Japan-US free trade talks stalled

Negotiations on a multilateral free trade agreement between Japan and the United States remained stalled on Thursday.Eco...

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Japan cuts tariffs on Aussie beef tongue and pork

The many fans of beef tongue in Japan have cause for cheer.Japan’s government is cutting tariffs on beef tongue and pork...

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Japan, US struggle for trade deal ahead of Obama visit

Japanese and U.S. negotiators are making last-ditch efforts at a free trade deal ahead of President Barack Obama’s visit...

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Japanese railways launch global push

Japanese railways want their high-speed trains to become the global standard.The International High-Speed Rail Associati...

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TPP conference ends without deal

Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade talks between Japan and the U.S. ended Thursday without a deal.U.S. Trade Represent...

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Microsoft ends XP support

Microsoft officially ended support for its Windows XP operating system in Japan on Wednesday. The OS first hit the marke...

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Japan, US try to break trade deadlock

Japan and the US are trying to break a deadlock in talks over a free trade deal.Officials met in Tokyo today on the Tran...

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Japan, Australia seal free trade deal

Japan and Australia have agreed on a broad free trade deal.Australia’s Prime Minister Tony Abbott was in Tokyo to meet J...

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Kennedy: Japanese women key to economy

Japanese women’s rights are getting a boost from Caroline Kennedy.The U.S. Ambassador to Japan spoke at an event organiz...

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Post tax hike, department stores battle for consumers

Japan’s sales tax went up on Monday from 5 to 8 percent. To keep consumers spending, department stores are offering a ra...

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