Politics & Economy

U.S. President Barack Obama, left, and Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe shake hands after a joint press conference in Tokyo.

Abe, Obama pledge to try to break TPP deadlock

TOKYO -- Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and U.S. President Barack Obama said Thursday they will keep working to break the impasse between their countries on the Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade pact. At a joint press conference after thei...


Japan's big worry over Crimea situation -- China's ambitions

TOKYO -- Broadly speaking, there are two types of diplomatic talks involving government le...


John C. Lechleiter: Seize the moment, advance the TPP

The U.S.-Japan Business Council has several major priorities on its agenda this year -- de...