Noting the severe security environment, the draft framework policy provides a roadmap to address issues from defense and diplomacy to Japan's social safety net.
Given the vital role of semiconductor technology and the escalating geopolitical tensions involving Taiwan, local production has never been more critical.
While seeking global food and economic security, leaders at the G7 Hiroshima Summit expressed strong opposition to the use of force or coercion anywhere.
As the G7 Hiroshima Summit came to a close, a key country in the focus of G7 leaders was China, including its economic opportunism and aggression.
Bringing the 2023 G7 Hiroshima Summit to a close, PM Kishida called on all those assembled in his hometown to "believe in humanity and demand peace."
Cabinet Secretary for Public Affairs Noriyuki Shikata shares insights on Japan's priorities for global economy and security at the G7 Hiroshima Summit.
Prime Minister of Japan KISHIDA Fumio explains his plans and priorities for the 2023 G7 Hiroshima summit, which he hosts from May 19-21.
Sojitz Research Institute Chief Economist Tatsuhiko Yoshizaki discusses how Japan needs to find a fine balance between economic gains and security.
China itself is the one abusing the global supply chain in its quest for hegemony. Effectively enforcing semiconductor rules is necessary for economic security.
US-Japan activities on technology and export controls offer promise of greater supply chain resilience and security as IPEF planning meetings continue.
The country where payment by QR code is most ubiquitous is still China. However, there are concerns about its handling of personal data.
Robust Japan-Australia ties in a wide range of areas, including military affairs, will play a significant role in securing regional peace and stability.