Japan and the US have agreed to target a broad deal on bilateral trade by September, seeking to bridge differences of opinion over tariffs on beef and the automobile sector, the Nikkei business daily reported on Sunday.
Japan’s Prime Minister Abe Shinzo is considering holding talks with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani when he visits New York in September to attend a UN General Assembly session, government sources said on Wednesday.
The number of newborns in South Korea fell again in September, government data showed on Wednesday, in the latest sign of the chronically low birthrate that has plagued Asia's fourth-largest economy for more than a decade.
China’s vast export engine unexpectedly kicked into higher gear in September, producing a record trade surplus with the US that could exacerbate the already-heated dispute between Beijing and Washington.
Israeli military forces have reportedly arrested 378 Palestinians, including 10 women and 52 children, during separate operations across the occupied West Bank and besieged Gaza Strip in the month of September.
Thai exports value in September have roared to a new record in most product categories and major markets, with the full-year export expected to beat the previous forecast at eight percent, local media quoted the commerce minister as saying on Saturday.