US President Trump signs Executive Order to withdraw US from Trans-Pacific Partnership

US President Trump signs Executive Order to withdraw US from Trans-Pacific Partnership

Washington DC: President Donald Trump has signed an executive order to withdraw US from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement, following the promise from his presidential campaign. On Monday, Trump signed the Executive Order and announced US’s exit from the TPP. This announcement has hit Japan the most, while at the same time other countries […]

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Russian President agrees on economic cooperation during Japan visit but disputed Islands treaty uncertain

Russian President agrees on economic cooperation during Japan visit but disputed Islands treaty uncertain

Tokyo:  In his historic visit to Japan, the Russian president Vladimir Putin has agreed for a Russia-Japan economic cooperation. However, the peace treaty issue over the disputed Kuril Islands appears to not have been resolved according to the information received from the official sources of both countries. Therefore, analysts claim that Putin’s visit yielded only […]

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Japanese PM Shinzo Abe wins 2/3rd majority in upper house

Japanese PM Shinzo Abe wins 2/3rd majority in upper house

On Sunday, Japan’s PM Shinzo Abe’s ruling party won the parliamentary elections and gained 2/3rd majority in the upper house strengthening the efforts to bring constitutional reforms in the country. China being upset with Abe’s win, it’s official news agency ,Xinhua criticised Japan’s election result. It mentioned it as a threat to regional stability. Two […]

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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visits Russia

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visits Russia

The Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe was in Russia on Friday 6th May. Official sources of both countries confirm that Abe met with the Russian President Vladimir Putin in Sochi and discussed issues of considerable importance including that of the disputed ‘Kuril Islands’. Both countries have shown willingness to view this issue in particular, […]

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