Core orders for Japanese machinery fell in November at their fastest in seven months, a sign companies may be deferring capital expenditure as uncertainty over the incoming Trump Administration's trade policies and global demand worries take hold.
I am Kobayashi, the Ambassador of Japan to Iran. It’s been a year since the last Japan Cultural Week. The piano concert of Ms. Etsuko Hirose, the Paris-based pianist, was last year’s main program during which many Iranians became familiar with Japanese culture.
Japan's Inpex Corp. has initiated intense negotiations with National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) to develop Azadegan oilfield in southwestern Iran and is a strong candidate for the contract, said a high-ranking Iranian official.
The United States and Japan held a ceremony on Wednesday marking the US military's return of nearly 10,000 acres (4,046 hectares) of land on Okinawa island to the Japanese government, the largest transfer since 1972.
Russian President Vladimir Putin is on an official visit to Japan to discuss bilateral issues, including a territorial dispute between the two countries which has lingered on since the end of World War II.