Japan, Turkey to pursue economic partnership agreement

Jan 7, 2014

Japan, Turkey to pursue economic partnership agreement

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his Turkish counterpart, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, agreed Tuesday in Tokyo that the two countries will work toward starting negotiations for a bilateral economic partnership agreement, hopefully before the end of this year. During their meeting at the State Guest ...

Japan, ASEAN tie up on flight rights

Dec 14, 2013

Japan, ASEAN tie up on flight rights

Japan and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations agreed Saturday to bolster cooperation on ensuring “the freedom of overflight and civil aviation safety,” alluding to the risks posed by China’s new air defense identification zone over the East China Sea. In a joint statement ...

U.S. backs Japan against ADIZ: Biden

Dec 3, 2013

U.S. backs Japan against ADIZ: Biden

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe received the assurance of visiting U.S. Vice President Joe Biden Tuesday that Washington stands behind Japan as it responds to China’s recent declaration of an air defense identification zone in the East China Sea that encompasses the Japan-administered Senkaku Islands. ...

Dec 2, 2013

Airlines urged to defy China's ADIZ

The government repeats that it will continue to urge Japan's airlines not to comply with the rules laid down in China's recently, unilaterally declared air defense identification zone over the East China Sea.

ADIZs common but China's is worrisome

| Nov 25, 2013

ADIZs common but China's is worrisome

China’s announcement Saturday of its establishment of an air defense identification zone in the East China Sea that includes the Japan-controlled Senkaku islets has worsened already tense bilateral ties. From 10 a.m. Saturday, China said any aircraft entering the ADIZ must obey its rules ...

Nov 21, 2013

Abe, Hungary leader pledge to boost economic cooperation

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his Hungarian counterpart, Viktor Orban, agreed Thursday to deepen bilateral economic cooperation, aiming to boost investment from Japanese companies to Hungary. During their meeting in Tokyo, the two leaders also agreed to bolster energy cooperation, with Japan hoping to ...