Jan 14, 2014

Yamamoto lays stress on need for rule of law at sea

Ichita Yamamoto, minister for territorial issues, told Malaysian Deputy Foreign Minister Hamzah Zainudin on Monday that the rule of law is important in maintaining maritime order. Meeting with Zainudin in a Kuala Lumpur suburb, Yamamoto apparently had in mind the confrontation between China and ...

Aug 13, 2013

Okinawa minister to tour ex-U.S. bases in Philippines

Cabinet minister Ichita Yamamoto may visit former U.S. bases in the Philippines next month to inspect how they were successfully converted into commercial zones, in hopes of applying their experiences to returned U.S. installations in Okinawa. Yamamoto, the minister in charge of Okinawa and ...