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Maehara Reportedly Quits
March 06, 2011
Maehara Reportedly Quits
Japanese Foreign Minister Seiji Maehara reportedly quits Sunday over a 200,000 yen donation.
Maehara Reportedly Quits
Will Donations Derail Maehara?
March 06, 2011
Will Donations Derail Maehara?
Will accounting oversights mean Japan loses the very capable Seiji Maehara as foreign minister.
Will Donations Derail Maehara?
Japan to Slash China Aid?
March 03, 2011
Japan to Slash China Aid?
Japanese Foreign Minister Seiji Maehara has asked for a review of ODA to China. So what’s behind the rethink?
Japan to Slash China Aid?
January 12, 2011
US-Japan Pow Wow on China
Japan’s Seiji Maehara gets a warm welcome in Washington. He’s always a popular man with defence hawks here.
US-Japan Pow Wow on China
November 01, 2010
Why Is China Isolating Itself?
With a wary eye on Beijing, Vietnam moves to improve ties with Japan and the United States.
Why Is China Isolating Itself?
October 30, 2010
China Calls off Talks With Kan
Beijing lays blame for last-minute torpedoing of meeting on Tokyo’s ‘groundless distortions’ of isle issue.
China Calls off Talks With Kan
Japan’s Missed Opportunity?
October 22, 2010
Japan’s Missed Opportunity?
Tokyo reportedly turns down Beijing’s offer to jointly develop oil and gas deposits off disputed islets.
Japan’s Missed Opportunity?
Japan: What Island Dispute?
October 06, 2010
Japan: What Island Dispute?
Japan’s foreign minister shrugs off talk of a territory dispute with China over the Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands.
Japan: What Island Dispute?
China-Japan Waters Still Rough
September 22, 2010
China-Japan Waters Still Rough
A boat incident continues to inflame 2 nations that should be focusing on trade, not nationalism.
China-Japan Waters Still Rough
Kan Shuffles Cabinet Deck
September 17, 2010
Kan Shuffles Cabinet Deck
The Japanese PM has drawn his allies close and moved rival Ichiro Ozawa to the backbench.
Kan Shuffles Cabinet Deck
Here We Go Again?
August 02, 2010
Here We Go Again?
Is the latest government apology over the Futenma Air Station just more of the same?
Here We Go Again?
Kan for Japan?
June 03, 2010
Kan for Japan?
Of all the likely replacements for Hatoyama, it looks like one Naoto Kan stands in the lead.
Kan for Japan?
Another Change of Direction
May 19, 2010
Another Change of Direction
A change in highway tolls is delayed. Does this show Japan’s govt flip-flopping on policies again?
Another Change of Direction
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