Japan and U.S. defense chiefs to meet on Aug. 29 in Guam

National Aug 20, 2020

Japan and U.S. defense chiefs to meet on Aug. 29 in Guam

Defense Minister Taro Kono is arranging talks with his U.S. counterpart Mark Esper for Aug. 29 when he visits Guam, Defense Ministry sources said Wednesday, with China and North Korea expected to be high on their agenda. It would be the Japanese minister's first overseas ...

Bodyguard of defense chief Taro Kono infected with coronavirus

National Jul 28, 2020

Bodyguard of defense chief Taro Kono infected with coronavirus

A bodyguard of Defense Minister Taro Kono has tested positive for the novel coronavirus but Kono has tested negative, police and the Defense Ministry said Tuesday. The bodyguard, a member of the Metropolitan Police Department, developed a fever earlier Tuesday and was confirmed positive through ...