Late last month, South Korean lawmaker An Min-suk of the ruling Democratic Party stood before the media in Seoul to explain a resolution proposed in the National Assembly. Displayed on the podium before him were illustrations of two flags: Japan's Rising Sun, which portrays a ...
Reiji Yoshida is a staff writer and deputy manager of the Domestic News Division. Since joining The Japan Times in 1993, he has intensively covered domestic politics, diplomacy and defense issues as well as the 2011 Fukushima nuclear crisis.
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North Korea tested a suspected sub-launched ballistic missile in a technological advancement, if successful, could make it significantly more difficult to destroy its nuclear arsenal.
Officials also claimed that Japan had avoided a nightmare scenario of a 25 percent tariff on exports of Japanese cars.
Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi put an end to the conflicting media speculation Tuesday, declaring that all negotiations are over after an hourlong meeting with the U.S. trade chief.
Newly appointed Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi said Wednesday that Tokyo urgently demands Seoul eliminate “violations of international law” regarding wartime Korean labor issues.
Koizumi said he wants to make Japan a leader in environmental issues and speak with Fukushima’s fishermen about what to do with Tepco’s radiation-tainted water.
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe reshuffled his Cabinet for the seventh time Wednesday, trying again to boost popularity among voters by tapping fresh faces and further cement his power base by doling out prestigious Cabinet posts to ruling lawmakers — business as usual. But this time, ...
Over the past three days in Yokohama, top government and business leaders from Africa and Japan discussed what they see as an exciting future for booming African economies, at the Tokyo International Conference on African Development. The optimistic narrative on Africa's economies is supported by ...
The three-day African development conference ends with a 13-page Yokohama Declaration viewed as criticism of Beijing’s “debt-trap diplomacy” in the rapidly growing continent.
A Keidanren official said Japanese firms now have a “keen interest” in the huge potential of the continent’s rapidly growing economy.