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 Extends Aid to Thousands Affected by Syrian Crisis

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Tokyo- (PanOrient News) The Japanese government announced that it would allocate $13 million for relief efforts in response to the humanitarian crisis in Syria and for refugees in Lebanon, to be used in such areas as health, sanitation and shelters.

The aid for Syria, which has been engaged in a bloody civil war for about eight years, is aimed at helping people displaced by operations against the Islamic State in the northeastern part of the country, a statement issued by Japan's Foreign Mini...

Greenpeace Comes Out Against EU-Japan Trade Deal

Thursday, July 19, 2018

Tokyo ? (PanOrient News) Greenpeace International called on the European Union and Japanese parliaments to reject the EU-Japan trade deal that was signed by the Japanese government and the European Commission on July 17 in Tokyo.

Greenpeace International’s senior political strategist, Shira Stanton said in a statement that such trade deals “smack of corporate protectionism” at the expense of democracy, social rights and environmental protection.

EU and Japanese officials touted the...