Seven Japanese among hostages killed during Dhaka siege: Suga

Jul 2, 2016

Seven Japanese among hostages killed during Dhaka siege: Suga

All the seven Japanese citizens who were previously unaccounted for after a 12-hour hostage crisis in Dhaka were found and pronounced dead at a local hospital, Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said at a news conference in Tokyo late Saturday night. The siege, which ...

Brexit could hamper Japan's efforts on EU deal: analysts

Jun 24, 2016

Brexit could hamper Japan's efforts on EU deal: analysts

Britain’s historic decision to leave the European Union could hamper Japan’s efforts on a trade deal with the EU as well as its relationship with Asian and other global partners, analysts said. The comments Friday came as the government here described its disappointment at ...

Former Sri Lanka president urges more development projects with Japan

Jun 16, 2016

Former Sri Lanka president urges more development projects with Japan

Amid a proliferation of development deals in Sri Lanka, former President Mahinda Rajapaksa says his country and Japan could work on more projects together, including hospitals and highways. “I believe that the infrastructure projects are very important for Sri Lanka after the war,” Rajapaksa ...

Travelers to U.S. urged to be vigilant after mass shooting

Jun 13, 2016

Travelers to U.S. urged to be vigilant after mass shooting

The Foreign Ministry has urged travelers to exercise caution when visiting parts of the U.S. that could be targets for terrorism, following Sunday’s mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida. In an advisory issued Monday, the ministry said people should seek out ...