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S.Korea, Japan seek to lower tensions over 'comfort women'


© AFP | A man (L) wearing a mask of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe kneels down in a mock apology next to the statue (R) of a teenage girl symbolizing former “comfort women” who served as sex slaves for Japanese soldiers during World War II… 382 more words

Japan and NZ aim for TPP progress

Trade Minister Todd MaClay has visited Japan with Prime Minister Bill English, and both countries have announced a willingness to progress the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement despite the withdrawal of the United States.

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China invades Japan: Abe 'considering' law to defend country

TOKYO: Japanese lawmakers may soon vote on whether to allow the country’s armed forces to repel the Chinese invasion that has sent the world into a state of alarm. 297 more words

Japan's Shinzo PM Abe reaffirms conviction that TPP benefits Asia-Pacific

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe‘s conviction that a Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) pact will help bring prosperity to the Asia-Pacific region is unaltered, he said on Tuesday. 259 more words

As tensions in the region rise, Japan again debates its pacifist constitution

Written by Craig Mark.

Japan could finally be gearing up for the first-ever change to its constitution. In a recent video address to a pro-constitutional revision lobby group on the Constitution Day public holiday, … 1,033 more words


A list of the Trump administration's security breaches so far

US president Donald Trump’s reported disclosure of classified information to Russia’s foreign minister and US ambassador last week is but the latest in a string of notable security breaches to have taken place in the less than four months since he took office. 674 more words

The Trump Administration and Japan

Written by Yee-Kuang Heng.

Japan’s Prime Minister Abe Shinzo moved quickly to become the first foreign leader to meet with Donald Trump in Trump Tower soon after the latter’s stunning election victory, a public relations coup for the Japanese government. 1,054 more words

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