Japan expresses regret over Hong Kong security law

Thursday, July 2, 2020

Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi

Tokyo- (PanOrient news) The Japanese government lamented China’s newly passed national security law, aimed at subduing protests in Hong Kong, in a statement from Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi on Tuesday.

“Japan expresses its regret over the enactment of the national security law on Hong Kong Special Administrative Region by the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress of China despite strong concerns from the international community and the people of Hong Kong,” said ...

Even if infected, Abe insists he would keep working

Saturday, April 11, 2020

TOKYO- (PanOrient News) When asked at a press conference Thursday about what would happen if he came down with COVID-19, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, 66, insisted that he would attempt to keep performing his duties even while sick.

The virus has infected a number of public figures around the world, including British Prime Minister Boris Johnson. Although Johnson’s condition is reportedly improving, he has spent the past few days in an intensive care unit.

Prime Minister Abe said t...

Japan Very Concerned About Iran Enriching Uranium, Breaking Nuclear Deal

Thursday, November 14, 2019

Tokyo ? (PanOrient News) Japan announced that it was “strongly concerned” about Iran’s decision to restart uranium enrichment activities at the Fordow facility, a move that breaks from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) signed by Iran and a group of world powers in 2015.

“We are strongly concerned about Iran’s continued reduction of its commitment under the JCPOA including this time’s announcement,” said the statement by Press Secretary Masato Ohtaka. “Japan once...