Tags Posts tagged with "Shinzō Abe"

Shinzō Abe

Japan pledges support to Laos for Vietnam War bomb removal

1246
Japan on October 8 pledged to give 900 million yen ($8 million) towards removing unexploded bombs in Laos that were scattered there during the...
Philippines, Japan ink economic, defense deals

1589
The Philippines and Japan agreed to cooperate closer in various economic sectors and to work together in regional security initiatives that "promote peace and...
Japan’s investments in Southeast Asia surge

1328
Japanese companies' investments in Southeast Asia surged in 2013 to almost three times the amount invested in China, after relations between Beijing and Tokyo...
Japan mulls visa waivers for Indonesia, Philippines, Vietnam

1253
Japan might grant visa waivers to tourists from Indonesia, the Philippines and Vietnam when it revises its tourism action plan in June, government sources...
Japan in $20b ASEAN charm offensive

1686
Japan has pledged $20 billion in financial support to Southeast Asian countries at the Japan-ASEAN summit in a bid to counter the increasing influence...
Japan, Brunei vow to enhance cooperation

1967
Japan and Brunei leaders on December 13 agreed to enhance bilateral cooperation in fields like energy, economy and defense ahead of a special summit...
Japan to set up revamped postal system in Myanmar

1324
Japan has launched an initiative to modernise Myanmar’s postal system by introducing its fast, efficient and precise services in the Southeast Asian country, local...
Japan to ease visa rules for more ASEAN countries

1335
After relaxing visa rules for tourists from Thailand and Malaysia, Japan plans to also ease visa requirements for Myanmar, Cambodia and Laos by the...
Japan’s debt reaches 1,000,000,000,000,000 yen

1232
On August 9, Japan's government announced a new world record: The country's national debt has reached 1,008,600,000,000,000 yen, or more than 1 quadrillion yen,...
Japan on record spending spree in ASEAN

1588
China’s slowing economy and a lackluster home market have encouraged Japan to embark on a record-breaking spree in ASEAN, scooping up a staggering $8.2...
Another sign Japan loves the Philippines

2908
Japan and Philippine relations just got a whole lot cozier. Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe met Philippine President Benigno Aquino III on July 25 to...
Roundup: ASEAN’s future looks bright

2431
2012 was another good year for ASEAN economies, and 2013 is shaping up to be one as well. Despite a weak global economy, Thailand,...
Brunei can benefit from Japan’s economic opening, if it happens

1128
The recent visit of Brunei's leader to Japan has been an important step to intensify and promote bilateral economic ties as Japan has entered a new era of consolidating and restructuring its economy.
Japan seeks to tap Myanmar’s potential

1313
Japan's premier Shinzo Abe arrived in Myanmar on May 24 on a first visit by a Japanese leader since 36 years, closely following Myanmar...
Tall order for Myanmar infrastructure

1808
Over the next 20 years, Myanmar’s infrastructure needs add up to between $100 billion and $150 billion, with another $40 billion to $60 billion...
Pitsuwan aims at role in Thai government

1894
Former ASEAN Secretary-General Surin Pitsuwan, who handed over his post to Vietnamese diplomat Le Luong Minh on January 1, 2013, is openly pitching for...
Japan’s Abe pushes ASEAN relations

1385
Japan's newly elected prime minister Shinzo Abe has embarked on a visit to Southeast Asian nations on his first trip abroad after taking office...