Russia, Japan agree to promote economic cooperation in Russian Far East

Nov 5, 2016

Russia, Japan agree to promote economic cooperation in Russian Far East

Trade minister Hiroshige Seko and Russian Far East development minister Alexander Galushka agreed Friday to promote economic development projects in Russia’s Far East ahead of a summit between their leaders in December, Japanese government officials said. Tokyo is hoping to use bilateral economic cooperation ...

East Asia trade chiefs vow to promote free trade talks

Oct 29, 2016

East Asia trade chiefs vow to promote free trade talks

The trade chiefs of Japan, China and South Korea agreed in a trilateral meeting Saturday to promote negotiations on free trade and cooperation in the energy sector. They also vowed to urge more trade and investment around the globe and cooperate on hosting the ...

Oct 20, 2016

METI to study ways to promote moonlighting and freelancing

Industry minister Hiroshige Seko said Thursday that a study group will be established at his ministry to discuss ways to promote moonlighting and freelancing in the workforce. The working group is designed to encourage employees to work more flexibly at a time when the ...

Abe, Saudi prince vow cooperation on economic plan

Sep 1, 2016

Abe, Saudi prince vow cooperation on economic plan

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Saudi Arabian Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman affirmed Thursday their resolve to work together to achieve planned reforms of the Saudi economy with the potential to deliver significant benefits to Japan. The deputy crown prince, a son of ...

Sep 26, 2014

Japan offers help to stabilize Iraqi government

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe offered support to Iraqi President Fouad Massoum on Thursday in stabilizing the country’s new government so it can stem the threat posed by Islamic State militants, a Japanese official said. Abe was quoted as telling Massoum that it is “indispensible” ...