Japan's notoriously overworked workforce may be getting a break. At least if the government gets its way. They're launching a new initive designed to give workers some much needed time off and kickstart Japan's sluggish economy.
The US president has told CEOs at the APEC summit that the US has suffered under past trade deals, and would now take a different path. Meanwhile, a talked about meeting with the Russian president did not materialize.
Donald Trump's first stop in Japan on his maiden voyage to Asia as US president is an opportunity to underline Washington's alliance with Japan and reassure US allies on opposing North Korea. Julian Ryall reports.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has stressed the need for reaching out to the North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Duterte also said he would welcome Donald Trump as an "important leader" in his Manila trip next month.
The US ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley, recently said the key to India becoming a permanent member of the UNSC is "not to touch the veto." But why would New Delhi and other aspirants accept such a position?
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