Pompeo says nothing’s changed on North Korea talks: ‘It’ll be my team’

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said U.S. diplomatic efforts will continue toward the goal of denuclearization of North Korea, a day after a North Korean official... Read more »

Carlos Ghosn to be indicted on additional charge as early as Monday: NHK

FILE PHOTO: Former Nissan Motor Chairman Carlos Ghosn accompanied by his wife Carole Ghosn, arrives at his place of residence in Tokyo, Japan, March 8, 2019. REUTERS/Issei Kato TOKYO... Read more »

Nikkei posts 3rd weekly gain, Nintendo surges 14 pct

* Nikkei rises 1.5 pct for the week * Nissan falls on report it will cut global production, though company denies By Ayai Tomisawa TOKYO, April 19 (Reuters) –... Read more »

Hyundai hires former Ghosn ally Munoz as global COO, Americas head

SEOUL (Reuters) – Hyundai Motor Co has appointed Jose Munoz as global chief operating officer and Americas chief, tapping a man formerly considered an ally and potential successor of... Read more »

Fukushima owner to allow overseas staff to work on disaster cleanup

TOKYO (Reuters) – Tokyo Electric Power plans to allow overseas workers coming to Japan under a new visa program to work on the cleanup of its wrecked Fukushima nuclear... Read more »

Uber lands $1 billion from SoftBank, Toyota for self-driving unit

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Uber’s autonomous vehicle unit has raised $1 billion from a consortium of investors including SoftBank Group Corp , giving the company a much-needed funding boost... Read more »

North Korea urges Trump to drop Pompeo from talks; U.S. plays down weapons test

SEOUL/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – North Korea said on Thursday it no longer wanted to deal with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and that he should be replaced in talks... Read more »

Olympics: Tokyo ticket lottery to launch for domestic sales on May 9

TOKYO (Reuters) – Residents of Japan will be able to apply for tickets for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games from May 9, the organizing committee said on Thursday. FILE... Read more »

Asian shares edge up to nine month high, European, Japan PMIs awaited

TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian shares were subdued on Thursday after a negative performance on Wall Street, with caution ahead of business surveys in Europe and Japan, and the Good... Read more »