All posts tagged "Abe"

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    Park receives letter from Abe

    By Jun Ji-hye President Park Geun-hye received a letter from Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Thursday, in which he called for maintaining exchanges and cooperation between the two countries. The letter was delivered by Natsuo Yamaguchi, the...

    • Posted October 8, 2015
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  • apan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe speaks during a news conference, Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2015, in New York. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
    Abe: Japan ready to help refugees, but not take them in

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Japan’s prime minister said Tuesday that his nation needs to attend to its own demographic challenges posed by falling birth rates and an aging population before opening its doors to refugees. Prime Minister...

    • Posted September 29, 2015
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    S. Korea, Japan signal readiness to restore relations

    President Park Geun-hye and Japanese Prime Minister Abe Shinzo showed willingness  on Monday to advance the frosty ties between the two countries. Park and Abe attended ceremonies in Seoul and Tokyo, respectively, to mark the 50th anniversary...

    • Posted June 22, 2015
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  • Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe delivers a speech at a ceremony to mark the 50th anniversary of normalizing relations between Japan and South Korea, hosted by South Korean Embassy in Tokyo Monday, June 22, 2015. South Korean Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se attended the ceremony. (Yoshikazu Tsuno/Pool Photo via AP)
    Japan PM Abe vows effort for improved ties with S. Korea

    TOKYO, June 22 (Yonhap) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Monday he wants to make concerted efforts with President Park Geun-hye for improved relations between the two countries. “I would like to improve and develop ties,...

    • Posted June 22, 2015
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  • Mike Honda (Korea Times file)
    [CNN] Time for Abe to apologize, properly

        In 1944, 16-year-old Yong Soo Lee of Taegu, Korea, was lured by a friend of hers to meet with an older Japanese man. The man took the two of them, and three other teenage...

    • Posted April 28, 2015
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  • In this March 10, 2015 file photo Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe speaks during a news conference at his official residence in Tokyo. Abe will become the first Japanese prime minister to address a joint meeting of Congress in late April, the House speaker has announced. Foreign leaders have been accorded the honor 111 times since World War II, but not Japan, despite the tight alliance forged with the U.S. in the 70 years since 1945. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko, File)
    DC Korean Americans to stand in protest against Abe in a call for apology

    By The Korea Times Washington DC staff The Korean American community in Washington, D.C., have gathered this week to request a long-ignored apology from visiting Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who will meet President Barack Obama Tuesday...

    • Posted April 28, 2015
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  • Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (AP Photo/Kyodo News)
    LA Korean American orgs to greet Japanese PM Abe with silent protest

    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will be met with a silent protest by Southern California’s Korean American organizations upon his visit to Los Angeles May 1. The Korean American Forum of California said Saturday that a group...

    • Posted April 27, 2015
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