Japanese businesses are bracing for the impact of the additional tariffs the United States implemented on billions of dollars' worth of Chinese products on September 1.
Atsusuke Kawada, a senior researcher at the Japan External Trade Organization, or JETRO, says some Japanese companies doing business in the US have already started to increase inventory by importing from China ahead of time.
Former Japanese residents of four Russian-held islands claimed by Japan have arrived in the territory to visit the graves of their ancestors.
A group of 67 people, including government officials, left Nakashibetsu Airport in the northern prefecture of Hokkaido for the islands by chartered Russian plane before 8:30 a.m. on Saturday.
In this "Top Gear" clip, host Chris Harris and "TG" magazine deputy editor Jack Rix share their thoughts about the new Toyota Supra. Jack Rix puts Harris on the defensive right away by asking him to explain a line he wrote in a previous review of the car: "This is one of the strangest cars I've ever driven." Harris initially seems to admit that his perspective may be unique to someone who tests cars so frequently, then explains that what he meant is that he's very used to individual brands and expects certain things from them. "... When I get into an Audi, there's a smell to an Audi, there's a feeling to the seats, there's a feeling to the steering wheel." But when he got behind the wheel of a Supra, it just didn't feel like a Toyota. The two discuss the history of Japanese sports cars and what Harris thinks of the Supra's segment overall. To get the full scoop, you'll have to watch the clip above and don't forget that "Top Gear" airs on BBC America Sundays at 8 p.m. ET.
A Japanese cyclist has been killed in a road accident in Peru. Fumihiko Sato had been on a round-the-world trip to teach children about the lives of people in other countries.
The 31-year-old was reportedly hit by a truck on Sunday in the northern town of Guadalupito. He had been cycling across Peru after entering the country on July 31.