Takeo Fukuda

EDITORIAL: Spirit of Japan-China peace and friendship treaty still ...
Japanese Prime Minister Takeo Fukuda, far right, and Chinese Vice Premier Deng Xiaoping, far left, react as Japanese Foreign Minister Sunao Sonoda, second from right, and his Chinese counterpart Huang Hua exchange the instruments of ratification of the Treaty of Peace and Friendship in Tokyo on Oct. 23, 1978. (Asahi Shimbun file photo)
Thirty-five years have passed since Japan and China took their first step toward building friendly relations as neighbors who stand on an equal footing and respect each other.
EDITORIAL: Abe should not try to divide Asian countries into...
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe this week will get his foreign policy machinery up and running by making his first overseas trip since taking office late last year.
Abe to strengthen ASEAN ties to contain China's maritime advances
The Asahi Shimbun
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will emphasize strengthened economic ties with Vietnam, Thailand and Indonesia next week, but his trip to Southeast Asia will also give him a chance...
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