South Korea reverses decision on intelligence deal with Japan

  South Korea yesterday said it would not suspend its intelligence-sharing deal with Japan, in a dramatic, last-minute reversal that signalled a breakthrough after months...

China arrests Japanese professor on suspicion of spying

  Chinese authorities have detained a Japanese man in Beijing following media reports that a university professor was being held on suspicion of spying. “The Japanese...

Japan’s Abe and China’s Xi Jinping meet amid trade war fears

  Chinese President Xi Jinping has met Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at a time of warming ties between the two nations. Relations have historically been...

Japan, not China, may be winning Asia’s infrastructure investment contest

Before China began courting Southeast Asia with infrastructure investments through its Belt and Road Initiative, Japan was the...

US wants Japan and South Korea to Tag Team China. But History is in...

  In US foreign policy circles, there has been a long coveted strategic aim in East Asia: the formation of a trilateral alliance with South...

Eyeing China, US to hold missile drill in Japan’s Okinawa: Report

  The US military will this year conduct its first ever missile drill around the Japanese island of Okinawa, according to a report Thursday (Jan...

Japan bolsters military to counter China, Russia

  Japan will accelerate spending on advanced stealth fighters, long-range missiles and other equipment over the next five years to support US forces facing China's military...

A Grim Reality for Internet Freedom in Asia

  Global internet freedom has declined for an eighth consecutive year, according to Freedom on the Net 2018, and the negative trend was most evident...

China and Japan pledge to boost economic cooperation

  China and Japan on Friday pledged to forge closer ties as both countries stood together at an "historic turning point", signing a broad range of agreements...

China and Japan waltz closer together, signing deals worth $18 billion during Beijing summit

  China’s ceremonial welcome for Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Beijing on Friday at the Great Hall of the People would have been out...