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Japan Times
WORLD
Nov 30, 2021
Iran insists on immediate lifting of sanctions as nuclear talks resume
As the first round of formal discussions ended Monday, Western negotiators tried to be upbeat.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Dec 29, 2019
Funeral prep for Emperor Hirohito began seven years before his death: declassified documents
The Foreign Ministry began funeral preparations for Emperor Hirohito seven years before his death, holding secret talks with the Imperial Household Agency on the matter in 1982, recently declassified ministry records show.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / Japan
Sep 30, 2019
Japan-U.S. trade deal is a Trump ploy
The Abe administration has sacrificed so much to cooperate with the re-election of Trump.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jun 5, 2019
After backlash, Trump U-turns on targeting U.K. health service in trade talks
U.S. President Donald Trump backtracked on comments that Britain's public health service should be on the table in future post-Brexit trade talks between the two countries, after Prime Minister Theresa May said some areas might be off-limits.
EDITORIALS
May 13, 2019
The U.S. and China play a dangerous game
The U.S. commitment to unilateral acts of protectionism and China's determination to build a world-class economy by tilting the domestic business landscape bodes ill for a solution anytime soon.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / Japan
May 13, 2019
U.S.-China trade talks as seen from Tokyo
The longer the showdown between the world's two biggest economies persists, the more divided into two digital economic blocs the global economy will become.
Japan Times
WORLD
Dec 4, 2018
Trump asks Pakistan leader Imran Khan for help with Afghan peace talks as U.S. pullout speculation swirls
Pakistan said on Monday U.S. President Donald Trump has sought its help with faltering Afghan peace talks, part of intensifying efforts by Trump to end one of America's longest wars.
Japan Times
WORLD / Politics
Aug 19, 2018
Trump's power-plant proposal may increase U.S. carbon pollution
U.S. leader Donald Trump is poised to replace former President Barack Obama's plan to slash power plant greenhouse gas emissions with a substitute that could actually increase them.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Science & Health
Jun 4, 2018
Rich nations — including Japan — spend at least $100 billion a year on fossil fuels despite climate pledges
“The G7 have pledged to phase out fossil fuel subsidies, but they don't have any systems in terms of accountability to meet the pledges,” says study's lead author.
JAPAN
Apr 6, 2018
Kim told Xi he wanted to resume six-party disarmament talks: Nikkei
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un told Chinese President Xi Jinping during talks in Beijing last week that he agreed to return to six-party talks on his nation's nuclear arms program and missile tests, the Nikkei newspaper said on Thursday.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Jan 8, 2018
South Korea reportedly won't scrap 'comfort women' accord with Japan
South Korea reportedly plans to announce on Tuesday its position on the agreement with Japan to permanently resolve their dispute over the 'comfort women' and will not demand that it be renegotiated or scrapped.
Japan Times
WORLD
Oct 4, 2017
Under Trump's review, EPA set to propose repeal of Obama's climate regulation
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will propose repealing the Clean Power Plan — the Obama administration's centerpiece regulation to fight climate change — and plans to solicit input on a rule to replace it, according to an EPA document seen by Reuters.
Japan Times
WORLD / Science & Health
Aug 9, 2017
Diplomatic cable instructs U.S. envoys to be indirect on re-engaging in Paris climate deal
U.S. diplomats should sidestep questions from foreign governments on what it will take for the Trump administration to re-engage in the global Paris climate agreement, according to a diplomatic cable seen by Reuters.
Japan Times
WORLD / Science & Health
Jul 16, 2017
Trump may reverse decision on climate accord, France's Macron says: report
French President Emmanuel Macron said he was hopeful that U.S. President Donald Trump would reverse his decision to pull the United States out of the Paris climate accord, according to weekly newspaper Le Journal du Dimanche (JDD) on Sunday.
Japan Times
WORLD / Science & Health
May 22, 2017
Time to ditch the polar bears? Climate change looks for a new image
What does climate change look like? For many people, the first — or perhaps only — image that comes to mind is of smokestacks, or polar bears perched on ice floes.
Japan Times
WORLD / Politics
Apr 26, 2017
Internal U.S. State Department memo strengthens case to stay in Paris climate accord
An internal U.S. State Department memo says the Paris climate accord imposes few obligations on the United States, bolstering the case for Trump administration officials who want to stay in the deal.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Apr 25, 2017
Japan, U.S., South Korea diplomats discuss ways to 'maximize' pressure on North
Top envoys held a trilateral dialogue Tuesday aimed at discussing measures to pressure North Korea over its nuclear and missile programs.
BUSINESS
Feb 16, 2017
Auto unions seek repeat of 2016 base pay hike amid firms' cloudy earnings prospects
Annual spring wage negotiations between companies and labor unions got into full swing Wednesday with unions from Japan's major automakers demanding the same base wage increase as last year despite concerns about the industry's earnings prospects.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC / Science & Health
Nov 22, 2016
China likely to maintain climate goals
Beijing's air quality fell short of national standards on 179 days last year. That's one reason why the world's biggest coal consumer is likely to stick with its plan to clean up its energy supply — regardless of what President-elect Donald Trump does in the U.S.
WORLD / Politics
Nov 14, 2016
Trump looking at fast ways to quit global climate deal: source
President-elect Donald Trump is seeking quick ways to withdraw the United States from a global accord to combat climate change, a source on his transition team said, defying broad international backing for the plan to cut greenhouse gas emissions.

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