Sep 7, 2016

Abe vows to back expanding TPP participation to more ASEAN members

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Wednesday that Japan will support any Association of Southeast Asian Nations member countries that wish to join the Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade pact. The TPP, inked by the United States, Japan and 10 other Pacific Rim nations in February, ...

Aug 7, 2016

Japan, ASEAN agree to cooperate on support for new industries

Economic ministers from Japan and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations have agreed on a 10-year economic cooperation plan centered on cooperation between Japan and the 10-member grouping to support the creation of new industries by private enterprise in the ASEAN region. The ASEAN ...