G7 likely to discuss global economy, concerns about U.S. trade policy: Japan's Suga
Japan PM seeks Trump's assurances over North Korea in latest two-way chat
KCNA: "Abe is engrossed in dizzying array of diplomacy with the White House, soliciting for 'closer cooperation than before', but it is too late."
KCNA: "Japan is lost to any qualifications and face to meddle in the Korean Peninsula issue. The only option for Japan to keep itself from being treated as a puppy dog is to be well aware of its plight and behave itself."
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The 353rd Special Operations Squadron Ospreys, which departed Yokota Air Base in western Tokyo, landed at Amami Airport in Kagoshima prefecture at about 3 p.m., a Kyushu Defense Bureau spokesman said on Tuesday.
KCNA: "Japan is bound to be ridiculed by the international community and driven out of history if it persists in escalating confrontation with the DPRK under the pretext of the already resolved 'abduction issue', failing to acclimatize itself to the new situation."
KCNA: "However, their lone voice being at odds with the current situation failed to get a positive response. Japan is trumpeting about 'pressure', unaware of how the situation changes and what others think of, only to be derided by the international community."
KCNA: "'Only Japan has been left out of mosquito net.' Such public criticism is getting louder in Japan and 'passing Japan' has become an idiomatic expression worldwide. In this context, Japan should ponder over its behavior."
KCNA: "Japan looks very anxious after being nudged out of the trend of the rapidly developing situation on the Korean peninsula. Prime Minister Abeand other politicians of Japan are bustling about, asking other countries to 'cooperate in putting maximum pressure' on the DPRK."
Japan's finance minister will take a year's pay cut over a land scandal
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U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptors continue to operate as an integral part of U.S. Indo-Pacific Command's force aboard Kadena Air Base, Japan
KCNA: "Japan's U-turn makes one think what miserable position Japan is in Why does Japan dislike and oppose the atmosphere of reconciliation and peace in the peninsula?"
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