U.S. President Biden in Japan

U.S. President Joe Biden in Japan

Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida and his wife Yuko Kishida welcome U.S. President Joe Biden at Happo-en in Tokyo, Japan, on May 23, 2022. President Biden attended a hosted dinner by Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida during his first day of activities on an official visit to Japan. (Photos by Rodrigo Reyes Marin). To license images please visit: ZUMAPRESS Continue reading U.S. President Joe Biden in Japan

U.S. President Biden arrives at Japan

U.S. President Joe Biden arrives at Japan

U.S. President Joe Biden arrives at U.S. Yokota Air Base in the suburbs of Tokyo on May 22, 2022, in Tokyo, Japan. Biden came to Japan for the first time on an official visit as a President and will attend a summit meeting of the ”Quad” group (Japan-U.S.-Australia-India) deepening ties between the four major Indo-Pacific democracies. (Photos by Rodrigo Reyes Marin). To license images please … Continue reading U.S. President Joe Biden arrives at Japan

Okinawa Reversion 50th Anniversary Ceremony

Okinawa Reversion 50th Anniversary Ceremony

Emperor Naruhito of Japan (on a screen) delivers a speech during the ceremony for the 50th Anniversary of Okinawa’s reversion to Japan from U.S. occupation on May 15, 2022, in Tokyo, Japan. The ceremony is held in Tokyo and Okinawa simultaneously for the first time. (Photos by Rodrigo Reyes Marin). To license images please visit: ZUMAPRESS Continue reading Okinawa Reversion 50th Anniversary Ceremony

Hunger Strike Against Henoko on 50th anniversary of Okinawa's Return to Japan

Hunger Strike Against Henoko on 50th anniversary of Okinawa’s Return to Japan

Jinshiro Motoyama Former Representative of ”Henoko” Okinawa Prefectural Referendum speaks during a news conference at the Foreign Correspondents’ Club of Japan (FCCJ) on May 13, 2022, in Tokyo, Japan. Ahead of the 50th anniversary of Okinawa’s return from the U.S. to Japan, 24,250 people have signed a petition on Change.org to stop the construction of the new military base in Henoko, and a substantial reduction … Continue reading Hunger Strike Against Henoko on 50th anniversary of Okinawa’s Return to Japan

Implications for Japan of Russia's War on Ukraine

Implications for Japan of Russia’s War on Ukraine

(L TO R) Bill Emmott Chairman of the IISS Trustees and Chairman of the Japan Society of the UK, Yuka Koshino International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) and Research Fellow for Security and Technology Policy and Robert Ward International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) Japan Chair and Director of Geo-economics and Strategy, speak during a news conference at the Foreign Correspondents’ Club of Japan on … Continue reading Implications for Japan of Russia’s War on Ukraine

Foreign and Defense Ministers’ Meeting: Japan-Philippines

(L to R) Philippine Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana, Philippine Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr., Japanese Foreign Minister Yoshimasa Hayashi and Japanese Minister of Defense Nobuo Kishi, speak during a news conference at the Iikura Guest House on April 9, 2022, in Tokyo, Japan. Philippines’ defense and foreign ministers came to Japan to meet with their counterparts to discuss the cooperation together and cement defense cooperation. … Continue reading Foreign and Defense Ministers’ Meeting: Japan-Philippines