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

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

Daily News & AnalysisJapan, Australia to strengthen defence ties, stress importance of TPPDaily News & AnalysisShinzo 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 ...and more »

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

DUTERTE TRANSCRIPTS: Welcoming Prime Minister Abe. 12 Jan 2017Minda NewsYour 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.and more »

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

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

RapplerJapan: From semi-sovereignty to splendid isolation?RapplerAfter 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.and more »

Duterte: I rejected Japan missile offer - Yahoo Singapore News;

Duterte: I rejected Japan missile offer - Yahoo Singapore News

Yahoo Singapore NewsDuterte: I rejected Japan missile offerYahoo Singapore NewsPresident 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 ...and more »

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

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

The Peninsula QatarAustralia, Japan commit to trade partnership US opposesThe Peninsula QatarJapanese 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 ...and more »

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

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

ABC OnlineMalcolm Turnbull should press whaling concerns with Japanese PM Shinzo Abe, Greens sayABC OnlinePrime 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 ...and more »

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

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

The AustralianTurnbull and Abe agree to deepen defence ties and push for Trans-Pacific PartnershipThe AustralianAustralia 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 ...and more »

Japanese PM departs Australia after talks - Sky News Australia;

Japanese PM departs Australia after talks - Sky News Australia

Sky News AustraliaJapanese PM departs Australia after talksSky News AustraliaJapanese 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 ...and more »

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

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

Inquirer.netJapan to invest $8.7B in PH infra projects over the next 5 yearsInquirer.netThe 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 ...and more »

Japan: A re-emerging world power - Philippine Star

Japan: A re-emerging world powerPhilippine StarWhile 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 ...and more »

Kampai! - Philippine Star

Kampai!Philippine StarIn 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 ...and more »

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

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

Manila BulletinAbe brings in biggest ODA for PH – DTIManila BulletinThe 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 ...and more »

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

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

The Japan TimesAbe, Turnbull sign pact boosting Japan-Australia defense tiesThe Japan TimesSYDNEY – 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 ...and more »

Shinzo Abe invites Malcolm Turnbull skiing - Nikkei Asian Review;

Shinzo Abe invites Malcolm Turnbull skiing - Nikkei Asian Review

Nikkei Asian ReviewShinzo Abe invites Malcolm Turnbull skiingNikkei Asian ReviewSYDNEY -- 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 ...and more »

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

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

Economic TimesAustralia, Japan boost defense ties amid China's growing military mightEconomic TimesSYDNEY: 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 ...and more »

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

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

RapplerWATCH: A look back at Mindanao's Little TokyoRapplerJapanese 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 ...and more »

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

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

ABS-CBN NewsJapan and Australia agree to strengthen defense tiesABS-CBN NewsJapanese 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 ...and more »

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

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

Inquirer.netFilipino students relish talking durian, dreams with AbeInquirer.netJapanese 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 ...and more »

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

Japan's Abe pushes Pacific trade deal in AustraliaNew Straits Times OnlineJapan'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 ...and more »

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

Japan's Abe visits Australia with TPP, military, economy issues on agendaXinhuaSYDNEY, 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 ...and more »