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Duterte wants to meet with PM Shinzo Abe anew

Posted on Monday, 11 February 2019 05:19 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte expressed willingness to meet with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo. The statement was made following Japanese Foreign Minister Taro...

Japan’s PM Abe wins party vote, on track for extended term

Posted on Thursday, 20 September 2018 04:02 PM | No Comments
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe won a ruling party leadership vote on Thursday (September 20), setting him on track to become Japan’s longest-serving premier and try to cement his legacy, including...

Meeting with Trump to focus on NoKor – Japan PM

Posted on Tuesday, 17 April 2018 04:56 PM | No Comments
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Tuesday that his summit with U.S. President Donald Trump will focus on seeking common ground on how to deal with North Korea’s nuclear...

North Korea warms to South Korea after visit, volume down on border propaganda

Posted on Tuesday, 13 February 2018 06:02 PM | No Comments
SEOUL (Reuters) – North Korea’s leader said he wants to boost the “warm climate of reconciliation and dialogue” with South Korea after his high-level delegation returned from a visit to...

ASEAN, other Asian leaders call for unity, cooperation towards economic integration

Posted on Wednesday, 15 November 2017 11:50 AM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines –  The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) leaders as well as its partner countries – China, Japan and South Korea, have agreed to cooperate and unite to...

Trump says Japan would shoot North Korean missiles ‘out of sky’ if it bought U.S. weaponry

Posted on Tuesday, 7 November 2017 12:12 AM | No Comments
TOKYO (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday that Japan would shoot North Korean missiles “out of the sky” if it bought the U.S. weaponry needed for doing...

Japan Parliament dissolved, snap October 22 election expected

Posted on Thursday, 28 September 2017 04:45 PM | No Comments
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe dissolved Parliament’s Lower House on Thursday for a snap election, seeking a mandate to stick to his tough stance towards a volatile North Korea and...

Trump reaffirms commitment to defend U.S. and allies

Posted on Monday, 4 September 2017 02:18 PM | No Comments
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe condemned in a phone call North Korea’s “continued destabilizing and provocative actions,” following that country’s most recent...

North Korea’s ‘reckless’ missile launch over Japan sharply escalates tensions

Posted on Tuesday, 29 August 2017 01:48 PM | No Comments
TOKYO/SEOUL (Reuters) – North Korea fired a ballistic missile over Japan’s northern Hokkaido island into the sea early on Tuesday, prompting warnings for residents to take cover while provoking a...

PM Abe says North Korean missile launch grave threat to Japan

Posted on Monday, 1 May 2017 07:31 PM | No Comments
North Korea’s decision to test-fire a ballistic missile represents a grave threat to Japan, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said in London on Saturday, calling on the United States and China...