Tag Archives: Japan

  • Japan’s new Emperor Naruhito ascends Chrysanthemum Throne

    Japan's new Emperor Naruhito pledged Wednesday to stand by the Japanese people as he formally ascended the Chrysanthemum Throne, the day after his father's historic abdication. ...

  • In Tokyo, Tibetan leader urges pressure on China to free his homeland

    Japan and the international community should pressure China to find a peaceful solution to its conflict with Tibet, the president of the Tibetan government-in-exile said in Tokyo. ...

  • Dalai Lama cancels planned trip to Japan

    The Dalai Lama was planning to visit Tokyo, Fukuoka, and Kumamoto prefectures between 10 and 21 November and attend a religious ceremony. ...

  • With China in mind, Japan, India agree to deepen defence

    The leaders of India and Japan agreed on to deepen defence ties and push for more cooperation with Australia and the United States, as they seek to counter growing Chinese influence. ...

  • India and Japan sign deals on military, train sales, nukes

    Japan and India signed agreements Saturday that could pave the way for Tokyo to supply New Delhi with military aircraft and high-speed trains. ...

  • Japan and China agree on moves to mend ties further

    Japan and China agreed on Sunday to restart mutual visits of their foreign ministers and hold bilateral high-level economic dialogue early next year, a Japanese senior government spokesman said. ...

  • Japan ruling lawmaker invites China’s Xi to Tokyo

    Japan Friday said it wished to improve its soured ties with Beijing, a day after a senior ruling lawmaker invited Chinese President Xi Jinping to visit Tokyo next year. ...

  • Why China is far from ready to meet the US on a global battlefront

    The trick for the United States is to avoid going to war with China on China’s terms without also surrendering the western Pacific to Chinese control. ...

  • Dalai Lama begins 13-day Japan visit

    The Dalai Lama arrived in Japan on Thursday, beginning his 13-day trip to give lectures and attend symposiums on Buddhism in the country. ...

  • Japan “outraged” after IS claim hostage killing

    Japan on Sunday said it was "outraged" after the Islamic State group released a video purportedly showing the beheading of Japanese hostage Kenji Goto. ...