Japan and Morocco Come to Agreement on Tax Convention

Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Tokyo- (PanOrient News) Japan and Morocco have come to an agreement on a planned tax convention between the two countries, according to a statement released by the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Tuesday.

The purpose of a tax convention is to clarify the amount of taxation in the two countries, eliminate international double taxation and prevent tax evasion. In addition, the ministry said that the agreement is expected to promote more mutual investment between the countries.

While ...

US Embassy in Japan to Send Delegation to Investment Summit

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Tokyo-(PanOrient News) The U.S. Embassy in Tokyo announced that it will be sending a 73-member delegation to a large-scale investment promotion event in the U.S. this week. The 2019 SelectUSA Investment Summit will be held from June 10-12 in Washington, D.C.

According to the embassy, the annual summit is the highest-level investment promotion event in the U.S. and strives to connect international companies with American economic development organizations. This year’s keynote speakers includ...

Japan Extends Aid to Thousands Affected by Syrian Crisis

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Tokyo- (PanOrient News) The Japanese government announced that it would allocate $13 million for relief efforts in response to the humanitarian crisis in Syria and for refugees in Lebanon, to be used in such areas as health, sanitation and shelters.

The aid for Syria, which has been engaged in a bloody civil war for about eight years, is aimed at helping people displaced by operations against the Islamic State in the northeastern part of the country, a statement issued by Japan's Foreign Mini...