Guidelines

Japan, U.S. agree to revise defense guidelines by end of 2014
Demonstrators in 1999 march in Fukuoka to protest bills to revise the Guidelines for Japan-U.S. Defense Cooperation. (Asahi Shimbun file photo)
Japan, increasingly concerned about China’s maritime expansion and North Korea’s belligerence, received an agreement from the United States to complete revisions of their...
Council draws up guidelines to reduce Mt. Fuji accidents in...
Visitors flock to the fifth station of Mt. Fuji on July 6. (Jun Ueda)
New government guidelines urge ill-prepared and inexperienced climbers to stay off Mount Fuji during the more dangerous off-season.
Japan to review defense guidelines with U.S. to counter China, N....
The Asahi Shimbun
Japan and the United States will start reviewing their defense cooperation guidelines to strengthen the alliance against China’s military buildup and North Korea’s missile...
Japan, U.S. agree to look at revising defense pact
Japan's Ground Self Defense Force members take part in an amphibious assault exercise with the U.S. Marine Corps on Guam in September, 2012. (The Asahi Shimbun)
The governments of Japan and the United States have agreed to consider revising their bilateral defense cooperation guidelines, mainly to deal with a resurgent China, and...
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