"US Embassy in Japan to Send Delegation to Investment Summit"       "Japan Condemns Deadly Attacks on Protesters in Sudan"       "Four Countries’ Warships Sail in South China Sea"       "Japan's Foreign Minister Taro Kono Gets Royal Treatment in Saudi Arabia"       "US Naval Forces in Japan to Update Ships: USS America on the Way"      

US Embassy in Japan to Send Delegation to Investment Summit

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Tokyo-(PanOrient News) The U.S. Embassy in Tokyo announced that it will be sending a 73-member delegation to a large-scale investment promotion event in the U.S. this week. The 2019 SelectUSA Investment Summit will be held from June 10-12 in Washington, D.C.

According to the embassy, the annual summit is the highest-level investment promotion event in the U.S. and strives to connect international companies with American economic development organizations. This year’s keynote speakers includ...

Japan Condemns Deadly Attacks on Protesters in Sudan

Saturday, June 8, 2019

Tokyo ? (PanOrient News) Japan condemned attacks by a security force on pro-democracy protesters in Sudan in a statement by Foreign Press Secretary Takeshi Osuga. The attacks, which occurred on Monday in the Sudanese capital Khartoum, reportedly left over 100 demonstrators dead and hundreds more injured.

“Japan expresses grave concerns about the deterioration of the political and security situation in Sudan and condemns the attacks by the security force,” said the statement. “Japan de...

Four Countries’ Warships Sail in South China Sea

Saturday, May 11, 2019

USS William P. Lawrence

Tokyo-(PanOrient News) Warsships from four countries ? the U.S., Japan, India and the Philippines ? joined together to sail through the South China Sea from May 2 to 8 in a move to counter China’s assertions of dominance in the highly disputed region.

“Our team was really excited to take part in this multilateral event,” said the American Cmdr. Andrew Klug of the USS William P. Lawrence told U.S. Navy. “Professional engagements with our allies, partners and friends in the region a...

Japan's Foreign Minister Taro Kono Gets Royal Treatment in Saudi Arabia

Monday, April 29, 2019

King Salman Meets Kono

By Khaldon Azhari

Tokyo- (PanOrient News) Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono met leaders of Saudi Arabia in a weekend visit to Riyadh which reflected the importance of Japan to the country.

King Salam and Crown Prince Mohamed received Kono separately and confirmed good bilateral relations and cooperation. The Saudi minister of the interior, Prince Abdul Aziz, attended the meeting with the king, along with the Saudi Minister of State Dr. Musaed al Eiban and Kono's counterpart, Minister o...

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