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 ...

Business Feb 7, 2017

Japan, Thailand to jointly rev up SMEs with business matching

Japan and Thailand have agreed to expand collaboration for the development of small and medium-size enterprises (SMEs) by mutually encouraging business-matching deals between firms of the two countries. A memorandum of understanding on further synergy was inked last week between Japan's Organization for Small and ...

National Jan 20, 2017

Japan's Imperial Couple to make first visit to Vietnam

Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko will make a weeklong trip from Feb. 28 to Vietnam, their first visit to the Southeast Asian country, as well as Thailand, the government said Friday. The Emperor and Empress aim to promote international goodwill in their visit to Vietnam, ...

National Jul 26, 2016

Japan to offer Thailand ¥170 billion in loans for railway project

Japan plans to provide Thailand with ¥167 billion ($1.6 billion) in loans for a railway project, Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida told his Thai counterpart, Don Pramudwinai. Kishida said he hopes the project will ease traffic jams and reduce air pollution in Bangkok during their talks ...