Abe and Modi agree to boost defense cooperation

National Nov 4, 2019

Abe and Modi agree to boost defense cooperation

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Indian leader Narendra Modi have agreed to promote defense cooperation amid China’s growing military presence in the region. On the sidelines Monday of regional summits in Thailand, they discussed plans to sign an acquisition and cross-servicing agreement when Abe visits ...

ASEAN leaders hope for breakthrough in talks on RCEP trade deal

Business Nov 3, 2019

ASEAN leaders hope for breakthrough in talks on RCEP trade deal

Southeast Asian leaders meet for a second day in Thailand on Sunday, hoping for a breakthrough in talks over the world's largest trade deal to help throw off the torpor that has gripped the global economy since the U.S.-China tariff war began. The 10-member Association ...

Abe to attend ASEAN-related summits in Thailand

National / Politics Nov 2, 2019

Abe to attend ASEAN-related summits in Thailand

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will make a three-day trip to Thailand from Sunday to attend a series of summits related to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, including one to negotiate a region-wide free trade deal, the government said. During his stay in Bangkok, Abe ...