Saudi Ambassador Ahmad Al-Barrak: Largest Ever Saudi Delegation to Visit Japan
Saturday, May 16, 2015
Tokyo- (PanOrient News) A high-level Saudi delegation headed by the Minister of Economy and Planning, Mr. Adel Faqih, arrives in Tokyo tomorrow (Sunday) to participate in the joint Saudi-Japan Business Council, part of the celebrations on the 60th anniversary of diplomatic relations between the two countries.
Mr. Faqih, who has chosen Japan to be his first stop since his appointment to his current ministerial post, will attend the forum and meet his Japanese counterpart for talks about bilat...
Israel Violates International Law: Japan
Wednesday, May 13, 2015
Tokyo- (PanOrient News) The Government of Japan has called on Israel to stop all construction in East Jerusalem saying that the Israeli authorities are violating international law.
An official statement by the Foreign Ministry in Tokyo said the Japanese government "Deeply deplores that Israel has approved the construction of 900 units in East Jerusalem, and that the advancement of the Israeli settlement policy, despite frequent criticism from the international community including Japan, clea...
Houston at Yokosuka for Fleet Activities
Saturday, May 9, 2015
Tokyo- (PanOrient News) -- The Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine USS Houston (SSN 713) arrived at Yokosuka for Fleet Activities May 8 as a part of its deployment to the Western Pacific, U.S. Navy said.
The ship and crew of 140 will conduct a number of missions and display the latest resources of the submarine fleet.
"Warship Houston is poised and excited to enter in theater and provide the stability offered by our forward presence in the region," said Cmdr. Scott McGinnis, Houston'...
Nissan Teana Gets Top Marks for Safety
Friday, May 8, 2015
Tokyo- (PanOrient News) - Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. has said that their Teana model has received the highest Five Star Award for 2014-2015 from the Japan New Car Assessment Program (JNCAP) regarding overall safety performance evaluation.
The Japan New Car Assessment Program (JNCAP) was initiated in 1995 and provides an overall car safety performance evaluation which is then made public on an annual basis by the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism and the National Agency for A...