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TIES

Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics / FOCUS
Aug 16, 2020
Arrest of Hong Kong's 'Goddess of Democracy' may complicate Japan-China ties
Detention of popular protest leader throws rights issues into the spotlight, threatening to further exacerbate tensions between Beijing and Tokyo.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Jun 22, 2019
China's ties with North Korea hurting Tokyo's hopes of realizing Abe-Kim summit
As Tokyo grapples with the best way to arrange a summit with Pyongyang, a close watch is being kept on Chinese President Xi Jinpingu2019s attempts to bolster ties with North Korea.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Dec 28, 2018
Majority of Japanese have favorable feelings toward Taiwan: poll
A majority of Japanese have a strong affinity for Taiwan and think bilateral relations will further develop, according to the results of a survey conducted by Taiwan's de facto embassy in Tokyo that was released Friday.
Japan Times
WORLD / Politics
Jun 20, 2018
German president fears 'irreparable damage' to European-U.S. ties as Trump views world as boxing ring
German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier expressed concern on Tuesday that Europe's relations with the United States could suffer irreparable damage, and urged Washington not to view the world as a boxing ring "in which everyone fights everyone.
EDITORIALS
Nov 14, 2017
Momentum for improving Japan-China relations
Now that Abe and Xi have consolidated their power at home, they're in a better position to advance bilateral ties.
JAPAN / Politics
Feb 8, 2017
Abe's Trump invite to Florida shows significance of bilateral ties: Spicer
U.S. President Donald Trump's invitation of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to his Florida estate this weekend shows the significance Trump attaches to bilateral relations, the White House said Tuesday.
COMMENTARY / Japan
Dec 13, 2016
Why Japan should reconsider joining the AIIB
Now that the Chinese-led bank has begun operations, Japan's concerns have largely been addressed.
JAPAN
Oct 29, 2016
Plan to develop Russian cities emerges in Japan-Russia economic proposal
Japan and Russia will set up a working group that includes Japanese firms with cutting-edge technology to improve living conditions in Russian cities by upgrading public transport and waste disposal facilities, sources close to the matter said.
EDITORIALS
Sep 6, 2016
What should follow the Abe-Xi talks
Japan and China should strive to maintain top-level dialogue to keep bilateral differences at a manageable level.
Japan Times
LIFE / Style & Design / ON: DESIGN
Sep 5, 2015
Smarten up the work day
As you rethink your wardrobe for the autumnal chill, why not smarten up your work style too?
EDITORIALS
Apr 17, 2015
Improving Japan-South Korea ties
There are signs of momentum building toward better ties between Japan and South Korea. It must not be impeded.
EDITORIALS
Mar 26, 2015
A trilateral summit, maybe
Despite the agreement among Japan, China and South Korea to hold a trilateral summit at the earliest convenient time, it is unrealistic to think the relationship between Japan and the other two will thaw soon.
EDITORIALS
Mar 23, 2015
Netanyahu's destructive tactics
The tactics used by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in the last days of the campaign alienated many Israelis and antagonized many of the country's international partners. Relations with the U.S. have been especially hard hit.
COMMENTARY / World
Mar 23, 2015
Redouble efforts to close the EU-Turkey gap
Never have the European Union and Turkey needed one another more, and yet rarely have they been so distant.
COMMENTARY / Japan
Mar 22, 2015
Nothing will silence anti-coup Thais in Japan
It is difficult to estimate how many Thais who oppose the current military government in Bangkok reside in Japan, but clearly some of them have become more politically active than their counterparts living in Western countries.
COMMENTARY / World
Mar 15, 2015
Mongolia's 'third neighbor'
The Economic Partnership Agreement signed by Japan and Mongolia last month is of strategic importance with regard to Mongolia's mineral deposits, especially coal, as Japan contemplates an energy mix that is less dependent on nuclear power.
COMMENTARY / Japan
Mar 5, 2015
Calling for an early Japan-China-South Korea summit
The president of Soka Gakkai International urges Japan to renew its pledge to build lasting peace, strengthen cooperation in addressing environmental problems, and step up efforts to contribute to stability and development throughout Asia.
COMMENTARY / Japan
Feb 23, 2015
The art of agreeing to disagree
Japan and China have confirmed that they will "agree to disagree" with regard to the tense situation in the East China Sea. This marks a clear difference from Japan's relations with South Korea.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Feb 23, 2015
Russia will never 'submit' to U.S.
American treatment of Russia since the Cold War has been an historical mistake — and though doubtless too late now, such a course is still ours to unmake before it is too late.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Feb 12, 2015
Obama's lovefest with Modi
There are questions about how deep the relationship is between India and the U.S., as opposed to that between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Barack Obama.

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