Shinzo Abe addresses a joint meeting of Congress On his visit to the United States in April, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe addressed Congress and told them: “History is harsh. What was done cannot be undone.” Apparently Osaka Mayor Toru...
Category: East Asia
Philippine President Benigno Aquino III said Friday he wants to start talks to allow Japanese troops into his Southeast Asian country, as both nations try to build up their defenses at a time of tense territorial disputes with China.
In the year the West knows as 604 A.D., one of Japan’s most revered statesmen, Shotoku Taishi, issued a “constitution,” and the first line of 17 states: “Harmony is to be valued.”
U.S. President Barack Obama asked Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to deal cautiously with Russia at their summit in Washington in April, Japanese government sources said Saturday.
Call of duty: A member of Japan’s Self-Defense Forces helps out with earthquake victims in Kathmandu. When many Japanese sign up for the SDF, they don’t expect to take part in combat. That could change in the future.
A new small robot will be used to inspect the condition of melted nuclear fuel at the second reactor of the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant as early as this summer, marking the first full-scale probe since the disaster caused by the massive earthquake and ensuing tsunami in 2011.
Japan Post Holdings Co., the state-owned financial and postal giant, is enlisting IBM’s data-analytics technology and Apple Inc.’s devices for a program to improve care for elderly people as the population ages.
North Korea continues along the nuclear path. A new report warns that Pyongyang could amass a nuclear arsenal as large as 100 weapons by 2020. That would make the North a significant regional power.
Nov 29, 2013 Ida Torres, Japan Daily Press. China deploys warplanes in new ADIZ After both Japan and South Korea defied their newly established air defense identification zone (ADIZ) by flying military planes through it, China has deployed several...
US B-52 flies into east china sea Courtesy Gwynne Dyer LONDON – Since last Saturday, when China declared an “Air Defense Identification Zone” (ADIZ) that covers the disputed islands called Senkaku in Japanese and Diaoyu in Chinese, the media...