Japan's Abe cautions against Brexit regulation cliff edge

LONDON Japan's Shinzo Abe called on Prime Minister Theresa May to ensure a smooth transition for business as the United Kingdom leaves the European Union, to avoid a cliff edge where rules and regulations for firms change overnight. A day after talks with ... ( read original story ...)

Japan sends biggest warship to protect US supply vessel

The 249m-long Izumo can carry up to nine helicopters, and resembles US amphibious assault carriers, reported The Japan Times. Kyodo news agency said it was leaving its base in Yokosuka south of Tokyo to join the US supply ship, and accompany it to Shikoku ... ( read original story ...)

N. Korea missile fears in Japan: 'Whatever will be, will be'

"We thought North Korean missiles would never reach Japan, but after all these tests, they now seem routine. Eventually, one of them might come flying." Follow Mari Yamaguchi on Twitter at https://www.twitter.com/mariyamaguchi Find her work on AP News ... ( read original story ...)