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Japan is back on the world stage

Written by John Hemmings.

Just over a month after the foreign and defense ministers of Britain and Japan stood side-by-side in the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich in December 2017, Japan’s foreign minister, Taro Kano, and defence minister, Itsunori Onodera, were standing with their French counterparts in Tokyo. 1,214 more words

China

Kim Jong Un praises South Korea for warm and impressive hosting

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has praised South Korea for hosting North at the Winter Olympics and expressed hope for boosting the “warm climate of reconciliation” through dialogue. 219 more words

Geopolitics

Rassegna settimanale 29 gennaio - 4 febbraio 2018: Giappone e Corea del Sud

29 gennaio, Giappone – Un ospedale di Tokyo valuterà gli effetti dell’assunzione giornaliera di anti-virali sulle infezioni da HIV

Fonti del settore lunedì hanno rivelato che a partire dal prossimo mese, un ospedale di Tokyo inizierà uno studio clinico per accertare se il tasso di infezione da HIV possa essere ridotti in caso individui ad alto rischio assumano farmaci anti-virali quotidianamente. 2,243 more words

Rassegna Settimanale

Abe, ex-Prime Minister Kan go head to head in nuclear debate

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, right, and former Prime Minister Naoto Kan at a Lower House Budget Committee session on Feb. 6

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and predecessor Naoto Kan had a rare face-to-face showdown at a Lower House Budget Committee session over their nuclear energy policies on Feb. 304 more words

Japan

After 150 Years, Why Does The Meiji Restoration Matter?

The seeds of Japanese aggression and atrocities were sown in the emperor worship and glorification of the armed forces that were essential elements of the Meiji world. 44 more words

Politics

Japan is up in arms over a tiny speck on the Korean unified flag

Update Feb. 6: South Korea’s foreign ministry said that it would not use the unified Korean flag that depicts the disputed Liancourt Rocks during the Olympics. 371 more words

Abe to ask South Korean President Moon Jae-in to support evacuation in case of emergency on Korean Peninsula

KYODO, AP, REUTERS

FEB 3, 2018

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will ask South Korean President Moon Jae-in for support in evacuating Japanese citizens if a contingency breaks out on the Korean Peninsula, government sources said. 693 more words