The Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Joseph Dunford hosted Gen. Jeong Kyeongdoo and Adm. Katsutoshi Kawano for a meeting May 29 at US Pacific Command HQ in Hawaii. The senior-most US, South Korean, and Japanese military officers last met in Oct 2017
Naval ships, aircraft and personnel from India, Japan and US will participate in Malabar2018 mid-summer off the coast of Guam
Two bodies found on a mountain in Niigata Prefecture, central Japan, have been identified as those of a father and his 6-year-old son who went missing in early May, police said
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Yesterday, US Secretary of Defence Mattis and Chairman of @TheJointStaff General Dunford met with Japanese Minister of Defense Itsunori Onodera at @JointBasePHH, Hawaii
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
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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
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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."
Earthquake of magnitude 4.6 - 59km E of Ishinomaki, Japan
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.
Earthquake of magnitude 4.9 - 22km ENE of Iiyama, Japan
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
Putin, Abe may discuss joint business activity on disputed islands: Kremlin
Earthquake of magnitude 4.6 - 45km N of Goshogawara, Japan
Earthquake of magnitude 4.6 - 7km SW of Hasaki, Japan
Japan and Russia notify the World Trade Organization of potential tariff retaliation for president Trump's tariffs on steel and aluminium - WTO filings
KCNA: "Clear is the destination of the Japanese militarist chariot rushing headlong into aggression. This is only leading Japan to ruin."
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