Japan may soften trade stance as US keeps up pressure
Despite calls to resist protectionism and for the United States to rejoin a multilateral trans-Pacific trade pact, Japan is gradually shifting gear to adjust to a trade environment shaken up by U.S. President Donald Trump.
WASHINGTON/LONDON/BEIJING (Aug 16): Hackers operating from an elite Chinese university probed American companies and government departments for espionage opportunities, following a U.S. trade delegation visit to China earlier this year, security researchers told Reuters.
KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 16): The special officer to the Finance Minister Tony Pua has denied news that the PH Government is considering imposing a soda tax on soft drinks like Coca-Cola.
“The government is considering all options in order to increase the revenue for the national coffer, but nothing has been decided,” he told reporters at the Parliament lobby here today.
Pua, who is also the Damansara MP, was commenting on a report in a news portal which quoted him as saying that the Pakatan Harapan government is considering imposing a soda tax to boost its coffers.
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