South Korea and Japan both highlighted the promotion of freedom, peace and prosperity, based on liberal democratic values, terms not heard often enough in Asia.
"I am aware that there are several issues that still need to be addressed" with South Korea, but will build on a mutual relationship of trust,...
Japanese Ambassador Yamagami's caution of "Remain vigilant on China" seems not to have gone down well with his counterpart in Australia from Beijing.
"The line between life and death is paper thin," says one of the survivors, as she recounts surviving the heat and flames of the Tokyo firebombing.
"We welcome the move to restore healthy relations between Japan and South Korea that were in a very dire place" since 2018, says FM Hayashi.
China's scaremongering has reached a new low. Ambassador Xiao Qian tried to instill fear of a Japanese invasion among the Australians. But times have changed.
Japan has paid inadequate attention to five areas since the end of World War II. But as nations around Japan militarize, predictions are for this to...
A comprehensive must-read for a deep and accurate understanding of Japanese foreign relations, written by distinguished historian Sumio Hatano.
The often quoted "kill-all order" of Allied prisoners of war from the journal of the Taiwan POW camp headquarters, was nothing of the sort.
"We need more people to join us in this fight. We need to use the conscience of Japan to help make up for what is broken...
The islands in question have yet to be returned. Similar areas around Japan still exist, and Russian aerial incursions into Japanese airspace still occur.
An American NGO scours online auctions for the memorabilia of Japanese soldiers, despite soaring prices that are a headwind for their activities.