US backs Japan over CCP provocations in the East China Sea

U.S. 07/31/20, 18:40

Tensions in the East China Sea escalated this week after a sea area claimed by Japan was occupied by Chinese fishing boats that began operations. United States and Japanese naval forces are joining to address the disputed Senkaku Islands, which are ...

World shares mostly higher; China plans stimulus measures

Business 12/25/19, 22:33

Global markets edged higher on Thursday though trading was subdued after the Christmas holidays. Chinese markets surged after the government announced a relaxation of residency restrictions for small and medium cities that boosted property stocks. The Shanghai Composite index jumped 0.9% ...

Toyota 2Q profit up 1% on healthy global sales

Asia & Pacific 11/07/19, 03:54

Japan's top automaker Toyota said Thursday its net profit edged 1% higher in July-September as vehicle sales grew around the world. Toyota Motor Corp.'s profit for the second fiscal quarter totaled 592 billion yen ($5.4 billion), up from 585 billion yen ...

Japan’s SoftBank tumbles into losses over costly investments

Business 11/06/19, 05:10

Japanese technology company SoftBank Group Corp. tumbled into losses in the last quarter as its earnings were hammered by money-losing investments, including a bailout for office-space sharing startup WeWork. SoftBank's founder, Masayoshi Son, said he was regretting "mistaken investment moves." He ...

Trump dismisses Carter’s attacks on his legitimacy

Politics 06/29/19, 13:22

President Donald Trump on Saturday dismissed Jimmy Carter's swipe at the legitimacy of his election and said the charge was nothing more than a "Democrat talking point." Trump said he was surprised by Carter's comments alleging that Russian interference in the ...

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