Mon, 29 Jan 2018 01:00
Is Japan moving to renege on no-nuclear weapon policy?
Beatrice Fihn, executive director of the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize-winning International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, was denied a meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe during her recent visit to Japan.
Wed, 13 Sep 2017 12:42
Modi, Abe get India's first bullet train going as ties deepen
NEW DELHI - As India's premier Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe prepare to break ground on the country's first bullet train project Thursday, experts say the collaboration could signal a massive leap for its overburdened and deadly railways.
Mon, 03 Jul 2017 01:00
Is Japan a great power or a middle power?
WHILE THE BELEAGUERED President Donald Trump continues to blow hot and cold over the United States’ global role, Asian countries must get their acts together. Sooner or later, his “America First” policy will hit home with a high toll. After all,
Thu, 08 Jun 2017 14:56
Laos, Japan PMs affirm specific steps in joint development plan
TOKYO - Laotian Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe have agreed in Tokyo to give shape to elements of a joint plan to conduct a wide range of development projects in Laos.
Mon, 22 May 2017 01:00
Is Japan out of sync with developments in the world?
Sunshine in US-China relations under Trump seems to extend beyond trade
Sat, 04 Feb 2017 09:41
US-Japan alliance 'cornerstone' of stability: Mattis
TOKYO - US Defense Secretary James Mattis told his Japanese counterpart on Saturday that their alliance remained a "cornerstone" of regional stability as he wrapped up a visit aimed at reassuring key Asian allies about Washington's commitment to their security.
Wed, 25 Jan 2017 17:32
Bangkok film festival opener ‘The Red Turtle’ nominated for OSCAR
THE ANIMATED film “The Red Turtle”, which opened the 14th World Film Festival of Bangkok Monday, has won an Oscar nomination for Best Animated Film. The film is Japanese Studio Ghibli’s first international co-production with the French distributor Wild Bunch.
movie & TV
Thu, 15 Sep 2016 09:59
China says opposes "unhelpful" unilateral N.Korea sanctions
BEIJING - Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi told his Japanese counterpart that China opposes "unhelpful"unilateral sanctions on North Korea but will work within the United Nations to formulate a necessary response.
Mon, 05 Sep 2016 01:50
Kavcic takes the title as Soeda retires with injury
Former champion Blaz Kavcic of Slovenia lifted his 14th Challenger title when his Japanese rival Go Soeda was forced to retire due to a back injury during their showdown in the final of the US$50,000 Wind Energy Holding Bangkok Open at Rama Gardens Hotel
Sun, 17 Apr 2016 01:00
PM sends condolences to Japan
PRIME MINISTER Prayut Chan-o-cha has sent a letter of condolences to his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe following the two powerful earthquakes on the southern Japanese island of Kyushu. The quakes left at least 32 people dead and hundreds more injured.
Sat, 04 Jul 2015 01:00
For 'quality growth' in the Mekong Region
The following is Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's message to the leaders attending the 7th Mekong-Japan Summit Meeting in Tokyo today.
Sun, 15 Mar 2015 01:00
Prayut discusses rail plans and agriculture trade with Abe
PRIME MINISTER Prayut Chan-o-cha yesterday met with his Japanese counterpart, PM Shinzo Abe, to discuss cooperation on rail development and agricultural trade, during his visit to Japan.
Tue, 10 Feb 2015 01:00
Democracy coming soon, vows Prayut
PRIME MINISTER Prayut Chan-o-cha told his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe at a bilateral meeting in Tokyo yesterday that his government was committed to "an early restoration of democracy" with an election to be held by the end of this year or early next
Mon, 26 Jan 2015 01:00
The Significance of PM Prayut's visit to Japan
The decision to invite Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha to Tokyo on February 7-9 was made at the highest level in September. The proposed trip would have taken place long before, if not for the tight schedules of Prayut and his Japanese counterpart, Shinz
Tue, 20 Jan 2015 01:00
Thailand keeps balance of ties with Asia powers
Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha is expected to head to Tokyo in the coming weeks to meet his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe.