In a recent video message the prime minister spoke about the need to revise the top law, but does he still have the public support to do it?
With North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's summit with his South Korean counterpart Moon Jae-in seen as a success and Kim's summit with U.S. President Donald Trump on the horizon, Japan is desperate to become a player in the next round of negotiations. But what ...
As Prime Minister Shinzo Abe ended a high-profile two-day meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump at his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida Thursday, he may have felt relieved at — or possibly even proud — having just pulled off a better than expected summit that ...
Foreign Minister Taro Kono and his Chinese counterpart say the two countries are now at a new starting point to develop their bilateral relationship.
The once lauded rapport between President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is increasingly questioned, and experts say it is critical for Abe to work out what Trump’s real intentions are.
Onodera pledged to further probe the ministry’s careless handling of data and promised to announce the result as soon as possible.
The ministry acknowledged the activity logs, from an Iraq mission, had been kept hidden from top officials for more than a year ,despite an earlier claim that they didn’t exist.
Defense Minister Onodera says he did not find out about Ground Self-Defense Force activity logs from Iraq until 2½ months after they were discovered.
Foreign Minister Taro Kono on Monday extended a warm welcome to the ministry's newest recruits, and asked the young diplomats to continue improving their English and other essential skills needed to connect Japan with the rest of the world. "By devoting yourself to studying English ...
The Asahi Shimbun cited an unidentified North Korean source regarding the potential talks.