China and Japan are mending fences in the face of US tariffs. The two Asian giants put cordial relations on hold eight years ago due to squabbles over the Senkaku Islands. Now Donald Trump is helping to bring them back together.
Japan will grant visas to more foreign workers to address a tight labor market. Critics say the new policy may impact social cohesion and fails to address labor abuse.
President Trump and Chinese leader Xi agreed to a 90-day stop to new tariffs in a step to slow an ongoing trade war. The meeting came on the heels of a G20 summit that called for revamping world trade rules.
The Japan Times' decision to revise its description of women forced into sexual slavery by the Japanese military during World War II has triggered anger and condemnation. Julian Ryall reports.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has hailed a "special strategic and global partnership" with Japan, the second-largest economy in Asia. Japan is aiming to expand free trade relations amid US' protectionist policies.
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