Australia, US, Japan concerned about Chinese behaviour in East Sea World

Australia, US, Japan concerned about Chinese behaviour in East Sea

The foreign ministers of Australia, the US and Japan have expressed their "serious concern" over "credible reports of disruptive activities in relation to longstanding oil and gas projects" in the East Sea - a coded reference to Chinese vessels harassing Vietnamese ships trying to access key oil rigs.
Vietnam, Japan agree to expand economic bond Business

Vietnam, Japan agree to expand economic bond

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh and Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono held talks and co-chaired the 11th meeting of the Vietnam-Japan Cooperation Committee on May 30 in Tokyo.
Future of Asia conference kicks off in Japan World

Future of Asia conference kicks off in Japan

The 25th International Conference on the Future of Asia, sponsored by Nikkei Inc., opened in Tokyo on May 30, with the theme of “Seeking a new global order-Overcoming the chaos”.
US, RoK, Japan discuss DPRK-USA summit’s outcomes World

US, RoK, Japan discuss DPRK-USA summit’s outcomes

The top diplomats of the Republic of Korea (RoK) and the US had phone talks on March 1, discussing the results of the second summit between US President Donald Trump and DPRK leader Kim Jong-un which ended in Hanoi a day earlier without an agreement.
Foreign media: Vietnam, Japan call on US to rejoin CPTPP World

Foreign media: Vietnam, Japan call on US to rejoin CPTPP

Vietnam and Japan on September 13 urged the US to rejoin the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) deal, now renamed Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), almost two years after US President Donald Trump withdrew from the deal, according to the AFP news agency.
Vietnam, Japan discuss measures to boost bilateral ties Politics

Vietnam, Japan discuss measures to boost bilateral ties

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh held talks in Hanoi on September 13 with Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono on the occasion of the latter’s participation in the World Economic Forum on ASEAN (WEF ASEAN) 2018. The talks followed the 10th session of the Vietnam – Japan Cooperation Committee co-chaired by the two.
President seeks stronger multifaceted cooperation with Japan Politics

President seeks stronger multifaceted cooperation with Japan

Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang on September 12 received Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono, who has been in Vietnam to attend the World Economic Forum on ASEAN (WEF ASEAN) 2018 and co-chair the 10th session of the Vietnam-Japan Cooperation Committee.
PM highly values development of Vietnam – Japan relations Politics

PM highly values development of Vietnam – Japan relations

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on September 11 said he is happy at the rapid, practical and comprehensive development of the Vietnam – Japan relations, stressing that the pushing up of the recent exchanges of high-level delegations has helped strengthen bilateral trust.
Myanmar, Japan FMs discuss Rohingya-involved crisis World

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.
Vietnamese, Japanese FMs delighted at bilateral ties Politics

Vietnamese, Japanese FMs delighted at bilateral ties

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh and Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono expressed their delight at the rapid and practical development of Vietnam – Japan extensive strategic partnership over the past years with high political trust during their talks in Tokyo on May 30.
Tokyo celebration marks 50th anniversary of ASEAN ASEAN

Tokyo celebration marks 50th anniversary of ASEAN

Japan held a ceremony in Tokyo on November 22 to mark the 50th founding anniversary of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), recognising the bloc’s role in promoting peace and stability in the region and the world.