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May 4, 2016

Takata U.S. recall could more than double, sources say

U.S. auto safety regulators are in talks with Takata Corp. to add tens of millions of air bag inflators to what already is the biggest auto recall in American history, three people briefed on the matter have said. The U.S. government’s National Highway Traffic ...

Japan, EU leaders agree to accelerate free trade talks

May 4, 2016

Japan, EU leaders agree to accelerate free trade talks

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and European Union leaders have agreed to expedite negotiations for a free trade deal and reach a broad accord by the end of the year, Japanese officials said. Abe shared the view in a meeting Tuesday with Donald Tusk, president ...

May 3, 2016

Japan, China, S. Korea agree to enhance capital flow monitoring

The finance ministers and central bank heads of Japan, China and South Korea on Tuesday agreed to enhance monitoring of capital outflows from emerging economies that suffer from economic deceleration. “Global growth remains modest and uneven, and downside risks and uncertainties to the global ...

May 3, 2016

NTT Docomo to tap VP Yoshizawa as new president

Mobile carrier NTT Docomo Inc. will look to rejuvenate its leadership team by appointing Senior Executive Vice President Kazuhiro Yoshizawa as new president and the successor to current Chief Executive Officer Kaoru Kato, company sources said Tuesday. Yoshizawa, 60, joined Docomo’s predecessor in 1992 ...