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COMMENTARY / World
Jan 20, 2014
Ambiguous fisheries law sets up in-your-face conundrum for China
The ambiguity of China's 'new' fisheries law courts conflict by setting up an in-your-face conundrum for its neighbors
JAPAN / BULLETIN BOARD
Jan 6, 2014
Tokyo job fair to help students from Southeast Asia
A job fair for students from Southeast Asian countries seeking employment in Japan will be held Sunday in Tokyo. Recruiters from various industries, such as manufacturing, travel, transportation and retail, will be in attendance.
JAPAN
Dec 20, 2013
Japan achieves 10 million tourist target for 2013
Japan achieves its tourism goal of reeling in 10 million foreign visitors with less than two weeks to go.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Dec 15, 2013
Japan announces ¥10 billion in infrastructure aid to Laos
Japan announces it will provide a u00a510.46 billion aid package to Laos to help it complete an airport and build other infrastructure.
JAPAN / ANALYSIS
Dec 14, 2013
China's ADIZ steals show at Japan-ASEAN celebratory summit
The special session of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations that took place in Tokyo on Saturday was designed to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Japan's diplomatic relations with the Southeast Asian countries.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Dec 14, 2013
Japanese businesses view Southeast Asia as key to growth
Japanese corporate leaders Saturday emphasized the importance of Southeast Asian markets for the growth of the country's companies during a meeting with leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Dec 14, 2013
Japan, ASEAN tie up on flight rights
Japan and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations agreed Saturday to bolster cooperation on ensuring "the freedom of overflight and civil aviation safety," alluding to the risks posed by China's new air defense identification zone over the East China Sea.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Dec 13, 2013
Abe rubs elbows with ASEAN chiefs
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe meets with the top leaders from Indonesia, Brunei, the Philippines and Singapore, expressing concerns about China's setting of a new air defense zone over the East China Sea.
JAPAN
Dec 13, 2013
Japan to announce ¥20 billion for ASEAN cultural exchanges
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will announce at a regional summit this weekend that Japan will extend ¥20 billion in official development assistance to promote cultural exchanges ASEAN, a government source said.
JAPAN
Dec 12, 2013
Japan to pledge ¥300 billion in aid to ASEAN for disaster prevention
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe plans to announce at a regional summit this weekend that Japan will extend ¥300 billion in official development assistance over a five-year period to boost the disaster management framework of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, an official said.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Dec 12, 2013
South Korea key rival wooing ASEAN tourists
In an effort to compete better with South Korea in drawing tourists from Southeast Asia, Japan has been stepping up exports of pop culture content to the region and easing visa requirements for people there.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Dec 12, 2013
Malaysia's Najib, Abe discuss China air zone
Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, during talks Thursday with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, showed his "understanding" of Japan's deep concern over China's newly declared air defense identification zone in the East China Sea, a Japanese official who attended the meeting said.
JAPAN / Politics
Dec 10, 2013
Japanese, Philippine leaders to discuss maritime cooperation
Philippine President Benigno Aquino will discuss maritime cooperation with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe when they meet for lunch on the sidelines of the ASEAN-Japan Commemorative Summit later this week, a government spokesman said.
BUSINESS
Dec 10, 2013
JETRO to open office in surging Laos
With Laos posting economic growth of 6 to 8 percent in recent years, a growing number of Japanese companies have invested in the country as a "Plus-One" location to avert the risk of concentrating too much in neighboring Thailand and China.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Dec 10, 2013
Myanmar to get Japan Post model of efficient, fast mail
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JAPAN
Dec 6, 2013
Japan-ASEAN draft implies China's new ADIZ is a security threat
Japan and ASEAN will jointly express concern that any abuse of power in global civil aviation may pose a security “threat,” in a reference to China's air defense zone.
COMMENTARY / Japan / SENTAKU MAGAZINE
Dec 3, 2013
Power shifting in the Pacific
If China continues to strengthen its influence, will Japan, on its own or in collaboration with Australia, help reinforce the U.S. politically and militarily in the Asia-Pacific region?
JAPAN
Nov 19, 2013
Japan, ASEAN to unite on regional security ties: summit draft
Japan and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations will express their resolve next month in Tokyo to bolster security ties for regional peace, with China's growing maritime assertiveness in mind, a draft of their statement said Monday.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Nov 18, 2013
ASEAN ties pushed as China ties smolder
Just 11 months into office, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has visited all 10 members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations as Japan seeks to further cement its strategic ties with the region at a time when relations with China remain sour.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Nov 14, 2013
ASEAN ties key to Abe's China policy
Once he winds up his two-day trip to Laos and Cambodia from Saturday, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will have visited all 10 member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations in less than a year since taking office.

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