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

American Jack Stone seeks sanctions against Japan under Goldman Act

American Jack Stone seeks sanctions against Japan under Goldman Act

Jack Stone speaks during a news conference at the Foreign Correspondents’ Club of Japan (FCCJ) on May 19, 2022, in Tokyo, Japan. Jack Stone, an American father, returned to the Club two days after attending a hearing at the Sendai Family Court, where he is in a legal battle to regain custody of his children. Stone has submitted countless documents that he believes show that … Continue reading American Jack Stone seeks sanctions against Japan under Goldman Act

Press Conference: Ukrainian Singer Tina Karol

Press Conference: Ukrainian Singer Tina Karol

(L to R) Hiroshi Mikitani Chairman and CEO of Rakuten, Ukrainian singer Tina Karol and Sergiy Korsunsky Ambassador of Ukraine to Japan, pose for the cameras during a press conference at The Foreign Correspondents’ Club of Japan on May 16, 2022, in Tokyo, Japan. During her visit to Japan as part of her world tour, Tina Karol, came to the Club to speak about the … Continue reading Press Conference: Ukrainian Singer Tina Karol

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