An adviser to Donald Trump confirmed Wednesday that the president-elect plans to choose businessman William Hagerty as the next U.S. ambassador to Japan.
The cabinet of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe approved an increase in defense spending for the fifth year in a row on Thursday.
Search and rescue efforts are underway for a missing U.S. Marine Corps pilot who ejected from his F/A-18 jet in southern Japan on Wednesday, the military service said in a statement.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is arranging to meet with Donald Trump days after the president-elect assumes office on Jan. 20, according to Japan’s Jiji news service.
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will visit Pearl Harbor at the end of December, marking the first time a sitting Japanese leader has visited the sight where Japan launched a massive surprise attack that brought the United States into World War II.
A young Marine killed in the bloody World War II Battle of Tarawa has finally been brought home and has been laid to rest in Arlington National Cemetery.
TOKYO—China is escalating a campaign of military maritime coercion against Japan’s Senkaku Islands, according to Japanese intelligence data disclosed as part of a joint Pentagon-Japan research program.
A powerful earthquake rattled Fukushima, Japan on Monday, prompting authorities to issue a tsunami warning to residents.
U.S. President-elect Donald Trump met privately with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Thursday evening, after which Abe expressed confidence that the two will “build a relationship of trust.”