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UK JAPAN RELATIONS

Japan Times
JAPAN
Jul 1, 2023
Japan says Russian warships spotted near Okinawa islands and Taiwan
Similarly, Taiwan's Defense Ministry said earlier in the week it had spotted two Russian frigates off its eastern coast and sent aircraft and ships to keep watch.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Art
Jul 1, 2023
Italian painting looted by Nazi Germany in 1940 found in Japan
It is not clear how the painting, called 'Madonna with Child' by Italian Baroque Era painter Alessandro Turchi, came to be in the possession of its former Japanese owner.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics / FOCUS
Jul 1, 2023
Kishida's attempt to realize North Korea summit seen as a long shot
Some lawmakers have suggested that Kishida's intention behind this diplomatic initiative is to strengthen his chances of winning the next Lower House election.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jul 1, 2023
Concern for Japanese firms as China's revised anti-spying law takes effect
The amended law makes it possible for authorities to crack down on stealing and disseminating 'documents, data, materials and items related to national security and interests.'
Japan Times
BUSINESS / FOCUS
Jun 30, 2023
New battery sourcing rules make Japanese EVs ineligible for U.S. tax breaks
The new standards say a certain share of battery parts must be made and assembled in North America, with similar rules for key minerals used as materials for the batteries.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jun 30, 2023
Iconic parks in Hiroshima and Pearl Harbor become sisters
Hiroshima's mayor was quoted saying that the two parks are 'places that symbolize the beginning and end of the war.'
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Jun 30, 2023
South Korean shoppers buy up salt before Fukushima water dump
The rush contributed to a nearly 27% rise in the price of salt in South Korea in June from two months ago, though officials say the weather and lower production were also to blame.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jun 29, 2023
Japan and South Korea revive expired currency swap deal
The decision came after Finance Minister Shunichi Suzuki and his counterpart Choo Kyung-ho met in Tokyo during an event that was held for the first time since 2016.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Jun 29, 2023
U.S., Japan, South Korea look to ‘lock in’ gains with trilateral summit this summer
U.S. President Joe Biden has invited Prime Minister Fumio Kishida and South Korean leader Yoon Suk-yeol to Washington, the White House’s top Asia official said Thursday.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World / Geoeconomic Briefing
Jun 29, 2023
Democracy-minded Yoon faces challenges in dealing with China
A recent thawing of ties between Tokyo and Seoul could help enhance economic security and keep Beijing in check.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jun 29, 2023
Japan police to help Ukrainian counterparts identify war dead
Kyiv contacted the Japanese Embassy in Ukraine asking for professionals to share their expertise in identifying massive numbers of bodies.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jun 28, 2023
North Korea slams Japan over U.N. abduction talks, insisting issue is resolved
The criticism, issued via state-run media, comes days before an online symposium co-sponsored by Japan, South Korea, the United States, Australia and the European Union.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Economy
Jun 27, 2023
Japan reinstates South Korea as a preferred trading partner
The return to Japan’s so-called white list of trading partners will smooth out export procedures to South Korea and comes about three months after Seoul made a similar move.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jun 27, 2023
Young Chinese entrepreneurs starting new businesses in Japan
The trend is being fueled by increased support for entrepreneurs through the hosting of startup business contests.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jun 24, 2023
Chinese public sees Japan and U.S. as least trustworthy
In one of the most surprising revelations from the survey, Japan was rated as having the least important relationship with China.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jun 24, 2023
Some in China are boycotting Japanese cosmetics over Fukushima water release
The viral campaign began earlier this month when largely unproven allegations that water discharges from the plant are hazardous to health began trending on Chinese social media platforms.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Music / Sound Off
Jun 24, 2023
A Japanese song on the South Korean charts is more than just a viral moment
As Japan’s imase celebrates the success of his track “Night Dancer” in South Korea, it could be a further sign that relations between the two countries are getting better.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC / Politics
Jun 23, 2023
Hong Kong student’s indictment for online posts from Japan shows China's reach
Activists have condemned the extraterritorial application of Hong Kong’s laws and urged Tokyo to speak out. But any actions by Japan may have limited impact.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jun 23, 2023
Japan and France vow to boost defense ties amid NATO office plan discord
The two countries pledged to bolster bilateral defense cooperation by conducting activities such as joint exercises.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jun 23, 2023
Hiroshima and Pearl Harbor parks reach deal on sister ties
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park and the Pearl Harbor National Memorial will wrap up a sister park agreement soon in a bid to preserve the memory of World War II.

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