Japan launches organization to promote robot use

May 16, 2015

Japan launches organization to promote robot use

The Japanese government launched an organization Friday to promote the use of robots in cooperation with the private sector. The Robot Revolution Initiative is aimed at promoting cooperation between industry, academia and government to utilize robots in various fields, including manufacturing, agriculture, medical care ...

| May 15, 2015

Asia eyes Japan defense option

by May Masangkay

Since Japan has taken a major step toward defending other countries, nations in Southeast Asia are paying attention to the move as a potential way to rein in China’s recent muscle-flexing. However, there are limits to what Japan’s troops can do in Asia, experts ...

Toward an alliance of hope

May 12, 2015

Toward an alliance of hope

by Shinzo Abe

Japan's agenda under Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is simple and straightforward: reform at home and proactive contributions to global peace based on the principle of international cooperation.