Japan

8th Tokyo International Conference on African Development to begin

Today marks the start of the 8th Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD). Launched…

Shinzo Abe funeral
Funeral for Shinzo Abe to be held in Tokyo

The funeral of former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will commence in Tokyo today, days…

Japan to hold parliamentary elections for its upper house

Japan will hold parliamentary elections for 121 of the 245 seats of its upper house—the…

Japan 2022 parliament campaign
Japan’s 2022 Parliament Campaign Season Begins

The 2022 parliament campaign period for Japan’s Upper House July 10 election begins today. The…

US, South Korea and Japan to meet over North Korea

The US, South Korean and Japanese special representatives for North Korea will meet today for…

Japan will establish a new economic security office today
Japan to establish new economic security office

Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida is expected to announce the establishment of a new economic…

Japanese PM visits Thailand

Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida will visit Thailand today. The two-day Bangkok visit is part…

German Chancellor Visits Japan

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz begins a two-day visit to Japan today to discuss Russia’s invasion…

South Korea delegation to visit Japan

South Korea President-elect Yoon Suk-yeol will today send a delegation to Japan for a four-day…

Japan imposes additional Russian sanctions

Japan will impose additional sanctions against Russia today for its invasion of Ukraine. The latest…