How Shinzo Abe’s exit could threaten regional stability and Japan’s alliance with the US

Rumors concerning Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s health had circulated for weeks, and while his resignation on Friday could not have come as a complete shock to United States officials, the timing of the announcement is worrisome. CNN.com – RSS … Read more…

Japan’s SpaceJet maker closes overseas sites, mulls cuts at home amid coronavirus squeeze

SpaceJet regional aircraft maker, Mitsubishi Aircraft, said it is closing overseas operations that employ hundreds of people and may cut staff at home after its parent company slashed the development budget for Japan’s first commercial aircraft in a century. Reuters: … Read more…