Trump, Japan's Abe to hold summit amid air of uncertainty

WASHINGTON With differences simmering in the background, U.S. President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe open ... Trump and Abe are to hold Oval Office talks in the morning and a joint news conference at midday and then fly to Palm ... ( read original story ...)

Japanese PM Looks to Win Trump's Trust in White House Talks

President Donald Trump's meeting with Japan's prime minister offers a chance to shore up ... Trump and Abe will hold talks in the Oval Office on Friday, followed by a joint news conference and a working lunch. Trump will then host Abe and his wife at ... ( read original story ...)

Japan to accept only 300 refugees over 5 years

Japan has decided to admit 300 Syrian refugees and their families over the next 5 years. These families will also receive a living allowance. In 2016 10,901 people sought asylum in Japan. Only 28 were accepted. The previous year, although the amount of ... ( read original story ...)

9 killed when U.S. sub hit Japanese fishing ship remembered

HONOLULU -- The families of nine people killed when a U.S. Navy submarine rammed into a Japanese fishing ship off Hawaii 16 years ago were set to remember their loved ones. The families were expected to attend a ceremony Thursday on a Honolulu hill ... ( read original story ...)

Building UAE-Japan cultural bridge through Hokkaido food

A Food Fair at the Japanese Ambassador’s residence on Wednesday introduced ... Ryosuke Kobayashi, executive director of Hokkaido Economic Federation, told Gulf News that the food promotion would enhance cultural relations also, apart from business ... ( read original story ...)

Japan's love of tiny cars sore spot as Trump, Abe meet

TOKYO/DETROIT (Reuters) - When Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe meets on Friday with U.S. President Donald Trump, Japan's bulging automotive trade surplus will be a sore spot, but the path to balancing auto exports and imports will be no easier than it ... ( read original story ...)