Biden Launches Indo-Pacific Economic Framework

TOKYO — U.S. President Joe Biden announced on Monday the launch of the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework (IPEF), which includes a dozen Indo-Pacific countries and is designed to provide a counterweight against Chinese economic clout in the region.“The fu…

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Japan to Welcome Limited Tour Groups

Japan says it will begin welcoming tour groups as a means of returning to full-fledged tourism.The government’s tourism agency announced Tuesday that small groups from Australia, Singapore, Thailand and the United States will be allowed to enter Japan …

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