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Full Text of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe Speech at Arab Week Receiption

Tuesday, April 5, 2016

Tokyo- (PanOrient News)This is the full speech by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at the Arab Week Reception held in Tokyo on Monday April 4, 2016:

“I would like to express my heartfelt gratitude to the Arab Ambassadors’ Council (AAC) and everyone in attendance here today for the invitation to this Arab Week Reception.

Since my inauguration as Prime Minister, I have visited the Middle East five times. This is a testament to just how important the Middle East is to Japan and Japan’s feeling...

Japanese LaPlace launches BFB16

Monday, April 4, 2016

By Elfatih Merghani

TOKYO- (PanOrient News) Laplace, an entertainment software publisher based in Tokyo, has announced the launch of the of Barcode FootBaller 16 (BFB2016) in Arabic language.

According to a company press release, the game, which was developed and localized in collaboration with Bonds Consulting Japan, 4facades of Saudi Arabia and Silicon Orchard of Bangladesh, is currently available for users in more than 14 Middle Eastern countries including Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Maur...

Syrian Football Mission's Chief: We Feel Sorry for Hotaru Yamaguchi's Injury

Thursday, March 31, 2016

Tokyo- (Pan Orient News) Dr. Maher Khayata, Vice-President of the Syrian General Sports Federation and Vice-President of the Syrian Olympic Committee, expressed wishes for a speedy recovery to Japanese footballer Hotaru Yamaguchi who was injured during Japan's match against Syria on Tuesday and hopes he will recover quickly.

In a statement to Pan Orient News at Narita Airport in Tokyo ahead of the Syrian team’s departure from Japan, Dr. Khayata said that he considered the collision between...

Al Nusrah Front Silence on Admitting Kidnapping Yasuda in Syria Raises Questions

Monday, March 21, 2016

By Ahmed Ali
PanOrient News Correspondent

Damascus- (PanOrient News) A Syrian source close to the government in Damascus said the kidnappers of Japanese journalist Jompei Yasuda, assumed to be Al Nusrah front, have not announced officially they are holding him.

In an exclusive interview with PanOrient News correspondent in Syria, the source, a candidate for the next Syrian parliament election, said on condition of anonymity, "If al-Nasrah Front is the kidnapper of the Japanese journalis...

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