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UK JAPAN RELATIONS

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JAPAN / Politics
Jun 9, 2023
Kishida vows $5 million in support after Ukraine dam breach
Kishida and Zelenskyy held a telephone conversation days after tens of thousands of residents were forced to evacuate following flooding triggered by the destruction of the dam.
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JAPAN
Jun 8, 2023
Chinese navy ship enters Japanese waters near Kagoshima islands
The vessel was spotted crossing into Japanese waters southwest of Yakushima island.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Jun 7, 2023
France pushes back against proposal for NATO office in Japan
France is unenthusiastic about a proposal for NATO to open a liaison office in Japan, a French official said, adding the move would take the alliance away from its prime region of focus.
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Issues / THE FOREIGN ELEMENT
Jun 6, 2023
Fleeing disaster a century ago, a group of Indians established a community in Kobe
Though the Indian diaspora's presence in Kobe has waned in the past few years, the roots of those who remain stretch back three and four generations.
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ASIA PACIFIC
Jun 5, 2023
South Korean support for building own nukes plummets, survey finds
The plunge in support comes despite North Korea’s increased pace of missile launches and weapons tests.
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JAPAN
Jun 5, 2023
For Sakie Yokota, one of two living North Korea abductee parents, resolving issue remains priority
Yokota, 87, marked the third anniversary of her husband's death with an expression of concern over resolving the issue of people kidnapped by the reclusive regime.
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Our Lives
Jun 5, 2023
The farewell tour: Amid rising costs, a Canadian doctor ends his Japanese music festival
Once dubbed the 'patron saint of Japanese indie,' Canadian Steven Tanaka is ready to settle down for some 'me' time.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jun 4, 2023
Japan and South Korea defense chiefs aim to prevent recurrence of radar lock-on incident
The meeting, the first in more than three years, was another signal of the neighbors’ rapprochement on the security front after a 2018 fire-control radar incident.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jun 4, 2023
Japan and China defense ministers agree to operate defense hotline properly
The meeting came as the defense chiefs of Japan, the United States, Australia and the Philippines held their first-ever four-way talks.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jun 3, 2023
Japan, U.S. and South Korea agree to share North Korea missile data in real-time
Defense Minister Yasukazu Hamada said the three countries would work toward launching the trilateral system “within the next few months.'
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Jun 2, 2023
U.S. allies look for their place in the emerging global order
A bitterly divided and fractured America lacks the necessary common purpose, principle and the requisite national pride and strategic direction to execute a robust foreign policy.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / FOCUS
Jun 2, 2023
Japan and South Korea ramp up chip collaboration amid U.S.-China tensions
A need to work around trade restrictions is seen as the main factor driving the engagement with Japan by firms such as Samsung, rather than improving diplomatic relations.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jun 2, 2023
U.S. seeking explosives in Japan for Ukraine artillery shells, sources say
Export rules ban Japanese companies from selling lethal items overseas, but the allies appear to have found a workaround to enable the TNT sale amid global shortages of munitions.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jun 1, 2023
North Korea's failed launch puts focus on U.S.-Japan-South Korea cooperation
The U.S. and Japanese defense chiefs met for talks in Tokyo a day after a failed North Korean rocket carrying a spy satellite briefly triggered an emergency alert for Okinawa Prefecture.
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BUSINESS
May 31, 2023
U.S. governors appeal for investment and tourism from Japan
'We have great expectations for Japanese companies,' Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly said at an event in a Washington suburb to promote foreign direct investment.
Japan Times
JAPAN
May 30, 2023
Japan and China to resume defense officers' mutual visits after four-year hiatus
The restart of the mutual visits between the Self-Defense Forces and the People's Liberation Army follows the end of China's strict COVID lockdowns.
Japan Times
JAPAN
May 30, 2023
War highlights value of radio for Ukraine's public broadcaster
PBC Chairman Mykola Chernotytskyi stressed the value of the medium while taking part in training by NHK focused on developing emergency reporting systems.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
May 30, 2023
Kishida eyes talks with Kim to resolve North Korea abduction issue
North Korean Vice Foreign Minister Pak Sang Gil has said that there is no reason for North Korea and Japan not to meet if Japan seeks a way of improving relations.
Japan Times
JAPAN
May 29, 2023
MSDF ship flying controversial Rising Sun flag arrives in South Korea
Seoul's tacit acceptance of the port call by the MSDF ship bearing the flag, viewed by critics as a symbol of Japan's wartime militarism, suggests a shift in its thinking.
Japan Times
JAPAN
May 28, 2023
Kishida vows to swiftly arrange abductee talks with North Korea
With many families of those missing now aging, the issue has become increasingly urgent under Kishida.

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