Vietnam considers Japan a leading, long-term partner: top leader

Vietnam considers Japan a leading, long-term partner: top leader

NDOVNA – Vietnam always regards Japan as a leading and long-term strategic partner with a high level of trust, Party General Secretary and State President Nguyen Phu Trong told visiting Japanese Prime Minister Suga Yoshihide on October 19.

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Japan, Vietnam boost defense ties as South China Sea tensions mount

Japan, Vietnam boost defense ties as South China Sea tensions mount

Japan and Vietnam agreed to step up security and defense cooperation Monday, reaching an agreement in principle for Tokyo to export defense equipment and technology to the Southeast Asian nation.

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On Suga's overseas debut, Japan, Vietnam agree broadly on defence transfer

On Suga's overseas debut, Japan, Vietnam agree broadly on defence transfer

Japan hailed an agreement in principle to supply Vietnam with military gear and technology, as the two governments pledged on Monday to strengthen security and economic ties amid mounting concerns about China's assertiveness in the region.

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Japan, Vietnam agree to boost defence ties, resume flights

Japan, Vietnam agree to boost defence ties, resume flights

HANOI, Vietnam — Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga, in his first overseas summit since taking office last month, agreed with his Vietnamese counterpart to step up defence and security co-operation in the face of China's expanding influence in the ...

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Japan PM opposes any step to heighten South China Sea tension

Japan PM opposes any step to heighten South China Sea tension

Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga said on Monday Tokyo opposes any steps to raise tension in the South China Sea, and that disputes should be resolved through peaceful means.

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Japan, Vietnam join hands on South China Sea

Japan, Vietnam join hands on South China Sea

Japanese Premier Suga meets Vietnamese counterpart in Hanoi - Anadolu Agency.

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Japan, Vietnam agree to boost defense ties, resume flights

Japan, Vietnam agree to boost defense ties, resume flights

Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga has agreed with his Vietnamese counterpart to step up defense and security cooperation in the face of China's expanding influence.

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Vietnam lands defence deal with Japan amid China tension

Vietnam lands defence deal with Japan amid China tension

Japan and Vietnam both face the dilemma of having China as their largest trading partner and as an adversary in territorial disputes.

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Japan, Vietnam Agree to Boost Defense Ties, Resume Flights

Japan, Vietnam Agree to Boost Defense Ties, Resume Flights

HANOI (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga, in his first summit foray since taking office last month, agreed with his Vietnamese counterpart to step up defense and security cooperation in the face of China's expanding influence in the region.

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Japan's Yoshihide Suga lands defense deal with Vietnam amid China tension

Japan's Yoshihide Suga lands defense deal with Vietnam amid China tension

Japan and Vietnam both face the dilemma of having China as their largest trading partner and as an adversary in territorial disputes. They have also been dragged into the fray in the months of confrontations between Beijing and the US.

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Suga in push to forge closer ties with ASEAN to counter China

Suga in push to forge closer ties with ASEAN to counter China

Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga arrived in Vietnam on Oct. 18 as part of a trip that will also take hi.

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Japan's Pragmatic New PM Pushes Abe's Vision on Southeast Asia Trip

Japan's Pragmatic New PM Pushes Abe's Vision on Southeast Asia Trip

As Suga Yoshihide jets off on his first overseas trip as Japan's leader, he is battling a number of controversies at home.

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Japan, Vietnam reach broad agreement on transfer of defence gear

Japan, Vietnam reach broad agreement on transfer of defence gear

Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga said on Monday Japan and Vietnam had reached broad agreement on transfers of defence equipment and technology.

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Japan's Suga Set to Talk Defense With Vietnam Amid China Tension

Japan's Suga Set to Talk Defense With Vietnam Amid China Tension

Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga is expected to seek agreements on stronger defense and manufacturing ties with Vietnam, in a sign of mutual wariness toward China.

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Suga, Vietnam's Phuc to focus on economic, defense cooperation

Suga, Vietnam's Phuc to focus on economic, defense cooperation

Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga started a meeting Monday with his Vietnamese counterpart Nguyen Xuan Phuc in Hanoi, with the two set to discuss economic and defense cooperation. Suga is expected to promote efforts to achieve a "free and open ...

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Japan's pragmatic new PM pushes Abe's vision on SE Asia trip

Japan's pragmatic new PM pushes Abe's vision on SE Asia trip

Japan's new prime minister, Yoshihide Suga, left Sunday on his first overseas foray since taking over from his former boss Shinzo Abe last month, heading to Vietnam and Indonesia. The choice to visit Southeast Asia underscores Japan's efforts to counter ...

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Japan PM Suga Sends Offering to Controversial War Shrine

Japan PM Suga Sends Offering to Controversial War Shrine

Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga sent a ritual offering Saturday to the controversial Yasukuni war shrine.

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Japan's new PM pushes Abe's vision

Japan's new PM pushes Abe's vision

TOKYO: Japan's new prime minister, Yoshihide Suga, leaves on Sunday on his first overseas foray since taking over from his former boss Shinzo Abe last month, heading to Vietnam and Indonesia. The choice to visit Southeast Asia underscores Japan's ...

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Japanese PM Suga arrives in Hanoi

Japanese PM Suga arrives in Hanoi

Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga arrived in Hanoi Sunday evening, beginning his three-day official visit to Vietnam. - VnExpress International.

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China Urges Japan to Reflect After Suga's Shrine Offering

China Urges Japan to Reflect After Suga's Shrine Offering

(Bloomberg) -- China criticized Japan's Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga for sending an offering to a shrine for Japanese war dead, saying it was a “negative action” and that the country should reflect on its war history.

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China Urges Japan to Reflect After Suga's Shrine Offering

China Urges Japan to Reflect After Suga's Shrine Offering

(Bloomberg) -- China criticized Japan's Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga for sending an offering to a shrine for Japanese war dead, saying it was a “negative action” and that the country should reflect on its war history. Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian ...

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Suga arrives in Vietnam for summit

Suga arrives in Vietnam for summit

Japanese Prime Minister Suga Yoshihide has arrived in Hanoi for a summit with his Vietnamese counterpart, Nguyen Xuan Phuc.

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Japanese PM leaves Tokyo for Vietnam visit

Japanese PM leaves Tokyo for Vietnam visit

Japanese Prime Minister Suga Yoshihide left Tokyo on October 18, beginning his first overseas trip after taking office, with Vietnam as his first leg.

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Ruling party chief holds talks with Japanese politician

Ruling party chief holds talks with Japanese politician

The head of ruling Democratic Party, Lee Nak-yon, met with a senior Japanese politician, Takeo Kawamura, on Sunday and discussed ways to improve bilateral ties, Lee said. During the 40-minute closed-door meeting in Seoul, Lee expressed regrets over ...

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Japan's PM to start 1st overseas tour to Vietnam, Indonesia on Sunday

Japan's PM to start 1st overseas tour to Vietnam, Indonesia on Sunday

Moscow [Russia], October 18 (ANI/Sputnik): New Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga will start his first overseas trip on Sunday, which would include visits to Vietnam and Indonesia. The first official visits of previous Prime Minister Shinzo Abe were also ...

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Japan's pragmatic new PM pushes Abe's vision on SE Asia trip

Japan's pragmatic new PM pushes Abe's vision on SE Asia trip

Japan's new prime minister, Yoshihide Suga, left Sunday on his first overseas foray since taking over from his former boss Shinzo Abe last month, heading to Vietnam and Indonesia. The choice to visit Southeast Asia underscores Japan's efforts to counter ...

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Korean political circle denounces Suga's move

Korean political circle denounces Suga's move

By Kang Seung-woo. New Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga's recent moves are raising doubts over whether he is committed to getting frayed ties with Korea back on track, with his latest act of sending an offering to a controversial shrine bringing ...

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PM Suga heads to Vietnam, Indonesia on 1st overseas trip in office

PM Suga heads to Vietnam, Indonesia on 1st overseas trip in office

Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga departs on a four-day visit to Vietnam and Indonesia, his first overseas trip since taking office as he looks to bolster ties with Southeast Asian countries.

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Vietnam-Japan extensive strategic partnership thriving

Vietnam-Japan extensive strategic partnership thriving

The official visit to Vietnam by Japanese Prime Minister Suga Yoshihide, scheduled for October 18-20, takes place in the context of the bilateral extensive strategic partnership developing fruitfully across spheres.

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Japanese Prime Minister Suga Vows To Hold Tokyo 2020 Olympics Next Year

Japanese Prime Minister Suga Vows To Hold Tokyo 2020 Olympics Next Year

Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga intends to "make sure" the Olympic and Paralympic Games take place in Tokyo next year. Suga, who succeeded Shinzo.

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Japan: Raise Rights on Trip to Vietnam, Indonesia

Japan: Raise Rights on Trip to Vietnam, Indonesia

(Tokyo) – Japan's new prime minister, Yoshihide Suga, should press the governments of Vietnam and Indonesia to improve their deteriorating human rights records during his visit to the two countries.

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Japan's populist, pragmatic new PM Suga pushes Abe's vision

Japan's populist, pragmatic new PM Suga pushes Abe's vision

Japan's new prime minister, Yoshihide Suga, leaves Sunday on his first overseas foray since taking over from his former boss Shinzo Abe last month, heading to Vietnam and Indonesia. The choice to visit Southeast Asia underscores Japan's efforts to counter ...

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Japan's populist, pragmatic new Premier Yoshihide Suga pushes Shinzo Abe's vision

Japan's populist, pragmatic new Premier Yoshihide Suga pushes Shinzo Abe's vision

Tokyo: Japan's new prime minister, Yoshihide Suga, leaves Sunday on his first overseas foray since taking over from his former boss Shinzo Abe last month, heading to Vietnam and Indonesia. The choice...

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Japan PM Suga sends offering to controversial war shrine

Japan PM Suga sends offering to controversial war shrine

Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga sent a ritual offering Saturday to the controversial Yasukuni war shrine, which is seen by neighbouring countries as a symbol of the nation's past militarism, especially during World War II. Yasukuni honours some 2.5 ...

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Why Japan Isn't Rushing To Reform Its Energy Mix

Why Japan Isn't Rushing To Reform Its Energy Mix

The departure of Shinzo Abe as Japan's Prime Minister has changed quite a couple of things in the densely populated country, but the nation energy transition agenda shows no signs of major change.

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Japan's populist, pragmatic new PM Suga pushes Abe's vision

Japan's populist, pragmatic new PM Suga pushes Abe's vision

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's new prime minister, Yoshihide Suga, leaves Sunday on his first overseas foray since taking over from his former boss Shinzo Abe last month, heading to Vietnam and Indonesia. The choice to visit Southeast Asia underscores Japan's ...

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Japan's populist, pragmatic new PM Suga pushes Abe's vision

Japan's populist, pragmatic new PM Suga pushes Abe's vision

TOKYO: Japan's new prime minister, Yoshihide Suga, leaves Sunday (Oct 18) on his first overseas foray since taking over from his former boss ...

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Japan PM Suga sends offering to controversial war shrine

Japan PM Suga sends offering to controversial war shrine

Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga sent a ritual offering Saturday to the controversial Yasukuni war shrine, which is seen by neighbouring countries as a symbol of the nation's past militarism, especially during World War II. Yasukuni honours some 2.5 ...

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Japanese PM sends offering to Yasukuni Shrine; S. Korea expresses regret

Japanese PM sends offering to Yasukuni Shrine; S. Korea expresses regret

The new Japanese Prime Minister sent an offering to the Yasukuni shrine for the autumn festival, but did not attend in person. But it's still seen as paying tribute to war criminals, and Seoul's Foreign Ministry expressed deep regrets over his actions. Our Kim ...

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Japanese PM sends offering to Yasukuni Shrine; S. Korea expresses regret

Japanese PM sends offering to Yasukuni Shrine; S. Korea expresses regret

The new Japanese Prime Minister sent an offering to the Yasukuni shrine for the autumn festival, but did not attend in person. But it's still seen as paying tribute to war criminals, and Seoul's Foreign Ministry expressed deep regrets over his actions. Our Kim ...

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Japan's populist, pragmatic new PM Suga pushes Abe's vision

Japan's populist, pragmatic new PM Suga pushes Abe's vision

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's new prime minister, Yoshihide Suga, leaves Sunday on his first overseas foray since taking over from his former boss Shinzo Abe last month, heading to Vietnam and...

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Japanese Prime Minister Suga will "make sure" Tokyo 2020 takes place next year

Japanese Prime Minister Suga will "make sure" Tokyo 2020 takes place next year

Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga intends to "make sure" the Olympic and Paralympic Games take place in Tokyo next year.

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Japan PM Suga sends offering to controversial war shrine

Japan PM Suga sends offering to controversial war shrine

Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga sent a ritual offering Saturday to the controversial Yasukuni war shrine, which is seen by neighboring.

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Xi Jinping tells Japan's Prime Minister he shares concerns over North Korean kidnappings

Xi Jinping tells Japan's Prime Minister he shares concerns over North Korean kidnappings

Chinese leader told his Japanese counterpart Yoshihide Suga that he hopes the issue can be resolved, diplomatic sources say.

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Japan premier vows to revive inbound tourism hit by virus

Japan premier vows to revive inbound tourism hit by virus

Tourism had been a key part of Japan's growth strategy, but it has been hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic that has halted most international travel.

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Xi shares Japan's concern over N. Korea abduction in talks with Suga

Xi shares Japan's concern over N. Korea abduction in talks with Suga

BEIJING (Kyodo) -- Chinese President Xi Jinping expressed understanding of Japan's concern over the issue of North Korea's past abductions during his.

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South Korea voices 'deep regrets' over Japanese PM Suga's offering to war shrine

South Korea voices 'deep regrets' over Japanese PM Suga's offering to war shrine

South Korea voiced "deep regrets" on Saturday over Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga's sending of a ritual offering to a war shrine seen as a symbol of Japan's past militarism.

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Japan PM Suga Sends Offering To Yasukuni Shrine Honouring Millions Of War Victims

Japan PM Suga Sends Offering To Yasukuni Shrine Honouring Millions Of War Victims

Japan's new Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga has sent offerings to a shrine on Saturday, October 17 which honours war criminals and over 2 million war dead.

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Suga's offering to Yasukuni Shrine betrays pledge to improve ties with China: experts

Suga's offering to Yasukuni Shrine betrays pledge to improve ties with China: experts

Japanese Prime Minister Suga Yoshihide on Saturday sent an offering of a potted plant to the Yasukuni Shrine to mark a two-day autumn festival, following the same practice of his predecessor in honoring Japan's war dead, including those convicted of World ...

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Japan PM Suga sends offering to Yasukuni Shrine for war dead - NHK

Japan PM Suga sends offering to Yasukuni Shrine for war dead - NHK

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga has sent an offering to the controversial Yasukuni Shrine for war dead to coincide with its autumn festival, public broadcaster NHK reported on Saturday. It would be Suga's first such offering to the ...

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Japan's Suga sends offering to war-linked Yasukuni Shrine

Japan's Suga sends offering to war-linked Yasukuni Shrine

TOKYO (Kyodo) -- Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga sent a ritual offering Saturday to Yasukuni shrine in Tokyo, seen by Asian neighbors as a symbol of Jap.

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Japan's PM sends offering to war shrine

Japan's PM sends offering to war shrine

Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga has sent an offering to the controversial Yasukuni Shrine for war dead to coincide with its autumn festival, public bro...

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Japan PM Suga sends offering to Yasukuni Shrine for war dead -NHK

Japan PM Suga sends offering to Yasukuni Shrine for war dead -NHK

The shrine, in Tokyo, is seen by Beijing and Seoul as a symbol of Japan's past military aggression because it honours 14 Japanese wartime leaders convicted as war criminals by an Allied tribunal as well as war dead. Abe's pilgrimage to the shrine in 2013 ...

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S. Korea voices 'deep regrets' over Suga's offering to Yasukuni war shrine

S. Korea voices 'deep regrets' over Suga's offering to Yasukuni war shrine

SEOUL, Oct. 17 (Yonhap) -- South Korea voiced "deep regrets" on Saturday over Ja...

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Japan PM Suga sends offering to controversial war shrine

Japan PM Suga sends offering to controversial war shrine

Tokyo, Japan, Oct 17 - Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga sent a ritual offering Saturday to the controversial Yasukuni war shrine, which is seen by - Kenya breaking news | Kenya news today | Capitalfm.co.ke.

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Japan PM Suga sends offering to Yasukuni Shrine for war dead

Japan PM Suga sends offering to Yasukuni Shrine for war dead

The shrine, in Tokyo, is seen by Beijing and Seoul as a symbol of Japan's past military aggression.. Read more at straitstimes.com.

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Japan's Suga sends ritual offering to notorious Yasukuni Shrine

Japan's Suga sends ritual offering to notorious Yasukuni Shrine

TOKYO, Oct 17 (Xinhua): Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga sent a ritual offering to the war-linked Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo on Saturday.

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