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Seijiro Takeshita, professor at the University of Shizuoka, says Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's likelihood of holding onto power is as high at 80 percent.
Ed Rogers, CEO of Rogers Investment Advisors, discusses what can be expected from Japan's August trade data.
Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross says new U.S. tariffs on China are aimed at modifying China's behavior.
As the world's two largest economies continue to wage an escalating tariff war, global trade was one of the primary topics on the agenda at the annual World Economic Forum on the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).
Tokyo Electron's Toshiki Kawai told CNBC that new technologies such as the so-called Internet of Things, big data and artificial intelligence will drive growth and demand in the semiconductor space.
Asia will grow old at a faster pace in the coming decades, hampering growth in emerging markets such as China and Thailand before they can become rich.
Malaysian Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng acknowledged that his country "hope(s) the trade war would fizzle out because it's not good for the global economy and what's not good for the global economy is not good for Malaysia in the long term."
The presidents of Japan and Russia expressed a desire to achieve a peace treaty between the two nations, more than 70 years after the end of World War II.
The global tech giant has also joined RE100, a global initiative of businesses committed to clean energy.
America's unsustainably large trade imbalances and soaring public debt are compelling issues of national security. Solutions should be sought through negotiations, Michael Ivanovitch writes.
Japan posted a 3 percent year-on-year growth in the second quarter of 2018, handily beating estimates by economists. Kazuo Momma of Mizuho Research Institute weighs in.
Japanese automakers are at risk of being targeted by the Trump administration because they accounted for three-quarters of the trade imbalance between Japan and the U.S.
Profitability of Japanese firms have improved, but foreign investors are still worried that the economy may be hit by the ongoing battle between the U.S. and its major trading partners, says Nicholas Smith of CLSA.
CNBC's Ylan Mui reports that President Donald Trump's administration is readying an additional $267 billion in tariffs on Chinese products, which would tax almost all of the products that the U.S. imports from China. Trump also said that the U.S. has begun trade talks with Japan.
President Donald Trump said Friday that he has started trade talks with Japan.
CNBC's Ylan Mui reports that President Donald Trump said that he wants Attorney General Jeff Sessions to investigate who the author of the anonymous The New York Times op-ed is. Trump also added that the U.S. is starting trade negotiations in Japan.