Kono, Wang Agree On Bilateral Ties, G20

Kono, Wang agree on bilateral ties, G20

Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono and his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi have reaffirmed the need to develop bilateral relations and also work closely together for the Group of 20 summit in Osaka in June. Chinese President Xi Jinping is to attend the summit.

At talks in Beijing on Monday, Wang said the two countries need to further advance the prospects for developing ties. He expressed hope about taking relations to the next level.

Nomi To Face Former Yankee Wang In Japan 2nd Rd Opener

Nomi to face former Yankee Wang in Japan 2nd rd openerJapan's road toward a third consecutive World Baseball Classic title will turn against Taiwan's most famous major leaguer when second round play begins Friday in Pool 1 at Tokyo Dome.

Japan will go with 33-year-old Hanshin Tigers lefty Atsushi Nomi, who has a career 53-37 record, against Taiwan's 32-year-old right-hander Wang Chien-ming.