Japan, Australia to strengthen defence ties, stress importance of TPP - Daily News & Analysis

Shinzo Abe's visit to Australia comes amid heightened regional tension in the South China Sea (SCS) and fears Donald Trump will push ahead with his pledge to kill the trade agreement once he becomes president of the United States (US). Japanese Prime ...

DUTERTE TRANSCRIPTS: Welcoming Prime Minister Abe. 12 Jan 2017 - Minda News

Your Excellency Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, distinguished members of the Japan delegation, colleagues in the Philippine government. Welcome to the Manila, Prime Minister Abe. We are pleased and honored to host you and your delegation from Japan.

Japan: From semi-sovereignty to splendid isolation? - Rappler

After the Duterte surprise came the Trump shock. To Tokyo, old certainties that underpinned the post-World War II order were suddenly melting, and rapidly. Walden Bello. Published 11:00 AM, January 15, 2017. Updated 8:16 AM, January 31, 2017. comments.

Duterte: I rejected Japan missile offer - Yahoo Singapore News

President Duterte has declined an offer by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to provide missiles to the Philippines, saying he does not want to see a Third World War. Speaking at the 49th annual installation of trustees and officers of the Davao City ...

Australia, Japan commit to trade partnership US opposes - The Peninsula Qatar

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe speaking during a Japan and Australia business dialogue meeting in Sydney, yesterday. By Jill Fraser / Anadolu Agency. MELBOURNE, Australia: Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Japanese Prime Minister ...

Malcolm Turnbull should press whaling concerns with Japanese PM Shinzo Abe, Greens say - ABC Online

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull needs to do more to put an end to Japanese whaling by escalating talks with his counterpart Shinzo Abe, the Greens say. Key points: The ABC understands whaling was mentioned during Mr Abe and Mr Turnbull's meeting ...

Turnbull and Abe agree to deepen defence ties and push for Trans-Pacific Partnership - The Australian

Australia and Japan have agreed to deepen defence ties and redouble their efforts to keep alive the Trans Pacific Partnership trade agreement as they eye China's ambitions in the South China sea and the incoming Trump Administration's perceived ...

Japanese PM departs Australia after talks - Sky News Australia

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has departed Sydney on Sunday morning after holding trade and security talks with the prime minister. Mr Abe, who last visited Australia in July 2014, met Malcolm Turnbull at Kirribilli House on Saturday to discuss ...

Japan to invest $8.7B in PH infra projects over the next 5 years - Inquirer.net

The centerpiece public infrastructure program of the Duterte administration just got a big boost with the pledge of the Japanese government to funnel some $8.7 billion in aid and private investments into the Philippines over the next five years, a sign ...

Japan: A re-emerging world power - Philippine Star

While the United States continued its criticism of the Duterte government, Japan has gone the other way to express not only support but its readiness to extend major economic assistance to the Philippines. Is Japan now seeking to formulate its own ...

Kampai! - Philippine Star

In an unusual toast at Malacañang during the vin d'honneur with members of the diplomatic corps, the unpredictable President Rodrigo Duterte did not say the traditional “Mabuhay!” but instead, said “Kampai!” (also kanpai) – a Japanese word that means ...

Abe brings in biggest ODA for PH – DTI - Manila Bulletin

The 1 trillion yen (approximately $9 billion) official development assistance (ODA) extended by the Japanese government during the last week of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is the biggest ODA haul – even bigger than China's – of the Duterte administration ...

Abe, Turnbull sign pact boosting Japan-Australia defense ties - The Japan Times

SYDNEY – Following a summit between Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, Japan and Australia on Saturday signed a revised pact to boost logistics cooperation between their defense forces. Under the revised ...

Shinzo Abe invites Malcolm Turnbull skiing - Nikkei Asian Review

SYDNEY -- Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Saturday addressed a tourism industry seminar here, using the opportunity to tell Australians that there is more to do in his native country than ski. He urged Australians -- who have been flocking to ...

Australia, Japan boost defense ties amid China's growing military might - Economic Times

SYDNEY: The leaders of Australia and Japan agreed today to boost cooperation between their militaries, as Japan tries to shore up security ties throughout the Asia-Pacific region amid concern over China's growing military might. Japanese Prime Minister ...

WATCH: A look back at Mindanao's Little Tokyo - Rappler

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's visit to Davao City was a much-anticipated event, especially for the city's large community of Japanese descendants and Japanese expats. Monuments and buildings built by the Japanese still stand to this day in Davao ...

Japan and Australia agree to strengthen defense ties - ABS-CBN News

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe speaks during a media conference as Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull listens on after their bilateral meeting at Kirribilli House in Sydney, Australia, Saturday. Chris Pavlich, Reuters. SYDNEY - Japanese ...

Filipino students relish talking durian, dreams with Abe - Inquirer.net

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (L) and Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte stand next to a stuffed Philippine eagle during the naming of eagle ceremony in Davao city in southern island of Mindnao on January 13, 2017. Abe arrived in the Philippines ...

Japan's Abe pushes Pacific trade deal in Australia - New Straits Times Online

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe speaks, as his wife Akie (L) and Australia's Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull (R) listen, during a reception at Kirribilli House in Sydney on January 14, 2017. Japan and Australia will work together to ensure the Trans ...

Japan's Abe visits Australia with TPP, military, economy issues on agenda - Xinhua

SYDNEY, Jan. 14 (Xinhua) -- Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was in town on Saturday for talks with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull at the latter's Kirribilli House residence in Sydney. Trade, security and tourism were on the agenda in the ...