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Japan PM pledges 'unchanging' allegiance to US under Trump

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 07:41:22 GMT2017-01-20T07:41:22Z

TOKYO (AP) -- Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Friday that he plans to visit the U.S. as soon as possible to meet with incoming U.S. President Donald Trump....

Japan hotel chain under fire over denial of Rape of Nanking

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 13:41:40 GMT2017-01-18T13:41:40Z

TOKYO (AP) -- A fast-growing Japanese hotel chain is facing criticism over a book penned by the chain's owner that says the Rape of Nanking was fabricated....

Caroline Kennedy boosted US-Japan ties as US ambassador

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 07:14:53 GMT2017-01-18T07:14:53Z

TOKYO (AP) -- Caroline Kennedy stepped down Wednesday after three years as U.S. ambassador to Japan, where she was welcomed like a celebrity and worked to deepen the U.S.-Japan relationship despite regular flare-ups over American military bases on the southern island of Okinawa....

China says 2,500 wartime Japanese chemical weapons destroyed

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 12:14:42 GMT2017-01-17T12:14:42Z

BEIJING (AP) -- China's military said Tuesday that more than 2,500 abandoned Japanese wartime chemical weapons collected from northern China, including Beijing and the port city of Tianjin, have been destroyed in a four-year disposal process....

Vietnam premier urges more investment from Japan

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 03:40:40 GMT2017-01-17T03:40:40Z

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) -- Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on Tuesday urged Japan to invest more in the Southeast Asian country to become its top foreign investor....