Prime Minister Shinzo Abe finds time for a radio interview by a member of the pop idol group Kanjani Eight, but not to meet with South Korean President Moon Jae-in at the Group of 20 summit.
Glowing exchanges between Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and U.S. President Donald Trump gloss over Trump’s overt bashing of the Japan-U.S. security alliance before the summit.
Visiting Chinese President Xi and Prime Minister Abe held a bilateral meeting in Osaka ahead of the G20 summit Thursday to underline the recent improvement in Japan-China ties.
Some of the planned one-on-one meetings, such as the Trump-Xi meeting, could have a heavy influence on the fate of a number of key global issues.
The administration of U.S. President Donald Trump "does not deserve trust," and no effective negotiations will be held unless Washington eases "pressure" against Tehran by lifting economic sanctions, the Iranian ambassador to Japan told a news conference in Tokyo on Monday. "We are facing pressure ...
China’s new ambassador to Japan revealed on Friday that Beijing and Tokyo are working to arrange a state visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping “in the near future,” possibly next spring. "I hope it will be during a good season, like the time when the ...
Japanese diplomats are expecting a tough, long battle of words to ensue over the joint communique until the very last minute.
Touching on the Trump-Kim summit in Hanoi in February, Hagerty argued it was “not a failure, as some have portrayed it.”
The American envoy said Trump has great confidence in the prime minister and that the U.S. hopes he will have “productive engagements that lead to progress.”
Tokyo should put pressure on the Hong Kong government to withdraw a controversial bill that would allow extraditions to mainland China, given Japan's strong economic ties with the former British territory and the large number of mutual visits by tourists, a high-profile pro-democracy activist ...