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Tim Kelly

U.S. Navy commander in Asia welcomes Japan-Australia military pact as encouraging

19 Nov 2020

TOKYO A senior U.S. Navy commander in Asia on Thursday welcomed an agreement by Japan and Australia to tighten military cooperation that will bolster the United States in a region where China's influence is growing.

Nissan's Britain business tough to sustain without Brexit trade deal - COO Gupta

18 Nov 2020

TOKYO Any final exit by Britain from the European Union that worsens business conditions through increased tariffs would threaten the sustainability of Nissan Motor Co's UK operations, the Japanese car maker's chief operating officer cautioned. | Video

Nissan's UK business tough to sustain without Brexit trade deal - COO Gupta

18 Nov 2020

TOKYO, Nov 18 Any final exit by Britain from the European Union that worsens business conditions through increased tariffs would threaten the sustainability of Nissan Motor Co's UK operations, the Japanese car maker's chief operating officer (COO) cautioned.

Japan and Australia seek to align on defence as China's regional influence grows

16 Nov 2020

TOKYO Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga and his Australian counterpart, Scott Morrison, may agree an historic defence pact on Tuesday that will closely align two key U.S. allies in Asia as a counter to China's growing influence in the region.

Helped by autos rebound, Nissan trims whopping loss forecast

12 Nov 2020

TOKYO Japan's Nissan Motor cut its annual operating loss forecast by 28% on Thursday, albeit to a still record $3.2 billion, helped by a rebound in demand from the coronavirus crisis, particularly in China. | Video

Nissan's prospects brighten as China rebounds, but struggle ahead for weakened car maker

11 Nov 2020

Tokyo Nissan Motor Co could trim its forecast for a full-year loss when it reports quarterly results on Thursday, analyst estimates show, as a recovery in China marks a rare bright spot for the Japanese automaker weakened by scandal and the pandemic.

Toyota more than doubles profit outlook as China sales rebound from pandemic

06 Nov 2020

TOKYO Toyota Motor Corp more than doubled its full-year operating profit forecast on Friday, as vehicle sales rebound in China from a coronavirus pandemic squeeze earlier this year that contributed to a 24% slide in second-quarter earnings. | Video

Honda doubles profit forecast, boosted by China rebound

06 Nov 2020

TOKYO Honda Motor Co on Friday more than doubled its full-year operating profit forecast as it reported second-quarter earnings grew 28% amid a rebound in China after auto sales were squeezed by the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.

World News

Biden picks diverse team of top economic advisers

President-elect Joe Biden named former Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen as his Treasury secretary nominee on Monday, and named three women to other top economic posts, setting the stage for a more diverse White House.