is Hard Tokyo put new trade limits on Seoul and South Korean shoppers are spurning Japanese goods, but the ties between the two U.S. allies may be hard to un...
22:48, 08/28/2019

Japan-South Korea trade spat gets worse South Korea has warned Japan against escalating a dispute that could upend a trade relationship worth around $80 billion and threaten the global supp...
12:48, 07/26/2019

South Korea raises Japan trade dispute at WTO South Korea is introducing a bilateral trade dispute with Japan as an urgent item for the agenda of the World Trade Organization's Council on Trade i...
05:48, 07/10/2019

South Korea steps up effort to get U.S. help in export row with Japan South Korea has warned the United States of the potential damage from "undesirable" Japanese restrictions on exports of high-tech material to South K...
11:48, 07/11/2019

U.S. will 'do what it can' to help resolve South Korea-Japan dispute, diplomat says Washington "will do what it can do" to help defuse a political and economic dispute between its allies South Korea and Japan, the top U.S. diplomat r...
10:00, 07/17/2019

South Korea steps up efforts for U.S. help in export row with Japan South Korea's foreign minister told U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo that Japan's export curbs against Seoul are "undesirable", the Foreign Minist...
05:48, 07/11/2019

China Vice Premier says hopes to engage in rational, candid talks with U.S.: Xinhua China's Vice Premier Liu He said he hopes to engage in a rational and candid exchange with the U.S. after arriving in Washington for a new round of t...
06:48, 05/10/2019

Pompeo says hopes Trump letter to North Korean leader can restart talks U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday that he hopes a letter sent by President Donald Trump to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un can pave ...
21:12, 06/23/2019

U.S. hopes to re-launch China trade talks, won't accept conditions on tariffs: official The United States hopes to re-launch trade talks with China after President Donald Trump and President Xi Jinping meet in Japan on Saturday but Washi...
23:12, 06/25/2019

Taliban-US hold fresh talks in Doha amid peace deal hopes The US and the Taliban are holding a new round of talks seeking to end nearly 18 years of war in Afghanistan. But uncertainty around a potential peac...
14:48, 08/03/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Trade talks, hopes for rate cuts boost stocks Emerging-market stocks rallied for a third straight day and currencies gained on Thursday, amid signs of progress in U.S-China trade talks and signal...
12:36, 06/20/2019

UPDATE 1-Japan to lead development of SWIFT network for cryptocurrency -source Japan's government is leading a global push to set up an international network for cryptocurrency payments, similar to the SWIFT network used by bank...
07:00, 07/18/2019

Japan's Shibuno storms into two-shot lead at Women's British Open Japan's Hinako Shibuno will take a two-shot lead heading into the final round of the Women's British Open in Milton Keynes after carding a five-under...
07:24, 08/04/2019

Germany looks to 'lead' US-Iran talks European powers hope to broker a new round of negotiations between the United States and Iran in a bid to prevent the collapse of the 2015 nuclear de...
23:48, 06/08/2019

South Korea says Japan flatly rejects meeting over trade row South Korea's deputy trade minister Kim Seung-ho said on Wednesday he had asked a senior Japanese official for a face-to-face meeting on a trade row ...
19:48, 07/24/2019

Rajnath Singh On 5-Day Visit To Japan, South Korea From Sunday Defence Minister Rajnath Singh will embark on a five-day visit to Japan and South Korea beginning Sunday to enhance strategic strategic ties and expl...
20:48, 08/30/2019

US rebukes South Korea for scrapping security pact with Japan A dispute between South Korea and Japan is strengthening China’s hand at the expense of both countries as well as the United States, according to lea...
03:01, 08/29/2019

As Japan and South Korea Feud Intensifies, U.S. Seems Unwilling, or Unable, to Help As North Korea test-fires barrages of missiles, two crucial American allies in Asia are locked in their own bitter battle, and the Trump administrati...
06:12, 08/05/2019

Japan-South Korea dispute shows no signs of abating Animosity between Tokyo and Seoul has continued to rise at a time when regional cooperation is critical. This growing rift could soon have very negat...
14:36, 09/04/2019

Japan OKs removing South Korea from preferred trade status Japan has approved a plan to drop South Korea off a list of “white” countries with preferential trade status, expanding controls over exports of sens...
04:24, 08/02/2019

South Korea Leader Appeals to Japan as Dispute Festers In a major speech, President Moon Jae-in urged Japan to stop using trade to address historical disputes and expressed hope that the two economies cou...
02:48, 08/16/2019

In Japan, Trump says he's unfazed by North Korea missile launches Ahead of a meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, President Donald Trump has dismissed recent missile tests in nearby North Korea. He later...
06:36, 05/26/2019

South Korea asks IOC to ban Japan's use of 'Rising Sun' flag at Olympics South Korea has asked the International Olympic Committee to bar Japan from using the "Rising Sun" flag at next year's Games, Seoul's sports ministry...
01:12, 09/12/2019

Japan's Abe unlikely to meet South Korea's Moon at U.N. in September: Sankei Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is unlikely to meet South Korean President Moon Jae-in during the United Nations general assembly in September, th...
02:00, 07/29/2019

Japan to summon South Korea envoy over World War Two labourer row Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono plans to summon South Korea's ambassador on Friday, his ministry said, in a deepening political and economic row ...
03:36, 07/19/2019

Japan export curbs could be prolonged, says South Korea's Moon South Korea's president said on Wednesday Japan's export curbs on key materials used by South Korean technology firms could be prolonged and Seoul wi...
05:00, 07/10/2019

Japan allows further exports of high-tech material to South Korea Japan has approved shipments of a high-tech material to South Korea for the second time since imposing export curbs last month, two sources said, ahe...
17:12, 08/20/2019

Japan says approved export to South Korea after strict examination Japan has granted approval for exports of some high-tech material to South Korea for the first time since tighter export curbs were imposed last mont...
04:12, 08/08/2019

South Korea starts drills at Japan-claimed islands South Korea's navy has launched a drill around a group of small islands claimed by both Tokyo and Seoul as the feud between the two countries escalat...
21:36, 08/25/2019

Japan, Taking a Page from Trump, Uses Trade Against South Korea Tokyo moves to limit exports of chemicals to big chip makers like Samsung, citing vague national security concerns. Seoul says a political dispute is...
11:12, 07/15/2019

S. Korea, Japan fail to resolve growing trade dispute South Korea and Japan have failed to immediately resolve their dispute over Japanese export restrictions that could hurt South Korean technology comp...
04:24, 07/13/2019

South Korea to drop Japan as a preferential trade partner South Korea said on Monday it plans to drop Japan from its "white list" of countries with fast-track trade status from September, a tit-for-tat move ...
15:15, 08/12/2019

South Korea to lodge WTO complaint over Japan's export curbs As the first step of WTO dispute settlement, South Korea will formerly request consultations with Japan and seek the latter's withdrawal of expo...
05:24, 09/11/2019

South Korea says Japan dispute to hit global companies, U.S. business Export curbs Japan imposed in its dispute with South Korea will adversely effect global technology companies and hurt the operations of tech giant Sa...
10:00, 07/17/2019

Calls for boycott of Japan grow in S.Korea as labour row simmers Calls in South Korea for a boycott of Japanese goods in response to Japanese restrictions on the export of high-tech material to South Korea picked u...
08:24, 07/05/2019

Japan says export curbs for South Korea not in violation of WTO rules Japan's decision to tighten controls on exports of high-tech materials to South Korea is not in violation of World Trade Organization (WTO) rules, In...
07:00, 07/02/2019

North Korea's new warheads could penetrate missile shield, says Japan Pyongyang’s new short-range missile have irregular trajectory, which could outsmart interceptor missiles, minister warnsNorth Korea appears to be dev...
09:36, 08/28/2019

Saudi crown prince heads to South Korea, G20 in Japan: SPA Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has departed on a trip to South Korea and Japan, where he will lead the kingdom's delegation to the G...
19:12, 06/25/2019

South Korea initiating WTO complaint over Japan trade curbs South Korea is initiating a complaint to the World Trade Organization over Japan’s tightened export controls on key materials South Korean companies ...
08:24, 09/11/2019

South Korea Says It Will Scrap Intelligence-Sharing Deal With Japan The move is likely to alarm the United States, which pushed for the arrangement in part to ensure that North Korea’s missile activity is closely trac...
13:12, 08/22/2019

Japan defends South Korea ‘white list’ removal Japan held a meeting of ministers and senior officials a day ahead of "white list" removal, when South Korea will be taken off Tokyo's list of prefer...
05:00, 08/28/2019

South Korea says regrettable that Japan's trade curbs have taken effect It was deeply regrettable that Japan's decision to scrap fast-track export status for South Korea has taken effect, Seoul said on Wednesday, adding t...
10:01, 08/28/2019

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...
16:12, 05/23/2019

Japanese media call for resolution to Japan, Korea dispute Opinion is growing in Japan that disputes between Tokyo and Seoul need to be settled, citing South Korean boycotts of Japanese goods and a significan...
23:24, 09/13/2019

Japan Imposes Broad New Trade Restrictions on South Korea The clash, which has its roots in World War II-era grievances, has spooked markets and provoked U.S. worries over the impact on China and North Korea...
08:24, 08/02/2019

U.S. to 'support efforts' by South Korea, Japan to end worsening dispute The United States will "do what it can do" to help defuse a worsening political and economic dispute between South Korea and Japan, a senior U.S. dip...
12:12, 07/17/2019

South Korea to drop Japan's trade status in tit-for-tat move South Korea has said it will withdraw Japan from its fast-track trade list. The announcement comes after Japan placed export restrictions on South Ko...
01:24, 08/13/2019

South Korea Retaliates Against Japan in Trade and Diplomatic Rift South Korea said it would remove Japan from its list of countries entitled to preferential treatment in trade, following a similar move by Japan this...
23:00, 08/12/2019

FCA talks with Renault could lead to merger, reports say Talks between Fiat Chrysler and Renault have accelerated in recent days as negotiators found a way to structure a deal, people familiar with the talk...
01:24, 05/27/2019

FCA, Renault talks could lead to merger, reports say Talks between Fiat Chrysler and Renault have accelerated in recent days as negotiators found a way to structure a deal, people familiar with the disc...
07:36, 05/27/2019

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

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: UN envoy on Middle East peace process, child labour in Nepal, latest deadly Mediterranean shipwreck, DRC's Goma 21-days free of Ebola transmission, UN chief urges ban on nuclear testing A recap of Tuesday's stories: UN envoy says tangible steps 'can, and must be taken' to reverse the 'negative trajectory' of the Palestinian-Israeli c...
17:36, 08/28/2019

WRAPUP 3-Japan, S.Korea row over history, trade deepens as man dies of immolation Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono summoned and admonished South Korea's ambassador on Friday in a deepening diplomatic row over compensation for Ko...
09:12, 07/19/2019

Samsung to prepare contingency plans for Korea-Japan trade scuffle Samsung leader JY Lee has told the company's semiconductor and display businesses to make contingency plans in the event that the trade dispute betwe...
10:24, 07/15/2019

Trump offers to help ease tension in Japan-South Korea dispute U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday offered to help ease tensions in the political and economic dispute between Japan and South Korea, which threat...
04:12, 07/20/2019

Japan, South Korea raise stakes in dispute over forced labor Japan and South Korea raised the stakes on Tuesday in a dispute that threatens to disrupt global supplies of smartphones and chips, with South Korea ...
00:12, 07/10/2019

South Korea Launches Military Exercise for Islets Also Claimed by Japan The exercises are meant to protect South Korea’s claim to a set of islets also claimed by Japan, as ties between the two countries are at their worst...
07:36, 08/25/2019

Japan Restricts Exports to South Korea as Bilateral Ties Fray Japan tightened controls on exports to South Korea, hitting the supply chain for Korean-made technology products and heightening tensions between the...
07:48, 07/01/2019

Japan's Motegi: no summit with South Korea planned; will maintain dialogue Japanese Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi said on Wednesday no summit meeting or foreign ministers' meeting between Japan and South Korea was plann...
09:48, 09/18/2019

Japan allows first shipment of high-tech materials to South Korea under new restrictions Japan has allowed the first shipment of a sensitive material used in high-tech manufacturing to South Korea under a set of tightened export controls ...
22:12, 08/08/2019

South Korea scraps military intelligence-sharing agreement with Japan South Korea is scrapping its military intelligence-sharing agreement with Japan, the latest escalation in a trade dispute that threatens global suppl...
22:00, 08/22/2019

China, Japan, South Korea to step up cultural ties despite rows The culture and tourism ministers of South Korea, Japan and China agreed on Friday to step up cultural, sports and people-to-people exchanges despite...
11:48, 08/30/2019

Washington worries Japan-South Korea tensions may worsen: U.S. official The United States is worried that trade and diplomatic tensions between South Korea and Japan could worsen and is urging both sides to consider a "st...
06:00, 08/02/2019

South Korea boycott hitting sales of Japan's Uniqlo, company says A boycott on Japanese goods in South Korea has had an impact on casual clothing chain Uniqlo's sales in the country, the company said on Friday, high...
09:24, 08/09/2019

Japan not thinking of scrapping South Korea export curbs: Seko Industry minister Hiroshige Seko said on Tuesday that Japan was "not thinking at all" of withdrawing restrictions on Japanese high-tech exports to So...
03:24, 07/09/2019

Japan allows further exports of high-tech material to South Korea: sources Japan has approved shipments of a high-tech material to South Korea for the second time since imposing export curbs last month, two sources said, ahe...
07:24, 08/20/2019

Factbox: The high-tech materials at the heart of a Japan-South Korea row Japan said it would tighten curbs on exports of high-tech materials used in smartphone displays and chips to South Korea amid a widening dispute over...
14:24, 07/02/2019

South Korea Cancels Intelligence Sharing With Japan Over Trade Dispute (SEOUL, South Korea) — South Korea said Thursday it is canceling an intelligence-sharing pact with Japan amid a bitter trade dispute, a surpris...
10:12, 08/23/2019

Japan restricts chip smartphone materials exports to South Korea Companies like Samsung will likely be affected by the new export controls, which followed a series of court rulings demanding that Japan pay compensa...
14:00, 07/01/2019

Analysts: U.S. approach 'inadequate' to restore South Korea, Japan ties The United States may not be in a position to mediate tensions between allies South Korea and Japan because of the views and policies of President Do...
23:24, 09/13/2019

Japan, South Korea raise the stakes in dispute over forced labor Japan and South Korea raised the stakes on Tuesday in a diplomatic dispute that threatens to disrupt global supplies of smartphones and chips, with S...
15:36, 07/09/2019

U.S. diplomat vows to help South Korea, Japan resolve worsening dispute The United States will "do what it can do" to help defuse a worsening political and economic dispute between South Korea and Japan, a senior U.S. dip...
10:00, 07/17/2019

Japan removes South Korea from trusted trade partner list The Japanese move is likely to disrupt supply chains and escalate tensions with South Korea. Tokyo said the decision was taken for national security ...
12:24, 08/02/2019

Japan’s 2020 5G plans may be delayed by South Korea trade conflict A trade battle between the Japanese and South Korean governments is threatening the supply of 5G hardware to Japan ahead of a planned 2020 Olympic ro...
19:24, 08/05/2019

U.S. diplomat says United States won't intervene in Japan-South Korea dispute The top U.S. diplomat for East Asia urged Japan and South Korea to settle a dispute over Japanese export restrictions through dialogue and said the U...
14:00, 07/12/2019

South Korea asks Japan not to impose tougher trade conditions South Korea said on Wednesday a Japanese plan to remove South Korea from a Japanese list of countries that face minimum trade restrictions would impo...
04:00, 07/24/2019

WRAPUP 2-S.Korea urges dialogue with Japan in measured WW2 anniversary message On the anniversary of Japan's World War Two surrender, South Korea's president on Thursday urged Japan to contemplate its wartime past and offered to...
09:12, 08/15/2019

Japan, South Korea fail to mend dispute with frosty meeting Japan and South Korea failed to mend a dispute that could threaten global supplies of microchips and smartphone displays after officials met in Tokyo...
17:00, 07/12/2019

Japan greenlights first South Korea export since July curbs, but with a warning Japan has approved shipment of a high-tech material to South Korea for the first time since imposing export curbs last month, but doubled down on pol...
11:00, 08/08/2019

South Korea says may retaliate against Japan high-tech export curbs South Korea said on Thursday it may retaliate against Japan's latest export limits on high-tech materials, as a row over forced wartime labor threate...
14:00, 07/04/2019

Calls for boycott of Japan grow in South Korea as diplomatic row simmers Calls in South Korea for a boycott of Japanese goods in response to Tokyo's curbs on the export of high-tech material to South Korea picked up on Fri...
10:36, 07/05/2019

Calls for boycott of Japan grow in South Korea as labor row simmers Calls in South Korea for a boycott of Japanese goods in response to Japanese restrictions on the export of high-tech material to South Korea picked u...
09:48, 07/05/2019

South Korea asks Japan not to drop it from smooth-trade list South Korea protested on Wednesday against a Japanese plan to remove it from a Japanese list of countries that face minimum trade restrictions, sayin...
07:48, 07/24/2019

Japan says North Korea developing warheads to penetrate missile defenses Pyongyang appears to be developing warheads to penetrate a ballistic missile shield defending Japan, the country's defense chief said on Tuesday, poi...
10:12, 08/27/2019

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 ...
18:48, 05/20/2019

North Korea now able to miniaturise nuclear warheads – Japan defence report Upcoming review out of Tokyo will reportedly say missile programme poses ‘serious and imminent threat’ Japan’s government will reportedly state that ...
09:36, 08/21/2019

South Korea demands proof from Japan for accusation of export violations South Korea said on Friday it deeply regrets accusations by some senior Japanese officials that South Korea did not enforce proper export control and...
10:24, 07/12/2019

South Korea Says It Will End Intelligence-Sharing Deal With Japan, Adding to Tensions The move frustrates officials in the United States, which pushed for the arrangement in part to ensure that North Korea’s missile activity is closely...
00:48, 08/23/2019

South Korea Ends Pact to Share Military Information With Japan The defense agreement allowed the countries to share intelligence on North Korea’s military, and the decision weakens the U.S. alliance network in Ea...
14:48, 08/22/2019

Japan's Abe signals shift on North Korea, says will meet Kim without conditions: media Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has said he is ready to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un without conditions to end long-running mistrust betwe...
12:00, 05/03/2019

US Will Help Japan And South Korea "Find A Path Forward": Mike Pompeo U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said he would encourage Washington's two biggest Asian allies Japan and South Korea "to find a path forward" from...
06:24, 07/31/2019

S. Korea concludes expanded Dokdo military drills amid row with Japan South Korea wrapped up a military exercise on and around its easternmost islets of Dokdo in the East Sea on Monday after conducting the biannual mane...
12:36, 08/26/2019

Tokyo: North Korea aims to ‘break through’ Japan’s defense zone Japan released more information on the North Korean missile that was launched on Saturday, when Pyongyang tested what it has described as a "super la...
05:00, 08/28/2019

LG Display aims to diversify suppliers due to South Korea-Japan spat LG Display Co Ltd on Tuesday said it is looking to diversify its supplier base in case a diplomatic spat sees Japan extend export curbs on display-m...
14:48, 07/23/2019

South Korea downgrades Japan trade status as dispute deepens South Korea has gone through with plans to drop Japan from a list of countries receiving fast-track approvals in trade in a reaction to a similar mov...
06:48, 09/18/2019

WRAPUP 3-S.Korea urges dialogue with Japan in measured WW2 anniversary message On the anniversary of Japan's World War Two surrender, South Korea's president on Thursday urged Japan to contemplate its wartime past and offered to...
14:48, 08/15/2019

UPDATE 1-Calls for boycott of Japan grow in S.Korea as diplomatic row simmers Calls in South Korea for a boycott of Japanese goods in response to Tokyo's curbs on the export of high-tech material to South Korea picked up on Fri...
12:48, 07/05/2019

Trump says will work with Japan's Abe to bring abductees home from North Korea U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he would work with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to bring home Japanese citizens who were kidnapped b...
08:36, 05/27/2019

U.S.-North Korea Talks Won't Go Anywhere Without Compromises President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s Sunday meeting brought an agreement to begin new working-level talks, but for any progress both...
01:00, 07/02/2019

Japan shares jump as Fed signals month-end rate cut, chip sector lead gains Japanese stocks rebounded solidly on Friday from the previous day's tumble, as riskier assets got a lift after a senior Federal Reserve official bols...
10:12, 07/19/2019

Brexit backer vying to lead UK talks getting tough with EU British politician Boris Johnson, current favorite to be U.K.;s next prime minister, has stepped up his talk about getting tough with the European Un...
01:24, 06/10/2019

What’s at Stake and at Risk in U.S.-Japan Trade Talks Terms of Trade is a daily newsletter that untangles a world embroiled in trade wars. Sign up here.  More than two years after U.S. President Donald T...
10:12, 08/26/2019

Japan denies it gave away too much in trade talks with U.S Japan's top government spokesman denied on Monday that Tokyo made too many concessions in trade talks with the United States, saying the fact the two...
08:12, 08/26/2019

The Latest: Abe says he is outraged over Japan stabbings Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has described a fatal stabbing spree near Tokyo as harrowing, adding that he is outraged and will take all necessar...
12:12, 05/28/2019

UPDATE 2-Japan may take S.Korea wartime labour dispute to International Court of Justice-NHK Japan is considering taking a dispute with South Korea over its compensation for wartime forced labourers to the International Court of Justice as th...
07:00, 07/18/2019

Japan announced export approval after South Korea 'embargo' claim - Seko Industry minister Hiroshige Seko said on Thursday that Japan does not usually announce each time it grants approval for exports but did so this time ...
04:12, 08/08/2019

Japan-South Korea gloom spurs worries of 'never seen before' chip price spike Memory chip spot prices have risen for the first time this year, indicating grim warnings of "never seen before" spikes and a supply disruption could...
11:12, 07/18/2019

Japan may take South Korea wartime labor dispute to International Court of Justice: NHK Japan is considering taking a dispute with South Korea over its compensation of wartime forced laborers to the International Court of Justice as the ...
04:12, 07/18/2019

South Korea rejects Japan call for arbitration over wartime labor dispute South Korea on Friday rejected Japan's call for third-party arbitration over a court ruling last year ordering Japanese companies to pay compensation...
08:48, 07/19/2019

Japan export move on South Korea not designed to hurt relationship, minister says Japan's decision to remove South Korea from a list of countries that enjoy minimum export controls was not intended to hurt Tokyo's relationship with...
06:00, 08/02/2019

South Korea removes Japan from trusted trade list in retaliatory move South Korea announced Monday that it would be removing Japan from its top tier of preferred trading partners, a retaliatory move in an ongoing trade ...
07:00, 08/13/2019

UPDATE 2-Japan approves further exports of high-tech material to S.Korea - sources Japan has approved shipments of a high-tech material to South Korea for the second time since imposing export curbs last month, two people familiar w...
05:24, 08/20/2019

Japan's cabinet approves removal of South Korea from favored trade list Japan's cabinet on Friday approved a plan to remove South Korea from a list of countries that enjoy minimum export controls, a move likely to escalat...
06:00, 08/02/2019

Trump presses Japan over trade gap, expects 'good things' from North Korea U.S. President Donald Trump pressed Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Monday to even out a trade imbalance with the United States and expressed c...
08:36, 05/27/2019

South Korea calls for probe as forced labor feud with Japan deepens South Korea called on Friday for an international investigation of what it said were accusations by Japanese officials that it had passed some high-t...
10:24, 07/12/2019

South Korea’s central bank lowers rate amid Japan trade row South Korea’s central bank has cut its policy rate for the first time in three years to combat a faltering economy that faces further risks from a he...
06:36, 07/18/2019

South Korea summons Japan ambassador as export trade curbs take effect South Korea summoned Japan's ambassador to protest a decision to remove Seoul's fast-track export status, which took effect on Wednesday amid a deepe...
10:01, 08/28/2019

North Korea building warheads to penetrate Japan defenses, Tokyo claims Japan’s defense chief boldly claimed Tuesday that North Korea appears to be developing advanced warheads that could penetrate the ballistic missile s...
16:24, 08/28/2019

Radioactive sushi: Japan-South Korea spat extends to Olympic cuisine Seoul says it is worried about contaminated food from Fukushima being served to its athletes at the Tokyo Games, despite strict Japanese safety stand...
10:36, 08/23/2019

Japan approves further exports of high-tech material to South Korea: sources Japan has approved shipments of a high-tech material to South Korea for the second time since imposing export curbs last month, two people familiar w...
03:24, 08/20/2019

U.S. diplomat Stilwell keen to discuss Iran, North Korea with Japan officials The top U.S. diplomat for East Asia said on Thursday he was looking forward to talking with Japanese officials about subjects including Iran and Nort...
11:00, 07/11/2019

U.S., Japan, South Korea, Australia hold first naval drills in Western Pacific U.S. Navy ships conducted joint drills with warships from allies Japan, Australia and South Korea in their first combined exercise in the Western Pac...
09:36, 05/23/2019

Japan Curbs Exports to South Korea, Hitting Global Chip Makers Japan tightened controls on exports to South Korea, hitting the supply chain for Korean-made technology products and heightening tensions between the...
13:12, 07/01/2019

Analysts: U.S. approach to alliances ‘inadequate’ to restore South Korea, Japan ties The United States may not be in a position to mediate tensions between allies South Korea and Japan because of the views and policies of President Do...
04:48, 09/13/2019

President Trump, in Japan, Says North Korea Missile Launch ‘Disturbed Some of My People… but Not Me’ (TOKYO) — Seemingly contradicting his national security adviser, President Donald Trump on Sunday played down North Korea’s recent missil...
17:36, 05/26/2019

Japan navy officers attend maritime security ceremony in South Korea Officers of Japan's maritime self-defense forces took part in the opening ceremony of a combined maritime security exercise that includes the United ...
18:48, 04/30/2019

Japan to tighten tech material exports to South Korea in wartime labor row Japan will tighten curbs on exports of high-tech materials used in smartphone displays and chips to South Korea amid a growing dispute over South Kor...
11:48, 07/01/2019

Japan's curbs on high-tech materials exports to South Korea could backfire Japan's curbs on exports of high-tech materials to South Korea could backfire in the long run, eroding its dominance over a key link in the global ch...
11:48, 08/30/2019

Japan to reject South Korea's request for meeting on export curbs: Kyodo Japan will reject South Korea's request to hold another working-level meeting on Tokyo's recent tightening of export controls, Kyodo News reported on...
17:00, 07/17/2019

U.S. adviser Bolton travels to Japan, South Korea amid trade dispute U.S. national security adviser John Bolton departed on Saturday for a trip to Japan and South Korea as the two countries are in the middle of a trade...
02:36, 07/21/2019

Japan says South Korea move on fast-track trade status 'regrettable' Japan on Wednesday said South Korea's decision to remove Tokyo's fast-track trade status without sufficient explanation was "regrettable", as a diplo...
06:01, 09/18/2019

Japan says no comment on International Court of Justice plan in South Korea dispute Japan's government is considering various steps to resolve the dispute with South Korea over wartime forced laborers, but will not comment on whether...
07:24, 07/19/2019

China to impose anti-dumping tax on stainless steel from the EU, Japan and South Korea China said on Monday it will impose anti-dumping duties on some stainless steel products imported from the European Union, Japan, South Korea and Ind...
05:48, 07/22/2019

South Korea cancels Japan intelligence deal amid trade dispute South Korea will scrap an intelligence-sharing pact with Japan amid an intensifying dispute over history and trade, South Korea's presidential o...
20:00, 08/22/2019

Trump not ‘personally bothered’ by North Korea missile tests — despite Japan’s concerns U.S. President Donald Trump said Monday that he is not "personally bothered" by recent short-range missile tests that North Korea conducted this mont...
16:00, 05/27/2019

South Korea to nix intelligence-sharing deal with Japan, alarming US military officials South Korea's move prompted immediate concern from U.S. military officials and comes in the wake of repeated North Korean missile tests.  ...
18:24, 08/22/2019

Japan-South Korea dispute may be good news for memory chip prices If Japan takes away special trade privileges from South Korea, Samsung could be forced to look for alternative suppliers for its memory chips and tha...
06:00, 08/01/2019

Japan says North Korea launched short-range ballistic missiles: Kyodo The two projectiles launched by North Korea early on Thursday were short-range ballistic missiles, a Kyodo report citing a Japanese government source...
02:00, 07/25/2019

South Korea scraps intelligence-sharing pact with Japan in blow to US alliance South Korea is ending its intelligence-sharing agreement with Japan, delivering a blow to U.S. and allied missile defenses, in a dispute over human r...
01:36, 08/23/2019

South Korea: Japan's export restrictions could have 'dire consequences' for global economy Japan's export restrictions to South Korea on key materials could have a major global impact on companies and consumers and may lead to dire conseque...
15:12, 07/17/2019

Japan removes South Korea from 'white list' of preferred trade partners Japan's cabinet decided on Friday morning to remove South Korea from a "white list" of preferred trading partners, the latest move in a growing diplo...
05:36, 08/02/2019

Japan to remove South Korea from 'white list' of favored trade partners South Korea would be the first country to be removed from Japan's white list, which currently has 27 countries including Germany, Britain and th...
04:48, 08/02/2019

Marines commandant says U.S. shares view with Japan, South Korea on regional threats The commandant of the U.S. Marine Corps said on Wednesday the United States, Japan and South Korea shared a common view of the threat posed by North ...
04:00, 08/21/2019

Japan, South Korea agree on need for dialogue to resolve feud on wartime labor Japan and South Korea on Wednesday agreed on the need for dialogue to resolve a feud over compensating Korean wartime workers that has spilled into t...
12:48, 08/21/2019

Japan-South Korea feud deepens with disputed accounts of trade meeting A row between Japan and South Korea escalated on Saturday, with contested accounts of a frosty meeting the day before that had failed to make progres...
16:48, 07/13/2019

South Korea removes Japan from fast-track trade 'white list' South Korea said on Wednesday it had approved plans to drop Japan from its "white list" of countries with fast track trade status, responding with a ...
18:12, 09/17/2019

South Korea's Moon says any gains by Japan from trade curbs will be short-lived South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Thursday that Japan imposing tighter export curbs against South Korea will undermine Japan's international...
11:00, 08/08/2019

North Korea says talks won’t resume unless US changes position SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea said Friday that nuclear negotiations with the United States will never resume unless the Trump administration moves...
14:24, 05/24/2019

North Korea says no more talks on denuclearization until U.S. changes stance North Korea said Friday that nuclear negotiations with the United States will never resume unless the Trump administration moves away from what Pyong...
16:00, 05/24/2019

North Korea Says Hope of More U.S. Talks Is ‘Disappearing’ The North said it might “re-examine all the measures we have taken so far,” a vague threat that could encompass its moratorium on nuclear and long-ra...
11:48, 08/31/2019

North Korea says it won't resume talks unless US changes position North Korea says it will never resume nuclear talks with the U.S. unless the Trump administration modifies its position on unilateral demands for dis...
14:12, 05/24/2019

In Talks With North Korea, U.S. Faces New Chessboard Seven months after the U.S. and North Korea walked out of nuclear talks, the two sides appear ready again to work toward a deal that trades Pyongyang...
22:01, 09/10/2019

North Korea says talks with US could take place in a ‘few weeks’ SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea says diplomatic talks with the United States could resume in a “few weeks,” but it will not consider aba...
14:12, 09/16/2019

North Korea Says No More Nuclear Talks Unless US Changes Stance North Korea said on Friday its deadlocked nuclear talks with Washington "will never be resumed" unless the US adopts a new approach, again blaming it...
23:36, 05/24/2019

North Korea rejects talks with the South Pyongyang has rejected South Korea's hopes for dialogue, saying inter-Korea talks are off the table. North Korea launched two missiles into the sea i...
14:00, 08/16/2019

North Korea Says It’s Willing to Resume Nuclear Talks With U.S. SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea said Monday it is willing to resume nuclear diplomacy with the United States in late September but that Washin...
03:12, 09/10/2019

Trump says no preconditions to talks with Iran; warns war would lead to 'obliteration' President Trump has expressed his willingness to open talks with Iranian officials without any preconditions – saying that he doesn’t want a war with...
18:00, 06/23/2019

Japan says gaps remain with U.S. on trade after 'very tough' talks Japanese Economy Minister Toshimitsu Motegi said on Wednesday there were still gaps that needed to be filled before Tokyo and Washington could agree ...
10:24, 08/22/2019

PM In Japan For G20 Summit, All Eyes On Talks With Trump: 10 Points Prime Minister Narendra Modi landed in Japan early this morning for the G20 summit on the sidelines of which he will attend several key meetings with...
06:00, 06/27/2019

Japan denies it gave Trump too much in trade talks Japan's top government spokesman denied on Monday that Tokyo made too many concessions in trade talks with the United States, saying the fact the two...
18:12, 08/26/2019

Japan, U.S. agree to accelerate trade talks from July Japan and the United States agreed on Friday to hold working-level meetings intensively from early next month to accelerate progress towards a two-wa...
11:36, 06/28/2019

Trump, Xi set for high-stakes trade war talks in Japan U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping are set for a high-stakes meeting in Japan on Saturday that could salvage trade talks or...
04:48, 06/29/2019

The Latest: Bruins rout Blues 7-2, take 2-1 Cup series lead ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final (all times local): 10 p.m. The Boston Bruins have taken a 2-1 lead in the best-of-seve...
05:12, 06/02/2019

The Latest: Trump to nominate Esper to lead Pentagon WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Pentagon leadership (all times local): 8:30 p.m. President Donald Trump says he will nominate Mark Esper to be the ne...
03:00, 06/22/2019

North, South Korea fight Japan’s plan to release radioactive Fukushima water North and South Korea are fighting plans by the Japanese government to release radioactive water presently stored at the destroyed Fukushima nuclear ...
14:36, 09/12/2019

South Korea's central bank warns of economic impact from Japan's export curbs South Korea's central bank warned on Thursday that export curbs on some Japanese goods imposed by Tokyo could have a bigger impact on the domest...
04:48, 08/22/2019

South Korea to scrap intelligence-sharing pact with Japan amid history feud South Korea said on Thursday it will scrap an intelligence-sharing pact with Japan, a decision that could further escalate a dispute over history and...
13:36, 08/22/2019

South Korea asks Japan to cancel plan to remove the country from white list South Korea said on Wednesday a Japanese plan to remove South Korea from a Japanese list of countries that face minimum trade restrictions would unde...
06:12, 07/24/2019

South Korea pulls out of intel sharing pact with Japan amid trade dispute Withdrawing from an intelligence sharing agreement with Japan alarmingly expands the scope of their trade dispute beyond being purely political and e...
07:24, 08/23/2019

South Korea to remove Japan from preferred trade list in sign of growing tension South Korea said Monday that it has decided to remove Japan from a list of nations receiving preferential treatment in trade in what was seen as a co...
23:00, 08/12/2019

Japan, South Korea diplomats trade words in escalating row over wartime forced labor Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono summoned South Korea's ambassador on Friday in a deepening diplomatic row over compensation for Korean wartime fo...
07:24, 07/19/2019

South Korea demands Olympic officials ban Japan's 'Rising Sun' flag at 2020 games South Korea on Wednesday formally asked the International Olympic Committee to ban Japan's "Rising Sun" flag from next year's Tokyo Olympics, compari...
06:24, 09/12/2019

South Korea protests Japan's 'grave' plan to drop it from smooth-trade list South Korea protested on Wednesday against a Japanese plan to remove it from a list of countries that face minimum trade restrictions, saying it woul...
12:36, 07/24/2019

North, South Korea oppose Japan's plan to release radioactive Fukushima water North and South Korea are fighting plans by the Japanese government to release radioactive water presently stored at the destroyed Fukushima nuclear ...
00:12, 09/13/2019

TSMC expects 5G to drive earnings, flags South Korea-Japan spat as risk Taiwan's TSMC forecast that robust demand for 5G chips will drive a stronger second-half even as it anticipates a dispute between Japan and South Kor...
13:12, 07/18/2019

South Korea to scrap intelligence-sharing pact with Japan amid dispute over history South Korea said on Thursday it will scrap an intelligence-sharing pact with Japan, drawing a swift protest from Tokyo and deepening a decades-old di...
22:24, 08/22/2019

Japan to tighten export rules for high-tech materials to South Korea: media Japan plans to tighten restrictions on the export of high-tech material used in smartphones and chips to South Korea from July 4 in connection with a...
11:12, 06/30/2019

Japan-South Korea slanging match over tiny islands dragged again into Olympic arena A war of words over ownership of a group of tiny islands in the sea between Japan and South Korea spilled over to the Olympics on Wednesday as Tokyo ...
10:48, 07/24/2019

South Korea removes Japan from trade ‘white list’ as exports dispute worsens The change comes a week after South Korea initiated a complaint to the World Trade Organization over a separate Japanese move to tighten export contr...
08:48, 09/18/2019

South Korea begins military drills around disputed island amid feud with Japan South Korea's military will conduct two days of drills around a tiny island also claimed by Japan, Yonhap news agency reported on Sunday, just days a...
05:36, 08/25/2019

Japan-South Korea dispute is a sign that the world order is 'collapsing,' says trade expert The trade conflict between Japan and South Korea is a sign that the global order is "collapsing," according to Deborah Elms, executive director at th...
08:36, 08/30/2019

South Korea asks Japan to keep it on favored trading list amid dispute: Kyodo South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha asked her Japanese counterpart on Thursday to keep the country on a "white list" of countries that enjoy...
10:48, 08/01/2019

South Korea finance minister warns of direct countermeasures to Japan's export curbs South Korea has so far sought to settle the issue through the WTO, but "implementing corresponding measures against Japan cannot be ruled out," Finan...
02:48, 07/04/2019

Japan says its export control review compatible with free trade, after Korea dropped from list Japan's foreign minister said on Friday that a review of the country's export control regime, which saw South Korea dropped from a trade "white list"...
06:00, 08/02/2019

South Korea says Japan grants first high-tech approval since July export curbs South Korea's prime minister said on Thursday Japan has granted its first approval for the export of a high-tech material to South Korea since Tokyo...
04:12, 08/08/2019

Japan trade minister blasts South Korea for 'mistaken' explanation after bilateral meeting Japanese Trade Minister Hiroshige Seko said on Tuesday it was "regrettable" that the South Korean government had made what he said was an erroneous e...
09:24, 07/16/2019

South Korea warns of security impact if dropped from Japan's easy-trade list South Korea warned on Thursday that security cooperation with Japan might be hurt if it removes South Korea from its list of countries that face mini...
10:48, 08/01/2019

South Korea 'clearly' called for withdrawal of Japan's export curbs at meeting: Seoul official South Korean trade ministry officials "clearly" called on Japan to drop its export restrictions on the neighboring country at a bilateral meeting on ...
16:48, 07/13/2019

Japan export curbs on South Korea may widen rift over wartime labor compensation Japan's restrictions on certain tech exports to South Korea are deepening a decades-long feud over wartime forced labor and may make compromise harde...
12:24, 07/12/2019

China’s Xi holds talks with Kim Jong Un in North Korea The leaders of China and North Korea were meeting in the North Korean capital, with stalled nuclear negotiations with Washington expected to be on th...
12:00, 06/20/2019

North Korea fires projectiles after offering talks with US North Korea has fired unidentified projectiles into the sea. The launch came just hours after a senior North Korean official offered to restart stall...
06:48, 09/10/2019

U.S., North Korea in behind-the-scenes talks over third summit, Moon says The United States is in behind-the-scenes talks with North Korea over a possible third summit and has proposed working-level negotiations that have b...
11:12, 06/26/2019

North Korea says diplomatic talks with U.S. could resume in a ‘few weeks’ North Korea said Monday that diplomatic talks with the United States could resume in a "few weeks," but that it will not consider abandoning its nucl...
16:12, 09/16/2019

China’s Xi Jinping arrives in North Korea for talks Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived amid pomp and pageantry in North Korea on Thursday, the first time a Chinese leader has traveled to the Hermit K...
15:36, 06/20/2019

North Korea Fires Two Projectiles After Offering Talks With the U.S. SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea launched two projectiles toward the sea on Tuesday, South Korea’s military said, hours after the No...
05:36, 09/10/2019

US and North Korea in talks to set up third Trump-Kim summit, Seoul says It comes four months after a second meeting between the leaders in Hanoi collapsed without any agreement.        ...
11:24, 06/26/2019

Pentagon, North Korea cut off talks for return of US war dead The US Department of Defense has suspended negotiations with North Korea for the repatriation of the remains of American soldiers killed in the Korea...
05:12, 05/09/2019

North Korea Offers to Restart Nuclear Talks With U.S. North Korea vowed to reconvene nuclear talks with Washington later this month and signaled a readiness for comprehensive discussions, a pledge that w...
11:00, 09/10/2019

China's Xi arrives in North Korea for talks with Kim Jong Un Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived Thursday morning for a two-day state visit to North Korea, where he is expected to talk with leader Kim Jong Un ...
00:00, 06/21/2019

Trump says talks with South Korea under way over defense costs U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday talks have begun aimed at getting South Korea to pay more for the cost of maintaining U.S. troops in th...
13:00, 08/07/2019

North Korea denies reports of behind-the-scenes talks with US A top official at North Korea's Foreign Ministry has accused South Korean President Moon Jae-in of lying about back channel talks between Pyongyang a...
10:48, 06/27/2019

North Korea Says It Has No Plans to Restart Talks With Seoul (SEOUL, South Korea) — North Korea on Friday bluntly criticized South Korean President Moon Jae-in for continuing to hold military exercises wi...
12:24, 08/16/2019

UN chief welcomes possibility of resumed talks between US and DPR Korea As the clicking of cameras and flash of lightbulbs captured on Sunday the first sitting United States President to set foot inside the Democratic Peo...
14:00, 07/27/2019

North Korea, US in talks for 3rd Trump-Kim summit, Seoul says North Korean and U.S. officials are holding "behind-the-scenes talks" to arrange a third summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leade...
11:12, 06/26/2019

The Latest: Putin says North Korea needs guarantees ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — The Latest on Russian President Vladimir Putin’s at an investment forum (all times local): 6:35 p.m. Russian Pres...
17:48, 06/07/2019

Trump-Xi meeting unlikely to resolve trade differences, could lead to more talks: media Upcoming trade talks between the leaders of China and the United States are unlikely to immediately resolve major disagreements between the two sides...
09:36, 06/20/2019

Manchester United in Dybala talks that may lead to Lukaku swap with Juventus • Dybala’s agent speaking to United about potential move• Juventus would like Dybala to be part of Lukaku dealManchester United are holding talks tha...
20:48, 07/30/2019

There are surprising signs that Trump's maximum pressure on Iran could lead to talks To get there, however, Trump will have to navigate the greatest perils in U.S.-Iranian relations in recent memory – something he has done so far with...
14:48, 07/27/2019

Japan automakers need not worry about U.S. trade talks outcome: Motegi Japanese Economy Minister Toshimitsu Motegi said on Tuesday he did not think U.S.-Japan trade talks would result in an outcome that would cause conce...
13:24, 08/27/2019

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 ...
15:36, 05/20/2019

G-20 talks trade, finance as Japan readies for Osaka summit FUKUOKA, Japan (AP) — Trade and economy ministers of the Group of 20 major economies are meeting in Japan to discuss ways to reorder trade rules and ...
08:12, 06/09/2019

Japan, US to hold working-level trade talks June 10-11 Japan and the United States will hold working-level talks on trade in the United States on June 10-11, Japan's economy minister said on Tuesday....
10:24, 06/04/2019

Trump and Xi trade talks loom large over G20 meeting in Japan The US and Chinese presidents are expected to discuss the year-long dispute, but experts say substantive agreement is unlikelyTrade talks between Don...
04:36, 06/26/2019

Trump, Xi hold high-stakes trade war talks at G20 in Japan U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he was open to a potentially "historic" trade deal with Chinese President Xi Jinping, as they began talk...
07:24, 06/29/2019

The Latest: Koepka makes 3 straight bogeys, lead at 2 shots FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on the PGA Championship on Sunday (all times local): 5:50 p.m. Brooks Koepka is struggling for the first time in ...
00:12, 05/20/2019

The Latest: O'Reilly gives Blues lead 43 seconds into Game 4 The Latest: Ryan O'Reilly scored on a wraparound 43 seconds in off Vince Dunn's initial shot to put the St. Louis Blues up 1-0 on the Bosto...
03:36, 06/04/2019

China treads a fine line as it seeks to mediate in Japan-South Korea trade dispute China appears to be stepping up to mediate between Japan and South Korea as their trade battle intensifies — a move that could prompt the U.S. to get...
12:00, 08/22/2019

Japan to tighten curbs on tech material exports to South Korea amid wartime labor row Japan will tighten restrictions on exports of high-tech materials used in smartphone displays and chips to South Korea in response to a South Korean ...
04:48, 07/01/2019

Japan, South Korea diplomats trade words in escalating dispute over wartime forced labor Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono summoned South Korea's ambassador on Friday in a deepening diplomatic dispute over compensation for Korean wartim...
08:48, 07/19/2019

Japan to tighten export rules for tech materials to South Korea amid wartime labor row Japan will tighten restrictions on the export of high-tech materials used in smartphone displays and chips to South Korea in connection with a disput...
04:00, 07/01/2019

South Korea warns Japan that removing Seoul from its preferential list could affect security cooperation South Korea's foreign minister warned on Thursday that if Japan removes South Korea from its list of countries with minimum trade restrictions, ...
09:36, 08/01/2019

UPDATE 1-S.Korea warns removing Japan's white list would affect security cooperation -minister South Korea's foreign minister warned on Thursday that if Japan removes South Korea from its list of countries with minimum trade restrictions, Seoul...
07:36, 08/01/2019

Unlike Japan’s Shinzo Abe, President Trump Isn’t ‘Personally Bothered’ by North Korea’s Missile Tests (TOKYO) — President Donald Trump said Monday that he is not “personally bothered” by recent short-range missile tests that North Ko...
10:12, 05/27/2019

South Korea holds off plan to drop Japan from 'white list': trade ministry officials South Korea on Thursday held off a plan to drop Japan from the so-called "white list" of countries with fast-track export status, two officials at So...
11:00, 08/08/2019

The Latest: It’s golf, sumo wrestling for Trump in Japan Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is hosting President Donald Trump to a game of golf and night of sumo wrestling as part of a charm offensive to st...
08:24, 05/26/2019

The Latest: Trump is in Japan to meet with world leaders OSAKA, Japan (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s visit to Japan for the Group of 20 summit (all times local): 5:47 a.m. President Don...
13:12, 06/27/2019

The Latest: 23 die or presumed dead in arson at Japan studio A Japanese fire official says 13 people have been confirmed dead and more than 10 others presumed dead in a suspected arson at a popular animation pr...
11:36, 07/18/2019

The Latest: Japan concerned over Iran’s uranium enrichment Japan is expressing serious concern over Iran’s decision to increase uranium enrichment above the limit set by the 2015 nuclear agreement, urging Teh...
08:24, 07/08/2019

The Latest: Japan’s Emperor Akihito wishes peace in new era Japan’s Emperor Akihito has expressed his wishes that the new era of his son, Emperor-to-be Naruhito, brings “peace and happiness” to people in Japan...
11:30, 04/30/2019

The Latest: China mum on plan for Japan meeting with Trump SHANGHAI (AP) — The Latest on trade tensions between the U.S. and China and their wider impact, especially on technology giant Huawei (all times loca...
12:24, 06/11/2019

The Latest: Japan says energy supply unaffected by attack Japan’s trade minister says suspected attacks on a Japanese tanker near the strategic Strait of Hormuz in the Middle East have not affected Japan’s e...
15:48, 06/13/2019

The Latest: ‘A great day’ of golf, sumo in Japan for Trump TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s trip to Japan (all times local): 6:45 p.m. President Donald Trump says he had “a grea...
13:12, 05/26/2019

The Latest: Trump meets with leaders of India, Japan OSAKA, Japan (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s trip to Asia (all times local): 8:45 p.m. President Donald Trump is meeting jointly ...
02:48, 06/28/2019

The Latest: Trump heads back to US after visit to Japan TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s visit to Japan (all times local): 1:08 p.m. President Donald Trump is on his way back to th...
07:00, 05/28/2019

The Latest: Japan hoping for end to China-US trade dispute BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on the tariffs standoff between the United States and China as trade talks are underway in Washington (all times local): 4:...
10:48, 05/10/2019

North Korea says it will resume talks but adds pressure with new launches North Korea fired a new round of short-range projectiles on Tuesday, South Korean officials said, only hours after it signaled a new willingness to r...
05:12, 09/10/2019

North Korea says Pompeo's remarks make talks with U.S. more difficult A recent remark by U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo about "North Korea's rogue behavior" will make talks with the United States more difficult, th...
21:01, 08/31/2019

North Korea says willing to resume U.S. talks this month, launches more projectiles North Korea said on Monday it was willing to restart nuclear talks with the United States in late September but warned that dealings between the side...
05:12, 09/10/2019

Mike Pompeo Is ‘Very Hopeful’ That U.S.-North Korea Talks Will Restart Soon (BANGKOK) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Wednesday he’s very hopeful for a quick resumption in nuclear talks with North Korea...
04:00, 08/01/2019

North Korea fires more projectiles and says talks with 'impudent' South are over Regime says Pyongyang and Seoul have nothing to talk about while South Korea continues military drills with USNorth Korea has fired at least two unid...
11:36, 08/16/2019

John Bolton: United States wants to restart N. Korea talks U.S. National Security Advisor John Bolton said the country wants to reopen talks with North Korea as missiles it fired this month violated U.N. reso...
03:12, 05/26/2019

North Korea could warm up to talks after removal of 'war maniac' Bolton Having once branded John Bolton a "war maniac", North Korean officials could see U.S. President Donald Trump's removal of his national security advis...
06:48, 09/11/2019

North Korea Says Nuclear Talks Won’t Resume Unless the U.S. Changes Its ‘Unilateral’ Position (SEOUL, South Korea) — North Korea says nuclear negotiations with the United States will never resume unless the Trump administration moves awa...
15:24, 05/24/2019

Trump to visit South Korea in June for talks on North President Donald Trump will travel to South Korea in June for talks on the North Korean nuclear program, three months after a failed summit with Nort...
02:00, 05/16/2019

North Korea says its ready to restart talks with the U.S., but then fires more weapons North Korea appeared to conduct another round of weapons tests on Monday, just after the country's foreign minister said Kim Jong Un's regi...
22:48, 09/10/2019

North Korea says prospect ‘gloomy’ for nuclear talks unless US changes its tune North Korea has again blamed the United States for the failure of the February summit in Vietnam between President Trump and Kim Jong Un, saying ther...
19:00, 05/24/2019

After surprise Trump-Kim meeting, U.S. and North Korea to reopen talks U.S. President Donald Trump became the first sitting U.S. president to set foot in North Korea on Sunday when he met its leader, Kim Jong Un, in the ...
15:24, 06/30/2019

North Korea says it is willing to resume nuclear talks with U.S. in late September North Korea said on Monday it was willing to restart nuclear talks with the United States in late September, but warned that chances of a deal could ...
19:01, 09/09/2019

| WATCH | North Korea fires 'projectiles' after offering talks with US North Korea fired projectiles into the sea, South Korea's military said, hours after Pyongyang said it was willing to hold working-level talks this m...
01:12, 09/11/2019

North Korea says time running out for fresh U.S. talks: KCNA The United States should take action to present a new strategy to revive denuclearization talks, a North Korean diplomat in charge of U.S. affairs sa...
05:24, 06/27/2019

Pyongyang warns South Korea not to mediate North's talks with US North Korea said Thursday that South Korea must stop trying to facilitate talks between Pyongyang and Washington as the North stepped up its pressure...
00:01, 06/28/2019

Pompeo says North Korea talks will continue despite missile tests ​​WASHINGTON – Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said ​despite North Korea test-firing several missiles the US will continue to work toward denucl...
00:12, 05/06/2019

| North Korea criticises Pompeo over comments on nuke talks A senior North Korean diplomat has accused US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo of making "foolish and dangerous" comments, after Pompeo said Washingto...
12:12, 05/01/2019