NEW YORK (Kyodo)--The United States said Friday it will allow exports of domestically produced liquefied natural gas to Japan and other countries to which it is not bound by free trade agreements, authorizing a plan to deliver shale and other gases from Texas.
SEOUL (Kyodo)--North Korea launched three short-range missiles into the Sea of Japan on Saturday, the South Korean Defense Ministry said.
TOKYO (Kyodo)--The Japanese government on Saturday vowed to provide $2 billion in financial support for resource development projects by Japanese companies in Africa over the next five years, and to enhance training of personnel in the continent's resource industry.
TOKYO (Kyodo)--An adviser to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe told North Korean officials during his recent trip to Pyongyang that Japan will not budge an inch until the abduction issue involving Japanese nationals is resolved, a Japanese government source said Saturday.
TOKYO (Kyodo)--All of Japan Post Holdings Co.'s 13 outside directors will resign next month when the postal service group's new president is to be appointed as part of its government-led management reshuffle, sources close to the matter said Saturday.