/ Sep 12, 2016

G-7 health chiefs vow to boost dementia care measures

Health ministers from the Group of Seven industrialized countries agreed Monday to boost dementia care measures amid the rapid graying of societies, as they wrapped up a two-day meeting in Kobe. Representatives from Britain, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United States and the European ...

Abe pledges ¥12 billion to Uzbekistan

/ Oct 25, 2015

Abe pledges ¥12 billion to Uzbekistan

Japan on Sunday pledged ¥12.7 billion in official development assistance to Uzbekistan — ¥12 billion in loans and ¥700 million in grant aid — for the purpose of upgrading power-generation facilities in the country as well as medical equipment at hospitals, Japanese officials said. The ...

/ Sep 16, 2015

Sources say close Putin aide to visit Japan late this month

Japan and Russia are making arrangements for a close aide to Russian President Vladimir Putin to visit Japan in late September, sources said Tuesday. By arranging the visit by Nikolai Patrushev, secretary of the Security Council of Russia, Tokyo hopes to discuss Putin's possible visit ...