Jan 19, 2017

Japan's South Korean ambassador unlikely to return soon

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida on Thursday agreed to continue watching the South Korean government’s response to Tokyo’s concerns over a recently installed “comfort women” statue before sending recalled ambassador Yasumasa Nagamine back to Seoul. Last week the government temporarily ...

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.