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News Chemicals Business Operations General
March 10, 2021  

DuPont expands Molykote specialty lubricants production

DuPont has invested over $40 million to expand production

News Aerospace General
June 29, 2020  

Japan to boost space co-operation with U.S. in revised policy

Japan will seek to co-operate with the U.S. in sending astronauts on an American lunar mission

News Food & Beverage Government General
October 8, 2019  

US signs limited deal with Japan on ag, digital trade

U.S. farmers have been operating at a disadvantage in Japan since Trump withdrew from the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement.

News Aerospace General
September 26, 2019  

NASA chief says security needed to explore space safely

U.S. and Japanese governments are expanding their security alliance into space amid China’s growing activity.

News Government Manufacturing General
September 17, 2019  

Japanese officials cautious on prospects for US trade deal

A long-sought trade agreement with Japan was scrapped when Trump withdrew the U.S. from a pan-Pacific trade agreement shortly after taking office in 2017.

News Government Manufacturing General
June 27, 2019  

In Japan, Trump begins talks on trade, Iran, North Korea

The summit will be a test of both Trump’s go-it-alone style.

News Government Manufacturing General
April 29, 2019  

Abe, Trudeau tout trade gains without US in Pacific Rim pact

Canadian PM says the agreement has given farmers an advantage over their American counterparts.

News Manufacturing Economy
April 9, 2019  

IMF forecast: Global growth will weaken this year to 3.3%

Points to heightened trade tensions as a key reason.

News Electronics Manufacturing General
March 26, 2019  

In ‘Killer Robots’ debate, Japan shuns fully automated arms

Opponents of fully automated systems fear that machines could one day conduct wars without human control.

News Aerospace General
February 21, 2019  

Japanese spacecraft to attempt landing on distant asteroid

The Japanese space agency has compared the landing to touching down on a baseball mound from a height of 20 kilometres.

News Automotive General
December 17, 2018  

Nissan board meets but no chairman picked to replace Ghosn

Ghosn and another board member Greg Kelly were formally charged last week with falsifying financial reports.

News Automotive General
December 11, 2018  

Detention of Nissan’s Ghosn extended through Dec. 20

Ghosn and fellow Nissan executive Greg Kelly were charged Dec. 10.

News Government Manufacturing General
October 23, 2018  

Abe to bring business leaders to Beijing amid US trade spat

China is Japan’s biggest trade partner.

News Automotive Food & Beverage Government Manufacturing General
September 27, 2018  

US, Japan agree to negotiate a free trade agreement

A significant shift by Tokyo.

Feature Automotive Manufacturing Economy General
August 14, 2018  

Japan’s auto OEMs: Their rising influence in Canada’s industry

The Japanese brand is expanding its footprint amid changing trade conditions.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
July 17, 2018  

Japan, EU sign trade deal to eliminate nearly all tariffs

Covers a third of the global economy and markets of more than 600 million people.

News Manufacturing General
February 27, 2017  

Asia economies hold trade pact talks after Trump dumps TPP

China is playing a leading role in the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership.

News Government Manufacturing General
February 13, 2017  

Mexico gets Trump’s trade ire: Japan and Germany get a pass

Trade tension is conflated with anger over illegal Mexican immigration.

News Government Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General Operations Production
December 9, 2016  

Japan ratifies TPP despite Trump’s plan to pull US out

Market opening measures required by the trade pact are seen as a way for Abe to push through difficult reforms.

News Automotive Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations Production
December 5, 2016  

Nissan testing autonomous vehicles at Japanese plant

Automaker thinks the technology will eventually save costs and boost efficiency.

News Manufacturing Economy General
November 28, 2016  

Japan not ready to abandon TPP; waits to deal direct with Canada

Not reviving yet bilateral trade agreement talks set aside as the TPP progressed.

News Manufacturing General
October 11, 2016  

D-BOX to install its first complete auditorium in Japan

AEON Cinema in Nagakute is the first venue in Japan to offer an entire audience the motion system experience.

News Automotive Manufacturing Transportation Business Operations General Operations Production
August 24, 2016  

Honda resumes motorcycle production at quake hit plant

Plant was completely offline for about two weeks after the two major quakes in April.

News Automotive Electronics Energy Manufacturing Transportation Business Operations General Operations Production
August 19, 2016  

Ballard Power Systems shares soar after Toyota distribution deal

Will distribute fuel cell products in Japan to the end of 2020.

News Economy General
May 25, 2016  

G-7 seeks way forward for aging, faltering economies

No demand is the biggest economic problem around the world.

News Automotive Government Manufacturing Economy General
May 24, 2016  

Trudeau makes investment pitch to Japanese automakers

Described Canadians as innovative and focused on high quality.

News Electronics Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations Production
March 30, 2016  

Foxconn to buy Japan’s Sharp Corp. for $3.5B

Final agreement to be signed Apr. 2.

News Automotive Government Manufacturing Economy General
February 16, 2016  

Japan believed TPP side talks included Mexico, Canada

Rules of origin allow higher percentage of Japanese parts in North American cars.

News Automotive Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations Production
January 27, 2016  

Toyota world’s top automaker for fourth straight year

Sells 10.15 million vehicles in 2015.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General Production
August 27, 2015  

NS premier to lead delegation to China, Japan to promote trade

China was the province’s largest Asian trading partner last year, with $275 million worth of exports.

News Manufacturing Transportation General Technology
August 11, 2015  

Japan has made a laptop-sized electric ‘WalkCar’ [VIDEO]

Unit that weighs just three kilograms, can carry a person that weighs up to 120 kilograms and reaches speeds up to 10 km/h.

News Manufacturing Oil & Gas General Operations Production Technology
August 10, 2015  

BC company’s agile robots crawling where humans can’t

ROVs have combed through a tsunami-hit nuclear plant and performed search and rescue after the Sept. 11 terror attacks.