Tag - argentina



Japan Times
BUSINESS / Economy
Sep 2, 2019
Argentina imposes capital controls as debt crisis escalates, gives exporters five days to repatriate foreign currencies
Argentina's government authorized currency controls Sunday in an about-face by President Mauricio Macri, who had previously lifted many protectionist practices of his predecessor, Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner.
Japan Times
Aug 22, 2019
Argentina's experience pays off in victory over Japan
Japan competed resiliently against world No. 5 Argentina but fell 108-93 in a warm-up contest for the FIBA World Cup at Saitama Super Arena on Thursday night.
Japan Times
Aug 18, 2019
Deforestation in Brazil and vote in Argentina endanger EU-Mercosur pact
Brazil's backsliding on Amazon conservation under right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro and a likely Peronist return to power in Argentina could delay or even derail ratification of an EU-Mercosur trade agreement that took two decades to negotiate.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Aug 14, 2019
Honda to end car production in Argentina in 2020
Honda Motor Co. said Wednesday it will stop making cars in Argentina next year as part of efforts to streamline its production allocation worldwide.
Japan Times
WORLD / Politics
Aug 13, 2019
Macri refuses to throw in towel after Argentine primary drubbing, currency's plunge
Argentine President Mauricio Macri said he can still get re-elected in October even after ending a key primary vote more than 15 percentage points behind his main contender.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Markets
Aug 13, 2019
Wall Street slides on geopolitical and recession fears
U.S. stocks dipped in a broad sell-off on Monday as rising geopolitical tensions spooked investors away from equities and the extended U.S.-China trade war stoked fears of impending global recession.
Japan Times
Jun 25, 2019
JBA announces August exhibition schedule for national teams
The Japan men's national team will tune up for the upcoming FIBA World Cup with international exhibitions against New Zealand, Argentina, Germany and Tunisia in August, the Japan Basketball Association announced in Tokyo on Tuesday.
Japan Times
Jun 22, 2019
Juan Martin del Potro admits career in doubt after latest injury
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Japan Times
SOCCER / Women's World Cup
Jun 11, 2019
Nadeshiko Japan opens Women's World Cup campaign with scoreless draw against Argentina
Nadeshiko Japan was left ruing missed chances after opening its Women's World Cup campaign Monday with a scoreless draw against Group D opponent Argentina.
Japan Times
WORLD / Politics
May 10, 2019
Venezuela opposition lawmaker seeks refuge in Argentine Embassy after colleague's arrest
A Venezuelan opposition lawmaker sought refuge at the Argentine Embassy in Caracas on Thursday, according to an Argentine foreign ministry source and a Reuters witness, a day after the arrest of a top figure in the opposition-controlled legislature.
Japan Times
WORLD / Science & Health
Jan 25, 2019
WHO warns of deadly outbreak of rat-borne hantavirus in Argentina as fatalities reach at least 11
At least 11 people have died in Argentina after becoming infected with hantavirus, a disease carried by rats and other rodents, according to a news alert from the World Health Organization (WHO).
Japan Times
Jan 21, 2019
On doctor's orders, Japan alpinist Yuichiro Miura, 86, abandons bid to scale South America's highest peak
Yuichiro Miura, an 86-year-old Japanese alpinist and professional skier, has given up on his attempt to conquer the 6,959-meter Mount Aconcagua, the highest peak in South America, on doctor's orders, his office in Tokyo said Monday.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Nov 29, 2018
Talks with Trump, Putin and Xi on Abe's schedule as he departs for G20 summit in Buenos Aires
In the two-day summit from Friday, Abe will likely stress the importance of promoting free trade.
Japan Times
Oct 8, 2018
Thailand's cave boys enjoy kick-about at iconic River Plate stadium
Twelve Thai boys and their soccer coach, who were dramatically rescued from a flooded cave in July, enjoyed a high-profile kick-about on Sunday, playing a game at River Plate's iconic Monumental stadium.
Japan Times
Sep 14, 2018
A decade after Lehman's collapse: Is history repeating itself?
Greed on Wall Street, malfeasance among mortgage lenders, ineffective regulators, profligate American home buyers, overregulation, underregulation — the list of potential causes of the 2008 financial crisis is both exhaustive and contradictory.
Japan Times
Sep 6, 2018
Richie Mo'unga to make first start for All Blacks
Flyhalf Richie Mo'unga will start a test for the first time and scrumhalf Te Toiroa Tahuriorangi could make his debut from the bench for New Zealand in Saturday's Rugby Championship game Argentina in Nelson.
Japan Times
Sep 4, 2018
We may be facing a textbook emerging-market crisis
Argentina and Turkey look like outliers but the rot could spread fast.
Japan Times
Jun 16, 2018
World Cup views from Tokyo, Group D: Nigeria, Iceland, Croatia and Argentina
Japan-based supporters of Group D teams fighting it out for the ultimate prize at the FIFA World Cup speak to The Japan Times.
Japan Times
WORLD / Science & Health
Mar 29, 2018
Fossils of 'badass' Argentine meat-eating dinosaur unearthed
On a semiarid Patagonian landscape 85 million years ago, a formidable meat-eater called Tratayenia rosalesi reigned as the apex predator, part of an enigmatic dinosaur group that menaced South America and Australia for tens of millions of years.
Mar 4, 2018
Polish group sues Argentine paper under new Holocaust law
A Polish campaign group is suing an Argentinian newspaper it says breached a new law that makes it a criminal offense to suggest Poland was complicit in the Holocaust.


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