China and Japan Discussed Relations and Other Issues

China and Japan Discussed Relations and Other Issues

China and Japan Monday discussed issues of bilateral relations on the occasion of Japan Foreign Minister Takeaki Matsumoto’s visit in Beijing, where he was received by Vice President Xi Jinping. At that meeting, Vice President Xi Jinping noted the development of links to the fundamental interests of both sides. He added that both countries have […]

Japanese PM Survives Motion of No Confidence

Japanese PM Survives Motion of No Confidence

A motion of censure against Prime Minister of Japan Naoto Kan was rejected Thursday by the Lower House of Parliament, which will allow Mr.Kan continue to manage the Fukushima nuclear crisis and conduct government action after the quake and tsunami.

Japan’s Kan Faces Calls to Quit Over Handling of Disasters

Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan is facing new calls for his resignation from senior opposition and ruling party lawmakers angered by his response to the country’s earthquake and tsunami-triggered nuclear crisis. Japan’s main opposition Liberal Democratic Party leader Sadakazu Tanigaki said Thursday it was time for Kan to decide whether to resign because of what […]

Japan Nuclear Plant Operator to Pay Damages

Japan’s government on Friday ordered Tokyo Electric Power Company to begin paying provisional compensation to nearly 50,000 families who lived near the damaged Fukushima-1 nuclear plant. Industry Minister Banri Kaieda says he wants the company to quickly hand out the payments. Kaieda says the money is meant to assist with short-term living expenses for those […]

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