Dec 4, 2015

LDP lawmakers meet fourth-ranking Chinese official

Executives from the ruling party met with the fourth-ranking member of the Communist Party of China on Friday, the day after the two countries resumed dialogue between their ruling parties after a gap of nearly seven years. During the meeting at the Great Hall ...

Nov 25, 2015

Japan to deploy 500 GSDF troops on Ishigaki Island

The government will deploy some 500 Ground Self-Defense Force troops in the island city of Ishigaki to strengthen the defense of southwestern Japan’s remote islands, a government source said Wednesday. Kenji Wakamiya, parliamentary vice minister of defense, will visit the city in Okinawa Prefecture ...