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 ...

Qatari Ambassador Offers Support to Japan for Upcoming U.N. Crime Congress

Saturday, June 22, 2019

Qatari Ambassador Offers Support to Japan for Upcoming U.N. Crime Congress

Tokyo ? (PanOrient News)
The Qatari ambassador to Japan said that his country would offer full support to Japan as it prepares to host the 14th U.N. Congress on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice in Kyoto in 2020.

The ambassador, Hassan Al-Emadi, delivered a speech in the House of Representatives on June 19 about the upcoming event, the last one having been hosted by Qatar in 2015. The forums bring together re...

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...