"FM Kono: Japan to Promote the Corridor of Tourism in Palestine"       "Casio to Release ‘Chic’ New Watches"       "U.S. Ambassador Hagerty to Resign and Run for Senate"       "Greenpeace Wants G20 Leaders to Do More on Climate Change"       "Qatari Ambassador Offers Support to Japan for Upcoming U.N. Crime Congress"      

FM Kono: Japan to Promote the Corridor of Tourism in Palestine

Monday, July 22, 2019

By Allison Pestotnik
Tokyo- PanOrient News- Japan will promote the corridor of tourism in Palestine as part of its support of Palestinian territories, Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono said today.

In a meeting with the Palestinian tourism and antiquities minister, Rula Maaya, at the ministry in Tokyo, Kono said he has visited the West Bank several times.

"I’ve been to Bethlehem and Jericho, and it is kind of amazing to see things that are in the Bible in front of you. I think there...

Casio to Release ‘Chic’ New Watches

Friday, July 19, 2019

Tokyo ? (PanOrient News) The Japanese consumer electronics giant Casio announced on Wednesday the release of two new watches to add to its longstanding G-SHOCK line, set to come out in September. The two digital watches, known as GM-5600 and GM-5600B, feature a stainless-steel bezel and square face.

Designed to be lightweight, the watches use a resin for their case and band. In addition, their digital displays feature a light-on-dark style that the company describes as “consistently chic....

U.S. Ambassador Hagerty to Resign and Run for Senate

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

By Khaldon Azhari
Tokyo/ PanOrient News/ U.S. Ambassador to Japan William F. Hagerty IV is in the process of resigning as Ambassador to Japan, which he plans to do later this month, the American Embassy in Tokyo said in a press release today. Joseph M. Young will assume duties as the U.S. Embassy’s Charg? d’Affaires ad interim upon Ambassador Hagerty’s departure.

The statement said that "Ambassador Hagerty is honored to have represented the President and the American people in his ...

Greenpeace Wants G20 Leaders to Do More on Climate Change

Sunday, June 30, 2019

Tokyo-(PanOrient News) The environmental organization Greenpeace wasn’t fully satisfied with the results of the G20 Leaders Summit held in Osaka on June 28 and 29, calling on leaders of the participating nations to take immediate and stronger action to combat climate change.

“To prove to the people they are really prepared to do what’s expected of them, G19 leaders must launch a rapid decarbonisation of their economies and not let another meeting in an endless trade negotiation be the f...