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TOKYO | The Latest: Pompeo seeks allied unity in dealing with NKorea

TOKYO — The Latest on U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and his visit to Asia (all times local): 7:15 a.m. America’s top diplomat left Tokyo for Pyongyang on Sunday after pledging that the U.S. will coordinate with allies Japan and South Korea on efforts to persuade North Korea to give up its nuclear weapons. … Continue reading TOKYO | The Latest: Pompeo seeks allied unity in dealing with NKorea

TOKYO | Storm-hit Japan airport counts damage; unclear when reopens

TOKYO — The closure of a major Japanese airport flooded by a typhoon is raising worries about the impact on tourist traffic, mostly from China and Southeast Asia, as well as on exporting computer chips and other goods. Kansai International Airport officials said Wednesday they weren’t sure when the airport will reopen. Although a damaged … Continue reading TOKYO | Storm-hit Japan airport counts damage; unclear when reopens

TOKYO | Report of more China tariffs sends global stocks lower

TOKYO — Global shares mostly fell Friday following a report that the Trump administration could put tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese goods as early as next week. KEEPING SCORE: France’s CAC 40 fell 0.5 percent in early trading to 5,451.68. Germany’s DAX lost 0.7 percent to 12,404.10. Britain’s FTSE 100 slipped 0.3 percent to … Continue reading TOKYO | Report of more China tariffs sends global stocks lower

TOKYO | Word on more China tariffs sends Asian stocks lower

TOKYO — Asian shares fell Friday following a report that the Trump administration could put tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese goods as early as next week. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 lost nearly 0.2 percent to 22,830.03 in early trading. Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 slipped 0.3 percent to 6,334.10. South Korea’s Kospi was virtually … Continue reading TOKYO | Word on more China tariffs sends Asian stocks lower

TOKYO | Global shares mixed following Wall Street losses

TOKYO — Shares are higher in early European trading after a downbeat day in Asia. Benchmarks in Germany and France rose Thursday while shares in Tokyo, Shanghai and Hong Kong declined. KEEPING SCORE: Germany’s DAX added 0.3 percent to 12,200.93 and in France the CAC 40 advanced 0.4 percent to 5,326.27. Britain’s FTSE 100 climbed … Continue reading TOKYO | Global shares mixed following Wall Street losses

TOKYO | Asian stocks slide as investors fret over China’s economy

TOKYO  — Asian shares fell Thursday after deepening worries about global economic growth, particularly in China, set off a rout on Wall Street. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s Nikkei 225 index fell 0.2 percent to 22,158.75 and the Hang Seng in Hong Kong lost 0.6 percent to 27,155.66. The Shanghai Composite index sank 0.9 percent to 2,699.60. … Continue reading TOKYO | Asian stocks slide as investors fret over China’s economy

TOKYO | Japanese emperor tries to make amends for his father’s war

TOKYO— For his last time, Japan’s Emperor Akihito addressed a memorial service Wednesday marking the end of World War II. Once again, he expressed “deep remorse” for the war. It was in keeping with what by all appearances has become a mission for Akihito over his 30-year reign: to make amends for a war fought … Continue reading TOKYO | Japanese emperor tries to make amends for his father’s war

TOKYO | Pan Pacs: Ledecky, Dressel get wins; Ikee pleases home fans

TOKYO — For Americans Katie Ledecky and Caeleb Dressel, Saturday was a better day at the Pan Pacific Championships after unexpected losses earlier at the four-day meet. The Pan Pacs are the biggest meet of the year for countries bordering the Pacific, and a dry run for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Ledecky, the Olympic and … Continue reading TOKYO | Pan Pacs: Ledecky, Dressel get wins; Ikee pleases home fans