National Topics

May 1, 2016

Bhutan's leader pushes for new economic proposals beyond ODA

Bhutan’s prime minister says his country wants to build a cooperative economic relationship with Japan beyond the current ties based on conventional official developmental assistance. “Your friendship matters a lot and has helped Bhutan grow,” Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay said in an exclusive interview ...

Apr 28, 2016

Abe to take in Russia in weeklong visit to Europe

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will visit Italy, France, Belgium, Germany, Britain and Russia from Sunday to May 7 for talks with their leaders, the Japanese government said Thursday. Abe will exchange views on the world economy and other major issues to be discussed at ...