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Japan dodges U.S. auto tariffs, for now, as Trump and Abe agree on trade talks

Thu, 09/27/2018 - 2:28am
U.S. President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe agreed on Wednesday to start trade talks in an arrangement that, for now, protects Japanese automakers from further tariffs, seen as a major threat to the export-dependent economy.

From chatroom to courtroom: China's #MeToo movement takes legal turn

Thu, 09/27/2018 - 2:03am
When a former intern at China's state broadcaster wrote in July about being groped and forcibly kissed by one of the country's most recognizable television stars, her story ignited a social media firestorm in a country where a backlash against sexual harassment was growing.

Japan auto lobby hopes for forward-looking trade talks with U.S.

Thu, 09/27/2018 - 1:52am
Japan's automaking lobby on Thursday said that it welcomed the fact that the United States would refrain from raising tariffs on Japanese car imports for the moment after the two countries agreed to start discussing a new trade framework.