Japan-U.S. 'two-plus-two' security talks postponed

/ Jul 3, 2017

Japan-U.S. 'two-plus-two' security talks postponed

Japan and the United States have postponed security talks involving their foreign and defense chiefs planned for mid-July because U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will not be available around that time, according to a Japanese source. The postponement of the "two-plus-two" talks comes as ...

/ Mar 30, 2017

166 Japanese state secrets not documented, panel reports

Of the 443 state secrets designated by the government as of the end of 2015, 166 were not documented, an annual report by a parliamentary panel has showed. The undocumented secrets included those designated in advance when concrete information did not exist, and cases in ...

Feb 25, 2017

Machine maker accused of overcharging ASDF by at least ¥9 million

A Tokyo-based maker of precision machinery overcharged the Air Self-Defense Force by at least ¥9 million over a three-year period to fiscal 2015, the Acquisition, Technology & Logistics Agency said Friday. The agency, an affiliate of the Defense Ministry, suspects Tokyo Aircraft Instrument Co. began ...