US threatens to cancel Latin American banks meeting

The United States threatened on Thursday to cancel the annual meeting of the Inter-American Development Bank in China next week

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FILE PHOTO: A pedestrian walks in front of the signage of Seven & I Holdings' 7-Eleven convenience store in Tokyo, Japan, April 7, 2016. REUTERS / Yuya Shino / File Photo

24h stores in Japan face labor crisis

Japan's convenience stores are struggling to stay open 24 hours a day, as an industry

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FILE PHOTO: A man walks past an advertisement at a department store in a shopping district in Tokyo, Japan, November 29, 2016. REUTERS / Toru Hanai / File Photo

Consumption falls in Japan due to higher prices

Japan's food companies, once seen as a rare group of winners in the country's fight against deflation,

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