National Topics

May 4, 2015

Abe, Obama exchange 'thank you' tweets

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and U.S. President Barack Obama have exchanged tweets in a sign of their closer personal ties following Abe’s official visit to the United States last week. “Barack, thank you for everything, including Lincoln Memorial tour, Yamaguchi sake and haiku — ...

May 4, 2015

ASEAN Plus Three pledge further structural reforms

Financial chiefs from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations plus Japan, China and South Korea have agreed on the need to promote structural reforms in a bid to promote economic growth, and to be vigilant against risks arising from large capital outflows. Meeting on ...