Abe, Trump Hold Talks In France

Abe, Trump hold talks in France

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and US President Donald Trump held talks in France on Sunday. They are believed to have discussed bilateral trade negotiations and other issues.

The two leaders met for the first time since June on the sidelines of the Group of Seven summit. They have now held a total of 13 meetings.

Jsdf, Us Army Hold Contest To Counter Cyberattacks

JSDF, US Army hold contest to counter cyberattacks

Members of Japan's Self-Defense Forces and the US military have held a competition to test their skills in coping with cyberattacks.

Twelve teams of experts from the Ground Self-Defense Force, the US Army Cyber School and others took part in the online competition.

Japan, S.korea To Hold Talks On Trade Spat

Japan, S.Korea to hold talks on trade spat

Japan and South Korea will hold talks in Tokyo on Friday to discuss Japan's tightened curbs on exports of some materials to South Korea.

It will be the first meeting between the countries since Japan implemented the measure last week.

Abe, Trump Hold Meeting

Abe, Trump hold meeting

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sat down for talks with US President Donald Trump. Abe started out by asking Donald Trump for support to make the G20 a success.

Abe said, "At this G20 summit, I want to send out a strong message to the world about our commitment to helping solve the challenges the international community is facing, such as sustainably developing the global economy. I believe cooperation between Japan and the United States is essential for such an effort."

Japan To Hold Upper House Election On July 21

Japan to hold Upper House election on July 21

Japan will hold an Upper House election next month.

The Cabinet of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe decided on Wednesday to hold the ballot and vote-counting on July 21. Official campaigning will kick off on Thursday of next week.

Schools In Suita To Hold Classes On Monday

Schools in Suita to hold classes on Monday

The education board of Suita City, Osaka Prefecture, says local elementary and junior high schools will be open on Monday as soon as they are ready.

The announcement follows the arrest of a man who allegedly attacked a police officer and stole his loaded pistol on Sunday.

Abe, Trump To Hold Summit On Monday

Abe, Trump to hold summit on Monday

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and US President Donald Trump will hold their 11th summit on Monday. They are expected to discuss trade, North Korea, and next month's Group of 20 summit.

Regarding trade, Abe is unlikely to go farther than to confirm with Trump their intention to speed up bilateral talks, and outline Japanese investment in the US. The two countries remain divided in trade negotiations.

Japan To Hold Abdication Ceremony For Emperor

Japan to hold abdication ceremony for Emperor

Emperor Akihito is set to abdicate at the end of Tuesday, bringing an end to the three-decade-long Heisei Era. His son, Crown Prince Naruhito, will ascend the throne immediately after.

Emperor Akihito's abdication ceremony will be held at the Imperial Palace in the early evening. The Prime Minister will convey gratitude to him on behalf of the public. The Emperor will then give his last words to the people in his current role. It will be the first time in over 200 years that a living Emperor will abdicate.

Japan, China To Hold Economic Dialogue On Sunday

Japan, China to hold economic dialogue on Sunday

Japan will call on China to strengthen measures to protect intellectual property rights as the two countries hold a high-level economic dialogue in Beijing on Sunday.

Six Japanese cabinet ministers will attend the talks, including Foreign Minister Taro Kono, Economy and Trade Minister Hiroshige Seko, and Transport Minister Keiichi Ishii.

Tokyo Court Plans To Hold Ghosn Trial In September

Tokyo court plans to hold Ghosn trial in September

The Tokyo District Court plans to hold the first hearing for Nissan Motor's former chairman Carlos Ghosn in September.

Ghosn has been indicted for underreporting his executive compensation in Nissan's securities reports, in violation of the Financial Instruments and Exchange Act. He is also charged with aggravated breach of trust.

Abe To Hold Telephone Summit With Trump

Abe to hold telephone summit with Trump

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will speak with US President Donald Trump over the phone on Wednesday.

At a Lower House budget committee session earlier in the day, he said he hopes to closely coordinate the views of the two governments ahead of the second US-North Korea summit, scheduled for next week.

Tokyo Museum To Hold Le Corbusier Exhibition

Tokyo museum to hold Le Corbusier exhibition

An exhibition of works by the French architect Le Corbusier will open at the National Museum of Western Art in Tokyo on Tuesday.

One-hundred forty of his works will be on display at the museum, which itself was designed by Le Corbusier and was added to the UNESCO list of World Heritage sites in 2016.