Kakumi Kobayashi

For Kakumi Kobayashi's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

Japanese residents of Manchester shaken by terrorist attack

May 24, 2017

Japanese residents of Manchester shaken by terrorist attack

Japanese residents in Manchester, England, expressed shock that the deadly terrorist attack at a concert hall took place in a city known for welcoming different cultures. Aya Homei, a lecturer of Japanese studies at the University of Manchester, told The Japan Times on Wednesday ...

TPP's fate rests with Japan, U.S.

Jun 27, 2015

TPP's fate rests with Japan, U.S.

The success of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement now hinges on whether Tokyo and Washington can take advantage of progress in Congress to bridge their differences on trade.

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G-7 statement gives Japan new backing over China issues

The Group of Seven leading industrialized nations has adopted a document focusing on maritime security for the first time, giving Japan new backing in its bid to step up pressure on China over territorial issues. G-7 foreign ministers, endorsing a “Declaration on Maritime Security” ...