In this file photo from June 7, 2018, US President Donald Trump welcomes Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to the White House. China may have replaced Japan as the bogeyman, but Tokyo is still a villain in Trump’s mind, writes William Pesek. Photo: AP
William Pesek
Opinion

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Eye on Asia by William Pesek

Why South Korea and Japan are about to get trumped

  • Trump desperate for wins after lose of House of Representatives in midterm polls
  • Embattled US president is increasingly likely to slap levies of 25 per cent on imports of cars and auto parts, which will hurt Seoul and Tokyo

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In this file photo from June 7, 2018, US President Donald Trump welcomes Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to the White House. China may have replaced Japan as the bogeyman, but Tokyo is still a villain in Trump’s mind, writes William Pesek. Photo: AP
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