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Nissan new CEO reaffirms alliance, promises revival

Nissan new CEO reaffirms alliance, promises revival

TOKYO (AP) — Nissan’s new chief executive Makoto Uchida has reaffirmed the importance of the Japanese automaker’s alliance with Renault as it strives to...
China plans new coal plants, trims support for clean energy

China plans new coal plants, trims support for clean energy

WASHINGTON (AP) — As world leaders gather in Spain to discuss how to slow the warming of the planet, a spotlight falls on China...
Protests in Hong Kong hurt luxury goods sales

Protests in Hong Kong hurt luxury goods sales

MILAN (AP) — Hong Kong’s luxury retailers have been hard hit by pro-democracy protests, which a new study says will permanently change the map...
Nissan invests in production to prepare for electric age

Nissan invests in production to prepare for electric age

YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — Nissan is investing 33 billion yen ($303 million) in its flagship auto plant in Japan’s Tochigi prefecture in a first...

China, U.S. agree to solve issues on core concerns in trade talks

HONG KONG (China Daily/ANN) — Top trade negotiators for China and the United States discussed solving issues regarding each other’s core concerns and reached...
China raises estimate of economy’s size following census

China raises estimate of economy’s size following census

BEIJING (AP) — China has raised its estimate of the size of its economy by 2.1% following a census, raising its gross domestic product...
US-China trade deal hopes lift stocks on Wall Street

US-China trade deal hopes lift stocks on Wall Street

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks moved higher in early trading on Wall Street and headed for records on Friday after U.S. officials said they...
Huawei sells folding smartphone with no Google after US ban

Huawei sells folding smartphone with no Google after US ban

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese tech giant Huawei is selling its first folding smartphone without Google apps or U.S.-made processor chips following sanctions imposed by...
China lifts ban on US poultry after 5 years

China lifts ban on US poultry after 5 years

WASHINGTON (AP) — China is reopening its market to U.S. poultry, ending a five-year ban. China had blocked U.S. poultry imports after an outbreak of...
Japan’s economy slows, logging 0.2% annual expansion in 3Q

Japan’s economy slows, logging 0.2% annual expansion in 3Q

TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s economy grew at a modest annual pace of 0.2% in July-September, supported by consumer purchases ahead of a tax hike,...

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