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Akira Miyagi (center) and other members of Japanese-Brazilians with ties to Okinawa Prefecture hold a news conference in Sao Paulo on Tuesday.
May 23, 2024
Brazil to mull apology for persecution of Japanese immigrants
If the federal government apologizes, it will be its first over the country's treatment of Japanese immigrants.
Andre Hayato Saito’s latest short, “Amarela,” centers on a 14-year-old Japanese Brazilian girl (Melissa Uehara).
May 21, 2024
Cannes nominee on being 'too Brazilian to be Japanese, too Japanese to be Brazilian’
Andre Hayato Saito's Palme d’Or-nominated short film, “Amarela,” is rooted in the director's own experiences with searching for a sense of belonging.
Prime Minister Fumio Kishida delivers a speech during a welcoming ceremony hosted by an organization of Nikkei immigrants from Japan and descendants in Sao Paulo on Saturday.
JAPAN / Politics
May 5, 2024
Kishida meets with Brazilians of Japanese descent
At 2.7 million, Brazil has the world's largest community of Nikkei — immigrants from Japan and their descendants.
Prime Minister Fumio Kishida holds a news conference in Sao Paulo on Saturday.
May 5, 2024
Kishida talks up bolstered Latin American ties as China cements position
While the visit may improve ties, observers doubt countries like Brazil will jeopardize relations with Beijing, their most important trading partner.
Brazil's President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva (right) and Prime Minister Fumio Kishida shake hands during a joint statement at the Planalto Palace in Brasilia, Brazil, on Friday.
JAPAN / Politics
May 4, 2024
Japan and Brazil vow cooperation in fighting climate change
Kishida and Lula also agreed to work together to maintain and strengthen the international order based on the rule of law.
Prime Minister Fumio Kishida will use a policy speech in Sao Paulo to set out his vision for ties between Japan and South America, almost 10 years after former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe advocated for stronger ties between the two in the same city.
JAPAN / Politics
May 1, 2024
Kishida sets sights on energy and climate in South America trip
Widespread use of biomass as car fuel makes Brazil an ideal import partner for Japan.
Masayuki Fukasawa (left), chief editor of Diario Brasil Nippou, and Kimiko Aso, of the Japan International Cooperation Agency, in Sao Paulo in April
JAPAN / Society
May 1, 2024
Brazil's last Japanese-language newspaper innovates to stay in print
Behind the difficulties facing Diario Brasil Nippou is declining numbers of subscribers, but the daily hopes to stay afloat by stressing its cultural role.
Prime Minister Fumio Kishida and French President Emmanuel Macron deliver a joint statement in Paris in January 2023.
Apr 26, 2024
Kishida to visit France, Brazil and Paraguay starting next week
In Paris on Thursday, Kishida plans to give a keynote speech at a ministerial council meeting of the OECD and meet with French President Emmanuel Macron.
Scallops from Hokkaido are served at an event in Sao Paulo on Sunday to promote Japanese seafood.
Jan 15, 2024
Japan promotes fishery products at event in Brazil
The move is meant to cut reliance on the Chinese market after Beijing banned seafood imports from Japan last year.
Aiko Taniguchi (front row, center) visits Colonia Pinhal, a settlement in Sao Paulo, for the first time in 11 years and participates in a ceremony marking the 60th anniversary of its opening, in August.
JAPAN / History
Oct 19, 2023
Brazil's 'Fukui Village' celebrates its 60th anniversary
Fourteen people in three families from Fukui Prefecture first settled in Colonia Pinhal the 1960s.
Anderson Robson Barbosa, a 34-year-old Brazilian man, was charged in a Brazilian court over the murder of his wife and their daughter while living in Osaka Prefecture.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Aug 16, 2023
Man charged in Brazil for allegedly murdering family in Japan
The 34-year-old has been charged over the murder of his wife and child in Osaka, allegedly because he feared divorce.
Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva and Prime Minister Fumio Kishida have agreed on Japan's visa exemption for Brazilian visitors during their summit in May.
Aug 10, 2023
Japan to give Brazilians visa-free entry for short stays
Japan will allow Brazilian tourists to visit the country on short stays without visas starting Sept. 30, the government said Thursday, creating a reciprocal entry exemption between the two nations following a summit earlier this year.
Ryuzaburo Mizuno, who was born in Brazil seven years after the Great Kanto Earthquake, holds a photo of his family.
Aug 7, 2023
A diaspora remembers the disaster that forged it
There is a significant Brazilian community in Japan, but 100 years ago a major disaster spurred the growth of a Japanese community in Brazil.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jul 15, 2023
Brazilian police arrest suspect in murder of wife and child in Osaka
The man had been placed on an international wanted list for allegedly killing his 29-year-old wife, Manami Aramaki, and their 3-year-old daughter at an apartment in Sakai.
Japan Times
Jan 10, 2023
Japan vows to further beef up ties with Brazil under new president
The talks came a day after demonstrators backing Bolsonaro, the predecessor of Lula, stormed legislative buildings, the presidential office and the Supreme Court in Brasilia.
Japan Times
Nov 5, 2019
Ceremony marks 60th anniversary of Japan's development assistance to Brazil
A ceremony commemorating the 60th anniversary of the start of Japan's official development assistance to Brazil was held Monday in Sao Paulo.
Japan Times
Sep 16, 2019
Making cross-border collaboration work
There is great potential for collaboration between Brazil and Japan.
Japan Times
Jul 22, 2018
Princess Mako joins ceremony in Brazil to mark 110th anniversary of Japanese emigration
About 4,000 people, including Princess Mako, attended a ceremony in Sao Paulo on Saturday to mark the 110th anniversary of the arrival of Brazil's first Japanese immigrants.
Oct 19, 2016
Business tops Abe's talks with Brazil's Temer
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his Brazilian counterpart, President Michel Temer, agreed Wednesday to pursue economic cooperation in infrastructure projects, while the new Brazilian president seeks foreign investment in a bid to shore up the nation's battered economy.
Japan Times
Oct 5, 2016
Brazil president to visit Japan in October
Brazilian President Michel Temer is planning to visit Japan in mid-October for talks with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in what would be the first trip by the leader of the South American country in eight years, according to government sources.


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