Japan

Why Nippon Steel Might Fail To Convince Washington To Greenlight U.S. Steel Acquisition

Japan’s Nippon Steel has inched closer to buying Pittsburgh-based U.S. Steel now that the U.S. company’s shareholders have approved of…

3 months ago

A Fierce Adversary Has Emerged Against China

“Perfectly aligned.” That’s how Japanese Foreign Minister Yoshimasa Hayashi, while meeting with Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Wednesday in…

2 years ago

Japan Signs Off On Record Defense Budget, Including Billions For American Weapons

Japan’s leadership put final approval to a historic defense budget increase, including $2 billion to buy U.S.-made Tomahawk missiles, at…

2 years ago

Major US Ally Reverses Course, Announces Largest Military Buildup Since WWII Amid Rising China Threat

Japan unveiled a plan Friday to give its military the largest boost since World War II, a response to escalating…

2 years ago

US Holds Joint Military Drills With South Korea Amid North Korean, Chinese Threats

The U.S. and South Korea conducted large-scale joint military drills Monday for the first time since 2017 amid increasing threats…

2 years ago

US, Japanese Warplanes Run Joint Drills On China’s Doorstep

Dozens of U.S. and Japanese warplanes engaged in joint military exercises over the waters along China’s east coast, Japan’s Ministry…

2 years ago

Top Official In Japan Goes After US Military For Rise In COVID Cases

A governor in Japan lambasted U.S. military personnel for the rise in COVID-19 cases in his local communities, Japanese outlet…

3 years ago

Apple Eases App Store Restrictions To Close Investigation

Apple will allow some apps to link to their own subscription pages and avoid paying commissions, the tech giant announced…

3 years ago

Tokyo Sees 6 Month High In COVID Cases One Week Before Olympics |

Tokyo saw its highest number of coronavirus cases in six months on Thursday, just eight days before the Summer Olympics,…

3 years ago

Tokyo Olympics Will Allow Spectators, Despite Advice From Doctors

The Tokyo Olympics announced Monday it will allow up to 10,000 Japanese spectators at each event, overriding doctors assertions the…

3 years ago

Shinzo Abe, Japan’s Longest-Serving Prime Minister, Announces His Resignation

Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe announced his decision to step down from the post Friday, citing the return of…

4 years ago

World-Renowned Auto Exec Escapes Trial In Japan: Report

Former chairman for Nissan and Mitsubishi Carlos Ghosn reportedly fled Japan he was facing stiff charges stemming from his time…

5 years ago

Watch: President Trump and Prime Minister Abe Announce Major Trade Deal [Video + Transcript]

President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan together announced a significant trade deal between the two countries.…

5 years ago

Suspected Japanese Anime Studio Arsonist Said His Book Was Plagiarized, Police Say

The man suspected of setting the deadly anime studio fire in Kyoto, Japan Thursday may have done it because his…

5 years ago

Watch: President Trump Attends a Reception with Japanese Business Leaders

President Trump attends a reception with Japanese business leaders Saturday that kicks-off a 3-day State visit during which he will…

5 years ago