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Trump presses Japan over trade gap, expects 'good things' from North Korea

U.S. President Donald Trump pressed Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Monday to even out a trade imbalance with the United States and said he was happy with how things were going with North Korea despite its recent missile and rocket launches.

Trump pressed Japan's Abe to build more vehicles in the U.S

U.S. President Donald Trump pressed Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to have Japanese automakers produce more vehicles in the U.S, according to a readout of their recent meeting provided by the U.S. ambassador to Japan on Saturday.

Japan's Abe says vigilant to global economic risks clouding recovery

Japan’s government will keep a close eye on looming risks to a global economic recovery as it guides policy, PM Shinzo Abe said Sunday.
January 06, 2019 | 03:12 pm GMT+7

In controversial shift, Japan aims to open door wider for foreign blue-collar workers

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s cabinet approved draft legislation on Friday to open the door to more overseas blue-collar workers.
November 02, 2018 | 03:07 pm GMT+7

China, Japan to forge closer ties at 'historic turning point'

China and Japan on Friday pledged to forge closer ties as both countries stood together at an “historic turning point.”
October 26, 2018 | 01:09 pm GMT+7

Magnitude 6.1 quake in Japan's Osaka area kills three, stops factories

Collapsing walls killed an 80-year-old man and a 9-year-old girl, and a man in his 80s was crushed by a bookcase.
June 18, 2018 | 02:44 pm GMT+7

Vietnam's president pays five-day state visit to Japan

The visit marks a significant milestone in 45 years of diplomatic relations between two countries.
May 29, 2018 | 05:31 pm GMT+7

Japan PM Abe to sack top finance official accused of sexual harassment: paper

The official allegedly asked to touch and kiss a reporter in a bar.
April 16, 2018 | 01:54 pm GMT+7

Trump seeks better economic ties with Tokyo, says 'Japan has been winning' on trade

The American president was speaking in Tokyo on the second day of a 12-day Asian trip expected to be dominated by North Korea and trade.
November 06, 2017 | 08:31 am GMT+7

Japan PM's party suffers historic defeat in Tokyo poll, popular governor wins big

The LDP has been hit by a scandal over suspicions - denied by the premier - that Abe helped a friend's business get favored treatment.
July 03, 2017 | 08:31 am GMT+7

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

TPP is not losing momentum, Abe says.
May 17, 2017 | 08:13 am GMT+7

Trump to Abe: US to boost military defense against NKorea

Trump made clear that 'the United States stands with its allies Japan and South Korea in the face of the serious threat that North Korea continues to pose.'
April 06, 2017 | 08:54 am GMT+7

Japan, Australia to strengthen defence ties, stress importance of TPP

Both countries' leaders spoke of their desire to see the TPP ratified, despite opposition from Trump.
January 15, 2017 | 09:55 am GMT+7

Japan logs ninth monthly price fall in November

Core consumer prices declined 0.4 percent on-year.
December 27, 2016 | 08:23 am GMT+7

Japan election key to world's biggest nuclear plant and Abe's energy policy

A prefectural election result will decide the fate of Kashiwazaki-Kariwa Nuclear Power Station - the biggest nuclear plant in the world.
October 14, 2016 | 08:34 pm GMT+7
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