Japanese Prime Minister Abe Shinzo warned that military confrontation with Iran will affect global peace and stability, as he visited the Middle East in the hope of easing tensions spiked by the recent US assassination of a top Iranian general.
Experts in the Japanese phenomena of hikikomori say the condition of extreme social isolation is more widespread than previously acknowledged, and it deserves a clear and consistent definition to improve treatment across the globe.
‘Van Gogh & Japan’, an illuminating film about Vincent van Gogh’s interest in Japanese art and how it influenced and affected his work, went on screen at the Spazju Kreattiv Cinema in Valletta, capital of Malta.
Ousted Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn was in his childhood home of Lebanon on Tuesday after fleeing Japan, raising questions about how one of the world’s most-recognized executives slipped away while on bail.
Japan on Friday revised a roadmap for the tsunami-wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant cleanup, further delaying the removal of thousands of spent fuel units that remain in cooling pools since the 2011 disaster.
China made overtures on trade to Japan and South Korea and offered support for an infrastructure initiative as it hosted the leaders of its two neighbors this week amid strained relations with the United States.