Ambassador Hagerty Extols US-Japan Relationship in New Video

Sunday, September 9, 2018

U.S. ambassador Bill Hagerty

Tokyo - (PanOrient News) The U.S. ambassador to Japan, Bill Hagerty, released a video this week describing the relationship between the U.S. and Japan as “the most important relationship enjoyed by any two countries in the world today.” He released the video to mark the end of his first year as ambassador.

In the video, Ambassador Hagerty pointed out the various top U.S. officials who have visited Japan in the last year, including President Donald Trump. The ambassador also described the ...

US to Give $100,000 for Japan’s Flood Relief

Sunday, July 15, 2018

Tokyo - (PanOrient News) The U.S. is donating $100,000 to aid in disaster relief for the areas of Western Japan devastated by recent torrential rains and flooding, said U.S. Ambassador to Japan Bill Hagerty in a statement on Friday.

“It is our sincere hope that these funds will contribute to the expeditious recovery of your loved ones and the restoration of your communities,” said Hagerty, who authorized the funds in coordination with the U.S. Agency for International Development.

The...

Japan to Expand Relations with Egypt and Support Its Reforms: Kono

Monday, July 2, 2018

By Khaldon Azhari

Tokyo - (PanOrient News) Japan is committed to supporting the efforts by the government of Egypt for achieving economic reform and sustainable development, Japanese foreign minister Taro Kono said.

“There is no doubt that Egypt is a political, intellectual and cultural center in the Arab world, and an important cornerstone for peace and stability in the Middle East and Africa,” said Kono at a reception on Monday in honor of the national day of Egypt.

At the event, ...

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