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Kishida makes business pitch to Havana

Visiting Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida said Saturday that Tokyo wants to launch “large-scale cooperation” with Havana to support the communist island’s reforms. In Cuba’s first visit from a Japanese foreign ...

U.S. nixes Corolla acceleration probe request

U.S. safety regulators have rejected a Rhode Island man’s request for an investigation into low-speed, unintended acceleration problems with Toyota Corolla compact cars. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, in ...



Regulating the drone revolution

The government needs to strike an appropriate regulatory balance that doesn't pose barriers to the use of drones for constructive purposes but prevents them from being used in ways that poses a danger to people or violates their privacy rights.


Abe must address home audience

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe needs consider whether singling out China as the reason for strengthening of Japan's security alliance with the U.S. will, in fact, help make the region "remarkably more stable."