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North Korea’s Latest Nuclear Test Was To Get US Attention, Japanese Lawmaker Says

9/13/16 Pyongyang’s fifth nuclear test was intended for an audience in Washington, lawmaker Antonio Inoki said Tuesday, citing a face-to-face conversation in Pyongyang with North Korea’s top foreign affairs official, Ri Su Yongk.

Pew Poll: How the Japanese and Chinese See Each Other

Pew Poll: How the Japanese and Chinese See Each Other

9/14/16 Chinese publics see each other’s country, according to a new poll that reflects the geopolitical tensions between the neighboring East Asia powers.

‘Let’s End This Abnormal Situation’: Abe Calls for ‘New Epoch’ in Russia-Japan Ties Hit by Second World War Territorial Dispute

‘Let’s End This Abnormal Situation’: Abe Calls for ‘New Epoch’ in Russia-Japan Ties Hit by Second World War Territorial Dispute

9/3/16 Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Saturday appealed to Russian President Vladimir Putin for a new era in ties hampered by a territorial dispute dating back to the second world war.

China’s Rise, Russia’s Shaky Ties with West Shape Contents of Abe-Putin Summit in Vladivostok

China’s Rise, Russia’s Shaky Ties with West Shape Contents of Abe-Putin Summit in Vladivostok

9/3/16 Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Russian President Vladimir Putin agreed Friday to meet in Japan on Dec. 15 in a visit that few expect to yield a breakthrough in the decades-old territorial dispute between their respective countries.

Japan to Provide Planes, Ships for Philippines amid Sea Dispute with China

Japan to Provide Planes, Ships for Philippines amid Sea Dispute with China

9/6/16 Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Tuesday agreed to provide two large-sized patrol ships and lend up to five used surveillance aircraft to the Philippines, a Japanese government spokesman said, with both countries locked in territorial disputes with China.

Abe and Park Agree to Work Together over Responses to North Korean Missile Launches

Abe and Park Agree to Work Together over Responses to North Korean Missile Launches

9/8/16 Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and South Korean President Park Geun-hye agreed on Wednesday to coordinate their responses to North Korea’s ballistic missile launches, at bilateral talks on the sidelines of regional meetings in Laos.

War of Words: China Rebukes US and Japan over South China Sea as Summit Wraps Up in Laos

War of Words: China Rebukes US and Japan over South China Sea as Summit Wraps Up in Laos

9/8/16 China lashed out at the United States and Japan on Thursday, accusing the two allies of trying to foment discord between Beijing and its Southeast Asian neighbours over lingering tensions in the South China Sea.

6 US Military Veterans Join Helipad Protest in Okinawa

6 US Military Veterans Join Helipad Protest in Okinawa

9/9/16 Former U.S. Marine Matthew Hoh once served his country in Okinawa Prefecture, leading war drills in the forest here.

Japan Troops to Train for New Tasks under Revised Security Laws

Japan Troops to Train for New Tasks under Revised Security Laws

8/20/16/ Japan plans to begin training its Self-Defence Forces in carrying out new missions abroad under revised security laws which took effect this past spring, a government source said on Friday.

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