As Yoshihide Suga took over as prime minister of Japan, the governments of China, South Korea and Russia expressed a desire to improve ties.
Lawmakers from the ruling LDP were expected to vote for Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga to replace Shinzo Abe as party president and Japanese premier on Monday.
China is expecting the likely next Japanese prime minister, Yoshihide Suga, to continue outgoing leader Shinzo Abe’s conciliatory attitude toward Beijing.
Scores of crewmembers and thousands of cattle are missing after a freighter went missing off the southwest coast of Japan amid heavy seas caused by a typhoon.
The successor to outgoing Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is likely to continue the long-serving premier’s foreign policies, experts say.
In meetings with Daw Aung San Suu Kyi and Snr-Gen Min Aung Hlaing, Japan’s foreign minister vowed support for nation building and inquired about Rakhine atrocity probes.
Japan and Laos agreed to allow expats to resume traveling between the two countries provided they self-quarantine for 14 days.
Japan founded its Officer Training School to bolster its grip on the former British colony, only for its graduates to rise against the occupation forces in 1945.
Increasing tensions between the US and China have prompted a growing number of Japanese firms to move their operations to Southeast Asia, a new survey shows.
Japan and Singapore will ease COVID-19 travel restrictions for businesspeople and expatriates starting next month.
Clinical trials of the Japanese drug Avigan have begun in the Philippines as a possible treatment for COVID-19.
The Hope explorer, a Mars orbiter developed in Dubai that is due to reach the planet in seven months, was launched from the Tanegashima Space Center in Japan on Monday.
Renzo Sawada, Japan’s ambassador to Japanese-occupied Myanmar, was so arrogant that then-Foreign Affairs Minister U Nu left his job to become information minister.
Colonel Suzuki Keiji was summoned back to Japan in 1942 amid fears that he was placing Myanmar’s independence struggle before Japan’s wartime interests.
The Japanese government is preparing to open talks with around 10 countries, including Myanmar, on easing COVID-19-related travel restrictions.