The agreements included aid to the Philippines, facilitating military training exchanges, and enhancing trilateral security cooperation with the United States.
It is time for the Quad to jointly question and oppose China's relentless attempts at land and maritime territorial grabs.
Addressing Myanmar, Tokyo should utilize the relationship of trust it has built with ASEAN in the postwar period through economic and humanitarian assistance.
The bloc should not settle for adopting a statement on the Myanmar crisis when the junta lacks the commitment to cease violence towards its political opponents.
On the sidelines of the ASEAN Summit, the Japan, South Korea, US leaders declare they are "more aligned than ever" in responding to North Korea's provocations.
Cross-linked in each others' visions for a prosperous and peaceful Indo-Pacific, Japan also shared a role in democratic India's rise to the 5th largest economy.
Traditionally wary of China, the role of Russia ー a close military partner of India but at the same time, increasingly close to China ー remains...
The execution of four prisoners, including a member of parliament, is a clear sign that the military’s repression is becoming more severe.
“We have recovered, together with Japan, the familiarity of friends, the good will of old neighbors, the understanding and compassion of human beings for one another.”
The former prime minister and senior statesman who brought stability to the nation and built relationships with countries worldwide was shot dead on July 8.
The Prime Minister addressed security matters and indicated that Japan was going to play its part in ensuring a “free and open Indo-Pacific.”
Japan has not joined Western sanctions against Myanmar, citing “unique channels of communication” with the junta. Where are the results?