China and Japan are mending fences in the face of US tariffs. The two Asian giants put cordial relations on hold eight years ago due to squabbles over the Senkaku Islands. Now Donald Trump is helping to bring them back together.
Days after the powerful typhoon Hagibis, the death toll has risen and many are still without homes or power. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said the government was considering an additional fund to support relief efforts.
The EU and Japan have signed an infrastructure deal to boost connectivity between Europe and Asia. The pact is being described as the EU and Japan's riposte to China's Belt and Road Initiative (BRI).
The meeting between Chinese President Xi Jinping and Indian PM Narendra Modi comes after Beijing sharply criticized New Delhi's recent actions in India-administered Kashmir and supported India's rival Pakistan.
A century ago, Japan promoted the Western custom of using a first name followed by a family name. Now some conservative Japanese politicians want a return to using a family name first, and young Japanese are asking why.
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