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Japan and the European Union have finalized a huge free trade deal that covers 600 million people and almost a third of the global economy. The Economic Partnership Agreement, which has been in the works since 2011, will remove tariffs

Takata has added millions more airbags to the biggest automotive recall in U.S. history. The Japanese firm is recalling an additional 2.7 million airbags, it said in a notice posted on the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) website on

1. Free trade talk: Free trade is set to be a big topic today. The 28 nations in the European Union are set to sign a free trade deal with Japan on Thursday.On the same day, German Chancellor Angela Merkel

TOKYO (Reuters) – Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s Liberal Democratic Party suffered an historic defeat in an election in the Japanese capital on Sunday, signalling trouble ahead for the premier, who has suffered from slumping support because of a favouritism scandal.

While President Trump talks tough on trade, Europe and Japan are getting on with business. Negotiators from the European Union and Japan say they’re close to striking a major free trade agreement that could jump-start talks for other potential deals.

The company at the heart of one of the worst auto safety scandals in history has filed for bankruptcy. Japan’s Takata was brought down by the huge cost of its exploding airbag crisis. The company’s faulty airbag inflators, which can

TOKYO Rescue crews searched into the early hours on Sunday for seven American sailors missing after a U.S. destroyer collided with a container ship in the pre-dawn hours off the coast of Japan. U.S. 7th Fleet Vice Admiral Joseph P.

SINGAPORE Several Asian nations are seeking to bolster informal alliances among themselves, regional diplomats and officials said, unsettled by growing fears that the United States could not be relied on to maintain a buffer against China’s assertiveness.Countries including Australia, Japan,

The value of Bitcoin has nearly doubled over the last month, jumping to an all-time high of $ 2,289.21 on Monday, according to Coindesk. The cryptocurrency is just short of doubling for the month of May. As of Tuesday morning,

Nintendo is on fire. Shares in the Japanese gaming giant surged 3.2% on Wednesday to hit their highest closing level since 2010. Gains for the year have now reached 30% on hopes that Nintendo (NTDOY) will unlock new levels of