Shinzo Abe

President Trump’s Attempt To Finally Announce The ‘Winners’ Of His Fake News Awards Didn’t Go So Well

Donald Trump’s “Fake News Awards” have finally arrived after a few delays, but that doesn’t mean they arrived without incident. The president tweeted out the link to the “awards” over at the GOP official site and those who clicked the link were greeted with a 404 error.<p>Fox News managed to get their …

Donald Trump

Trump and Kim Jong Un rarely mention the name of South Korea's President — this is why

South Korea's president is named Moon Jae-in.<p>But you'll rarely hear that name come from US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.<p>In a recent interview with The Wall Street Journal, which was published in full last week, Trump never referred to Moon by name. Instead Trump named …

U.S. Politics

New Secret Service Costs for Trump at Mar-a-Lago Revealed

And you thought your New Year’s Eve was pricey.<p>The Secret Service spent $26,457.28 to rent lights, generators, tables and tents from companies near …

Donald Trump

Australia PM Turnbull in Japan for economic, security talks

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has visited a Japanese military training camp outside Tokyo at the start of a one-day visit to …

Business

North and South Korea Will March Together At Olympics, Field Joint Hockey Team

A miracle on ice? The two Koreas have announced that they will field a joint women’s hockey team at next month’s Olympics in Pyeongchang. The two …

Conservative View

Exclusive: Japan in driver's seat for Indian bullet train deals | Reuters - Firstpost

This story has not been edited by Firstpost staff and is generated by auto-feed.<p>Published Date: Jan 18, 2018 06:45 AM | Updated Date: Jan 18, 2018 …

India

Even a Final, Irreversible, Absolutely Done Deal Can Be Broken

Japan and South Korea are wrangling again over an apology for sexual slavery. That tells us something about international law.<p>Can an international deal ever really be final? President Donald Trump seems to think the answer is no, given his penchant for withdrawing from agreements made under …

Opinion

Malcolm Turnbull urged to pressure Japan over whaling during security talks

Greens say Australia should not deepen security ties until whaling in Southern Ocean stops<p>As Malcolm Turnbull meets with the Japanese prime minister, Shinzo Abe, on Thursday, the Greens are calling on the government to refuse to deepen Australia’s security ties with Japan until it stops whaling in …

Oceans

Japan, Australia to ramp up defence ties

Malcolm Turnbull and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe are set to bond over blast-resistant military vehicles made in country Victoria as the pair …

North Korea

Japan funding for key PH infra deals readied

The Philippines is set seal within the current quarter a loan deal for the initial funding for the Metro Manila Subway Project, along with the …

Philippines

One year of President Trump: his most memorable moments

President Donald Trump has proven himself an unconventional leader time and time again in his first year in office. Here are some of the more …

Donald Trump

Mar-a-Lago, President Trump's 'Winter White House,' Has Been Cited for Poor Maintenance

Broken staircases, improper food storage and inadequate smoke detectors — President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago Resort in Palm Beach was cited for …

Donald Trump

Turnbull's Parachute Welcome to Japan Underscores Military Ties

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has an unusual schedule on a flying visit to Tokyo on Thursday.<p>He’s set to inspect a parachute unit with …

Malcolm Turnbull

Japan's Budget Goal Is Being Deferred Again

One of Japan’s key targets for addressing its ballooning debt is set to be pushed further into the future when the Cabinet Office updates economic …

Economy

Public Citizen: Trump Presents 'Unprecedented Conflicts of Interest' in First Year

President Donald Trump's refusal to cleanly separate himself from his business empire while serving as commander in chief has set up a series of …

Donald Trump

U.S. Stocks Too Expensive? Try Japan

The stars have aligned for Japan’s stock market. And things look set to stay that way.<p>Japan’s stock market took in more money from global investors than any other in 2017, deservedly so: Japan’s economy has expanded for eight quarters, one of its longest stretches of growth in over two decades. …

Economy

Japanese PM lands in Romania as leader he is to meet resigns

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe arrived in Bucharest on Tuesday for key talks on North Korea and investment, but landed in a Romanian political crisis prompted by the prime minister's unexpected resignation.<p>Just as Abe was arriving in Romania at the end of his …

World News

Kuroda Has Good Chance for BOJ Reappointment, LDP Official Says

Haruhiko Kuroda has a “good chance” to be reappointed for a second term as Bank of Japan governor, according to a senior official of Prime Minister …

Economy

Tokyo: the latest stock market darling

Top Japanese dividend stocks are in demand for the first time in a generation, thanks to increasing profits and a cheap yen. Investors, who complain …

Economy

US, allies meet to find diplomatic way out of North Korea crisis

VANCOUVER: Foreign ministers from 20 nations have begun crisis talks on North Korea's ballistic missile and nuclear weapons programs, though China's …

North Korea

Australia and Japan eye military co-operation pact

Australia and Japan are set to discuss a major defence co-operation pact, against the backdrop of an increasingly assertive China and lingering …

South China Sea

Modi, Netanyahu to visit Gujarat today

After Japanese and Chinese leaders experienced the taste of Gujarat’s hospitality, Prime Minister Narendra Modi's home State is all geared to welcome …

India

PM’s India trip: Can an alliance with Modi open up new doors for Israel?

With the burgeoning of Indian-Israeli relations and given the great influence of India both culturally and politically, can other countries in Asia …

India

Anyone there? Shinzo Abe picks worst moment to visit Romania

Japan’s prime minister travelled 8,700 kilometres to make a historic visit to Romania — only to find his opposite number wasn’t there to welcome him.<p>Shinzo Abe became the first-ever Japanese head of government to make an official trip to Bucharest when he arrived on Tuesday (January 16).<p>But his …

Japan

Tourist spending in Japan surges to record high

Tourist spending in Japan surged to a record ¥4.4tn ($40bn) in 2017 as the weak yen drove the nation’s travel boom to new heights.<p>Spending rose 17.8 …

Japan

N Korea sanctions start to bite: Turnbull

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull says sanctions on North Korea are starting to bite, as he prepares to discuss regional security with his Japanese …

North Korea

Japan machinery orders rise, capex recovery seen intact

© Reuters. Heavy machineries are seen next to a subway train at a construction site in Tokyo<p>By Tetsushi Kajimoto<p>TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's core …

Economy

Japan Minister's Clean Energy Critique Fuels Abe Succession Talk

A Japanese cabinet minister’s criticism of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s energy policies may say more about his own political prospects than it does …

Business

Trump's Mar-a-Lago Estate Hit AGAIN With Health Code Violations

President Donald Trump's ritzy "Winter White House" has again been cited for health code and safety violations, barely a year after it failed a food …

Donald Trump

Japan's top business lobby calls on members to raise wages by 3 percent

© Reuters. Japan's top business lobby calls on members to raise wages by 3 percent<p>TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's top business lobby on Tuesday called on …

Economy