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Philippines sends C-130 to Indonesia to help quake, tsunami victims

October 10, 2018

The Philippines sent a C-130 plane to Indonesia to provide some humanitarian assistance for the victims of an earthquake in Palu City where thousands have been reported killed. In an interview Wednesday, Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said a second sortie

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Abe Seeks Future-Oriented Japan-S. Korea Relations

October 10, 2018

Tokyo- Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe expressed willingness Tuesday to build future-oriented relations with South Korea in line with the spirit of the 1998 joint declaration. “As neighbors, Japan and South Korea have various challenges to overcome,” Abe told a

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Japan MSDF Chief to Join Naval Symposium in S. Korea

October 10, 2018

Tokyo- The Japanese Defense Ministry’s Maritime Staff Office said Tuesday the head of the Maritime Self-Defense Force will participate in a symposium related to an international fleet review in South Korea that the MSDF declined to join. “We won’t join

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Japan, Mekong Countries Agree to Cooperate on Indo-Pacific Strategy

October 9, 2018

Tokyo- Leaders of Japan and five Southeast Asian countries along the Mekong River agreed Tuesday to work together for realizing a free and open Indo-Pacific strategy proposed by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. The leaders, gathered in Tokyo for an

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Russia Skipped Drill on Disputed Isles on Japan’s Proposal

October 9, 2018

Moscow- Russia refrained from conducting its Vostok 2018 military drill on disputed northwestern Pacific islands last month in line with a Japanese proposal, Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said Monday. Shoigu made the remark at a meeting in Moscow with Adm.

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Pompeo Briefs Japan’s Kono on Visit to N. Korea

October 9, 2018

Tokyo- Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono said Monday that he has been briefed by U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on the outcome of his visit to North Korea on Sunday. In a telephone conversation Monday night, Pompeo told Kono

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Abe Holds Meetings with Mekong Country Leaders

October 9, 2018

Tokyo- Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Monday held bilateral meetings with leaders from four of the five Southeast Asian countries along the Mekong. Abe and the visiting leaders of Vietnam, Thailand, Cambodia and Laos agreed to enhance cooperation in

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Pompeo Raises Abduction Issue in Talks with Kim

October 9, 2018

Seoul- U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Monday that he raised the issue of Japanese nationals kidnapped by North Korea at his meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un the previous day. Pompeo made the remark in Seoul

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