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G20 OSAKA

Japan Times
BUSINESS / Economy / G20 Osaka
Jun 27, 2019
Japan should prep for worst from U.S.-China trade war, economists say
With confidence in the free-trade system shaken, mainly by the heated tensions between the United States and China, ensuring trade friction doesn't weaken the global economy will be a major item on the agenda at the Group of 20 leaders' summit this week in Osaka.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech / G20 Osaka
Jun 27, 2019
Japan's pitch for free data flows 'with trust' faces uphill battle at G20 amid 'splinternet' fears
Data is increasingly being viewed as a resource as vital as oil was in the 20th century, with the vast accumulation of information leading to new services across a variety of industries. As the analogy suggests, data is fueling innovation: Firms are studying consumer habits to develop new products, feeding patients' data into artificial intelligence for the creation of new drugs and bringing self-driving vehicles closer to reality.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics / G20 Osaka
Jun 26, 2019
World leaders' bilateral talks likely to carry more weight than G20 Osaka summit
Some of the planned one-on-one meetings, such as the Trump-Xi meeting, could have a heavy influence on the fate of a number of key global issues.
Japan Times
JAPAN / G20 Osaka
Jun 26, 2019
Odds of sweeping deal slim, Japan to use Osaka G20 to tackle plastic waste problem one step at a time
When international delegates arrived at Karuizawa Station for the Group of 20 environment ministers' meeting earlier this month, they were greeted by local schoolchildren, bilingual volunteers — and a wild boar the size of an elephant.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Economy / G20 Osaka
Jun 25, 2019
In blow to China, Japan's 'quality infrastructure' to get endorsement at Osaka G20
When world leaders adopt new international principles for "quality infrastructure" during the upcoming Group of 20 summit in Osaka, it will be the moment when Japan's flagship initiative will finally bear fruit after years in the making.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Economy / G20 Osaka
Jun 25, 2019
Can the G20 summit pave a path for the future of multilateral trade?
Since it first convened two decades ago, the Group of 20 summit has been regarded as a forum for developed and developing countries to take collective action against economic uncertainties.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics / G20 Osaka
Jun 24, 2019
For G20 host Abe, election hopes ride on summit success
The agreement leaders reach at the Osaka meeting, which comes at a critical time politically, could impact the domestic fortunes of the prime minister.

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