Analysis: With the revised Treasury, Prime Minister Kishida is working on selecting the next BoJ chief

A man looks at a mobile phone in front of the Bank of Japan building in Tokyo, Japan, June 16, 2017. REUTERS/Toru Hanai/File Photo Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Kishida pays attention to Abenomics supporters in cabinet reshuffle The two central bankers in Amman and Nakasu lead the candidates for … Read more

Amid global concern, Ukraine and Russia have traded blame for attacks on nuclear plants

Kyiv warns of a Chernobyl-style disaster unless the region is secured The two sides support the visit of the nuclear inspectors UN’s Guterres says any attack on nuclear plant is ‘suicide’ Two Ukrainian grain ships leave ports, 12 since last week Kyiv (Reuters) – International alarm over the weekend bombing of Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhya nuclear complex … Read more

Chinese and Taiwanese warships look at each other as exercises near the end

Chinese and Taiwanese ships circling the high seas “Cat and Mouse” Four days of Chinese training scheduled to end at midday China warns the United States against creating a bigger crisis TAIPEI (Reuters) – Chinese and Taiwanese warships played a game of “cat and mouse” on the high seas on Sunday, hours before the scheduled … Read more

Pelosi praises Taiwan, says Asian trip was not to change the status quo

TOKYO (Reuters) – U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Friday praised Taiwan and pledged solidarity with the United States, saying her trip through Asia, which led to unprecedented military maneuvers by an angry China, was never to change the regional status quo. Pelosi and a congressional delegation in Japan were on the final … Read more