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PHILIPPINES JAPAN RELATIONS

Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Apr 22, 2021
Suga cancels planned India and Philippines visits as virus surges in Japan
The trip, which had been scheduled from late April to early May, was intended to reaffirm Japan's cooperation with the two countries as they look to counter Chinese assertiveness.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC / Politics
Mar 24, 2021
China embassy takes swipe at 'fusty' Japan over South China Sea
The comment was a direct response to a Twitter remark on 'action that heightens tensions' by Japan's ambassador to the Philippines, Kazuhiko Koshikawa.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Feb 21, 2021
Two arrested in Philippines over killing of Japanese woman
Police in the Philippines have arrested two men on suspicion of killing an 82-year-old Japanese woman in the suburbs of Manila in August.
JAPAN
Oct 13, 2020
Philippines eyes partnership with Japan on cyberdefense and drones
The country, which is engaged in disputes with China in the South China Sea, is looking to Japan for security infrastructure assistance.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics / Commentary
Feb 16, 2020
Coast guard ship deal highlights growing Japan-Philippine security ties
Earlier this month, Japan and the Philippines inked a contract for the delivery of vessels that would constitute the largest in the Philippine Coast Guard. Though this was just one of many developments in the Japan-Philippine defense relationship, it is not without significance for their security ties...
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Jun 1, 2019
Japan and Philippines agree to work toward free and open Indo-Pacific
Japan and the Philippines have agreed to work toward achieving a free, open and rules-based Indo-Pacific region by strengthening security cooperation.
JAPAN
Nov 20, 2017
Philippines commissions three more Japan-made coast guard ships
The Philippines commissioned into service three Japan-made patrol ships on Monday, adding to the three already received from Japan for the country's coast guard fleet.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Nov 11, 2017
Japan to build four radar stations for the Philippines to counter piracy surge, sources say
Japan will build four coast guard radar stations on islands in the Sulu Celebes Seas separating the Philippines and Indonesia to help Manila counter a surge in piracy by Islamic insurgents, two sources said.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Oct 30, 2017
Abe confirms ¥1 trillion aid package with Duterte as Tokyo races Beijing for Manila's support
Japan is looking for cooperation from the Philippines in dealing with China's aggressive territorial ambitions.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Aug 18, 2017
Philippines courts Japan, China to invest in $135 billion power project
The Philippines is seeking investment from China and Japan for $135 billion worth of power projects that President Rodrigo Duterte's government is ready to fast-track.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Aug 11, 2017
Japan said to offer chopper parts to Philippines as counter to China
Japan will use spare helicopter parts to curry favor with the Philippines as China continues to aggressively press its claims in the South China Sea.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jul 10, 2017
Japan and the Philippines sign grant deal on scholarships for government employees
Japan and the Philippines have signed a ¥264 million grant agreement to help Filipino government workers study at Japanese universities.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Jan 13, 2017
Duterte, Abe agree U.S. role vital in Asia-Pacific
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte agree that America's presence is vital to the Asia-Pacific, with Duterte offering to open maritime talks with China.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Dec 13, 2016
Japan explores aid for Philippines to deal with drug addiction
The Japanese government has sent a team to the Philippines to conduct a five-day study on ways to cooperate with the sometimes violent anti-narcotics campaign of President Rodrigo Duterte.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Oct 27, 2016
Duterte says open to idea of military exercises with Japan
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said Thursday he is open to the idea of holding exercises between the defense forces of his country and Japan.
BUSINESS
Oct 27, 2016
Duterte visit yields $1.85 billion in investment commitments
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's visit to Japan yielded investment commitments worth $1.85 billion from private companies, a member of his administration said Thursday.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Oct 27, 2016
Duterte's statements leave Japan, U.S. vexed
After weeks of insulting the U.S. and cozying up to China, the tough-talking leader seemed reasonable at Wednesday's summit in Tokyo.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Oct 26, 2016
Only economic deals with China, Duterte assures Japanese investors
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte assured Japanese business leaders Wednesday that his country's increased engagement with China is limited to economics.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Oct 22, 2016
Tokyo braces for fence-mending role in U.S.-Philippine estrangement during Duterte visit
As Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte prepares to make his first visit to Japan since taking office in June, Tokyo is looking to play peacemaker between Washington and Manila.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Oct 21, 2016
Tokyo rushes to analyze Duterte's remarks on Philippines' 'separation' from U.S.
If Duterte weakens Manila's ties with the U.S. and instead leans further toward China, it will be problematic for Japanese diplomacy, experts say.

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