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With COP28 taking place during a year set to be the hottest on record, the need for more progress has never been greater.
JAPAN / Society
Nov 29, 2023
Japan's relationship with coal likely to be in focus at COP28
With the climate talks taking place during a year set to be the hottest on record, the need for more progress has never been greater.
A person walks past a COP28 sign in Abu Dhabi on Oct. 1.
ENVIRONMENT / Climate change
Nov 28, 2023
Biggest climate talks ever confront global chaos and record heat
Greenhouse gas emissions are still rising, and promises to cut pollution remain insufficient to take the risk of unmanageable warming off the table.
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman welcomes Chinese President Xi Jinping in Riyadh on Dec. 8, 2022.
BUSINESS
Nov 25, 2023
Mideast wealth funds draw greater U.S. scrutiny over China ties
A U.S. committee is reviewing several multibillion dollar deals this year on concerns they could pose national security risks.
COP28 President Sultan al-Jaber addresses delegates during the Africa Climate Summit in Nairobi on Sept. 5.
ENVIRONMENT / Climate change
Nov 23, 2023
Sultan al-Jaber: the UAE oil boss steering COP28
Climate funding has caused divisions between developed countries held largely responsible for global warming and poorer countries most vulnerable to it.
Smoke and steam billow from a coal-fired power plant in Suralaya, Banten province, Indonesia.
ENVIRONMENT / Energy
Nov 13, 2023
Can Indonesia deliver a green power plan for the people?
Communities impacted by a major climate deal are at risk of losing out because they have had limited involvement in planning the transition so far.
The McKinsey & Company logo at the 54th International Paris Airshow on June 21
BUSINESS / Companies
Nov 8, 2023
Top consultancy undermining climate change fight: whistleblowers
Privately, the U.S.-based firm offers energy scenarios at odds with its public climate goals to the summit's decision-makers.
Prime Minister Fumio Kishida is greeted by Abdulla bin Touq Al Mari, the UAE's minister of economy, during a reception in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, on Monday.
COMMENTARY / Japan
Jul 20, 2023
Kishida's Middle East visit creates an opportunity for Japan
Kishida visit shows Japan's policy vis-a-vis the Middle East is shifting from the traditional energy-securing economic diplomacy to a more strategic foreign policy.
Prime Minister Fumio Kishida meets with Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and other officials in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, on Sunday.
EDITORIALS
Jul 21, 2023
Kishida takes ‘global green’ initiative to the Middle East
Middle East countries are keen to diversify their economies, reducing their reliance on oil and gas for revenue. Japan hopes to assist in that transition.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / Japan
Jul 20, 2023
Kishida’s Middle East visit creates a great opportunity for Japan
Kishida visit shows Japan's policy vis-a-vis the Middle East is shifting from the traditional energy-securing economic diplomacy to a more strategic foreign policy.
Japan Times
JAPAN / ANALYSIS
Jul 14, 2023
Energy diplomacy kicks into high gear as Kishida heads to Middle East
Despite the government's ambitious goal to reach net zero by 2050, Tokyo remains heavily dependent on fossil fuels and imports 90% of its oil supplies from the Middle East.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Jun 17, 2023
Kishida considering visit to Middle East in mid-July
The prime minister would visit Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Qatar in a bid to encourage stable oil supplies.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Jun 6, 2023
A Western distraction from climate action
In a dangerous diversion, members of the U.S. Congress and the European Parliament have demanded the removal of Sultan Al Jaber as COP28 president-designate.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jun 5, 2023
Investigators' pressure seen as reason for GaaSyy's return to Japan
Tokyo's Metropolitan Police Department said that GaaSyy’s return was the “result of UAE authorities’ measures and not a voluntary one.'
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jun 5, 2023
Saudi Arabia goes alone at OPEC+ with million-barrel cut
Saudi Energy Minister Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman Al Saud said he 'will do whatever is necessary to bring stability to this market.”
Japan Times
WORLD
Apr 23, 2023
As war rages in Sudan, countries angle for advantage
Diplomats from Africa, the Middle East and the West have appealed for a halt to the fighting that has reduced parts of the capital, Khartoum, to a smoking battlefield.
Japan Times
WORLD
Jan 6, 2023
New Arab allies face quandary as Israel shifts hard to the right
As some in Israel's government seek to annex the occupied West Bank, Arab states have to balance their new partnership with historic support for Palestinian aspirations.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jun 1, 2022
Russian yachts and money going where U.S. influence has waned
Turkey, Israel and the UAE have emerged as magnets for Russia's wealthy.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
May 6, 2022
Bankers quit jobs for shot at riches in ‘Wall Street of crypto’
In the shadow of Dubai's sail-shaped Burj Al Arab hotel, cryptocurrency executives rubbed shoulders with Emirati royals, Wall Street bankers and Instagram influencers.
Japan Times
WORLD
Mar 29, 2022
In Istanbul and Dubai, Russians pile into property to shelter from sanctions
While Turkey and the UAE have criticized the Russian offensive, Ankara opposes non-U.N. sanctions on Russia and both countries have relatively good ties with Moscow.
Japan Times
WORLD
Mar 19, 2022
Syria's Bashar Assad visits UAE in first trip to Arab state since war began
The visit drew a sharp rebuke from Washington, with the State Department saying it was 'profoundly disappointed and troubled' by what it called an apparent attempt to legitimize Assad.

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