Japan's lower house approves legislation to drop age of adulthood from 20 to 18, a move aimed at spurring social participation by youth in rapidly aging society

Map. History of Japan conflict

20 September 2018
Trump to meet Japan's Abe on June 7 in Washington to discuss North Korea summit preparations
Turkish man detained at Immigration Bureau in Osaka files damages suit against the state, saying officials at the bureau broke his arm after using excessive force to restrain him
Japan says it has detected apparent Chinese ship breaking North Korea sanctions
Japan's lower house approves legislation to drop age of adulthood from 20 to 18, a move aimed at spurring social participation by youth in rapidly aging society
Trump giving Japan's Abe a hard time on trade despite close ties
Underway: Shift colors. The Ronald Reagan Strike Group has departed Yokosuka, Japan for a Western Pacific patrol. Fair winds and following seas USSRonaldReagan, USSMustin, USSAntietam and USSChancellorsville.
Trump, Abe say 'imperative' to complete North Korean denuclearization: White House
According to just-issued @WhiteHouse readout, @POTUS and @AbeShinzo confirmed "they would meet again to continue close coordination in advance of the expected meeting between the United States and North Korea."
3 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.6 - 59km E of Ishinomaki, Japan
3 month ago
Japan's Abe oversees puppy handover to Russian Olympic champion
Former head of a school operator at the center of a state land sale scandal in Japan is granted bail along with his wife about 10 months after their arrest.
3 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.9 - 22km ENE of Iiyama, Japan
3 month ago
KCNA: "They are keen on making Japan a country which can conduct a war so as to realize the old dream of the 'Greater East Asia Co-Prosperity Sphere'. Such moves will bring Japan nothing good, and the militarist war chariot will be led only to the abyss of ruin."
Japanese government to keep close eye on U.S.-North Korea situation after Donald Trump cancels planned summit with Kim Jong Un
Japan PM Shinzo Abe backs US President Donald Trump's decision to pull out from the planned summit with North Korea's Kim Jong Un
"We had dialogue just below the president's level," replies official to question of whether @POTUS called @moonriver365 and @AbeShinzo.
Japan and South Korea ready to respond with US to any "reckless acts by North Korea," adds @POTUS
"I have to hold frank and heart-to-heart talks with President Putin" to advance negotiations over a postwar peace treaty, Japanese Prime Minister ShinzoAbe said before his departure for Russia
3 month ago
Putin, Abe may discuss joint business activity on disputed islands: Kremlin
4 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.6 - 45km N of Goshogawara, Japan
4 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.6 - 7km SW of Hasaki, Japan
4 month ago
Japan and Russia notify the World Trade Organization of potential tariff retaliation for president Trump's tariffs on steel and aluminium - WTO filings
4 month ago
KCNA: "Clear is the destination of the Japanese militarist chariot rushing headlong into aggression. This is only leading Japan to ruin."
4 month ago
KCNA: "Japan's militarist chariot has entered the final line toward the war. The Japanese reactionaries are mistaken."
China's president is increasingly relying on friend and trusted adviser Wang Qishan to guide the country's foreign policy amid trade and territorial disputes with the U.S., Japan and others
Japan tells WTO it is ready to retaliate against the US over steel tariffs
Bank of Japan inflation target recedes as consumers resist price rises
4 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 5.8 - 72km S of Nemuro, Japan
Toshiba says expects the chip unit sale to be completed on June 1
Toshiba says sale of chip unit to Bain-led consortium has been approved by China regulators
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