The Trump effect

  • Toyota stays aloof from politics while Ford jumps in

    Sticking to business may be hard in the Trump era

  • Trump promises state visit to Japan this year

    Post-summit statement stresses closer security, economic ties

  • Trump finally gets foot in the door on Asian diplomacy

    Japan, China may be more open to discussion with key interests affirmed

  • Trump remark draws investors all aboard Japanese rail shares

    Ahead of summit with Abe, president's comment on high-speed trains spikes interest

  • Abe, Trump back stronger alliance, economic dialogue

    The US president to visit Japan this year

  • Abe, Trump deputies' talks are first step toward working ties

    White House power-grappling complicates diplomats' work

  • Trump seen taking aim at auto trade in summit with Abe

    A laserlike focus on 'jobs, jobs, jobs'

  • Trump rolls out red carpet for Abe

    But tough sledding during pre-summit talks raises questions

  • Abe, Trump start talks to affirm alliance

    Japan-US summit also expected to cover currency, trade

  • For Abe, summit just the start of Trump tightwalk

    Prearranged talks a prelude to trickier task of building rapport

  • Abe, Trump may discuss currency issues: White House official

    Japanese prime minister may try to avoid the topic, but markets are on edge

  • Trump reaches out to China, not by phone, but in a letter

    Despite advice from experts, US leader likely staying tough on Beijing

  • Trade, security top Abe's agenda for US summit

    A round of golf could help Japanese leader get personal with Trump

  • Abe's summit strategy has one goal -- dodging free trade talks

    Japan girds for battle, hopes for compromise at Trump-Abe talks

  • Mighty yen could be good news for Japan ahead of US summit

    Tokyo seeks to avoid drawing Trump's ire over currency policy

  • Nisshinbo nixes plan for Mexican auto-parts factory

    Trump impact on auto industry spreads to brake materials supplier

  • Time's up for soft China policy

    US defense chief sees more active role in South China Sea

  • China makes neighborly greeting amid Australia's US strains

    Canberra, Beijing enhance economic partnership, teaming on trade

  • Japan resurfaces as No. 2 contributor to US trade deficit

    Hot-button automobile sector underpins imbalance

  • Interview

    Harvard's Sandel says both US parties must evolve in Trump era

    Political philosopher cites failure of status quo to address concerns of ordinary citizens