At the NATO meeting in Lithuania, Prime Minister Fumio Kishida called for closer cooperation between the Self Defense Force and friendly armies.
If South Korea isn't willing to address issues, such as the radar lock-on incident, relations may not fully improve despite the currency swap agreement.
There are many reasons women, including the comfort women, enter prostitution. Regardless of the reason, when it comes to the sex business, coercion is a given.
This renewed international effort to find a true resolution to the abductions issue comes after PM Kishida made a new offer on the issue on May...
The IAEA has given approval to Japan's Fukushima water release following a thorough scientific probe shared with the public in a report delivered on July 4.
In Japan, tritium comes 10 times more in rainfall than would be released at Fukushima Daiichi. China and South Korea release far more of it.
The 3 parties directly concerned about regional stability and North Korea — Japan, the US, South Korea — all sit together in the UN Security Council...
Taiwan has survived the China threat for decades, says Annette Lu. But it would also like an amicable relationship, and she explains what that might look...
"The best solution to resolving historical disputes is by promoting the facts" — Hwang Uiwon, editor-in-chief of MediaWatch, at the wartime labor history forum.
Mutual trust is missing between the supposed security partners. The South Korea Navy committed a dangerous hostile act against Japan's maritime force in 2018.
The treated water release from the Fukushima Daiichi plant is safe. But South Korea's opposition parties have been weaponizing the issue for political gain.
Defense Minister Yasukazu Hamada had fruitful meetings with his American and South Korean counterparts but China's General Li Shangfu was in a pugnacious mood.