Jul 6, 2015

Japan to emphasize its health care aid at next G-7

Japan is considering emphasizing measures to help spread basic health and medical care in developing countries as one of its foreign policy priorities when it hosts the Group of Seven summit next year, a draft document showed Sunday. The draft of the government’s 2016-2020 ...

Jun 11, 2015

Keeping the G-7 relevant

As the host of the next G-7 summit, Japan has its work cut out to maintain the group's unity and increase its leverage.

China escapes G-7 blame in sea row

Jun 8, 2015

China escapes G-7 blame in sea row

by Ko Hirano

The leaders of the Group of Seven industrialized countries release a statement expressing "strong opposition" to massive land reclamation in disputed waters in the South China Sea, but without naming China specifically, and call for a thorough implementation of the cease-fire in Ukraine.