Aug 7, 2016

Japan, ASEAN agree to cooperate on support for new industries

Economic ministers from Japan and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations have agreed on a 10-year economic cooperation plan centered on cooperation between Japan and the 10-member grouping to support the creation of new industries by private enterprise in the ASEAN region. The ASEAN ...

Aug 6, 2016

U.S. House will not vote on TPP Asia trade bill this year

Speaker Paul Ryan said Friday that the House of Representatives will not vote this year on the sweeping TPP Asia-Pacific trade deal backed by President Barack Obama. The Wisconsin Republican is a longtime proponent of free trade, but he said Obama made mistakes in ...