TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) — The Japan government has decided to aim for effectuation of the Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade agreement without the United States. With this new direction set, the government aims to contain the U.S. demand for bilateral talks.
TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe praised the U.S. stance of strengthening pressure on North Korea during a meeting with U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Tuesday and once again stressed the unity of Japan and the United States.
TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and U.S. Vice President Mike Pence agreed on Tuesday that the two nations would join hands to increase pressure on North Korea, which has repeatedly engaged in provocative missile launches and nuclear tests.
TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - The aircraft carrier strike group, composed of the Carl Vinson at its core with guided-missile destroyers and other vessels, is understood to be around the East China Sea and heading north toward waters near the Korean Peninsula.
TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - The government is preparing to propose that Japan and the United States jointly create unified trade and investment rules, but it will not accept a U.S. request to launch bilateral trade talks, according to sources.
TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - Eyeing the release of its full-year earnings report for fiscal 2016, Toshiba Corp. is considering such specific steps as using a different auditor than PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) Aarata LLC.
TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - North Korea is allegedly ready to fire a long-range ballistic missile or conduct its sixth nuclear test whenever Kim Jong Un, chairman of the Workers’ Party of Korea, gives the orders.