Sep 9, 2016

Farm chief, Kennedy reaffirm plan to ratify TPP 'at an early date'

Farm minister Yuji Yamamoto and U.S. Ambassador to Japan Caroline Kennedy have affirmed the readiness of the two countries’ governments to ratify the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade pact “at an early date.” During a courtesy call by the U.S. envoy on Thursday, Agriculture, Forestry and ...

Aug 4, 2016

Kennedy to miss Hiroshima, Nagasaki A-bomb ceremonies

U.S. Ambassador to Japan Caroline Kennedy will not be attending this year’s ceremonies to mark the anniversary of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, a U.S. Embassy official said. The ambassador, who has attended the ceremonies over the past two years, will be ...

Nagasaki mayor asks Obama to visit atomic-bombed city

Apr 13, 2016

Nagasaki mayor asks Obama to visit atomic-bombed city

Nagasaki Mayor Tomihisa Taue on Wednesday said he handed a letter to U.S. Ambassador to Japan Caroline Kennedy during a meeting in Tokyo, urging President Barack Obama to visit the atomic-bombed city when he comes to Japan to attend the Group of Seven summit ...