With less than a 0.1 percent share of Japan’s car market, Alfa Romeo knew it couldn’t match the marketing muscle of local automakers such as Toyota Motor Corp., which together make nine out of 10 vehicles sold in the country.
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe stepped up a war of words with China, alleging an international campaign to taint Japan’s image by focusing on past militarism rather than decades of peace since World War II.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe meets with President Barack Obama in the U.S. tomorrow, seeking to bolster his country’s key alliance as a bulwark against China’s territorial claims and North Korea’s nuclear ambitions.
Federal securities class-action filings decreased by about 10 percent last year from 2011, PricewaterhouseCoopers found in its 17th annual Securities Litigation Study published yesterday. There were 172 cases in 2012, compared with 191 cases in 2011, with a significant drop in the fourth quarter of 2012.
China is trying to change the regional status quo by force based on claims that contradict international law, Japan said in a defense report that the Chinese government said contained “untruthful accusations.”