Tag Archives: Japan

  • 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. ...

  • China to hold military parade to ‘frighten Japan’

    China will this year hold its first large-scale military parade since 2009, reports said on Tuesday, with one key goal described as being to "frighten Japan". ...

  • ISIS beheads Japanese hostage, offer swap for remaining one

    A video has reportedly appeared on the internet showing one of the Japanese hostages held by jihadists. He claimed his companion was executed and said the Islamic State want him swapped for a female suicide bomber. ...

  • ISIS threatens to kill two Japan hostages unless $200 million ransom paid

    The militant Islamic State group released an online video on Tuesday purporting to show two Japanese captives and demanding $200 million in ransom. ...

  • China’s Xi and Japan’s Abe hold landmark meeting

    Chinese President Xi Jinping and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held formal talks on Monday for the first time since the two leaders took office, a breakthrough in ending a two-year row over history and territory. ...

  • China’s Xi commemorates start of war with Japan

    Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday commemorated the 77th anniversary of the war with Japan, condemning those who "ignore the iron facts of history." ...

  • China, Japan blame each other for jet encounter

    China and Japan are blaming each other for a close encounter between military jets over the East China Sea. China's defence ministry says Japanese F-15 fighters followed a Chinese TU-154 plane. ...