Nov 22, 2016

Keidanren urges government to boost number of foreign workers

The Japan Business Federation, or Keidanren, is calling on the government to take measures to allow more foreign nationals to work in Japan in fields involving research and development as well as to ease labor shortages. In its policy proposal made Monday, the nation’s ...

Nov 22, 2016

Trump vows to quit TPP 'on day one'

Donald Trump said Monday he would move to pull out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal the day he takes office, in line with a central campaign pledge. “I’ve asked my transition team to develop a list of executive actions we can take ...