Australia set to secure exemption from U.S. tariffs

Business / Economy Mar 10, 2018

Australia set to secure exemption from U.S. tariffs

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he has spoken with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and that they are working on an agreement so Australia will not be subject to U.S. tariffs on steel and aluminum. "He is committed to having a very fair ...

Abe discusses U.S. tariff plan with Australian and Canadian leaders

Business Mar 6, 2018

Abe discusses U.S. tariff plan with Australian and Canadian leaders

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe exchanged views on Tuesday with his Australian and Canadian counterparts about U.S. President Donald Trump's announcement of a plan to impose steep tariffs on imports of steel and aluminum. According to the Japanese Foreign Ministry, Abe discussed the U.S. plan in ...

Abe-Li meeting sign of improving Japan-China ties

National / Politics Nov 13, 2017

Abe-Li meeting sign of improving Japan-China ties

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang met Monday in Manila, saying they share a desire to further improve bilateral relations and which they noted are getting better. Their meeting came on the heels of talks between Abe and Chinese President Xi Jinping ...

Australian citizenship crisis claims another lawmaker

Asia Pacific / Politics Nov 1, 2017

Australian citizenship crisis claims another lawmaker

A citizenship crisis that robbed Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull of his one-seat majority will claim another politician, with the Senate president on Wednesday saying he will resign after confirming he was a dual national. Stephen Parry, the leader of the upper house and a ...