Abe and Modi agree to boost defense cooperation

National Nov 4, 2019

Abe and Modi agree to boost defense cooperation

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Indian leader Narendra Modi have agreed to promote defense cooperation amid China’s growing military presence in the region. On the sidelines Monday of regional summits in Thailand, they discussed plans to sign an acquisition and cross-servicing agreement when Abe visits ...

National Sep 19, 2017

Singapore and Japan ink accord to strengthen cybersecurity cooperation

Singapore and Japan signed a pact on Monday to boost cybersecurity cooperation between the two countries. The memorandum of cooperation provides for the holding of regular policy dialogues between the two countries in addition to information exchanges, collaborations to enhance cybersecurity awareness, joint regional capacity-building ...

Emperor thanks Singapore president for help 3/11 disaster aid

National Nov 30, 2016

Emperor thanks Singapore president for help 3/11 disaster aid

Singapore President Tony Tan met with Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko at the Imperial Palace on Wednesday, with the Emperor expressing gratitude for the city-state's aid following the March 2011 Tohoku earthquake and tsunami. The Emperor thanked Tan, who is on a nine-day state visit ...

Singapore foreign minister stresses rule of law in South China Sea

National Apr 26, 2016

Singapore foreign minister stresses rule of law in South China Sea

Singaporean Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan called for enhanced cooperation between Southeast Asian states and Japan to maintain the rule of law at sea amid China's rising assertiveness in the South China Sea. "Japan and other regional stakeholders need to work together with ASEAN to advance ...