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House Speaker Pelosi arrives in Taiwan

All national dailies reported extensively on House Speaker Pelosi’s arrival in Taiwan on Tuesday evening. She is expected to meet with Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen today. The papers wrote that Pelosi is the third highest-ranking U.S. official after President Biden and Vice President Harris and that this is the first time for a sitting U.S. House speaker to visit Taiwan….Read more

  • August 3, 2022
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Head of Taiwanese delegation to call on Japan to introduce “Taiwan Travel Act”

By Yaita Akio   Taipei – A Taiwanese delegation of lawmakers of the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) will visit Japan on Aug. 4-10 to meet with Japanese ruling parties’ parliamentarians. Guo Guowen, chairman of Taiwan’s “East Asia parliamentary friendship association” and leader of the delegation, said in a recent interview with the Sankei Shimbun that he hopes to “propose”….Read more

  • July 30, 2022
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House Speaker Pelosi may visit Taiwan as early as today

All national dailies carried reports that CNN reported on Monday that according to officials of the United States and Taiwan, House Speaker Pelosi is expected to visit Taiwan during her tour of Asia. The papers said several media outlets in Taiwan have reported that she will visit Taiwan this evening and meet with Taiwanese leader Tsai Ing-wen tomorrow. Mainichi said….Read more

  • August 2, 2022
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Editorial: Economic 2+2 should serve as a foundation to promote international cooperation

The foreign and economic ministers of Japan and the United States met for the first time for an inaugural “Japan-U.S. Economic Policy Consultative Committee” (economic 2+2) and agreed to lead the world in building an order for a free and open international economy.   It is of great significance for Japan and the U.S. to strengthen their cooperation in the….Read more

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Editorial: Continue to expand cooperation to enhance economic security

Beijing and Moscow have intensified unfair pressure in economic sectors. Tokyo and Washington should take the lead in building an economic order based on fair rules.   In Washington, the Japanese and U.S. foreign and economic ministers have held the inaugural meeting of the Japan-U.S. Economic Policy Consultative Committee, the so-called economic 2-plus-2.   The ministers worked out a joint….Read more

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At economic 2+2, discussions on energy security did not deepen

By Nagata Takehiko   The joint statement released after the inaugural economic 2+2 included cooperation in energy security, but it is hard to conclude that Japan and the U.S. had in-depth discussions on the matter. They agreed to the importance of energy security that has come into the international spotlight following the Ukraine crisis, but they emphasize different agendas. The….Read more

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Editorial: Biden, Xi must work to avoid conflict over Taiwan

In addition to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the international situation would become even more unstable if military tensions between the United States and China escalate over Taiwan. The leaders of the United States and China must work to avoid any conflict.   U.S. President Joe Biden and Chinese President Xi Jinping had a heated exchange over the issue of Taiwan….Read more

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Japan to build int’l opposition to bids to change status quo by force

WASHINGTON — Japanese Foreign Minister Yoshimasa Hayashi said Friday he will work “tenaciously” to build a broader global consensus to oppose attempts to change the status quo by force in the wake of Russia’s war in Ukraine, warning that the “logic of brute force” is gaining traction in the Indo-Pacific.   “Russia’s aggression needs to go down in history as….Read more

  • July 30, 2022
  • , Kyodo News , 12:38 p.m.
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U.S., Japan reaffirm cooperation on rules-based international economic order 

The Sunday editions of all national dailies reported extensively on the inaugural meeting of the U.S.-Japan Economic Policy Consultative Committee (EPCC), or Economic 2+2, held in Washington on Friday. The papers wrote that the United States and Japan reaffirmed close cooperation in establishing a rules-based international economic order with China and Russia in mind. The two nations released a joint….Read more

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