Japan and Australia step up defence cooperation

AUKUS collaboration on defence capabilities and technologies ranges from cyber capabilities to artificial intelligence to quantum technologies — areas that Japan is also interested in.

Security relationship with Japan is only the beginning for Australia

Australia and Japan are anchors of peace and prosperity in the world’s most consequential region. Whether they remain so will depend on how they build and use the bilateral relationship, and that is still very much a future project.

Kishida unlikely to change course on China and Taiwan

Japan will probably choose to align with the United States and other like-minded countries to enhance its deterrence against China. In this context, Japan will continue to stress the importance of ‘peace and stability across the Taiwan Strait’ and may further promote cooperation with Taiwan for this purpose.

ASEAN, Japan reaffirm commitment to advance partnership

JAKARTA, 23 March 2020- The 15th ASEAN-Japan Joint Cooperation Committee Meeting took…

Japan launches COVID-19 vaccinations as Olympics approach

The country has been slow to launch vaccinations against the coronavirus, starting its program later than around 80 other countries as Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga faces criticism of a sluggish pandemic response.

Sony to invest US$80 million in Thai digital camera production unit

Thailand’s Board of Investment (BOI) secretary-general Atchaka Sribunruang on Thursday said BOI’s…

Thai Finance minister assures Japanese business of GDP growth

Finance Minister Korn Chatikavanij on Friday said he had assured the Japanese…

Japan Trade Organization Surveys International Operations of Japanese Firms

The Japan External Trade Organization JETRO today released the results of its…