In Tokyo, in the presence of President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin and Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe PJSC NOVATEK and the consortium Mitsui & Co (Mitsui) and the Japan National Corporation for Oil, Gas and Metals JOGMEC (JOGMEC) signed a purchase agreement sales for a 10% interest in the Arctic LNG 2 project.
President Xi Jinping meets with his South Korean counterpart Moon Jae-in ahead of the G20 summit in Osaka, Japan, on Thursday.
Inaugurated on October 29, 2013, the 90th anniversary of the founding of the Republic of Turkey, Istanbul’s undersea Marmaray railway tunnel is the world’s first connecting two continents and is designed to withstand earthquakes up to 9.0 on the Richter scale.
The Asia-Pacific Region’s growing global economic and political importance was a clear priority for all those attending APEC 2012 in Vladivostok. Representatives from economies across the globe gathered to discuss its promising future. But recent events in the region have reaffirmed the axiom that great opportunities tend to be accompanied by equally great risks.
Leaders from 20 nations around the Pacific Basin are gathering for their annual meeting on economic cooperation, held this year in Russia, a nation not often seen as a Pacific power.
Japan marked the 67th anniversary of the world's first atomic bomb attack with a ceremony Monday that was attended by a grandson of Harry Truman, the U.S. president who ordered the bomb dropped on the city of Hiroshima.
The Minister of Defence of the Republic of Kazakhstan received Minister of National Defence of the Republic of Poland Tomasz Siemoniak. The two sides signed an agreement between the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Government of the Republic of Poland on cooperation in defence sphere, Defence. Professionals reports.
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The Japanese-Kazakh relations in the economic sphere are rapidly developing in recent years. Kazakhstan ranks first among the countries of Central Asia in the volume of trade and the amount of the Japanese investments, that gives reason to confirm Kazakhstan is a very important partner of Japan in this region, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Japan Kōichirō Gemba has told in an interview with Kazinform.
China’s growing military might compelled Japan and Russia, long at odds over a territorial feud, to take a brief time out from their longstanding tiff in 2007 and take on a more cooperative view towards one another, according to a U.S. diplomatic cable released on Tuesday on the WikiLeaks website.