Tag: Shinzō Abe

China and Japan Ink Major Agreements as Historic Hostility Gives Way to Win-Win Cooperation

A positive breakthrough  While China and Japan formally established diplomatic relations in 1972, subsequent relations were often marred by lingering historic hostility. This week however saw a culmination of a lengthy and manifold reconciliation process that has resulted in multiple agreements signed between the public sectors and business sectors of […]

China Welcomes a New Partnership With Japan, But Will Tokyo Seize This Golden Opportunity?

Japan’s historic relations with China are marked by negativity, but in spite of this, in the modern era China seeks to turn a new page on Sino-Japanese relations and engage in a co-equal economic partnership within the framework of Belt and Road centred cooperative measures. Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs spokesperson Hua […]

Is Japanese Premier Proposing Kim Jong-un Summit to Distract From Domestic Scandals?

Long serving Japanese Prime Minister Shinzō Abe is currently embroiled in a cronyism scandal involving selling government land to the Moritomo Gakuen school for a price discounted well below market value. Making matters worse, the Prime Minister’s wife Akie Abe was the honorary principal of the school who has subsequently resigned since the […]