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US, Japanese leaders issue 1st joint statement mentioning Taiwan in 52 years

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following the meeting between U.S. President Joe Biden and visiting Japan Prime Minister Suga Yoshihide Friday (April 16), they issued a joint statement stressing the impo...

US presses Japan to issue joint statement in support of Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Biden administration is reportedly pushing Japan's Prime Minister Suga Yoshihide to issue a joint statement in support of Taiwan during Suga's visit to the Whi...

Japan mulling order to deploy military if China attacks Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Japan is exploring ways its military can help U.S. forces defend Taiwan in the event of an attack by China. During talks with Japanese Defense Minister Kishi Nobuo on M...

Japan, US share serious concerns over tensions in South China Sea: Kishi

Japan and the United States have shared serious concerns over rising tensions in the East and South China Seas, Japanese defense minister Nobuo Kishi said on Tuesday (March 16). Kishi made the comm...

Biden's secretary of state makes overseas debut with visit to Japan, Korea

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin were set to meet counterparts in Tokyo on Tuesday (March 16), highlighting a focus by the new Washington administration on all...

Shinzo Abe says coronavirus originated in China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Monday (May 25) it is an established fact that the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) originated in China. Speaking at a press confere...

With golf and gifts, Japan's Abe cuts own path with Trump

TOKYO (AP) — Japan is charting its own course to deal with a radically different U.S. president, an approach that will be tested at the end of this week when Prime Minister Shinzo Abe meets Donald Tru...