TOKYO, June 2 — Japan ’s top government spokesman Yoshihide Suga today called South Korea ’s decision to re start proceedings against Japan at the World Trade Organisation (WTO) “extremely regrettable”. Suga was speaking with reporters after South Korea said it would proceed with complaints...
Tuesday, 02 Jun 2020 04:27 PM MYTJapan’s Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga speaks during a press conference at the prime minister’s official residence in Tokyo June 18, 2019. — AFP picTOKYO, June 2 — Japan’s top government spokesman Yoshihide Suga today called South Korea’s decision to restart proceedings against Japan at the World Trade Organisation (WTO) “extremely regrettable”.
Suga was speaking with reporters after South Korea said it would proceed with complaints against Japan over export controls on some high-tech materials. — Reuters Read more: Malay Mail »
South Korea to reopen WTO complaint over Japan trade curbsSEOUL (AP):Reigniting a bitter row between key US allies, South Korea on Tuesday (June 2) said it will reopen a complaint filed with the World Trade Organisation over Japan ’s tightened controls on technology exports to its companies, blaming Tokyo for an alleged lack of commitment in resolving mutual grievances.
Japan considering re-opening door to some foreigners | Malay MailTOKYO, June 1 — Japan is considering re-opening its borders to travellers from selected countries which have low levels of coronavirus infections, as it begins to ease restrictions put in place earlier this year to control the outbreak. As schools, cinemas, sports clubs and department stores...
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South-East Asia Stocks extend rally on economic rebound hopes, Indonesia jumps over 2%JAKARTA (Reuters): South-East Asian markets extended multi-day rallies on Tuesday (June 2) on optimism over an economic rebound from the coronavirus crisis, but caution prevailed globally due to simmering Sino-U.S. tensions and violent protests in many US cities.