A roundup of the most significant news stories from Japan reported on March 10, 2018.
Kazuyoshi Umemoto, Japan’s chief negotiator for the Trans-Pacific Partnership, or TPP, says that the new pact between eleven nations has been consciously designed to facilitate the return of the United States in the future.
A roundup of the most significant news stories from Japan reported on February 22, 2018.
This Week in Japan is your source for news and information about politics and other happenings in this East Asian island country. This episode covers the Top Five stories of the third week of January 2018.
A roundup of the most significant news stories from Japan reported on January 24, 2018.
After the debacle at the end of the Trans-Pacific Partnership talks last November in Vietnam, all eyes were on Canada as the talks resumed in Tokyo.
The Abe administration is now warming to the notion of moving forward with the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) pact with the eleven nations other than the United States.
June 14 marked the anniversary of the end of the 1982 Falklands conflict. At that time Japan was serving a two-year period as a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council and was thus involved to a limited degree on the diplomatic side of the conflict. This was still the time of the Cold War, rapid Japanese economic growth, and an era where some of the territorial disputes currently making headlines in Asia were still dormant.