Japan is "determined" to host the postponed Olympic Games in 2021 despite the coronavirus pandemic, the country's newly elected prime minister told the United Nations General Assembly on Friday.
https://www.facebook.com/politics.com.ph/videos/348749862835306/ Malacañang on Thursday congratulated Yoshihide Suga for his election as Japan's new prime minister.
Malacañang on Thursday congratulated Yoshihide Suga for his election as Japan's new prime minister.
Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro “Teddyboy” Locsin has revealed a supposed plot to sell four of the Philippines’ properties in Japan for the benefit of veterans.
The active search for dozens of sailors from a cargo ship that sank in a typhoon last week was called off Wednesday, Japanese authorities said, with two crewmen the only known survivors.
President Rodrigo Duterte has conferred the Order of Sikatuna with the rank of Datu (Grand Cross) to outgoing US Ambassador Sung Kim for his almost four years of service in the country.
The Philippines’ ties with Japan have “greatly flourished” during the stint of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, President Rodrigo Duterte said on Saturday.
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announced Friday he will resign, ending his record-breaking tenure in a bombshell development that kicks off a leadership race in the world's third-largest economy.
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is to announce his resignation over health issues, local media reported Friday, hours before he was due to address a press conference.
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, whose first term in office ended in part for health reasons, sparked fresh speculation Monday about his well-being with an unexpected, hours-long hospital visit.
Emergency services in western Japan were "racing against time" on Tuesday to rescue people stranded by devastating floods and landslides, with at least 50 feared dead and more torrential rain forecast.
Unlike most major global powers, Japan has been spared an explosion in unemployment during the coronavirus pandemic, despite the world's third-biggest economy suffering its first recession in more than five years.
Here are the latest developments in Asia related to the coronavirus pandemic:
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President Donald Trump on Wednesday suggested hosting the annual G7 summit in person rather than by videoconference, with the White House touting the occasion as a "show of force" during the coronavirus pandemic.
Here are the latest developments from Asia related to the coronavirus pandemic:
A history exam question asking Hong Kong students to assess colonial Japan's occupation of China sparked a rebuke by Beijing on Friday and reignited a row over academic freedoms in the semi-autonomous city.
Japan on Thursday authorised the antiviral drug remdesivir to treat coronavirus patients, the government said, with an eye to approving another medication Avigan this month.
India has embarked on a "massive" operation calling up passenger jets and naval ships to bring back some of the hundreds of thousands of nationals stuck abroad due to coronavirus restrictions, the government said.
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Friday the government would plan for an approximately month-long extension of a state of emergency declared over the coronavirus pandemic.
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is likely to extend a nationwide state of emergency imposed over the coronavirus, possibly by another month, local media reported on Thursday.
Japan began distributing reusable cloth face masks on Friday dubbed "Abenomasks" after Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, whose decision to issue two per household has been met with mockery by some.
Some of Asia's biggest economies are likely to narrowly avoid recession this year and are poised to bounce back strongly in 2021 if the coronavirus is contained, the IMF forecast Tuesday, with China leading the recovery.