Abe Visits Fukushima Ahead Of 9th Anniversary

Abe visits Fukushima ahead of 9th anniversary

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visited disaster-hit towns in Fukushima on Saturday ahead of the ninth anniversary of the earthquake and tsunami that struck northeastern Japan on March 11, 2011.

Abe laid flowers and offered silent prayers to the victims of the disaster at a cemetery in Namie Town on the Pacifc coast that morning.

Carlos Ghosn Watch: Japanese Official Visits Lebanon In Search Of Cooperation

Carlos Ghosn watch: Japanese official visits Lebanon in search of cooperation

BEIRUT — Japan's deputy justice minister met top officials in Lebanon on Monday over the case of Nissan's fugitive ex-boss, Carlos Ghosn, who fled to his home country late last year while on bail in Japan and awaiting trial.

Ghosn was arrested in late 2018 and is facing charges of under-reporting income and breach of trust. He says he is innocent. He led Nissan for nearly 20 years.

Queen's Brian May Visits Observatory In Kyoto

Queen's Brian May visits observatory in Kyoto

Brian May, the guitarist for legendary British rock band Queen, visited a historic observatory in Japan while on tour in the country.

The guitarist, who also has a doctorate in astrophysics, visited Kwasan Observatory of Kyoto University in Kyoto City on Monday.

Abe Visits Oman, Offers Condolences For Sultan

Abe visits Oman, offers condolences for sultan

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, now visiting Oman, has offered his condolences for the sultan who died last week.

Abe arrived in the Omani capital of Muscat on Tuesday on the last leg of his three-nation tour of the Middle East.

Kono Visits Oman To Explain Sdf Mission

Kono visits Oman to explain SDF mission

Japan's Defense Minister has visited Oman to explain a plan to use an Omani port to provide supplies for a Japanese Self-Defense Force ship.

Taro Kono met with Omani Defense Minister Sayyid Badr bin Saud al-Busaidi on Sunday, two days after Japan's Cabinet approved a plan to send an SDF destroyer to the Middle East and to use SDF aircraft that are based in the East African nation of Djibouti.

Nobel Laureate Yoshino Visits Swedish School

Nobel laureate Yoshino visits Swedish school

Japanese scientist Akira Yoshino, co-winner of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry, visited a local school in Stockholm the day before his award ceremony.

Students from six to fifteen years old attend the school. Yoshino observed two chemistry classes and learned about their experiments.

Abe Visits Flooded Areas In Nagano Prefecture

Abe visits flooded areas in Nagano Prefecture

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has visited Nagano Prefecture in central Japan to see areas that were flooded by a powerful typhoon.

Abe boarded a helicopter on Sunday to view communities that were inundated when a levee on the Chikuma River broke a week ago.

Cabinet Minister Visits Yasukuni Shrine

Cabinet minister visits Yasukuni Shrine

A Japanese Cabinet minister has visited Tokyo's Yasukuni Shrine for its autumn festival. Yasukuni Shrine honors Japan's war dead. Those remembered include leaders convicted of war crimes after World War Two.

Seiichi Eto, the minister for promoting the active engagement of all citizens in society, paid a visit on Thursday, the first day of the festival.

Abe Visits Typhoon-hit Areas In Fukushima

Abe visits typhoon-hit areas in Fukushima

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has visited the northeastern prefecture of Fukushima to inspect damage caused by Typhoon Hagibis last weekend.

Abe flew to Fukushima on a Self-Defense Force aircraft on Thursday morning.

Fm Kono Visits South Pacific Island Nations

FM Kono visits South Pacific island nations

Japan's Foreign Minister Taro Kono is aiming to boost maritime security cooperation during a tour of four South Pacific island nations.

Kono is the first Japanese foreign minister to visit the region in 32 years. He will travel to the Marshall Islands on Thursday.

Princess Mako Visits Machu Picchu

Princess Mako visits Machu Picchu

Japan's Princess Mako has visited the ancient Inca city of Machu Picchu in Peru and a village that once had a Japanese immigrant as its chief.

Princess Mako is the eldest daughter of Crown Prince and Princess Akishino. She is on an official trip to Peru and Bolivia to mark the 120th anniversary of the arrival of Japanese immigrants to the countries.

Princess Mako Visits Clinic, Museum In Peru

Princess Mako visits clinic, museum in Peru

Japan's Princess Mako has visited a medical clinic near the Peruvian capital of Lima. She is currently making an official trip to the country to mark the 120th anniversary of the arrival of Japanese immigrants.

Princess Mako, the eldest daughter of Crown Prince and Princess Akishino, visited the facility on Friday. It was founded by a second-generation Japanese-Peruvian priest nearly 30 years ago.

Kagoshima Governor Visits Rain-hit Yakushima

Kagoshima governor visits rain-hit Yakushima

The governor of Japan's southern prefecture of Kagoshima has visited Yakushima Island, two days after the UNESCO World Heritage site was hit by record rainfall.

What is described as the heaviest rain in 50 years caused mudslides and other damage on Saturday, leaving more than 300 hikers stranded on a mountain. By Sunday evening, 314 people had descended safely.