Abe pledges fresh security-related aid to Vietnam

Jan 16, 2017

Abe pledges fresh security-related aid to Vietnam

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Vietnamese leader Nguyen Xuan Phuc meet in Hanoi to discuss a coordinated response to China’s increasingly aggressive maritime moves amid uncertainty about incoming U.S. leader Donald Trump’s commitment to the region’s stability.

Law to make Tepco retain money for decommissioning costs

Jan 14, 2017

Law to make Tepco retain money for decommissioning costs

The government plans to legally oblige Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings Inc. to retain money to cover costs for decommissioning its crippled Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant, Jiji Press has learned. A draft of a bill to revise the law on the Nuclear ...

Jan 12, 2017

Abe's Russia visit likely in April, Moscow official says

Russian First Deputy Prime Minister Igor Shuvalov suggested Wednesday that Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s planned visit to Russia will take place in April. Shuvalov hinted at the prospect during his meeting in Moscow with Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Hiroshige Seko. Abe earlier ...