Abe warns Beijing again: Military adventure seems to be a ‘suicidal’ act

China 12/19/21, 03:31

As reported by VOA and Radio Free Asia, on Dec. 14, Shinzō Abe, former Japanese Prime Minister gave a video speech in English at the Taiwan-US-JapanTrilateral Indo-Pacific Security Dialogue - Mapping the Democratic Agenda for the Next Generation. Abe began by praising Taiwan for its stance on democracy and highlighting ...

Former Japan PM Abe warns of consequences if China attacks Taiwan

China 12/17/21, 03:39

Former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said that Japan, the United States and Taiwan need to boost cooperation in various fields, including technology and information exchanges, amid the Chinese Communist Party’s aggression. Speaking at a security summit in Taipei on Dec. 14, Abe urged Taiwan to rise and spread its democracy ...

China condemns Japanese ambassador then receives blunt response

China 12/05/21, 06:35

Former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Monday, Nov. 29, that the U.S. and Japan will not stand by and watch the Chinese Communist Party destroy Taiwan. On Dec. 1, Abe added that "a military adventure would be the path to economic suicide." “We must keep reiterating that peaceful ties between ...

Mahathir urges US to talk with China, accept its greatness

Tech 05/29/19, 23:48

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad is calling for talks to resolve ongoing trade dispute between Washington and Beijing and is urging the world to accept China's technological prowess.Mahathir says the U.S. cannot expect to always be at the top in technology, and countries need to talk to deal with a ...

Deadly knife attack near Tokyo raises alarm on child safety

World 05/29/19, 02:23

A deadly knife attack on a group of mostly schoolgirls near Tokyo this week raised concerns Wednesday over the safety of schoolchildren in Japan, a country known for its low crime rate and where children usually walk to school on their own or in groups.Officials say the knife-brandishing man ran ...

Bangladeshi leader visits Japan to talk economy, partnership

World 05/28/19, 23:28

Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is wooing Japan for aid, trade and investment in a visit that highlights cordial relations with the administration of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. Hasina, who is beginning a third consecutive five-year term, arrived late Tuesday and is set to meet Abe and hold a joint news ...

President Trump’s four day visit to Japan an eyeful

U.S. 05/28/19, 13:46

President Donald J. Trump and First Lady Melania Trump wrapped up their four-day visit to Japan on May 27. The president's visit to Japan was meant to advance the U.S.'s partnership with Japan, in joint efforts to work toward a new era of global cooperation and shared prosperity, according to ...

Trump to be first head of state to meet Japan’s new monarch

U.S. 05/26/19, 19:27

President Donald Trump is at Japan's Imperial Palace meeting the new monarch. The president and his wife, first lady Melania Trump are kicking off Monday's formal visit with handshakes and greetings with Naruhito and his wife Masako. President Trump is the first world leader to be meet Naruhito, who ascended to the ...

Trump watches sumo, but it’s not just a sport in Japan

U.S. 05/26/19, 08:37

President Donald Trump watched sumo wrestling with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Sunday, May 26, becoming the first American leader to do so. Trump, who is on a four-day state visit to Japan, presented a huge custom-made trophy to the winner. Some key facts about sumo, which is deeply tied ...

Update: Trump tamps down expectations of US-Japan deal

Politics 05/25/19, 19:27

The Latest on President Donald Trump's trip to Japan (all times local): 8:15 a.m. President Donald Trump is tamping down expectations that he'll make significant headway on trade talks during his trip to Japan. Fox News White House Correspondent John Roberts tweets that Trump called him Sunday morning in Tokyo and told him ...

President Trump downplays North Korean missile tests

Politics 05/25/19, 18:08

President Donald Trump is downplaying recent North Korean missile tests, tweeting from Tokyo that they're not a concern for him. Trump says, "North Korea fired off some small weapons, which disturbed some of my people, and others, but not me." That message appears to contradict Trump's national security adviser, John Bolton, ...

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