No need to review three non-nuclear principles, Kono says

National Sep 8, 2017

No need to review three non-nuclear principles, Kono says

Japan has no plan to review its three non-nuclear principles, Foreign Minister Taro Kono said Friday, rejecting suggestions that Tokyo should deploy U.S. nuclear weapons throughout the country to further deter North Korea. While reliant on the U.S. nuclear umbrella for protection, Japan, which lost ...

Japan breathes new life into regional, non-U.S. trade pact

Reference | FYI Jan 30, 2017

Japan breathes new life into regional, non-U.S. trade pact

by Eric Johnston

With U.S. President Donald Trump's formal decision to withdraw from the long controversial American-led Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement, attention in the Asia-Pacific region is turning toward making renewed efforts to complete a separate multilateral trade agreement that excludes the U.S. — the Regional Comprehensive Economic ...

Tokyo, Kyoto named best non-American cities by U.S. magazine

National Oct 19, 2016

Tokyo, Kyoto named best non-American cities by U.S. magazine

Tokyo and Kyoto have been picked as the world's best and second-best cities outside the United States, the U.S. travel magazine Conde Nast Traveler said Tuesday. Its readers cast more than 100,000 votes in the 2016 poll. Japan's current and former capitals climbed in the ...