LDP submits proposals to help farmers cope with impact of TPP

Nov 20, 2015

LDP submits proposals to help farmers cope with impact of TPP

The ruling Liberal Democratic Party on Friday compiled a set of proposals to help Japanese farmers and businesses cope with the likely impact of the Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade agreement. The LDP’s policy paper places emphasis on measures to promote exports rather than those ...

Japan's State Guest House could soon be open to tourists

Nov 19, 2015

Japan's State Guest House could soon be open to tourists

As part of campaign to attract more overseas tourists to Japan, the government is planning to open the State Guest House in Tokyo’s Minato Ward to general visitors as early as April next year, Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said Thursday. Earlier in the ...

Hundreds rally at French Embassy in wake of attacks

Nov 16, 2015

Hundreds rally at French Embassy in wake of attacks

Hundreds of French citizens in Japan attended a rally at the French Embassy in Tokyo on Sunday, with French Ambassador Thierry Dana urging them to remain united in the fight against terrorism. The rally was attended by Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga, the government’s ...