South Korea to resume WTO complaint over Japan's export controls

Business Jun 2, 2020

South Korea to resume WTO complaint over Japan's export controls

South Korea said Tuesday it will reopen its complaint at the World Trade Organization over Japan's tightened export controls, saying Tokyo has not shown willingness to settle the ongoing bilateral trade dispute. South Korea's Trade, Industry, and Energy Ministry had given its Japanese counterpart until ...

Japan lodges protest against Chinese maritime intrusions near Senkakus

National Apr 22, 2020

Japan lodges protest against Chinese maritime intrusions near Senkakus

Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi lodged a protest Tuesday against China sending its government ships into Japanese territorial waters near the Senkaku Islands in the East China Sea. Chinese ships have intruded in waters near the Japanese-controlled islets seven times this year, most recently last Friday ...

Government vows safe return of 1,100 Japanese caught up in pandemic

National Apr 20, 2020

Government vows safe return of 1,100 Japanese caught up in pandemic

Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi said there are still about 1,100 Japanese nationals around the world who want to return home amid the coronavirus pandemic and that the government will do everything it can to help them. "We're approaching local authorities about the early return of ...

27 countries and regions restrict entry from Japan over coronavirus crisis

National Mar 7, 2020

27 countries and regions restrict entry from Japan over coronavirus crisis

Twenty-seven countries and regions are restricting entry of visitors from Japan in response to the novel coronavirus epidemic, the Foreign Ministry said Saturday. Additionally, 63 countries and regions are restricting the movement of people who arrive from Japan, the ministry said. A senior ministry official expressed ...