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Myanmar, Japan FMs discuss Rohingya-involved crisis

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Myanmar, Japan FMs discuss Rohingya-involved crisis

Myanmar’s State Counsellor cum Foreign Minister Aung San Suu Kyi and Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono on August 6 discussed ways to resolve the ongoing crisis involved the Rohingya Muslim minority group in Myanmar’s Rakhine state.

ASEAN+3 to contribute more to regional economic connectivity

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ASEAN+3 to contribute more to regional economic connectivity

Foreign ministers of ASEAN countries and three partner nations - China, the Republic of Korea (RoK) and Japan (ASEAN+3) - met in Singapore on August 4, agreeing on the need for ASEAN+3 to continue contributing to economic connectivity and opening trend in the region.

Japan welcomes UK’s interest in CPTPP

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Japan welcomes UK’s interest in CPTPP

Japan’s economy revitalization minister Toshimitsu Motegi has welcomed the UK’s expression of interest in joining the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), according to Kyodo News.

Keidanren plays important role in Vietnam-Japan ties: PM

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Keidanren plays important role in Vietnam-Japan ties: PM

The Japan-Vietnam Economic Committee under the Japan Business Federation (Keidanren) has made significant contributions to the thriving bilateral relations between the two countries, especially in terms of the implementation of the Vietnam-Japan Joint Initiative, said Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on July 31.

Keidanren commended for fostering Vietnam-Japan investment ties

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Keidanren commended for fostering Vietnam-Japan investment ties

President Tran Dai Quang hosted a reception in Hanoi on July 31 for a delegation from the Japan-Vietnam Economic Committee under the Japan Business Federation (Keidanren), the largest economic organisation in Japan with 1,340 companies, 109 industrial associations, and 49 regional economic organisations.

President reiterates Vietnam’s policy against nuclear weapons

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President reiterates Vietnam’s policy against nuclear weapons

Vietnam has always been consistent with its anti-nuclear weapons policy and was one of the first countries to support, sign and ratify the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT), President Tran Dai Quang wrote in his greeting message on July 31 to the 63rd World Conference against Atomic & Hydrogen Bombs.